Junior Season (2005)
Played in two contests on the season ... contributed to two of UAB's six shutouts in goal ... played 16 minutes with two saves in 7-0 win over Georgia State (9/11) ... recorded 21 minutes in goal in 4-0 shutout win over East Carolina (10/7) ... has three saves and a 1.000 save percentage mark for the year ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and given the league's Academic Medal for the third consecutive year.
Sophomore Season (2004)
Made three appearances, all starts, on the season ... is 2-1-0 in goal on year after wins over Western Kentucky (9/19) and Cincinnati (10/2) ... hard-luck loser against Kentucky in a physical, 2-1 home loss ... notched four saves without surrendering a goal in win over WKU ... had one save in 1-0 victory over Cincinnati ... spent 180:00 in goal for the year ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and given the league's Academic Medal for the second straight year.
Freshman Season (2003)
Played in nine games, starting eight times in the goal ... started the final eight games of the season ... was named the Conference USA Defensive Player of the Week for Nov. 1 ... had a 1.28 GAA while also making 39 saves on the season ... recorded three shutouts on campaign (Louisville, Cincinnati and DePaul) ... first collegiate start came against nationally-ranked Notre Dame ... had career-high eight saves in win over Cincinnati ... named to the 2003-04 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... also received Conference USA Academic Medal.
Played at Altamont High School under coach Sean Gibson ... was named first team all-metro and all-state in 2003 ... also named the 4A MVP in 2003 ... led team to the 2003 state championship ... as a senior, recorded 11 shutouts and a goals allowed average of .987, both school records ... also competed in basketball and track ... was the 2003 indoor state champion in the high jump, and runner-up in outdoor, despite running track for only one year.
Other Soccer Info
Has been playing soccer since seventh grade ... played for the Vestavia Soccer Club and coach Luke Whittle.
Full name is Jeremy Marcus Drake...majoring in biology/pre-medicine ... parents are James and Jamesina Drake ... born Dec. 21, 1984 ... chose UAB over Indiana and Wake Forest...is also a third degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do ... intends to become an orthopedic surgeon.