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- Joe Kuzminsky
Joe  Kuzminsky

Class:
RS Senior

Hometown:
Denver, Colo.

High School:
D'Evelyn HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 180

Position:
Goalkeeper

Birthdate:
01/26/1994

Experience:
3L



- Signed with the Charleston Battery of the USL upon graduation
- Finished his career seventh in saves (207) and sixth in wins (22)

Senior Season (2016)
- Team Captain alongside Mathieu Laurent
- Made the most of his final season in the Green & Gold and was named to the All-Conference USA Second Team
- Finished the regular season 19th in the country in save percentage (.816), 26th in total saves (80) and 39th in in saves per game (4.44)
- Topped C-USA in save percentage and total saves
- Closed his career starting 51 of his final 56 games including all 18 games of his senior season
- Posted five shutouts, tied for the eighth-most in school history
- Played 1666:01 minutes as he was in net over 98 percent of the possible time this year
- Conceded only 18 goals while boasting a 0.97 goals against average, the latter mark ranking fifth-best for a single season at UAB
- Finished with a 6-9-3 record
- Season-high 10 saves on September 5 at Coastal Carolina, the first Blazer to stop 10 shots since 2012
- Added a pair of nine save games against FIU and Lipscomb
- Posted back-to-back shutouts versus Marshall and Old Dominion which was the first time a member of the Green & Gold had consecutive shutouts since Kuzminsky did so in 2014
- Named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll for the third straight season

Junior Season (2015)
- Started in all 13 matches he appeared in
- Recorded 49 saves on the season
- Had a 5-11-0 record inside the net
- Saved seven shots against Indiana, at Notre Dame and at Marshall
- Member of the C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll 

Sophomore Season (2014)
- Started in all 20 games for the Blazers as a sophomore
- Tallied four shutouts and 69 saves (3.45/game), which ranked second in Conference USA
- Pitched shutouts against Dayton, South Carolina, and in back-to-back games at Florida Atlantic and vs. Marshall
- Owned a 1.14 goals against average on the year, totaling a .750 winning percentage
- Named to the C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll

Freshman Season (2013)
- Played in four games as UAB’s reserve keeper, starting one contest
- Made nine saves in his first season of action
- Recorded his first career start against South Carolina (11/3)

Redshirt Season (2012)
- Did not see any action in his redshirt season. 

High School
- A standout performer at D’Evelyn High School in Littleton, Colo.
- Selected as a two-time first-team all-conference performer as a junior and a senior (2010 and 2011)
- As a senior, he maintained a 0.87 goals against average on his way to first-team All-Jefferson County honors
- An honor roll student in each of his four years 

Other Soccer Info
- Played his club soccer for the Colorado Rapids (Major League Soccer) Under 18 Developmental Academy team. 

Personal
- Born Joseph Ryan Kuzminsky on Jan. 26, 1994 in Denver, Colo.
- Son of Jerry and Lyn Kuzminsky
- One brother, Michael, and one sister, Jen
- Mechanical engineering major