7 - Mahmoud Kafel
Mahmoud Kafel
Height: 5-8
Weight: 143
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Fairfield, CT
High School: Fairfield Ludlowe
Position: Midfield

2012: Started all 15 games as a freshman … Scored the game-winning goal in the Pioneers’ 2-1 win over Holy Cross on Sept. 5, his first collegiate goal … Also tallied a goal at NJIT on Sept. 12 … Had three shots against both Robert Morris on Sept. 28 and Saint Francis U on Sept. 30 … Had two shots on goal at Quinnipiac on Oct. 5 … Scored the game-winner against St. Francis (NY) on Oct. 28, recording three shots on goal.

Before SHU: Graduated Fairfield Ludlowe High School in 2012. Played 1 year of varsity soccer at Sharon High School in Massachusetts and 2 years at Fairfield Ludlowe. Led team in scoring Sophomore and Junior years. All FCIAC junior year. Captain senior year, team MVP, All FCIAC first team and All Connecticut Post second team.

Personal: Born April 1st, 1994. Parents: Jaafar and Ghada Kafel. Siblings: Zahra. Zeina and Hadeel. Favorite sports team: Liverpool FC. Favorite Athlete: Lionel Messi. Business Finance major. Nickname: Moe.