2013: Played in all 20 matches in first season at North Carolina and made 17 starts • Led the team in scoring with 14 points and goals with six • His four game-winning goals ranked tied for third in the ACC • Scored in each of the first three games of the season, including the game winner in the first two matches of the year • Later in the season he had the game winner in back-to-back contests against Virginia and Georgia State • His 33 shots was fourth on the team • Scored in the 1-1 draw against eventual national champ Notre Dame.
2012 - Sophomore Season (SMU) • Played in 18 games and started 17 • Led the team in goals (8), assists (7), points (23) and game-winning goals (5) • Had an assist at Memphis • Recorded the overtime game-winning goal vs. Marshall • Netted the game-tying goal in the 88th minute against Missouri State • Tallied a goal and an assist at FIU • Scored the game-winning goal on a penalty kick and added an assist vs. Kentucky • Earned an assist on the game-winning goal against No. 20 Tulsa • Netted two goals, including the game-winner, vs. South Carolina • Netted an overtime game-winner and an assist at Harvard • Converted a game-clinching penalty kick and had an assist at Dartmouth • Recorded an assist against No. 3 New Mexico.
2011 - Redshirt Freshman Season (SMU) • Played in 20 games and starting 10 • Tied for second on the team in assists (3) • Was third on the team in points (11) • Tied for third on the team in goals (4) • Netted a goal vs. Akron in the NCAA second round • Scored a goal and added an assist against Marshall in the C-USA quarterfinals • Earned an assist on the game-winning goal at No. 18 UCLA • Tallied the game-winning goal at Cal State-Northridge • Scored his first collegiate points, recording a goal and an assist vs. Oakland • Redshirted in 2010.
Attended Sandburg High School • Played in the Chicago Fire Academy • Named an all-state midfielder by the IHSSCA and was a Chicago Sun-Times third team All-Area selection • Member of the Chicago Magic Academy which placed third in the 2009 Dallas Cup, and that finished third nationally • Ranked as the No. 13 recruit in the Midwest Region by TopDrawerSoccer.com.
Member of the National Society of High School Scholars and the High Honor Roll • Parents are Tom Engel, and Jim and Kathleen Yates • Has two brothers • exercise and sport science major with a focus on sport administration.