Men's Soccer

Paul Blanchette
Paul  Blanchette


Palo Alto, CA

High School:
Gunn HS

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 195




Non-Conference Slate Wraps Up

The Lions travel to UC Irvine Thursday and host Cal Poly on Sunday.


Lions Fall to No. 21 American

An early goal by American stood for nearly 85 minutes in the Lion setback.


No. 17/18 Men's Soccer Back on the Road

The Lions face No. 21 American and Missouri State in Albuquerque, N.M.


Fifth Straight Win

The No. 19 ranked Lions earned their fifth straight win Friday at CSUB.


No. 19/20 Lions Travel to CSUB, Host UNM

Men's soccer concludes a three-match road trip Friday, then returns to Sullivan Field Sunday.


MSOC | Preview of CSUB & UNM

Interview with Paul Blanchette previewing LMU's matches versus CSUB and New Mexico.


Preview of Men's Socccer vs. Stanford & Cal

Paul Blanchette


MSOC | LMU vs. New Mexico

Battle at Sullivan Field between #19 LMU and #21 New Mexico


Men's Soccer vs. San Jose State - Aug. 28, 2015

Men's Soccer vs. San Jose State - Aug. 28, 2015 Photos by Jeff Golden


MSOC | LMU vs. Santa Clara

A non-conference battle between conference rivals at Sullivan Field.


MSOC | LMU vs. Grand Canyon

50th Anniversary Celebration game at Sullivan Field.


Men's Soccer at Stanford - NCAA First Round

Men's Soccer at Stanford - NCAA First Round November 21, 2013 Photos by Kyle Terada

At LMU...

Preseason All-WCC Team... split time in goal all season long... made 10 starts, going 2-2-5 with an 0.84 goals against average... GAA ranked second in the WCC to only Lion teammate Vince Paldino... made 34 saves for a .791 percentage... posted three solo shutouts including a 4-0 win over Grand Canyon (Sept. 26), a 1-0 win at San Diego (Oct. 10) and a 0-0 draw at Gonzaga (Nov. 2)... also had a combined shutout with Paldino in a 1-0 win over San Diego (Nov. 15) in the season finale... career-high nine saves in the double-overtime draw against the Zags... 969 total minutes played...

WCC Goalkeeper of the Year... All-WCC Second Team... earned 16 starts and appeared in 18 total matches in goal for the Lions... posted an LMU record seven shutouts on his way to an 11-4-2 record... made 55 saves and allowed just 15 goals for a .786 save percentage and 0.81 GAA... recorded a season-high eight saves at UC Santa Barbara (Sept. 29) and at Stanford (Nov. 21)... season-long streak of not allow a goal scored of 405:11 minutes, including three consecutive shutouts of San Francisco (Oct. 20), Saint Mary's (Nov. 1) and San Francisco (Nov. 3)... made two saves in LMU's NCAA Tournament First Round penalty kick shootout against Stanford...

All-WCC Honorable Mention... WCC All-Freshman Team... got his first taste of collegiate action four matches into the season and became the Lions' regular starting goalkeeper for the remainder of the season... went 4-8-3 with 78 saves and a 1.21 GAA... earned his first career shutout in a 0-0 draw against Santa Clara (Nov. 9)... recorded a season-high seven saves in back-to-back matches at San Francisco (Oct. 12) and San Diego (Oct. 24)... was credited with an assist on the first goal scored in a 2-1 victory at Portland (Nov. 2)...

High School...
Lettered in soccer for one season at Gunn High School... was an all-league selection and team MVP... focused on his club team during his prep years, playing for the De Anza Force Academy at both the U16 and U18 levels...

Paul Angelo Blanchette was born April 16, 1994 in Palo Alto, Calif.... parents are Michael and Lisa Blanchette... has one older brother, John... also considered attending Cal Poly, Princeton, Notre Dame, UC Riverside, Lafayette and New Hampshire... chose LMU because of the campus, soccer program, coaches and education... Sociology major...

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