|#9 Daniel Antoniuk|
Signed by the Rowdies on January 31, 2012.
Antoniuk (6-3, 197) played for FC Edmonton in 2011, posting three goals and two assists in 21 matches. Antoniuk began his professional career with the Portland Timbers in 2003 and notched 13 goals in 24 games for the Timbers in 2005.
During his long professional career, Antoniuk has seen action for several teams, including the Montreal Impact, Atlanta Silverbacks, Carolina RailHawks, Charleston Battery and FC Edmonton. He led the league in both points and assists in 2007, helping the Silverbacks to the championship game and was chosen as a first-team all-league selection.
Antoniuk attended Wheaton College, playing on the men’s soccer team from 1999-2002. He holds the school record for career goals (54) and points (144) and was a 1999 NCAA Division III Third Team All American.
Tied for seventh in the league with goals (7) in the regular season... First on the team with a season total of 9 goals...Second on the team in points (22)... Played in 25 games with ten starts during the regular season and played in 3 postseason games... Scored in the second leg of the NASL Champioship Series against Minnesota (10.27)... Scored game winner in the first leg of the NASL Semifinal playoff match against Carolina (10.6)... Scored game winning goal at Edmonton (9.16)... Recorded first start against San Antonio (5.12)... Assisted on Tsuyoshi Yoshitake's game-tying goal vs. Carolina (4.18)... Scored first goal with the Rowdies at Atlanta (4.21)... Named NASL Offensive Player of the Week on May 21 following two-goal performance at Atlanta (5.19)... Assisted on Tsuyoshi Yoshitake's game-winning goal vs. San Antonio (6.23)... Goal and assist vs. Ft. Lauderdale (7.4)... Game-winner on header in 44th minute against FC Edmonton (7.28).