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LEC Hall of Fame Class of 2019 Spotlight: Sinisa Bajic

Sinisa Bajic

Sinisa Bajic was a one of the top offensive players in New England while a member of the men's soccer teams at the University of Southern Maine. He helped build the Huskies into a Little East Conference (LEC) title contender by the end his four seasons, which saw USM claim its first, and to-date only, Little East regular season title in 2008.

Bajic made an immediate impact for the Huskies, scoring 12 goals with three assist for 27 points on his way to being named the 2005 LEC Rookie of the Year. That was to the first of three major awards for the Belgrade, Serbia native, as he was named the LEC Offensive Player of the Year his sophomore and junior seasons.

He notched program-record totals of four goals and eight points in a 4-3 conference victory over UMass Dartmouth October 14, 2006 that still stands to this day. His 35 points and15 goals in 2006 ranks him fifth and sixth, respectively, all-time at USM, while his seven assists in 2008 ties him for fourth-most in a single season.

The four-year all-LEC selection started in 61 of his 63 career games played, and finished second all-time at Southern Maine with 45 career goals and 105 career points. His 17 career assists ties him for third in program history.

In addition to his LEC honors, Bajic was a twice named an All-New England Region selection by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) - third team as a sophomore and second team as a junior - and was a third team All-New England pick his junior season.

Bajic earned his bachelor's degree in business administration from Southern Maine in 2010. He was inducted into the Husky Athletic Hall of Fame in 2017.