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COLLEGE: Honorable mention Great Northwest Athletic Conference all-star as freshman in 2012... Played in 17 games, making 15 starts ... Had 3 assists ... GNAC Defensive Player of the Week ... One letter.
HIGH SCHOOL: Tacoma News Tribune Player of the Year and Tacoma Athletic Commission Athlete of the Year (soccer)as senior at Bellarmine Prep ...First-team Narrows League all-star ... Also named league scholar athlete ... Helped Lions place third at Class 4A state championship ... Scored 19 goals and had 15 assists ... Team MVP for second straight year and team captain ... Second-team all-league for third time as junior ... Helped Lions to league title and first round of state tournament ... Scored 10 goals and had 12 assists ... As sophomore, also played on squad that reached opening round at state ... Started and lettered four years ... Played two years for Seattle Sounders FC Academy and one year for Washington Premier FC Academy ... Also played on Federal Way Storm club team, helping it to three straight state tournament appearances from 2007 to 2009, reaching quarterfinals in 2009.
PERSONAL: Plans to major in business and engineering ... His mother, Katie, ran track at Central Washington University ... His sister, Ciarra, plays soccer (goalkeeper) at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University.
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