Fifth-year senior Houplin has waited a long time for another NCAA II tourney berth
In first year as volunteer after being graduate assistant coach last season ... Working on master's degree in exercise science after completing bachelor's degree in kinesiology in 2013 ... Member of The Philippines National Team ... Finished four-year WWU career with 12 goals and 11 assists for 35 assists ... Second-team National Soccer Coaches Association of America West Region all-star as senior in 2012 ... Saw action in 19 games, making 10 starts ... Had six goals, three of them game winners, and 2 assists for 14 points ... Played in all 18 games, starting eight, as junior in 2011 ... Had 2 goals and tied for team lead in assists with 4 for 8 points ... Started all 18 games as sophomore in 2010 ... Had 3 goals, one a game winner, and 4 assists for 10 points ... Saw action in 18 games as freshman in 2009, starting one ... Had 1 goal and 1 assist for 3 points ... Did not play in 2008 because of torn ACL ... Four letters ... Also lettered for Vikings in indoor and outdoor track as sprinter ... First-team Class 4A all-State selection as senior at Olympia High School ... Daily Olympian MVP, Tacoma News Tribune all-Area and Narrows League MVP ... Had 17 goals and 12 assists, helping Bears to league title ... Team MVP as junior on squad that reached first round of state playoffs ... Injured most of sophomore year ... Started two years and lettered three ... Also earned one letter in track ... Member of state championship team as junior placing eighth in 200 meters and finishing second on 4x200 relay ... Did not compete as senior because of torn ACL ... Played freshman year of soccer at Shelton High School ... 24 years old ... Born in the Philippines, moving to England at four years of age and to the United States at 12 ... Has dual Philippine-U.S. citizenship.