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Experienced developmental player who made MLS debut with two appearances in 2009.
2009: Saw first MLS action of his career in 2009 … Made first career MLS appearance as substitute on 7/11 at Seattle … Also appeared as a substitute in 1-1 tie at Toronto on 7/18 … 08-09 Champions League: Did not appear in semifinal series vs. Atlante … Open Cup: Made first appearance of season in 2-0 win at Austin on 7/1 … Played full 90 minutes in central midfield in 4-0 quarterfinal win at Charleston on 7/7 … Started in midfield and played full 120 minutes in 2-1 overtime semifinal loss at SEA on 7/21 … 09-10 Champions League: Started all three road matches in six-game group stage … USL1: Played five games on loan with Austin Aztex.
2008: Reserves: A regular at right back, played in all 12 games (10 starts) for the Dynamo Reserves, notching one goal and four assists for the squad that won the league championship … Open Cup: Started and played 81 minutes at Charleston on 7/1 … Champions League: Started and played the full match in the Dynamo's 1-1 tie at Firpo on 10/28.
2007: Reserves: Regular contributor to the reserve team who played in all 12 games, including eight starts, and scored twice … Scored goals in back-to-back games … First goal came in 2-2 tie at COL on 5/6 … Second goal game in 2-1 win at DC on 5/27 … Open Cup: Started and played the full 120 minutes in the Dynamo's 1-0 loss at Charleston on 7/10.
National Player of the Week (10/03/05) … WCC Player of the Week (10/03/05) … Played 82 matches for Santa Clara, scoring eight goals with six assists… Scored two goals in NCAA Tournament, including a goal against Michigan in 2003 to help SCU advance to College Cup.
Scott Gallagher Soccer Club, coached by Tommy Howe, and Lou Fusz Soccer Club, coached by Don Popovic.
Attended St. John Vianney High School in Kirkwood, Missouri … Parents are Jay and Georgine Ustruck … Has a younger brother, Kurt … Majored in psychology at Santa Clara … In his free time, likes snowboarding, water skiing, traveling, watching movies, and playing video games … Aspires to be a physical therapist or athletic trainer … Played baseball in high school … Admires NBA star Lebron James.