Earned All-Big West second team praise after finishing second among Mustangs with four goals and 11 points and third with 22 shot attempts … scored first collegiate goal during 4-1 home win versus Temple (Sept. 14) … 89th-minute goal at No. 16 UC Santa Barbara forced overtime as Cal Poly posted an eventual 2-1 victory and earned first road win versus the Gauchos in 14 years and 15 games (Oct. 19) … scored game-winning goal during 1-0 home victory versus UC Santa Barbara to help cement Cal Poly’s first season sweep of the Gauchos in 15 years (Nov. 3) … also scored in 3-2 overtime loss at UC Riverside (Sept. 30) … recorded three assists, all fueling Cal Poly victories … posted four three-shot matches … started during 16 of 18 appearances.
Trained with Assyriska Föreningen of the Swedish Superettan (second division).
Started all 17 matches he appeared in … earned first collegiate point when assisting on Ian Clark’s game-winning goal during season opener against UNLV (Aug. 27) … finished fourth on roster with 19 total shot attempts … matched career high with four shot attempts versus No. 12 West Virginia (Sept. 11) … averaged 70.1 minutes per match.
Registered seven multi-shot matches during 14 starts … produced collegiate-best four shot attempts during 2-2 home draw versus Cal State Northridge (Oct. 6).
Pinnacle HS (Scottsdale, Ariz.)
As a senior in 2009, named Gatorade Arizona Boys Soccer Player of the Year and to both the 12-player ESPN RISE All-America first team and All-Arizona Republic state first team … earned three selections to the All-Arizona first team (2006-07, 2009) … scored 19 goals and notched 10 assists as a senior to help Pinnacle HS to a 25-1-1 record and an Arizona state championship … also helped secure an Arizona state championship as a sophomore in 2007 … captured six separate Arizona state championships as a member of the Serreno Soccer Club.
United States Men’s National Team
Former member of the U-18 national player pool … one of 40 players selected in 2009 for the U-17 national team residency program (Bradenton, Fla.) … declined an extended trial with Portuguese club giants Sporting Lisbon to train with the U.S. U-17 squad … also a former member of the U-15 national team player pool.
Son of Sarge and Maggie Malki … has one sister, Eden (18), and two brothers, Daniel (15) and Andrew (seven) … majoring in agriculture business … spent the summer prior to arriving at Cal Poly assisting in his parent’s restaurant … former ice hockey player … George E. Malki was born on April 21, 1992 in Chicago.