WHAT COACHES SAY: "Centerback that is very good in the air. Very tough ... Good feet. Can play out of the back. He started his career at Cal State-LA and then looked to transfer ... I like him a lot. He's a more complete player athletically than other centerback candidates ... He's tougher, quicker and has a better chance to make it in MLS."
COLLEGE: Two seasons at University of San Diego after spending two seasons at Cal State-LA following a transfer from Hochschule Furtwangen University in Germany ... 2013: Played 18 matches, starting 17 (1 goal, 1 assist) ... First Team All-WCC ... 2012: Started all 22 matches he appeared in for San Diego (2 goals) ... 2011: Injury prevented him from competing as a redshirt sophomore for Cal State-LA ... 2010: Started every game at centerback as a redshirt freshman at Cal State-LA and netted team-high four goals.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Erasmus Gymnasium Denzlingen in Germany.
CLUB SOCCER: Played for FC Denzlingen in Germany.
GERMAN NATIONAL TEAM: Played for pre-stage of German National Team between ages 10 and 18.