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WHAT COACHES SAY: "He's a handful. Finds goals. Doesn't look the part but he runs off the ball, holds ball up, shoots from acute angles ... He creates his own chances ... Gets one step and he'll finish ... Coaches love him because of ability to score goals ... He's got a little more pace than a Wondo. More dynamic with quickness ... Not fast but can move a little bit ... He's a born goal-scorer. One of those rare players. Been scoring consistently his whole life ... Great in and around the box ... Powerful player. Makes excellent runs and has a terrific shooting ability with either foot and his head ... Terrific balance and explosiveness in the box to create shots ... He's got good speed, not blazing speed. Box guy ... Explosive in first 5-10 yards. Not a blazer that's going to race in behind ... Not a sprinter toward goal .. Can play back to goal. Can hold up ball and bring guys into game ... Has blossomed last two years. First two years not a lot there ... I really like the kid. He's got a good body on him. Good size. Good feet. He scores goals, his movements are good. Can he do it at next level? That's always the question."
COLLEGE: Forward who ended his Cal Poly career with a school-high 27 goals ... 2013: Scored 14 goals on his way to earning Big West Offensive Player of the Year honors ... 2012: Scored 11 goals to capture the BIg West Offensive Player of the Year award, the first in school history ... Started all 19 matches ... 2011: Appeared in all 18 games (four starts, two goals) ... 2010: Medical redshirt ... 2009: Appeared in 13 matches.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Bellarmine College Prep in San Jose, Calif.
CLUB SOCCER: Competed for De Anza Force and won the Disney Showcase and Super Y League national championships in 2005-06 ... Spent six weeks training with Toronto FC in the summer of 2013.
CANADIAN NATIONAL TEAM: Member of U-20 training camp in December 2008 ... Competed for U-17 side in 2007 Chivas Cup in Guadalajara, Mexico.
PERSONAL: Enjoys surfing during downtime.