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Senior Captain Brian Klazura Preseason All-WAC Selection

2013 Media Guide


2013 Schedule Day Fri. Sun. Sat. Fri. Sun. Fri. Sun. Fri. Sat. Fri. Sun. Fri. Sun. Fri. Sun. Fri. Sun. Fri. Thurs.-Sun.

Date Aug. 30 Sept. 1 Sept. 7 Sept. 13 Sept. 15 Sept. 20 Sept. 22 Sept. 27 Oct. 5 Oct. 11 Oct. 13 Oct. 18 Oct. 20 Oct. 25 Oct. 27 Nov. 1 Nov. 3 Nov. 8 Nov. 14-17

Opponent St. Mary’s Univ. of San Francisco Army Portland# Oregon St.# (Pac-12 Network) San Diego State Bradley Cal Poly Grand Canyon Univ.* UMKC* Houston Baptist* UMKC* Houston Baptist* Seattle Univ.* San Jose State* UNLV* CSU Bakersfield* Grand Canyon Univ.* WAC Championships

Home Games in Bold Italic #Oregon State Hensor/Zaher Nike Classic *Western Athletic Conference Opponent All times local to site

Site Moraga, CA San Francisco, CA USAFA Portland, OR Corvalis, OR USAFA USAFA USAFA USAFA USAFA USAFA Kansas City, MO Houston, TX Seattle, WA San Jose, CA USAFA USAFA Phoenix, AZ USAFA

Time 4 p.m. 2 p.m. 7 p.m. 4:30 p.m. 2 p.m. 7 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 7 p.m. 7 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 1:30 p.m. 7 p.m. 1 p.m. 7 p.m. 12 p.m. 5 p.m. 1 p.m. 7 p.m. TBA


Falcon Facts / Table of Contents General Information Location: USAFA, Colo. Founded: 1954 Nickname: Falcons Colors: Blue and Silver Enrollment: 4,000 Affiliation: NCAA Division I Conference: Western Athletic Home Field: Cadet Soccer Stadium Capacity: 2,000 Press Box Phone: (719) 333-3157 Superintendent: Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson Director of Athletics: Dr. Hans Mueh Assoc. AD/Athletic Prog.: George Nelson Team Information Head Coach: Doug Hill Alma Mater: USAFA (1983) Office Phone: (719) 333-2174 Cell Phone: (719) 244-7002 E-mail: douglas.hill1@usafa.edu AFA Record / Yrs: 46-60-9 / Six Years Overall Record / Yrs: Same

Media Information............................................................................................................................... 2 Coaches / Staff Head Coach Doug Hill ........................................................................................................................ 3 Coaching Staff....................................................................................................................................... 4 Support Staff ......................................................................................................................................... 5 2013 Season 2013 Season Preview ............................................................................................................................ 6 2013 Roster............................................................................................................................................ 7 Meet the Falcons ............................................................................................................................ 8-40 2013 Opponents ........................................................................................................................... 42-49 The WAC ............................................................................................................................................ 50 2012 in Review 2012 Statistics / Results ..................................................................................................................... 51

2012 Overall Record: 10-9-4 2012 Conf. Record / Finish: 5-3-2 / 2nd (Mtn.) Assistant Coaches: Chris Foster (USAFA, 1989) Kevin Doyle (Bowling Green, 1996) Marcus Corbett (USAFA, 1998)

History/Records Year-by-Year Results ......................................................................................................................... 52 Individual & Team Records.............................................................................................................. 53 All-Time Letterwinners ............................................................................................................... 54-55 Award Winners .................................................................................................................................. 56 Falcons in the Pros ............................................................................................................................. 57 The Academy The USAFA ......................................................................................................................................... 58 USAFA Senior Leadership ................................................................................................................ 59 Athletic Department Leadership ..................................................................................................... 60 USAFA Athletics ................................................................................................................................ 61

Starters Returning/Lost: 3 / 8 Letterwinners Returning / Lost: 11 / 10 Air Force Soccer Alumni Association President: Matt Anderson (‘97) Vice Pres: Jeff Harder (‘90) Treasurer: Greg Walsh (‘81) Secretary: Greg Schiller (‘85) For more information, contact: Greg Walsh 3617 Sandbar Lane Colleyville, TX 76034 817-577-8661

Credits Writing, Editing and Design: Jerry Cross Photos: DenMar Services The 2013 men’s soccer media guide is a production of the Air Force Academy athletic communications office. Thank you to the entire communications office for editing assistance.

Athletic Communications Assoc. AD/Communications: Troy Garnhart Office Phone: (719) 333-9263 Men’s Soccer SID: Jerry Cross Office Phone: (719) 333-3950 Office Fax: (719) 333-3798 Cell Phone: (719) 338-0804 E-mail: jerry.cross@usafa.edu

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A regular-season record crowd of 3,206 packed Cadet Soccer Stadium on Aug. 25, 2006 as the Falcons and service-academy rival Army battled to a 1-1 tie. The Falcons host Army for the first time since that game on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 7 p.m.

Mailing Address: Athletic Communications Office U.S. Air Force Academy 2168 Fieldhouse Drive USAFA, Colo. 80840 Website: www.goairforcefalcons.com

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Media Information Media Guide

Post-Game Procedures

The 2013 Air Force men’s soccer media guide is produced as a source of information for the media. Other materials may be obtained by contacting the athletic communications office:

Head coach Doug Hill will be available to the press 10 minutes following the end of the game outside the team’s locker room. Players will be available following Hill. The Air Force locker room, training room and weight room are closed to all media.

Athletic Communications Office 2168 Field House Drive USAF Academy, CO 80840-9500 Phone (719) 333-2313 Fax (719) 333-3798

Air Force Head Coaches Name ............................................................. Sport Mike Kazlausky....................................... Baseball Dave Pilipovich ........................Men’s Basketball Andrea Williams................Women’s Basketball

Final statistics, including team and individual totals and play-by-plays, are available following the game in the Cadet Soccer Stadium Press Box and on the Air Force Academy athletic website at:

Eddie Weichers ......................................... Boxing Juli Benson ...................... M&W Cross Country Stan Curnow ................................. M&W Diving Abdel Salem..............................................Fencing Troy Calhoun .......................................... Football

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Press Credentials Press and photograph credentials are issued to members of the working media only. These credentials may be obtained by contacting Jerry Cross in the athletic communications office. Upon acceptance of applications, appropriate passes can be picked up at the Cadet Soccer Stadium press box.

Air Force Practices All Air Force practices both home and on the road are open to the media. Media members wishing to film practice must make arrangements with the athletic communications office to attend practice. A member of the athletic communications office must accompany you.

George Koury .....................................Men’s Golf Kip Simons ............................ Men’s Gymnastics Doug Day.........................Women’s Gymnastics

In-Season Interviews

Frank Serratore ..................................Ice Hockey

All Air Force players and coaches are available for interviews with the following guidelines. All interviews must be made through the athletic communications office at (719) 333-3950 or 333-2313. All interview requests must be made at least 24 hours in advance so that the player or coach can be properly notified.

Eric Seremet ............................................Lacrosse Launi Meili .................................................... Rifle Doug Hill ........................................ Men’s Soccer Larry Friend ............................. Women’s Soccer Rob Clayton.............................Men’s Swimming Casey Converse .................Women’s Swimming

There will be no interviews on game day with players.

Lt. Col. Dan Oosterhous ..............Men’s Tennis Kim Gidley .............................. Women’s Tennis Ralph Lindeman ...............M&W Track & Field Matt McShane ......................................Volleyball Jeff Heidmous ................................... Water Polo Joel Sharratt .......................................... Wrestling

Athletic Communications Staff

Troy Garnhart Assoc. AD/ Communications

Jerry Cross Soccer Contact

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Dave Toller Sports Info. Director

Madeline McGuire Graphics Specialist

Nick Arseniak Asst. SID

Brian Jerman Falcon Vision Coordinator

Valerie Perkin Asst. SID

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Adam Parker Falcon Vision Producer

Melissa McKeown Asst. SID


Head Coach Doug Hill Doug Hill enters his seventh season as head coach at Air Force The Hill File in 2013. Hill, who spent 13 seasons as an assistant coach at Air Force before being promoted to head coach in June of 2007, took Hometown the Falcons to heights last season the program had not seen in Fleetwood, Pa. nearly 15 years. A 1983 graduate of the Academy, Hill guided his team to a Education spectacular run through the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation U.S. Air Force Academy Championships and AFA’s first trip to the NCAA Tournament B.S., Focus on Engineering, 1983 since 1997. Air Force finished the season with a 10-9-4 record, including three straight wins at the MPSF Championships for the Univ. of Northern Colorado school’s first conference championship in program history. For his M.A., Sports Administration, 1994 efforts, Hill was named the MPSF’s Coach of the Year for 2012. The Falcons, who lost to the Univeristy of Washington 1-0 in the Playing Experience first round of the NCAA Tournament, defeated nationally-ranked U.S. Air Force Academy New Mexico three times during the season (although a 5-3 shootout advantage in the MPSF 1979-82 championship game is technically considered a tie) and senior midfielder Kevin Durr was named the MVP of the MPSF Championships. Hill, who enters the 2013 campaign with Four-year letterwinner Team Captain, 1981-82 a 46-60-9 career record, also guided last year’s seniors to the most victories by a class (36) All-RMISL, 1981-82 since the class of ‘04 (37). In his six seasons at the helm, Hill has coached 25 Falcons to all-conference honors, All-Air Force Team including five last season, four of which were seniors. This season, Hill has just three start1985, 1987, 1999, 2000 ers and 11 letterwinners returning. Hill, who holds a United States Soccer Federation “A” license, was a four-year varsity Coaching Experience letterman at Air Force and played for his predecessor, Lou Sagastume. He was team captain Air Force, Head Coach both his junior and senior seasons. In all four years, Hill helped the Falcons win the Rocky 2007-present Mountain Intercollegiate Soccer League championship. After graduation, he remained at the Academy as the assistant soccer coach and a physical education instructor for one year. Air Force, Associate Head Coach Hill left the Academy in 1984 for Dyess AFB, Texas, where he was an instructor navi2006 gator in the C-130 aircraft. In addition, he assisted and filled in as the interim head soccer coach for the men’s and women’s soccer teams at Hardin-Simmons University (Texas) from Air Force, Assistant Coach 1983, 1992-97, 2001-2005 1986-1988. In 1988, he led the women’s team to the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) championship game and finished second in the nation. He also played on All-Armed Forces Team, Head Coach the all-Air Force soccer team in 1985 and 1987 and coached the 1986 team. 1999-2000 After eight years away from the Academy, Hill returned as an assistant coach in 1992 and helped guide the Falcons to consecutive trips to the NCAA Tournament in `92 and `93. All-Air Force Team, Player-Coach In 1993, the Falcons advanced to the Final Eight after beating undefeated and No. 1-ranked 1999-2000 Creighton, 2-1, in four overtimes on the road in the first round. The 1996 team advanced to the WAC championships after going 14-3-3 during the regular season, while the 1997 squad Hardin-Simmons, Head Coach (M&W) earned a trip to the NCAA Tourney. 1988 Hill moved on to McChord AFB, Wash., in 1997, holding positions of Director, Wing Weapons and Tactics for the 62nd Airlift Wing and Operations Officer for the 4th Airlift Hardin-Simmons, Assistant Coach (M&W) Squadron, a C-141 unit. He guided the all-Air Force soccer team as a player-coach in 1999 1986-87 and 2000, winning the Armed Forces championship both years. He also coached the allUSSF “A” License Armed Services team in 1999 and 2000. 1994 In 2001, Hill returned to the sidelines at his alma mater. He was an assistant coach from 2001-05 before earning a promotion to associate head coach for the 2006 campaign. During that tenure at AFA, the Falcons were ranked as high as 19th in the country during the 2001 campaign and he helped Marcus Sagastume earn MPSF Co-Player of the Year honors in `03. Hill, who has over 2,800 flying hours to his credit, holds a master’s degree in sports administration from the University of Northern Colorado and retired from the Air Force in April of 2006 with the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. A native of Fleetwood, Pa., Hill, 53, lives in Colorado Springs with his wife, Kathy, and their two sons, Luke (14) and Greg (12).

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Coaching Staff Chris Foster Assistant Coach Eighth Season Chris Foster enters his eighth season as a member of the coaching staff and fourth as a full-time assistant coach. Foster, who recently retired from the Air Force, is a 1989 graduate of the Academy with a degree in engineering mechanics. He also earned an MBA and a master of military operational arts and science; was a distinguished graduate of both Squadron Officers School and the Air Command and Staff College; and is a graduate of Air War College. A four-year starter for Air Force, Foster is No. 2 on AFA’s career scoring list (139 points), No. 2 all time in goals (54) and the program’s career assists leader (31). He was a four-time all-conference selection, three-time all-region selection, earned All-America honors in 1988, and represented the West in the College Senior Bowl. At graduation, he was the first soccer player to receive the USAFA Male Athlete of the Year award. He was a member of the 1989 University Games Team, played on the U.S. National “B” Team (1988-90) and represented the United States on the Senior Division National Team. Following graduation, Foster was stationed at the Academy as an instructor and assistant soccer coach and played professionally for the Colorado Foxes in the APSL’s inaugural season. He attended undergraduate pilot training at Williams AFB, Ariz., where he was awarded the Daedalian Trophy for flying excellence, and was stationed at Holloman AFB, N.M., where he played for the New Mexico Chiles in the USISL. Foster has been stationed at Bitburg and Spangdahlem AB, Germany; Tyndall and Eglin AFB, Fla.; RAF Valley, Wales; Langley AFB, Va., and NAS Keflavik, Iceland. He is a command pilot with over 1,500 hours in the F-15C, including over 250 combat hours. Prior to his retirement, he was the 306 FTG Liaison to the Academy and an instructor pilot at the Academy airfield. Foster is the father of two children, Christopher (17) and Kylie (10).

Before joining the Creighton staff, Doyle spent time at Penn State as a top assistant from 1999-2000. He helped guide the Nittany Lions to a 13-6-2 mark and a second-place finish in the Big Ten Tournament in 2000. That year, Penn State also advanced to the NCAA Quarterfinals. He also was an assistant coach at William & Mary (1997-1998) and Mercer (1995-1996). Doyle received his NSCAA Advanced Diploma in June 1998 and also holds a USSF “A” license. He has been a part of the USSF Youth National Team Program and has coached at the state and regional level of the Olympic Development Program. As a college player at Creighton, Doyle started three years in net for the Blue Jays before his career was cut short by a knee injury. In 1992, he was named the Missouri Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year and also garnered first-team AllMVC and All-Midwest honors. He led the 1992 Blue Jays to a 16-2-1 mark and a No. 1 national ranking as a junior. He ranks among the school leaders in 12 categories. Originally from Katy, Texas, Doyle earned his bachelor’s degree in interpersonal communications from Bowling Green State University in 1996. Doyle and his wife, Katie, have two children, Lucy (4) and Liam (2).

Lt. Col. Marcus Corbett Assistant Coach First Season Lt. Col. Marcus Corbett enters his first season as a member of the coaching staff in 2013 after having spent the last six years as head men’s soccer coach at the Air Force Academy Prep School. Corbett graduated from the Air Force Academy with a degree in legal studies in 1998 and is currently pursuing his masters of sports science in coaching from the United States Sports Academy. He is a squadron commander in the Air Force Reserves with the 310th Space Wing at Schriever AFB, Colo. Corbett holds the NSCAA Premier Diploma and USSF ‘B’ Coaching License. He and his wife, Shanna, have 3 children, Donovan (7), John Michael (5), and Skylar (4).

Kevin Doyle Assistant Coach Second Season Kevin Doyle enters his second season with the Falcons in 2013. Doyle joined the Academy staff after spending three years as an assistant coach at Virginia Tech. Prior to coaching at Virginia Tech, Doyle was the top assistant at Creighton University from 2001-2006, overseeing the recruiting process along with training goalkeepers and the team defense. The Creighton goalkeeping corps and defense ranked in the national top-25 in goals against average in two of his final three years with the program. During his stint with the Blue Jays, the team made the NCAA tournament each year, including three quarterfinals and a place in the 2002 College Cup.

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Support Staff Col. Gary Packard Officer Representative Col. Gary A. Packard, Jr., Ph.D., has been an officer representative and the eligibility chair for the men’s soccer team since the 2006 season. He is a 1982 graduate of the Air Force Academy and is currently the Permanent Professor and Head of the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership. Following graduation from the Academy, Packard attended pilot training and was a T-37 instructor pilot at Vance AFB, OK. He then flew KC-10s at Seymour Johnson AFB, NC before attending graduate school at Michigan State, where he received a master’s degree in counseling. He was then assigned as an instructor and counselor at the Academy before returning to school at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, earning his Ph.D. in developmental psychology. Prior to returning to the Academy in 2003, Packard was a T-1 instructor pilot and commander of the 32nd Flying Training Squadron back at Vance AFB, OK. He has over 3,900 flying hours in T-37, T-38, T-1, TG-7A, and KC-10 aircraft. Packard is the proud father of four children (Mark, David, Jacob and Grace) and one granddaughter, Magnolia.

Lt. Col. Shawn McKelvy Officer Representative Lt. Col. Shawn D. McKelvy is in his fifth year as an officer representative for the men’s soccer team. He is an associate professor assigned to the department of law. McKelvy is entering his sixth year teaching at USAFA having previously been assigned to USAFA from 2005-09. McKelvy attended Benedictine College in Atchison, Kansas, as a presidential scholar and was a Scholar-Athlete All-American and a four-year varsity letterman in men’s soccer. He graduated in May of 1996 with a degree in business administration and then attended law

school at Washburn University School of Law, where he earned a Juris Doctor with Dean’s Honors in 1999. Since entering active duty in October of 1999 as a Judge Advocate, he has served at various levels of command; most recently he was assigned to the Office of the Secretary of Defense as the deputy director of legal policy. Last summer, he returned to USAFA as a senior military faculty member in the department of law. McKelvy and his wife, Anne, are the proud parents of three children, Brendan (16), Riley (14) and Kiernan (11). He is an avid outdoorsman, enjoying camping, hiking, running, and skiing, and is a huge Denver Broncos fan.

Lt. Col. David Walick Officer Representative Lt. Col. Dave Walick is in his second year as an officer representative for the men’s soccer team. Walick, who graduated from the Academy in 1993 with a bachelor of science degree in political science and humanities, is currently the sole USAFA psychiatrist and the chief of the Mental Health Clinic at USAFA. Following his graduation, Walick was assigned to graduate school in philosophy/ethics at Arizona State University, before spending two years in the Air Force Office of Special Investigations (AFOSI) then 18 months as an instructor in the USAFA department of philosophy and fine arts. In 1998, he began medical school at Tulane University School of Medicine and completed his residency in general psychiatry at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio. A four-year starter on the men’s soccer team at the Academy, Walick was an NCAA All-American in 1992 following a 45-point season that helped the men’s team reach the NCAA tournament. His 45 points during his senior season in 1992 is No. 3 on AFA’s single-season chart. He was a first-team all-Far West Region selection in 1992, was named to the allMountain Pacific Sports Federation team and was the team MVP in ‘92 as well.

Walick and his wife, Krissi, an Army orthopedic surgeon and West Point graduate, have two daughters, Adi (7) and Sage (4).

Lt. Col. Martin Gaupp Officer Representative Lt. Col. Marty Gaupp is in his first year as an officer representative for the men’s soccer team. He is an assistant professor assigned to the department of mathematical sciences where he heads the statistics and operations research divisions. Gaupp is entering his sixth year teaching at USAFA having previously been assigned to the Academy from 20022005. Gaupp is a 1994 graduate from USAFA where he majored in economics and operations research. He graduated from St. Martins College in 1997 with an MBA and went on to the Air Force Institute of Technology where he graduated with an MS in operations research in 1999. In 2005, he completed a PhD in mineral economics from the Colorado School of Mines. Since entering active duty in 1994, he has served as a contracting officer and scientific analyst at various levels of command from the Wing to the Pentagon. Most recently he served as the chief scientist for Air Education and Training Command in San Antonio, Texas, where he deployed to Kabul, Afghanistan as a campaign analyst. Gaupp and his wife, Britta, have two daughters, Amanda (9) and Keira (5). He enjoys running, ice hockey, and chasing his kids in all their endeavors.

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2013 Season Preview New Players, New League, Same Expectations. Those are the facts facing Air Force men’s soccer coach Doug Hill for the 2013 season. Coming off the team’s first-ever conference tournament championship and first trip to the NCAA Tournament in 15 years, the Falcons will try to produce a similar season despite the loss of 10 seniors, including eight starters. The Falcons had a very productive spring season and Hill is looking for players to carry that load this fall.

Klazura, meanwhile, had three goals and one assist for seven points last season. He scored a golden goal 12 minutes into overtime to lead AFA past CSU Bakersfield 2-1 in the MPSF semifinals, setting up the championship game against New Mexico at the Lobos’ home field, which the Falcons then captured the title by defeating UNM in penalty kicks. Klazura also notched the game-winner in a 1-0 victory over Villanova to clinch the Penn Soccer Classic title for Air Force.

“It is always difficult to replace 10 seniors and eight starters’ game experience in one year, but many players will have the opportunity to step up to the challenge,” said Hill. “Of course we are rebuilding a bit this year, but we look to surprise a lot of teams this season. The silver lining is that we are hosting the conference championships this year and look forward to playing that in our home stadium.”

Fellow seniors Michael Thrasher and Mitch Kim return as well after appearing in 11 and 10 games, respectively, last season.

Leading the way in 2013 are senior captains Caleb Downey and Brian Klazura. Downey, a Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honorable mention selection last season, scored three goals, including two game-winners against nationally-ranked New Mexico. He scored the game’s only goal less than four minutes into overtime as Air Force upset the fifth-ranked Lobos in Albuquerque, then notched the game-winner in a 2-1 victory over eighthranked UNM just one week later at Cadet Soccer Stadium.

Junior Scott McGillivray tied Klazura for the scoring lead among underclassmen last season with seven points on two goals and three assists. He fired 22 shots, with seven on goal, in 2012. Fellow juniors Matt Payne (one goal), Alex Frazier (one assist) and Luke Welch (four games, zero points) are expected to challenge for starting spots this season, as is Zachary Modly, who did not play last season after notching six points as a freshman in 2011. Four returning sophomores appeared in varsity games last season. Jacob LaPorte (nine games), Joey Haug (four), Ben Kern (three) and Connor Dunbaker (two) will look for expended playing time in 2013. The team’s leading freshman scorer last season, Abinadi Samayoa (two goals), is taking the 2013-14 academic year off for a mission and expected to return for the 2014 campaign. The incoming class consists of 13 players that make up another strong recruiting class. The class includes eight Development Academy players with two coming from the USAFA Prep School. Members of the Class of 2017 come from 10 different states. “Our new recruits will be looked at to step in right away and make contributions,” said Hill. “My staff did an outstanding job bringing in a strong quality class this year that will add strength and needed depth to our team. It was tough for any freshmen to break in the starting lineup last year with a heavy weighted senior class, but this year there are some opportunities for these players to compete with only four seniors.” The class is highlighted by the two prep schoolers, Blake Elder (Fort Worth, TX) and Ryan Ward (Frisco, TX), as well as direct entries Jake Schenk (Flemington, NJ), Kenton McGuire (Vancouver, WA), Cameron Duley (Roswell, GA), A.J. Esparza (Chandler, AZ) and Tucker Axhoj (Waxhaw, PA).

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The Falcons, who re-join the Western Athletic Conference this season after spending the last 14 years in the Mountain Pacific Sports

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Senior defender Caleb Downey Federation, will open the regular season on Friday, August 30 at St. Mary’s College in Moraga, Calif. After playing at the University of San Francisco on Sunday, Sept. 1, Air Force hosts service-academy rival Army in the first home game of the season on Saturday, Sept. 7 at Cadet Soccer Stadium. “Our non-conference schedule is one of the toughest we have had with high RPI teams like St. Mary’s, USF, Oregon State, Portland, Bradley, Cal Poly and San Diego State,” said Hill, who enters his seventh season as head coach. “It should prepare us well for our conference play. Our players need to gain experience quickly so we are putting them right into the fire starting with two tough exhibition games with Denver University (Aug. 18 in Vail, Colo.) and New Mexico (Aug. 22 at the Academy).“ The eight-team Western Athletic Conference will split into two four-team divisions for the 2013 campaign. Air Force is with Grand Canyon, Houston Baptist and UMKC and will play each of those schools in a homeand-home series. The Falcons will play the four schools in the other division, San Jose State, UNLV, Seattle University and CSU Bakersfield, just one time for a total of 10 conference games. The WAC Tournament will begin on Thurs., Nov. 14, with the semifinals scheduled for Friday, Nov. 15 and the title game set for Sunday, Nov. 17. The entire tournament will be played at the Academy.


2013 Numerical Roster No. 0

Name Brian Hoxie

Pos. GK

Ht. 6-2

Wt. 180

Yr. So.

Hometown (Previous School) Trinity, FL (Mitchell HS)

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Jake Schenk

GK

6-3

190

Fr.

Flemington, NJ (Hunterdon Central HS)

2

Kevin Meyer

MF

5-10

155

Jr.

Poway, CA (Poway HS)

3

Matt Payne

MF

5-9

160

Jr.

Glen Ellyn, IL (Lake Forest Academy)

4

Ben Kern

D

5-10

160

So.

Charlotte, NC (Weddington HS)

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Alex Frazier

F

5-8

162

Jr.

Colorado Springs, CO (USAFA Prep School)

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Caleb Downey

D

6-1

175

Sr.

Evergreen, CO (Home School)

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Blake Elder

D

5-9

163

Fr.

Fort Worth, TX (USAFA Prep School)

8

Mitch Kim

D

6-0

190

Sr.

Sammamish, WA (Skyline HS)

9

Austin Britt

MF

5-10

150

Jr.

Cohoes, NY (Shaker HS)

10

Zachary Modly

F

5-7

150

Jr.

Annapolis, MD (USAFA Prep School)

11

Luke Villamaria

MF

5-9

160

So.

Temple, TX (Belton HS)

12

Brian Klazura

F

5-10

165

Sr.

Rockford, IL (Boylan Catholic HS)

13

Michael Thrasher

MF

5-11

170

Sr.

Birmingham, AL (Oak Mountain HS)

14

Cameron Duley

MF

6-1

170

Fr.

Roswell GA (Roswell HS)

15

Scott McGillivray

MF

6-3

167

Jr.

Colorado Springs, CO (USAFA Prep School)

16

Zach Hill

F

6-0

155

So.

Rollinsford, NH (Somersworth HS)

17

Luke Welch

MF

5-11

170

Jr.

Middletown, MD (Middletown HS)

18

A.J. Esparza

D

5-11

150

Fr.

Chandler, AZ (Perry HS)

19

Jacob LaPorte

D

5-7

145

So.

Monrovia, CA (USAFA Prep School)

20

Connor Dunbaker

F

5-7

155

So.

Columbia, SC (Irmo HS)

21

Joey Haug

MF

5-6

150

So.

Rocklin, CA (Rocklin HS)

22

Ryan Ward

MF

5-9

160

Fr.

Frisco, TX (USAFA Prep School)

23

Joey Speshock

GK

6-0

175

So.

Chandler, AZ (St. Mary’s Catholic HS)

24

Kenton McGuire

D

5-10

170

Fr.

West Chester, PA (Rustin HS)

25

Tucker Axhoj

D

5-9

152

Fr.

Waxhaw, NC (Marvin Ridge HS)

99

Rob Blair

GK

6-2

195

So.

Huntington, WV (St. Joseph’s Central Catholic HS)

Head Coach:

Doug Hill

Assistant Coaches:

Chris Foster Kevin Doyle Marcus Corbett

Team Trainer:

Kristen Cornett

Team Managers:

Garrett Fritzche John Fernandez Jonathan Remiasz Will Gustafson Casey VanCampenhout

Pronunciation Guide Axhoj ..................................................................................AX-hoy Duley ................................................................................DOO-lee Haug .................................................................................. HOWG Hoxie ........................................................................... HAWK-see Klazura ................................................................... Kluh-ZUR-uh Spechock .................................................................... SPEE-shock Villamaria .......................................................V-ya-mah-REE-ah

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Meet the Falcons - Team Captain

#6 CALEB DOWNEY Class | Senior Position | Midfielder Height | 6-1 Weight | 175 Hometown | Evergreen, Colo. Previous School | Homeschooled Major | Management 2012 (Junior) Started all 23 games in the backfield … all-MPSF honorable mention … fifth on the team with 2045 minutes played … tied for third on the team with three goals, including two game-winners … his game-winners came one week apart, each against nationally-ranked New Mexico … scored game’s only goal 3:41 into overtime for a 1-0 victory in Albuquerque, then scored with 15 minutes remaining in regulation in a 2-1 victory at the Academy … named MPSF Player of the Week … also scored first goal of the game in a 4-2 win over UNLV in the first round of the MPSF Tournament … attempted 11 total shots with four on goal … named team’s Most Inspirational Player … named to MPSF all-academic team for the second consecutive season.

2011 (Sophomore) Second-team all-MPSF selection … started all 20 games at midfield … finished sixth on the team in minutes played with 1541 … recorded his only point of the season by assisting on the first goal of the game in a 6-1 rout over Buffalo … attempted 13 total shots and four on goal … named the team’s Most Inspirational Player … named to the MPSF all-academic team .

2010 (Freshman) One of only three Falcons, and the only freshman, to start all 19 games ... second on the team in minutes played with 1600 ... finished the season with three points ... scored first career goal in AFA’s 3-2 upset victory at New Mexico ... scored in the 73rd minute to give the Falcons a 2-1 lead, one they would not relinquish ... tied for fourth on the team with 17 total shots ... placed five of them on goal ... named the team’s Rookie of the Year.

Before Air Force Club: Played for Colorado Rush U.S. Soccer Development Academy club teams for two years ... coaches were Carlo Cornacchia and Erik Bushey ... team captain during 2008-09 season. High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer at Evergreen High School ... honorable mention all-state selection as a senior ... first-team all-conference as a sophomore ... high school soccer coach was Peter Jeans.

Personal Parents are Doug and Claudia Downey ... has four brothers ... his father is a 1977 graduate of the Academy and played football … would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... worked the USAFA Sports Camps this past summer ... also served as director of operations for the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) ... active in his squadron as assistant flight commander ... member of dean’s and athletic’s list for five semesters and superintendent’s list for three semesters … hobbies include hockey, ultimate frisbee and playing the guitar ... favorite food is homemade bread ... favorite movie is Les Miserables ... favorite book is Count of Monte Cristo ... reality show he would choose to be on is The Amazing Race with his brother ... person in history he would most like to meet is Robert E. Lee ... credits his brother, Skip, with the biggest influence on his sports career ... started playing soccer at age three … favorite professional soccer team is the Seattle Sounders … favorite player is former teammate Kevin Durr … member of cadet squadron 28.

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DOWNEY’S CAREER STATISTICS Yr. 2010

GP-GS 19-19

Min. 1600

Goals 1

Assists 1

Points 3

Shots 17

SOG 5

GWG 0

PK-Att. 0-0

2011

20-20

1541

0

1

1

13

4

0

0-0

2012

23-23

2045

3

0

6

11

4

2

0-0

TOTALS

62-62

5186

4

2

10

41

13

2

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#12 BRIAN KLAZURA Class | Senior Position | Forward Height | 5-10 Weight | 165 Hometown | Rockford, Ill. Previous School | Boylan Catholic HS Major | Foreign Area Studies 2012 (Junior) Appeared in all 23 games, starting 21 … tied for third on the team with three goals and seven points … produced two game-winning goals … scored game’s only goal with less than 13 minutes remaining against Villanova and notched golden goal in second overtime giving Air Force a 2-1 victory over CSU Bakersfield in MPSF semifinals … also scored in 1-1 draw with Bakersfield during the regular season … finished third on the team with 31 total shots and 13 on goal … named to MPSF all-academic team. 2011 (Sophomore) Appeared in all 20 games, starting 19 at forward … finished fourth on the team with 14 points … tied for second on the team with six goals and added two assists … tied for the team lead with three game-winning goals … scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner, in a 3-2 win over Duquesne at the Pitt Tournament … also scored game-winner against Central Connecticut State and CSU Bakersfield … named MPSF Player of the Week … selected to the all-tournament team at the Pitt Tournament … attempted 18 total shots and nine on goal … his three game-winners tied for fourth in the MPSF. 2010 (Freshman) Appeared in all 19 games ... finished fifth on the team with five points ... scored two goals and added an assist ... scored his first career goal in a 4-0 rout over Oral Roberts at Cadet Soccer Stadium ... notched his first career point earlier in that game with an assist ... also scored in a 2-0 win over UNLV ... tied for fourth on team with 17 total shots, five of them on goal. Before Air Force ODP: Member of the Illinois Olympic Development Program from 2005-08 ... selected to the Region II Pool from 2005-09 ... helped team to ODP national championship in ‘07 ... traveled to Costa Rica with ODP team in 2009 to play the Costa Rica national youth team ... coaches were Ian Barker and Michael DesLauriers. Club: Played for the Rockford Raptors for 10 years ... team captain from 2005-10 ... helped team to state runner-up finish in ‘05 ... coach was Hugh Ward. High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer ... first-team all-sectional and all-conference pick as a senior ... helped team to two third-place finishes at the state tournament ... team won two regional, sectional and super sectional championships ... high school soccer coach was Chris Mera. Personal Parents are Paul and Molly Klazura ... has one sister and one brother ... his brother, Greg, played soccer at Notre Dame and currently plays for the Vancouver Whitecaps of MLS ... his grandfather, Frederick Bradshaw, graduated from the Naval Academy in 1947 ... worked Basic Cadet Training this past summer ... also participated in the Powered Flight Program … hobbies include water skiing, snow skiing and spending time with his family ... recruited by Xavier, Macalester College and Lewis University ... favorite food is his mother’s apple pie and chocolate chip cookies ... favorite movie is Saving Private Ryan ... favorite book is Call of the Wild ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is The Amazing Race … person in history he would most like to meet is Theodore Roosevelt ... greatest moment in sports was scoring the game-winning goal in overtime of the MPSF semifinals last season ... credits his parents and brother with the biggest influence on his sports career ... favorite professional soccer team is the Vancouver Whitecaps … favorite player is his brother, Greg … member of cadet squadron 27.

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KLAZURA’S CAREER STATISTICS Yr. 2010

GP-GS 19-0

Min. 648

Goals 2

Assists 1

Points 5

Shots 17

SOG 5

GWG 0

PK-Att. 0-0

2011

20-19

1105

6

2

14

18

9

3

0-0

2012

23-21

1702

3

1

7

31

13

2

0-0

TOTALS

62-40

3455

11

4

26

66

27

5

0-0

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#8 MITCH KIM Class | Senior Position | Defender Height | 6-0 Weight | 190 Hometown | Sammamish, Wa. Previous School | Skyline HS Major | Management 2012 (Junior) Appeared in 10 games … attempted one shot … scored game’s lone goal in 1-0 exhibition victory over Central Arkansas.

2011 (Sophomore) Appeared in seven games.

2010 (Freshman) Did not appear in a varsity match.

Before Air Force Club: Played for Eastside FC ... helped team to three state championships and three other state runner-up finishes ... team was ranked 19th in the country in 2009 ... advanced to regional semis in 2008 and quarters in ‘06 and ‘09. High School: Four-year letterwinner in soccer ... also lettered two years in football and swimming ... high school soccer coach was Don Braman.

Personal Parents are Steve and Karin Kim ... has two sisters and two brothers ... his father and an uncle graduated from the Naval Academy, another uncle graduated from USAFA and his grandfather and another uncle graduated from West Point ... his sister, Lindsey, was a member of the rowing team at the University of Washington ... worked USAFA Sports Camps this past summer ... was also second in command of the Self Aid Buddy Care Training (SABC) … active in his squadron as the assistant flight commander … recruited by Oregon State, San Jose State and Portland ... favorite food is chicken pesto ... favorite movie is The Count of Monte Cristo ... favorite book is Harry Potter ... person in history he would most like to meet is his grandfather ... greatest moment is sports was scoring the game-tying goal to go to PK’s in the State Cup championship game ... credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career ... favorite professional soccer team is the Seattle Sounders … favorite player is Christiano Ronaldo … member of cadet squadron 24.

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KIM’S CAREER STATISTICS Yr. 2010

GP-GS DNP

Min.

Goals

Assists

Points

Shots

SOG

GWG

PK-Att.

2011

7-0

68

0

0

0

0

0

0

0-0

2012

10-0

198

0

0

0

1

0

0

0-0

TOTALS

17-0

266

0

0

0

1

0

0

0-0

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#13 MICHAEL THRASHER Class | Senior Position | Midfielder Height | 5-11 Weight | 170 Hometown | Birmingham, Ala. Previous School | Oak Mountain HS Major | Legal Studies 2012 (Junior) Appeared in 11 games as a reserve midfielder.

2011 (Sophomore) Did not play a varsity match.

2010 (Freshman) Did not play a varsity match.

Before Air Force ODP: Member of the Alabama State ODP team from 2005-10 … also spent one year with region team. Club: Played for the Birmingham United for seven seasons, including three with its US Soccer Academy team … helped team to three state championships. High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer … all-state selection as a senior … all-state honorable mention as a junior … two-time all-metro and all-county … two-time Birmingham News scholar-athlete … helped team to the 2008 Alabama 6A State Championship as a sophomore … member of National Honor Society … high school soccer coach was Ryan Patridge.

Personal Parents are Jamie and Karla Thrasher … has two sisters … nickname is “Thrash” … would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy and someday be the Governor of Alabama … worked the USAFA Sports Camps this past summer … also worked as a student advisor for the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) … active in his squadron as a safety officer … member of the athletic’s list every semester at the Academy … hobbies include playing tennis and video games … also recruited by Mercer and Oglethorpe … favorite food is his mom’s baked spaghetti … favorite book is Keeping Both Feet on the Ground … favorite movie is Green Street Hooligans … person in history he would most like to meet is Nelson Mandela … greatest moment in sports was scoring the game-tying penalty kick in the 92nd minute of the state championship game … credits his parents with the biggest influence on his sports career … favorite professional soccer team is AS Roma … favorite player is Michael Bradley … member of cadet squadron 1.

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THRASHER’S CAREER STATISTICS Yr. 2010

GP-GS DNP

Min.

Goals

Assists

Points

Shots

SOG

GWG

PK-Att.

2011

DNP

2012

11-0

86

0

0

0

0

0

0

0-0

TOTALS

11-0

86

0

0

0

0

0

0

0-0

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#5 ALEX FRAZIER Class | Junior Position | Forward Height | 5-8 Weight | 162 Hometown | Colorado Springs, Colo. Previous School | USAFA Prep School Major | Management 2012 (Sophomore) Appeared in 21 games, started two … recorded only point of the season and first career point with an assist against Houston Baptist … attempted 10 total shots and had two shots on goal.

2011 (Freshman) Appeared in seven games … attempted two shots on goal.

Before Air Force USAFA Prep School: Played for the USAFA Prep School in 2010 ... won the prestigious “Golden Boot” award ... head coach was Marcus Corbett. ODP: Member of the Colorado ODP State Pool in 2005 and `08. US Soccer Academy: Played for the Colorado Rush Academy in 2009-10 and coach Erik Bushey ... helped team to a 19-1-8 record and was No. 3 in the U17/U18 Developmental Academy ... also played for the Colorado Rapids Academy and Brett Jacobs in 2008-09. Club: Played for the Pride Predators ‘92 in 2006 and ‘07 ... head coach was Chris Alex ... also played for the Pride Cobras ‘92 in 2005 for coach Paul Adair. High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer at Pine Creek HS ... second-team all-conference and honorable mention all-city as a junior ... honorable mention all-conference as a senior ... ... high school soccer coach was Ben Corley.

Personal Parents are Maurice and Melinda Frazier ... has one brother and one sister ... his father played basketball at Mesa State College … would like to attend pilot training and fly fighters following his time at the Academy ... completed Operation Air Force at Altus, Okla., this past summer … also worked the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) … active in his squadron as an element NCO (non-commissioned officer) … hobbies include playing basketball, football and softball ... favorite food is pepperoni pizza ... favorite movie is Bad Boys 2 ... favorite book is One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish … reality show he would choose to be on is The Bachelor … lived in Japan and England for 10 years … person in history he would most like to meet is Michael Jordan ... credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career ... started playing soccer at age four … favorite professional soccer team is Chelsea … favorite player is Robinho … member of cadet squadron 21.

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FRAZIER’S CAREER STATISTICS Yr. 2011

GP-GS 7-0

Min. 102

Goals 0

Assists 0

Points 0

Shots 2

2012

21-2

559

0

1

1

10

TOTALS

28-2

661

0

1

1

12

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SOG 1

GWG 0

PK-Att. 0-0

2

0

0-0

3

0

0-0

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#15 SCOTT MCGILLIVRAY Class | Junior Position | Midfielder Height | 6-3 Weight | 167 Hometown | Colorado Springs, Colo. Previous School | USAFA Prep School Major | Management 2012 (Sophomore) Appeared in all 23 games, started 22 … tied for third on the team with seven points on two goals and three assists … his three helpers tied for the second-most on the team … his penalty shot clinched the shootout victory over New Mexico in the MPSF championship game ... scored first career goal in a 3-1 victory over San Jose State at the Academy … also scored in 4-2 win over UNLV in first round of MPSF Tournament … assisted on AFA’s first goal in that game … also assisted on only goal of the game in AFA’s 1-0 victory over Seattle and on first goal in 2-1 upset win over New Mexico at the Academy … attempted 22 total shots with seven on goal.

2011 (Freshman) Appeared in one game … played 16 minutes against Buffalo.

Before Air Force USAFA Prep School: Played for the USAFA Prep School in 2010 ... head coach was Marcus Corbett. Club: Played for the Pikes Peak Rush Soccer Club. High School: Two-year letterwinner in soccer at Liberty HS ... honorable mention all-state selection as a senior ... led team to league championship and state tournament appearance ... scored a goal and added three assists in game that clinched the league title ... high school soccer coach was Mike Goyden.

Personal Parents are Kelly and Mary Ann McGillivray ... has one brother, Clay ... his brother is a 2006 graduate of the Academy and was a four-year letterwinner on the soccer team ... completed Operation Air Force at Elmendorf AFB, Alaska this past summer … also worked the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) … would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... hobbies include disc golf and playing video games ... favorite food is pizza ... favorite TV show is The Office ... favorite book is Gates of Fire ... favorite movie is RocknRolla ... person in history he would most like to meet is Napoleon Bonaparte ... greatest moment in sports was scoring a penalty kick in the MPSF title game against New Mexico … credits his father and brother with the biggest influence on his sports career ... started playing soccer at age five … favorite professional soccer team is Barcelona … favorite player is Lionel Messi … member of cadet squadron 21.

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MCGILLIVRAY’S CAREER STATISTICS Yr. 2011

GP-GS 1-0

Min. 16

Goals 0

Assists 0

Points 0

Shots 0

2012

23-22

1795

2

3

7

30

TOTALS

24-22

1811

2

3

7

30

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SOG 0

GWG 0

PK-Att. 0-0

7

1

0-0

7

1

0-0

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#10 ZACHARY MODLY Class | Junior Position | Forward Height | 5-7 Weight | 150 Hometown | Annapolis, Md. Previous School | USAFA Prep School Major | Management 2012 (Sophomore) Did not appear in a varsity match.

2011 (Freshman) Only freshman to appear in all 20 games … started seven games … scored two goals and added two assists for six points … notched first career goal in his first career game against Houston Baptist … also scored in a 4-0 victory over UNLV in Las Vegas … assisted on game-winning goal in 3-2 win over Duquesne at the Pitt Tournament … finished fifth on the team with 26 total shots … had nine shots on goal.

Before Air Force USAFA Prep School: Played for the USAFA Prep School in 2010 ... head coach was Marcus Corbett. ODP: Selected to the Maryland ODP team for six years ... selected to National Pool once and Regional Team three times ... led all players in goals and assists and 2007 regional championships ... made it to regional semifinals that year ... has traveled to Italy, Argentina and Scotland with ODP teams. Club: Played for the Freestate Soccer Alliance Elite team... team won State Cup championship under coach Pat Noel ... two-time State Cup finalist under coaches Stave Campbell and Thomas Park. High School: Two-year letterwinner in soccer at Mount St. Joseph HS... high school soccer coach was Mike St. Martin.

Personal Parents are Thomas and Robyn Modly ... has three sisters ... his father graduated from the Naval Academy ... would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... attended a Special Tactics Officer Professional Development Training at Hurlburt Field, Fla., this past summer … also worked Basic Cadet training and took an electrical engineering class … active in his squadron as an athletic NCO (non-commissioned officer) … recruited by Navy ... member of athletic’s list all four semesters … favorite food is Chipotle burritos ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is Iron Chef ... favorite movie is Friday Night Lights ... person in history he would most like to meet is George Washington ... greatest moment in sports was scoring the game-tying goal and converting a PK in the final of the Trofeo Nereo Rocco in Italy while playing for a Regional team ... credits his best friend, Geaton Caltabiano, with the biggest influence on his sports career ... favorite professional soccer team is Arsenal FC … favorite player is Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain … member of cadet squadron 32.

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MODLY’S CAREER STATISTICS Yr. 2011

GP-GS 20-7

2012

DNP

TOTALS

20-7

Min. 1023

Goals 2

Assists 2

Points 6

Shots 26

SOG 9

GWG 0

PK-Att. 0-0

1023

2

2

6

26

9

0

0-0

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#3 MATT PAYNE Class | Junior Position | Midfielder Height | 5-9 Weight | 160 Hometown | Birmingham, Ala. Previous School | Oak Mountain HS Major | Legal Studies 2012 (Sophomore) Appeared in 22 games, started three in the backfield … scored the first goal of his career in a 3-2 loss to Denver in the regular-season finale … attempted 17 total shots with five on goal …

2011 (Freshman) Appeared in five games as a reserve defender.

Before Air Force ODP: Played for the Illinois State ODP team for three years ... team captain one season ...selected for Region II Pool two years ... member of the USL National Camp. US Soccer Academy: Played for the Chicago Fire Academy U16 ... led team to national championship in 2010. High School: Four-year letterwinner in soccer ... also lettered twice in wrestling and one year in volleyball ... two-time all-section pick in soccer ... all-conference as a sophomore ... team MVP for wrestling and volleyball as a senior ... high school soccer coach was Kevin Vorsen.

Personal Parents are David and Toshie Payne ... has one brother ... completed Operation Air Force at Travis AFB, Calif., this past summer … also took an aeronautical engineering class and worked the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) … active in his squadron as a training clerk … would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... also recruited by Michigan State, Denver and Colorado School of Mines ... favorite food is sushi … reality show he would choose to be on is Jersey Shore ... favorite book is Hunger Games ... favorite movie is Goal ... greatest moment in sports was winning the National Club Championship ... credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career ... started playing soccer at age four … favorite professional soccer team is Chelsea … member of cadet squadron 2.

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PAYNE’S CAREER STATISTICS Yr. 2011

GP-GS 5-0

Min. 41

Goals 0

Assists 0

Points 0

Shots 0

2012

22-3

863

1

0

2

17

TOTALS

27-3

904

1

0

2

17

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SOG 0

GWG 0

PK-Att. 0-0

5

0

0-0

5

0

0-0

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#17 LUKE WELCH Class | Junior Position | Midfielder Height | 5-11 Weight | 170 Hometown | Middletown, Md. Previous School | Middletown HS Major | Mechanical Engineering 2012 (Sophomore) Appeared in four games as a reserve midfielder.

2011 (Freshman) Appeared in eight games as a reserve midfielder … attempted two shots, one on goal.

Before Air Force ODP: Played for the Maryland ODP state team in 2007-08 ... traveled to Argentina in 2008 ... head coach was Keith Tabaznak. US Soccer Academy: Played for the Potomac team from 2008-11 ... head coaches were Kris Hazard, Matt Pilkington and Zach Samol. Club: Played for the FC Frederick team from 2004-08. High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer ... two-time all-state and all-conference selection ... NSCAA Scholar All-American as a senior ... led team in scoring as a junior and senior ... member of National Honor Society ... high school soccer coach was Bob Sheffler.

Personal Parents are Anthony and Ann Welch ... has two brothers ... his father played soccer at Drexel University ... would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... completed Operation Air Force this past summer … also worked the Self Aid Buddy Care Training (SABC) … active in his squadron as a squad honor NCO (non-commissioned officer) … member of athletic’s and dean’s list all four semesters and commandant’s list last fall semester … recruited by Lafayette and Carnegie Mellon ... hobbies include snowboarding and disc golf ... favorite food is bacon, egg and cheese sandwich ... favorite book is Ender’s Game … plays Kid Cudi on his I-pod prior to games … favorite movie is Up ... person in history he would most like to meet is Jesus … reality TV show he would choose to be on is Survivor … credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career ... favorite professional soccer team is Manchester United … favorite player is Wayne Rooney … member of cadet squadron 23.

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WELCH’S CAREER STATISTICS Yr. 2011

GP-GS 8-0

Min. 161

Goals 0

Assists 0

Points 0

Shots 2

2012

4-0

24

0

0

0

0

TOTALS

12-0

185

0

0

0

2

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SOG 1

GWG 0

PK-Att. 0-0

0

0

0-0

1

0

0-0

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#9 AUSTIN BRITT Class | Junior Position | Midfielder Height | 5-10 Weight | 150 Hometown | Cohoes, NY Previous School | Shaker HS Major | Management 2012 (Sophomore) Did not appear in a varsity match.

2011 (Freshman) Did not appear in a varsity match.

Before Air Force ODP: Played for the Eastern New York ODP state team from 2005-09 …selected for Super Y National Camp in 2006 and ’07 … member of the Super Y National Select in 2010. Club: Played for the Black Watch Highlanders in 2009 … team won U.S. Club Regionals and was a National finalist … head coach was Steve Freeman. High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer … also lettered one year in track and wrestling … first-team all-Suburban Council an and team MVP as a senior … three-time scholar-athlete … member of National Honor Society … high school soccer coach was Bill Blesi.

Personal Parents are Andrew and Angela Britt … has three brothers and two sisters … would like to attend pilot training and fly helicopters following his time at the Academy … completed Operation Air Force at Langley AFB, Va., this past summer … also worked the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) … hobbies include any outdoor activity and video games … also recruited by Binghamton … favorite food is chicken parmesan … favorite TV show is 24 … favorite book is Game of Thrones … favorite movie is Braveheart … person in history he would most like to meet is George Washington … started playing soccer at age six … credits his mother with the biggest influence on his sports career … favorite professional soccer team is Manchester United … favorite player is Andrea Pirlo … member of cadet squadron 3.

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#2 KEVIN MEYER Class | Junior Position | Midfielder Height | 5-10 Weight | 155 Hometown | Poway, Calif. Previous School | Poway HS Major | Management 2012 (Sophomore) Did not appear in a varsity match.

2011 (Freshman) Did not appear in a varsity match.

Before Air Force Club: Played for FC San Diego for three years … helped team to championships at the Nomads College Showcase (’09), Albion Cup Showcase (’09), Pegasus Cup (’09), Arsenal Summer Showcase (’09) and the Surf Cup (’08) … team was a National Cup quarterfinalist this past summer … head coach was Brian Quinn. High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer … second-team all-league pick … member of the San Diego Union Tribune all-academic team … member of National Honor Society … high school soccer coach was Gene Morris.

Personal Parents are Steven and Helen Robbins-Meyer … has two sisters and one brother … completed Operation Air Force at Sheppard AFB, Texas this past summer … also worked the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) … member of athletic’s list all four semesters …. hobbies include going to the beach and playing volleyball … also recruited by Bowdoin and Vassar … favorite TV show is South Park … plays Eminem on his I-pod prior to games … favorite sport other than soccer is beach volleyball … favorite movie is Step Brothers … person in history he would most like to meet is Benjamin Franklin … greatest moment in sports was scoring his first goal … credits his parents and his coach, Brian Quinn, with the biggest influence on his sports career … favorite professional soccer team is Barcelona … favorite player is Lionel Messi … member of cadet squadron 31.

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Meet the Falcons #99 ROB BLAIR

#20 CONNOR DUNBAKER

Sophomore Goalkeeper 6-2 / 195 Huntington, W.V. St. Joseph Central Catholic HS Economics

Sophomore Forward 5-7 / 155 Columbia, S.C. Irmo HS

2012 (Freshman) Did not play in a varsity match.

2012 (Freshman) Appeared in two games as a reserve forward … did not attempt a shot.

Before Air Force ODP: Played on the West Virginia Olympic Development State Team for three years … coached by Bob Gray.

Before Air Force ODP: Played for the South Carolina Olympic Development Program for three years.

Club: Played for the West Virginia Soccer Club for four years … helped team to the state championship each of the four years … advanced to the Region I tournament all four years … coached by Bob Gray.

US Soccer Academy: Played for the South Carolina FC Academy for three seasons … head coach was Clark Brisson.

High School: Four-year letterwinner in soccer and once in swimming … two-time first-team all-state selection … second-team all-state as a sophomore … high school soccer coaches were Jim and Chuck Karnes.

Personal Parents are Paul Blair and Jane Kurucz ... has three sisters ... his sister, Betsey, graduated from the Academy … his sister, Suzanne, rows Crew for the University of Portland … completed the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) this past summer … also completed the jump program … active in his squadron as the accountability clerk … hobbies include working out and hanging out with friends ... favorite food is his mom’s healthy meals ... favorite book is Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close … favorite movie is Weekend at Bernie’s ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is Fantasy Factory … person in history he would most like to meet is King Leonidas … credits his grandfather with the biggest influence on his sports career ... favorite professional soccer team is Chelsea … favorite player is Tim Howard … member of cadet squadron 28.

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Club: Played for South Carolina United Futbol Club for three years … team MVP … U14 state challenge champions in 2008 … coach was Rob Strickland. High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer ... team captain and Region IV Player of the Year as a senior … two-time all-state selection … led team to runner-up finish at state championships as a sophomore and junior … led team in scoring all three seasons … named to NSCAA High School Boys All-Region III team as a junior … MVP and team captain of the North team in the North/South All-Star Classic as a senior … member of National Honor Society … high school soccer coach was Phil Savitz.

Personal Parents are Walter and Jeannie Dunbaker ... has one sister and three brothers ... his brother, K.C., played soccer at Lander University … would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... completed the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) this past summer … also completed the jump and space programs … recruited by Wofford and South Carolina ... favorite hobby is playing video games ... favorite food is spaghetti ... favorite book is Snow Falling on Cedars … plays SOJA on his I-pod prior to games … favorite movie is I Am Legend ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is Survivor … greatest moment in sports was scoring the game-winning goal as a sophomore in the semifinals of the state tournament … started playing soccer at age four … credits his family with the biggest influence on his sports career ... favorite professional soccer team is Manchester City … favorite player is David Silva … member of cadet squadron 38.

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Meet the Falcons #21 JOEY HAUG

#16 ZACH HILL

Sophomore Midfielder 5-6 / 150 Rocklin, Calif. Rocklin HS Physics

Sophomore Forward 6-0 / 155 Rollinsford, N.H. Somersworth HS Foreign Area Studies

2012 (Freshman) Appeared in four games as a reserve midfielder … did not attempt a shot.

Before Air Force ODP: Played for the NorCal Olympic Development Program for two years ... coach was Adriano Allain. US Soccer Academy: Played two years for the California Development Academy ... coaches were Marcos Mercado and Paul O’Brien. Club: Played club soccer for six years … played two years for the Pacific Soccer Academy and coach Franco Benevento … also played two years for Jason Gantt and Pacer United … won the NorCal State Cup in 2009 and state cup runner-up in 2010 with Placer United. High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer ... three-time team captain ... led team to sectional championship as a sophomore … secondteam all-league as a junior … member of National Honor Society and Honor Guard … high school soccer coach was Grant Depue.

Personal Parents are Peter and Elaine Haug ... nickname is “Joe Joe” … has two sisters and one brother ... completed the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) this past summer … also completed the jump program … recruited by Occidental College ... member of dean’s and athletic list last year … active in his squadron as an athletic clerk … hobbies include golf and bicycling ... favorite food is shrimp ... favorite book is Harry Potter … favorite movie is The Little Mermaid ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is Big Break Mexico … person in history he would most like to meet is Thomas Edison … credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career ... favorite professional soccer team is Liverpool … favorite player is Iniesta … member of cadet squadron 14.

2012 (Freshman) Did not appear in a varsity match.

Before Air Force ODP: Played for the New Hampshire Olympic Development Program for four years ... coach was Tom Johnson. Club: Played for Seacoast United Soccer Club for four years … coach was Dave DeCew. High School: Four-year letterwinner in soccer ... also played basketball and ran track … first-team all-state selection for soccer as a senior ... team MVP as a sophomore and senior … team captain for soccer and track … second-team all-state as a junior … member of National Technical Honors Society and NHIAA scholar athlete … high school soccer coach was Matthew Carrington.

Personal Parents are Michael and Cynthia Hill ... has one sister and one brother ... his father is a 1980 graduate and played soccer at USAFA … nephew of USAFA head coach Doug Hill … completed the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) this past summer … also completed the jump and space programs … would like to own his own engineering firm in the future ... also recruited by Army and St. Lawrence ... hobbies include snowboarding, hiking and kayaking ... favorite food is beef florentine ... favorite book is Kite Runner … plays “Liquified “ by Gramatik on his I-pod prior to games … favorite movie is Transformers ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is Survivor … person in history he would most like to meet is Bear Grylls … greatest moment in sports was scoring the game-winning goal in the State Cup finals … credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career ... favorite professional soccer team is Chelsea … favorite player is Fernando Torres … member of cadet squadron 33.

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Meet the Falcons MARCUS HOOF

#0 BRIAN HOXIE

Sophomore Midfielder 5-9 / 150 Plymouth, Minn. Wayzata HS Biology

Sophomore Goalkeeper 6-2 / 180 Trinity, Fla. Mitchell HS Behavioral Science

2012 (Freshman) Did not appear in a varsity match.

2012 (Freshman) Did not appear in a varsity match.

Before Air Force Club: Played for the Minnesota Thunder Academy for five years … team captain … advanced to the finals of the 2010 Disney College Showcase … league champions from 2008-11 … head coach was Lev Buslovich.

Before Air Force ODP: Played for the Florida ODP state team in 2010-11 ... selected to a travel squad that was scheduled to play in Argentina, the trip was cancelled due to political unrest ... super Y national selection in 2010 and ’12 … invited to train with the U.S. Soccer National Team coaches in 2011.

High School: Four-year letterwinner in soccer ... two-time all-conference selection … two-time team captain … led team to three sectional runner-up finishes and one state runner-up finish … earned AP Scholar Award … high school soccer coach was Dominic Duanas.

Personal Parents are Allan and Constance Hoof ... has two sisters and one brother ... would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... completed the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) this past summer … also completed the jump and space programs … recruited by Macalester, Carleton and St. John’s ... member of the dean’s and athletic’s lists last year … hobbies include pond hockey and beach volleyball ... favorite food is pizza ... favorite book is King of Torts … plays country music on his I-pod prior to games … favorite movie is Miracle ... person in history he would most like to meet is Abraham Lincoln … greatest moment in sports was scoring the winning PK in the state cup semis ... credits his father and youth coaches with the biggest influence on his sports career ... favorite professional soccer team is Manchester United … favorite player is Chris Smalling … member of cadet squadron 34.

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Club: Played for Tampa Bay United from 2008-12 … team captain … advanced to the semis of the state cup in 2012 … head coach was Gregg Emmerman. High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer ... also played football and baseball … helped soccer team to class 4A state championship as a sophomore ... two-time all-conference selection … two-time alldistrict pick … named team defensive MVP and team captain as a senior … member of National Honor Society and graduated Magna Cum Laude … high school soccer coach was Oscar Ubilus.

Personal Parents are Michael and Lynn Hoxie ... has one sister ... his father played soccer at UNC-Greensboro … his mother played softball at Appalachian State … completed the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) this past summer … also completed the jump program … active in his squadron as an Element NCO (non-commissioned officer) … would like to enter special operations following his time at the Academy ... recruited by St. John’s, UMass and Bucknell ... hobbies include hanging out at the beach and skimboarding ... favorite food is crab legs ... favorite book is Rainbow Six … plays Tyler the Creator’s “Yonkers” on his I-pod prior to games … favorite movie is I am Legend ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is Duck Dynasty … person in history he would most like to meet is Jesus … greatest moment in sports was winning the MPSF Tournament last season ... credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career ... favorite professional soccer team is Manchester United … favorite player is Edwin Van der Sar … member of cadet squadron 24.

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Meet the Falcons GUS JENSEN

#4 BEN KERN

Sophomore Midfielder 5-9 / 155 Norman, Okla. Norman North HS Management

Sophomore Defender 5-10 / 160 Charlotte, N.C. Weddington HS Management

2012 (Freshman) Did not appear in a varsity match.

2012 (Freshman) Appeared in three games as a reserve defender … did not attempt a shot.

Before Air Force Club: Played for the Celtic Soccer Club for 10 seasons … head coach was Anthony Yousey. High School: Four-year letterwinner in soccer ... high school soccer coach was Geo Claros.

Personal Parents are Steve and Dana Jensen ... has one sister ... given name is Augustus … his great-grandfather and father graduated from the Naval Academy … would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... interested in majoring in operations research … completed the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) this past summer … also completed the jump program and took a biology class … hobbies include snowboarding and playing ping-pong ... favorite food is steak ... favorite movie is Hidalgo ... person in history he would most like to meet is Abraham Lincoln … greatest moment in sports was winning three CIF championships ... started playing soccer at age five … member of cadet squadron 36.

Before Air Force ODP: Played for the North Carolina Olympic Development Program for three years ... coached by Dustin Fonder … played on Region III team for two years … traveled to Guadalajara, Mexico with region team ... coach was Trevor Adair. US Soccer Academy: Played for the Charlotte Soccer Academy for three years … team captain … team had highest winning percentage in the country entering playoffs in 2010-11. Club: Played for South Charlotte Soccer Association for five years … team captain … three-time state champions … two-time region III champions … two national championship appearances. High School: Four-year letterwinner in soccer ... first-team all-state as a senior … two-time first-team all-conference and all-region selection … member of Beta Club … high school soccer coach was Powell Williams.

Personal Parents are Matt and Jenny Kern ... has two brothers and one sister ... his sister, Claire, is a gymnast at the University of Denver … would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... completed the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) this past summer … also completed the jump and space programs … recruited by Navy, High Point, William & Mary and Elon ... hobbies include golfing and fishing ... favorite food is buffalo wings ... favorite book is Searching for Proof and Faith … plays Tim McGraw on his I-pod prior to games … favorite movie is I am Legend ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is The Amazing Race … person in history he would most like to meet is John F. Kennedy … greatest moment in sports was winning the regional championship in overtime ... credits his grandfather with the biggest influence on his sports career ... favorite professional soccer team is Manchester United … favorite player is Paul Scholes … member of cadet squadron 18.

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Meet the Falcons #19 JACOB LAPORTE

JEFFREY MOURENDE

Sophomore Defender 5-7 / 145 Monrovia, Calif. USAFA Prep School Management

Sophomore Forward 5-10 / 158 Libreville, Gabon Prytance Militaire School Civil Engineering

2012 (Freshman) Appeared in nine games as a reserve defender.

2012 (Freshman) Did not appear in a varsity match.

Before Air Force USAFA Prep School: Played for Marcus Corbett at the Prep School.

Before Air Force High School: Four-year letterwinner in soccer ... all-state and allconference (Eastern Pennsylvania Collegiate Athletic Association) in 2011.

US Soccer Academy: Played for the Arsenal FC Academy … led team to 18-6-2 record and a conference championship in 2009 … coach was PJ Brown. High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer ... first-team all-league as a senior team defensive MVP … first-team all-CIF … all-area selection.

Personal Parents are Sam and Stephanie LaPorte ... would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... ... completed the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) this past summer … also took two academic classes … active in his squadron as the athletic clerk … recruited by UC Riverside and Santa Clara ... hobbies include basketball and fishing ... favorite food is Italian food ... favorite movie is Shooter ... greatest moment in sports was winning the regional championship ... credits PJ Brown with the biggest influence on his sports career ... favorite professional soccer team is Arsenal … favorite player is Philipp Lahm … member of cadet squadron 12.

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Personal Parents are Abenelang Alphonse and Mabomakie Clemence Mourende... has five siblings … would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... completed the soaring program this past summer … also took a chemistry class … favorite food is Gabonese food … favorite movie is Pirates of the Caribbean … person in history he would most like to meet is Bob Marley … favorite professional soccer team is Barcelona … favorite player is Ronaldinho … member of cadet squadron 30.

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Meet the Falcons #23 JOEY SPESHOCK

#11 LUKE VILLAMARIA

Sophomore Goalkeeper 6-0 / 175 Chandler, Ariz. St. Mary’s Catholic HS Economics

Sophomore Midfielder 5-9 / 160 Temple, Texas Belton HS Biology

2012 (Freshman) Did not appear in a varsity match.

2012 (Freshman) Did not appear in a varsity match.

Before Air Force ODP: Played for the Arizona Olympic Development Program from 2006-10 ... coaches were Phil English and Luke Roberts … traveled to Goteborg, Sweden and placed fifth at the Gothia Cup in 2007 ... super Y national selection in 2010 and ’12 … invited to train with the U.S. Soccer National Team coaches in 2011.

Before Air Force US Soccer Academy: Played for the Lonestar Developmental Academy from 2009-11 … coaches were Bruce Talbot and Sean Babb.

US Soccer Academy: Played for Real Salt Lake – Arizona from 201012 … coaches were Michael Munoz, Michael Rabasca and Martin Vasquez … finished in second place in the SoCal Division and third at the USSDA Nationals in Milwaukee, Wis. … goalkeeper for the Real Salt Lake team at the MLS Generation Adidas Cup in Dallas, Texas. Club: Played for Arizona FC and Sereno Soccer Club from 1999-2010 … coaches were Michael Rabasca, Bryan Sabato, Patrick Jackson and Jim Wallace. High School: Two-year letterwinner in soccer ...also played football and baseball … named most improved player as a sophomore in baseball … member of National Honor Society … high school soccer coach was Mark Schifano.

Personal Parents are Vernon and Joan Speshock ... has one sister and one brother ... his uncle, John Rochford, graduated from the Naval Academy … would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... completed the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) this past summer … also took a biology class … active in his squadron as an OSS clerk … hobbies include golfing, reading and playing X-Box ... favorite food is steak … favorite book is Lord of the Rings … reality TV show he would choose to be on is Survivor … favorite movie is Dodgeball … person in history he would most like to meet is Jesus … credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career … favorite professional soccer team is Bayern Munich … favorite player is Oliver Kahn … member of cadet squadron 36.

Club: Played for Lonestar Soccer Club (2007-12) and Centex Storm Soccer Club (2004-07) … helped team to state championship in ’08 … also won Disney Cup in 2010 ... coaches were Bruce Talbot, Sean Babb and Monty Clark. High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer ... district and team MVP as a senior … first-team all-region and all-area selection as a senior … played in the Texas All-Star game … two-time first-team alldistrict pick … three-time academic all-district … member of National Honor Society … high school soccer coach was Tarcisio Mosnia.

Personal Parents are Frank and Maureen Villamaria ... has three sisters and one brother ... would like to attend medical school following his time at the Academy ... completed the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) and the jump program this past summer … active in his squadron as a filing clerk … member of superintendent’s list both semesters … hobbies include hanging out with friends and playing sports … favorite food is crab … favorite book is Harry Potter … reality TV show he would choose to be on is The Bachelor … favorite movie is Braveheart … person in history he would most like to meet is Alexander the Great … credits his youth coach with the biggest influence on his sports career … favorite professional soccer team is Liverpool … favorite player is Steven Gerrard … member of cadet squadron 37.

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Meet the Falcons #25 TUCKER AXHOJ

#14 CAMERON DULEY

Freshman Defender 5-9 / 152 Waxhaw, N.C. Marvin Ridge HS

Freshman Midfielder 6-1 / 170 Roswell, Ga. Roswell HS

Before Air Force ODP: Member of state team from 2006-09 ��� attended Region III Camp in 2006-07 and ’09 … was invited but did not participate in 2008. U.S. Soccer Academy: Member of the Charlotte Soccer Academy for four years … U-16 team was ranked #1 seed in country before playoffs under current Stanford head coach Jeremy Gunn in 2011 … U-16 Atlantic Division Champs & playoff qualifiers in 2012 … U-18 playoff qualifiers under coach Richard Butler in 2012 … Top Drawer Soccer 4-Star Player and ranked #17 in the South Atlantic Region Class of 2013. Club: Played club soccer since the age of seven … North Carolina state soccer champs under coaches Kyle Johnson and Michele Stutts in 2005 … US Club Soccer national champs under coach Raymond Fraser in 2007 and regional champs in 2008 … USYS NC State Cup semifinalists under coach Phillip Poole in 2007 and ’08 … Region III Premier League in 2009 and ’10. High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer … also lettered one year in football … led team to three conference championships and a state title as a freshman … No. 5 in the nation for assists as a junior … allstate, all-region and all-conference selection as a junior … high school coach was Ray Fumo.

Personal Parents are Kris and Rhonda Axhoj ... has one brother and one sister ... ranked No. 12 academically in his graduating class of 351 students … would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... hobbies include hanging out with friends and playing ping-pong ... also recruited by Cornell, Duke and Davidson … favorite food is steak ... favorite book is Eragon … favorite movie is The Three Amigos ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is Survivor … person in history he would most like to meet is Abraham Lincoln … greatest moment in sports was winning the state championship in high school ... credits his parents with the biggest influence on his sports career ... member of English National Honor Society and the Beta Club … started playing soccer at age five … favorite professional soccer team is Barcelona … favorite player is Lionel Messi … member of cadet squadron 30.

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Before Air Force U.S. Soccer Academy: Member of the Concorde Fire for one season … helped team to the playoffs under coach Gregg Blasingame. Redbull National League: Played club soccer for three years with the Concorde Fire … helped team to two U.S. National League titles … played for coaches Steve Mucillo and Ibrahim Abousaud. Club: Helped the Concorde Fire to one national championship and two state championships … also captured two league and one regional titles … played for coaches Steve Mucillo and Ibrahim Abousaud. High School: Four-year letterwinner in soccer … also lettered one year in cross country … first-team all-region selection for soccer … team MVP as a sophomore and senior … won the NSCAA Senior Excellence Award … high school soccer coach was Billy Viger.

Personal Parents are Bob and Paula Duley ... has one sister and one brother ... earned the NSCAA Senior Excellence Award … would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... hobby is fishing ... also recruited by Virginia Tech … favorite food is hot dogs ... favorite book is Eragon … favorite movie is The Shawshank Redemption ... listens to rap music before games … greatest moment in sports was winning the national championship with his club team ... credits his brother with the biggest influence on his sports career ... started playing soccer at age three … favorite professional soccer team is Barcelona … favorite player is Michael Carrick … member of cadet squadron 11.

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Meet the Falcons #7 BLAKE ELDER

#18 A.J. ESPARZA

Freshman Defender 5-9 / 163 Fort Worth, Texas Central HS USAFA Prep School

Freshman Defender 5-11 / 150 Chandler, Az. Perry HS

Before Air Force USAFA Prep School: Played for Marcus Corbett at the USAF Prep School. U.S. Soccer Academy: Member of the USSF Solar Chelsea for two seasons … helped team to fourth-place finish in the playoffs in 2012 ... played for coaches Adrian Solca and Kevin Smith. Club: Played for Solar Red ’94 team … helped team to regional championship and fifth-place nationally in U-16 league … team also captured CCSAI (Chamber Classic Soccer Alliance Inc.) grand championship and North Texas state championship. High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer … also team MVP and district defensive player of the year as a junior … second-team alldistrict as a sophomore … team newcomer of the year as a freshman … high school soccer coach was Dave Maher.

Personal Parents are Rick and Stephanie Elder ... given name is Thomas … has one brother and one sister ... his grandfather was a fighter pilot in the U.S. Air Force … would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... hobbies include watching FIFA and studying ... also recruited by SMU and West Texas A&M … favorite food is peanut butter and jelly sandwiches ... favorite book is The Bible … favorite movie is Django Unchained ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is The Kardashians … person in history he would most like to meet is Ronald Reagan … greatest moment in sports was appearing in the Development Academy finals ... credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career ... started playing soccer at age three … favorite professional soccer team is Chelsea … favorite player is Andrea Pirlo … member of cadet squadron 2.

Before Air Force ODP: Played for Arizona state team from 2008-10 … also member of region team those same years … team captain … coach was Nathan Fairchild. U.S. Soccer Academy: Member of Real Salt Lake Academy team from 2011-13 … helped team to second-place finish in Southwest Division both seasons. Club: Led Real Salt Lake Elite team to North Huntington Beach Tournament title in 2012 … helped Sereno South team finish third in the state in 2011 and San Tan Legacy team to a third-place state finish in 2010 … team captain on San Tan team. High School: Two-year letterwinner in soccer … helped team to state semifinals in 2011 and quarterfinals in 2010 … second-team all-region selection in 2011, only sophomore on the all-region team … named team’s most improved player as a sophomore … high school soccer coach was Jim Vanney.

Personal Parents are Anthony and Delia Esparza ... given name is Anthony … has one sister and one brother ... his sister, Yolanda, played softball at St. Mary’s College (Calif.) … member of National Honor Society and was an AP Scholar … interested in majoring in biochemistry and going to medical school following his time at the Academy ... hobbies include playing video games, swimming and basketball ... also recruited by Occidental College … favorite food is entomotadas ... favorite book is The Crossing … reality TV show he would choose to be on is The Price is Right … person in history he would most like to meet is Leonardo da Vinci … greatest moment in sports was winning his first playoff game in high school ... credits his mother with the biggest influence on his sports career … started playing soccer at age five … favorite professional soccer team is Manchester United … favorite player is Christiano Ronaldo … member of cadet squadron 20.

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Meet the Falcons RYAN FULTON

COLE HEER

Freshman Forward 5-5 / 145 Wexford, Pa. North Allegheny HS

Freshman Midfielder 6-0 / 175 San Jose, Calif. Bellarmine College Prep

Before Air Force ODP: Played for Pennsylvania West ’94 Region team for three seasons … coach was Tracy Blake.

Before Air Force U.S. Soccer Academy: Member of De Anza Force team … advanced to playoffs each season … coached by Eric Yamamoto.

U.S. Soccer Academy: Member of Cleveland Internationals team from 2010-12 … coached by Jared Embick.

Club: Played for De Anza Force ’94 team … captain of team for five seasons … helped team to Surf Cup finals and State Cup finals in 2012 … coached by Rusty Johnson.

Redbull National League: Helped his Beadling U-18 team place third in the Region I Premier League in the spring of 2013 … coached by Peter Smith. Club: Played for Beadling (U-14 and U-15) and North Stars Soccer Club (U-9 – U-13) … helped team to 2008 US Soccer Club regional championship … coached by Bobby Vosmaer. High School: Two-year letterwinner in soccer … named Section 2 player of the year as a senior … ranked in top 20 in the Great Lakes Region by TopDrawerSoccer.com … all-section and all-league as a senior … twice invited to U.S. Soccer Training Center … high school soccer coach was Bobby Vosmaer.

Personal Parents are John and Judy Fulton ... nickname is “Rhino” … has one brother, JP, who played soccer at Messiah College and won three Division III national titles ... interested in majoring in management or economics ... hobbies include lifting weights, basketball, skiing and having fun with friends ... also recruited by Marquette and Messiah College … favorite food is his mom’s homemade French toast ... favorite book is A Million Miles in a Thousand Years … favorite movie is Stepbrothers ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is Man vs. Wild … person in history he would most like to meet is Abraham Lincoln … greatest moment in sports was playing soccer with Haitians during a mission trip ... credits his brother with the biggest influence on his sports career … started playing soccer at age three … favorite professional soccer team is Barcelona … favorite player is Lionel Messi … member of cadet squadron 5.

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Personal Parents are Jeff and Jackie Heer ... has one brother, Taylor, who played soccer at UC Davis, and one sister, Lauren, who plays soccer at Cal Poly SLO ... both of his parents graduated from West Point; his father is a bronze star recipient as a helicopter pilot in Desert Storm and his mother was an All-American swimmer at Army … member of National Honor Society … interested in attending pilot training following his time at the Academy ... hobbies include spending time with family and friends and playing basketball ... also recruited by Occidental and Claremont McKenna … favorite food is sushi ... favorite book is Silence of the Lambs … favorite movie is Miracle ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is Survivor … person in history he would most like to meet is Pele … credits his club coach, Rusty Johnson, with the biggest influence on his sports career … started playing soccer at age four … favorite professional soccer team is Manchester United … favorite player is Robin Van Persie … member of cadet squadron 19.

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Meet the Falcons SEO HYUN KIM

#24 KENTOIN MCGUIRE

Freshman Midfielder 6-0 / 185 Overland Park, Kan. Tulsa University Blue Valley West HS

Freshman Defender 5-10 / 170 Vancouver, Wash. Columbia River HS

Before Air Force Tulsa University: Did not play a varsity match. ODP: Member of the Kansas Region II Team in 2009.

Before Air Force ODP: Member of the Washington State Team for three seasons and the Oregon State Team for one year … also played at regional camp for two years.

Club: Played for the Kansas City Legends … helped team to win state championship four times … also captured regional title in 2011 and finished third at the national tournament in 2009.

U.S. Soccer Academy: Played for the Portland Timbers U-18 team in its inaugural season … led the nation with 28 games played … coached by Adam Smith.

High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer … led team to Kansas 6A state championship in 2010 … three-time all-league selection … all-league academic team in 2010 … team captain … high school soccer coach was Alex Aiman.

Club: Played for Westside Metro club team … led team to state championship and regional finals under coach Chris Thurley … also played for Sparq and helped team to Northwest League championship. High School: Two-year letterwinner in lacrosse … did not play high school soccer.

Personal Parents are Brian and SunHee Kim ... has one brother, SeoIn, a freshman on the soccer team at Duke ... member of National Honor Society … hobbies include painting, drawing and listening to music ... also recruited by West Point … favorite food is Chipotle ... favorite book is Talent is Overrated … favorite movie is Forrest Gump ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is The Amazing Race … person in history he would most like to meet is Jesus … greatest moment in sports was scoring the game-winning goal in the club regional finals ... credits his father and previous coaches with the biggest influence on his sports career … started playing soccer at age 10 … favorite professional soccer team is Manchester United … favorite player is Ronaldo … member of cadet squadron 33.

Personal Parents are Scott and Rachel McGuire ... has one brother and one sister ... member of National Honor Society … interested in majoring in management ... would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy … hobbies include snowboarding and working out ... also recruited by Denver … favorite food is buffalo wings ... favorite book is Lone Survivor … favorite movie is Django Unchained ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is The Amazing Race … person in history he would most like to meet is Jesus … greatest moment in sports was making it to the regional finals with his club team ... credits his father and brother with the biggest influence on his sports career … started playing soccer at age four … favorite professional soccer team is Liverpool … favorite player is Steven Gerrard … member of cadet squadron 35.

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Meet the Falcons ISAAC REINERT

HUNTER ROBINSON

Freshman Forward 5-9 / 160 Greeley, Colo. Frontier Academy HS

Freshman Forward 5-10 / 175 Fort Collins, Colo. Fossil Ridge HS

Before Air Force Club: Played for Arsenal Colorado … helped team to state quarterfinals four straight years … team ranked No. 1 in Colorado for WCDA in 2012 … named an all-star at Boulder Showcase, Regis University Camp and Denver University Team Camp … led team in scoring three straight years … coached by David MacKelfresh and Dave Schaffer. High School: Four-year letterwinner in soccer … also lettered twice in track and once in basketball ... first-team all-conference in soccer all four years … led team in goals his last three years … also led squad in assists as a senior … two-time team captain … team MVP as a freshman, junior and senior … four-time first-team academic all-state ... also named all-conference in track and basketball … high school soccer coach was Kennan Reinert.

Personal Parents are Kennan and Meredith Reinert ... has two brothers ... his father played basketball at Benedictine College and his mother played tennis at Colorado College … his uncle, Daniel Stech, graduated from the USAFA … was his senior class president and member of National Honor Society … would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... hobbies include skiing, fishing and mountain biking ... also recruited by Hastings, Regis and Occidental … favorite food is spaghetti ... favorite book is Where the Red Fern Grows … favorite movie is all the Die Hard movies ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is Wipeout … credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career … started playing soccer at age four … favorite professional soccer team is Barcelona … favorite player is Lionel Messi … member of cadet squadron 5.

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Before Air Force ODP: Played for Mike Freitag and the Colorado State Team in 2010-11 ... named tournament captain. Club: Played for Arsenal Colorado and the Fort Collins Soccer Club for eight years … helped team to titles at the Albuquerque Cup, Real Cup, Rocky Mountain Club Tournament … named Arsenal Colorado player of the year in the spring of 2013 … helped team to State Cup quarterfinals … coached by Dave Schaffer. High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer … Front Range Conference player of the year as a senior … two-time first-team allstate and all-conference selection … top scoring junior in the conference in 2011 … two-time academic all-state … team most valuable forward as a sophomore … high school soccer coach was Shannon Clark.

Personal Parents are David and Gina Robinson ... has two sisters and one brother ... class president and member of National Honor Society … interested in majoring in legal studies ... hobbies include producing music, playing the piano and reading ... also recruited by the University of Tampa … favorite food is steak ... favorite book is The Firm … favorite movie is It’s a Wonderful Life ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is Fear Factor … person in history he would most like to meet is his great-grandfather … greatest moment in sports was beating his team’s biggest rival in high school ... credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career … started playing soccer at age four … favorite professional soccer team is Bayern Munich … favorite player is Xavi … member of cadet squadron 38.

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Meet the Falcons #1 JAKE SCHENK

DAN SKOGLUND

Freshman Goalkeeper 6-3 / 190 Flemington, N.J. Hunterdon Central HS

Freshman Forward 6-0 / 185 St. Louis, MO Webster Groves HS

Before Air Force ODP: Goalkeeper for the New Jersey state and regional teams from 2007-09 ... member of national team pool in 2010 and ‘11. US Soccer Academy: Played for Players Development Academy from 2004-11 … then played for Match Fit Academy in 2012-13 … also a member of the Philadelphia Union Academy team from 2010-12. Futsal (5 v. 5): Led team to national championship in 2010 and New Jersey state championship from 2009-13. High School: Four-year letterwinner in soccer … helped team to state championship game as a sophomore … third-team all-state and firstteam all-conference selection … played in the New Jersey Senior AllStar game … high school soccer coach was Anson Smith.

Personal Parents are Ray and Linda Schenk ... has one sister ... honor roll student in high school … hobbies include hiking, fishing and snowboarding ... also recruited by James Madison, George Mason and Loyola College … favorite food is anything his mom makes ... favorite book is Harry Potter … favorite movie is Gladiator ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is Wipeout … person in history he would most like to meet is Alexander the Great … greatest moment in sports was participating in the U-18 national Team camp ... credits his first keeper coach, Paul Blodgett, with the biggest influence on his sports career … started playing soccer at age four … favorite professional soccer team is Manchester United … member of cadet squadron 39.

Before Air Force Club: Played for the St. Louis Scott Gallagher Soccer Club and coach Scott Gallagher … helped team to the 2012 State Cup title and National Premier League regional championship. High School: Four-year letterwinner in soccer … also lettered one year in wrestling … holds school record for most career goals (62) … led his team in scoring all four years … three-time first-team all-conference … named team MVP as a junior … high school coach was Tim Cashel. Personal Parents are Jeff and Jacqui Skoglund ... has two sisters ... member of National Honor Society … would like attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... hobbies include watching movies and hanging out with friends ... also recruited by Northwestern, Drake, Bradley and Tulsa … favorite food is Happy Joe’s Pizza ... favorite book is The Catcher in the Rye … favorite movie is Troy ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is The Amazing Race … person in history he would most like to meet is Abraham Lincoln … greatest moment in sports was scoring the game-winning goal with 20 seconds left to win a high school tournament ... credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career ... started playing soccer at age five … favorite professional soccer team is Real Madrid … favorite player is Cristiano Ronaldo … member of cadet squadron 10.

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Meet the Falcons #22 RYAN WARD Freshman Midfielder 5-9 / 160 Frisco, Texas USAFA Prep School Wakeland HS Before Air Force USAFA Prep School: Played for Marcus Corbett at the USAFA Prep School. US Soccer Academy: Played for FC Dallas in 2009-10 and the Dallas Texans Academy from 1010-12 … helped team to regional championship and the national title game in 2011.

Garrett Fritzsche Team Manager

John Fernandez Team Manager

Jonathan Remiasz Team Manager

Will Gustafson Team Manager

Casey VanCampenhout Team Manager

Kim Pinske Strength Coach

Club: Played for FC Dallas and Dallas Texans teams. High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer … helped team to class 4A state championship game in 2010 … two-time first-team alldistrict selection … second-team all-state and team captain as a senior … high school soccer coach was Rusty Ogelsby.

Personal Parents are Fred and Stephanie Ward ... has two sisters ... his father is a 1985 graduate of the Academy … interested in majoring in military strategy ... hobbies include writing and playing soccer ... favorite book is Lone Survivor … favorite movie is The Dark Knight person in history he would most like to meet is George Patton … greatest moment in sports was playing in front of 5,000 people in a playoff game ... credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career … started playing soccer at age four … favorite professional soccer team is Chelsea … favorite player is Frank Lampard … member of cadet squadron 23.

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Philadelphia December 13 & 15

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Non-Conference Opponents ST. MARY’S GAELS

Friday, Aug. 30 @ Moraga, CA -- 4 p.m.

SAN FRANCISCO DONS

Sunday, Sept. 1 @ San Francisco, CA -- 2 p.m.

General Information Location: ....................................................................................Moraga, CA Founded: .................................................................................................1863 Enrollment: ...........................................................................................4,228 Nickname: .............................................................................................Gaels Colors: ........................................................................ Navy, Red and Silver Home Field:..................................................... St. Mary’s Stadium (5,500) Conference: ................................................................................ West Coast President: ...........................................................Brother Ronald Gallagher Deputy Athletic Director: ........................................................... Mark Orr Ticket Office:........................................................................(925) 631-4398

General Information Location: .........................................................................San Francisco, CA Founded: .................................................................................................1855 Enrollment: .........................................................................................10,000 Nickname: .............................................................................................Dons Colors: .................................................................................Green and Gold Arena: ................................................................Negoesco Stadium (3,000) Conference: ................................................................................ West Coast President: .................................................................................................N/A Athletic Director: ....................................................................Scott Sidwell Ticket Office:...........................................................................................N/A

Media Information Soccer SID: .........................................................................Richard Kilwien Office Phone: .......................................................................(925) 631-4402 Cell Phone: ..............................................................................................N/A Email: .........................................................................rak5@stmarys-ca.edu Website: ..................................................................... www.SMCGaels.com Pressbox Phone: .....................................................................................N/A

Media Information Soccer SID: ...............................................................................Zack Farmer Office Phone: .......................................................................(415) 422-5248 Cell Phone: ...........................................................................(925) 580-6304 Email: ................................................................... zfarmer@dons.usfca.edu Website: ..........................................................................www.usfdons.com Pressbox Phone: .....................................................................................N/A

Coaching Staff Head Coach: ................................................ Adam Cooper (UCLA, 1999) School Record: ............................................................... 57-53-28 (7 years) Career Record: ......................................................................................Same Soccer Phone:.......................................................................(925) 631-4657 Assistant Coaches....................................................................Chris Brown Leonard Griffin

Coaching Staff Head Coach: ..........................................................Erik Visser (USF, 1982) School Record: .........................................................102-104-22 (12 years) Career Record: ......................................................................................Same Soccer Phone:.......................................................................(415) 422-2907 Associate Head Coach: ............................................................Josh McKay Assistant Coaches...........................................................Dan Chamberlain Mike Carbone

Team Information 2012 Record: .........................................................................................9-5-5 Conference Record:..............................................................................5-4-3 Conference Finish: .................................................................................. 3rd Starters R/L:...............................................................................................7/4 Lettermen R/L:........................................................................................14/7

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Team Information 2012 Record: .........................................................................................6-7-5 Conference Record:..............................................................................4-5-3 Conference Finish: ...................................................................................5th Starters R/L:.............................................................................................N/A Lettermen R/L:........................................................................................N/A

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Non-Conference Opponents ARMY BLACK KNIGHTS Saturday, Sept. 7 @ USAFA -- 7 p.m.

General Information Location: ............................................................................. West Point, NY Founded: .................................................................................................1802 Enrollment: ...........................................................................................4,000 Nickname: ..............................................................................Black Knights Colors: ....................................................................... Black, Gold and Gray Home Field:............................................................... Clinton Field (2,000) Conference: ...........................................................................Patriot League Superintendent: ..................................................... Lt. Gen. Robert Caslen Athletic Director: .................................................................. Boo Corrigan Ticket Office:........................................................................(877) 849-2769 Media Information Soccer SID: ................................................................Harrison Antognioni Office Phone: .......................................................................(845) 938-3303 Cell Phone: ...........................................................................(802) 681-8693 Email: .......................................................harrison.antognioni@usma.edu Website: ............................................................... www.goarmysports.com Pressbox Phone: .....................................................................................N/A Coaching Staff Head Coach: ........................................... Russell Payne (Maryland, 1996) School Record: ................................................................. 14-32-6 (2 years) Career Record: ......................................................................................Same Soccer Phone:.......................................................................(845) 938-5204 Assistant Coaches.............................................................. Steve McAnulty Michael Marchiano Team Information 2012 Record: .......................................................................................4-10-3 Conference Record:..............................................................................1-3-3 Conference Finish: ...................................................................................7th Starters R/L:...............................................................................................7/4 Lettermen R/L:........................................................................................18/6

PORTLAND PILOTS

Friday, Sept. 13 @ Portland, OR -- 4:30 p.m. Oregon State Hensor/Zaher Nike Classic General Information Location: ..................................................................................Portland, OR Founded: .................................................................................................1901 Enrollment: ...........................................................................................3,810 Nickname: ............................................................................................ Pilots Colors: ..............................................................................Purple and White Home Field:.................................................................. Merlo Field (4,892) Conference: ................................................................................ West Coast President: .......................................................Rev. E. William Beauchamp Athletic Director: .................................................................. Scott Leykam Ticket Office:........................................................................(503) 943-7117 Media Information Soccer SID: ......................................................................... Adam Linnman Office Phone: .......................................................................(503) 943-7731 Cell Phone: ...........................................................................(503) 860-9494 Email: ................................................................................linnman@up.edu Website: ...............................................................www.portlandpilots.com Pressbox Phone: ..................................................................(503) 943-7591 Coaching Staff Head Coach: .....................................................Bill Irwin (Portland, 1994) School Record: ............................................................. 93-78-31 (10 years) Career Record: ......................................................................................Same Soccer Phone:..........................................................................................N/A Associate Head Coach ..........................................................Garrett Smith Assistant Coaches....................................................................... Rob Baarts Brandon McNeil Lisa Chambers Team Information 2012 Record: .........................................................................................7-9-3 Conference Record:..............................................................................5-5-2 Conference Finish: ...................................................................................4th Starters R/L:...............................................................................................6/5 Lettermen R/L:..................................................................................... 12/10

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Non-Conference Opponents OREGON STATE BEAVERS

Sunday, Sept. 15 @ Corvalis, OR -- 2 p.m. (Pac-12) Oregon State Hensor/Zaher Nike Classic General Information Location: ..................................................................................Corvallis, OR Founded: .................................................................................................1868 Enrollment: .........................................................................................23,761 Nickname: .........................................................................................Beavers Colors: ..............................................................................Orange and Black Home Field:........................................................Paul Lorenz Field (1,500) Conference: ........................................................................................ Pac-12 President: ............................................................................Dr. Edward Ray Athletic Director: ............................................................... Bob De Carolis Ticket Office:........................................................................(800) 462-3287 Media Information Soccer SID: ...........................................................................Trevor Cramer Office Phone: .......................................................................(541) 737-3720 Cell Phone: ...........................................................................(209) 918-0834 Email: .......................................................trevor.cramer@oregonstate.edu Website: .................................................................... www.osubeavers.com Pressbox Phone: .....................................................................................N/A

SAN DIEGO STATE AZTECS Friday, Sept. 20 @ USAFA -- 7 p.m.

General Information Location: ............................................................................... San Diego, CA Founded: .................................................................................................1897 Enrollment: .........................................................................................33,726 Nickname: ...........................................................................................Aztecs Colors: ............................................................................... Scarlet and Black Home Field:......................................................SDSU Sports Deck (1,250) Conference: ........................................................................................ Pac-12 President: ................................................................... Dr. Elliott Hirshman Athletic Director: ..........................................................................Jim Sterk Ticket Office:........................................................................(619) 283-7378 Media Information Soccer SID: .............................................................................. Eric Harding Office Phone: .......................................................................(619) 594-5547 Cell Phone: ...........................................................................(619) 582-6541 Email: ................................................................... eharding@mail.sdsu.edu Website: .........................................................................www.goaztecs.com Pressbox Phone: .....................................................................................N/A

Coaching Staff Head Coach: ....................................... Steve Simmons (Concordia, 1990) School Record: ................................................................. 26-37-8 (4 years) Career Record: .........................................................149-120-24 (16 years) Soccer Phone:.......................................................................(541) 737-2547 Assistant Coaches.............................................................. Dustin Norman Terry Boss

Coaching Staff Head Coach: ................................................ Lev Kirshner (Rutgers, 1991) School Record: ........................................................... 95-109-43 (13 years) Career Record: ......................................................................................Same Soccer Phone:.......................................................................(619) 594-0136 Associate Head Coach: ................................................................ Matt Hall Assistant Coaches.................................................................. Ryan Carruth Oliver Peterson

Team Information 2012 Record: .........................................................................................6-9-3 Conference Record:..............................................................................1-7-2 Conference Finish: ..............................................................................T, 5th Starters R/L:...............................................................................................6/5 Lettermen R/L:........................................................................................13/9

Team Information 2012 Record: .........................................................................................7-9-3 Conference Record:..............................................................................1-7-2 Conference Finish: ...................................................................................5th Starters R/L:.............................................................................................12/3 Lettermen R/L:........................................................................................15/8

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Non-Conference Opponents BRADLEY BRAVES

Sunday, Sept. 22 @ USAFA -- 1:30 p.m.

CAL POLY MUSTANGS Friday, Sept. 27 @ USAFA -- 7 p.m.

General Information Location: ........................................................................................ Peoria, IL Founded: .................................................................................................1898 Enrollment: ...........................................................................................6,000 Nickname: ...........................................................................................Braves Colors: ...................................................................................Red and White Home Field:...............................................................Shea Stadium (1,700) Conference: ........................................................................ Missouri Valley President: ................................................................Joanne K. Glasser, Esq. Deputy Athletic Director: ................................................... Michael Cross Ticket Office:...........................................................................................N/A

General Information Location: .................................................................... San Luis Obispo, CA Founded: .................................................................................................1901 Enrollment: .........................................................................................18,762 Nickname: ................................................................................... Musatangs Colors: ..........................................Forest Green, Copper and Vegas Gold Home Field:..........................................Alex G. Spanos Stadium (11,075) Conference: .................................................................................... Big West President: ................................................................... Jeffrey D. Armstrong Athletic Director: ........................................................... Dan Oberhelman Ticket Office:...........................................................................................N/A

Media Information Soccer SID: ............................................................................. Bobby Parker Office Phone: .......................................................................(309) 677-2624 Cell Phone: ..............................................................................................N/A Email: .........................................................................bparker@bradley.edu Website: ............................................................... www.bradleybraves.com Pressbox Phone: ..................................................................(309) 679-9713

Media Information Soccer SID: ......................................................................Chris Giovannetti Office Phone: .......................................................................(805) 756-7513 Cell Phone: ...........................................................................(805) 470-0490 Email: .......................................................................cgiovann@calpoly.edu Website: ............................................................................www.gopoly.com Pressbox Phone: ..................................................................(805) 756-6739

Coaching Staff Head Coach: ......................... Jim DeRose (Johnson State College, 1989) School Record: .........................................................191-129-37 (17 years) Career Record: ......................................................................................Same Soccer Phone:..........................................................................................N/A Assistant Coaches.................................................................. Brian Barnett Ronnie Bouemboue

Coaching Staff Head Coach: .......................................Paul Holocher (Santa Clara, 1990) School Record: ............................................................... 62-51-23 (7 years) Career Record: ........................................................... 171-75-30 (13 years) Soccer Phone:.......................................................................(805) 756-7070 Associate Head Coach ...............................................................Brian Reed Assistant Coach .........................................................................Phil Ruskin

Team Information 2012 Record: .......................................................................................10-6-4 Conference Record:..............................................................................3-2-1 Conference Finish: ..............................................................................T, 3rd Starters R/L:.............................................................................................10/3 Lettermen R/L:........................................................................................18/4

Team Information 2012 Record: .......................................................................................11-7-1 Conference Record:..............................................................................6-3-1 Conference Finish: .................................................. 2nd (North Division) Starters R/L:...............................................................................................7/4 Lettermen R/L:........................................................................................17/7

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WAC Opponents GRAND CANYON ANTELOPES Saturday, Oct. 5 @ USAFA -- 7 p.m.

KANSAS CITY KANGAROOS Friday, Oct. 11 @ USAFA -- 7:30 p.m.

General Information Location: ................................................................................... Phoenix, AZ Founded: .................................................................................................1949 Enrollment: ...........................................................................................8,500 Nickname: .....................................................................................Antelopes Colors: .................................................................. Purple, Black and White Home Field:.........................................................GCU Soccer Field (N/A) Conference: ...................................................................... Western Athletic President: ................................................................................Brian Mueller Deputy Athletic Director: ...................................................B. Keith Baker Ticket Office:........................................................................(602) 639-6053

General Information Location: ........................................................................... Kansas City, MO Founded: .................................................................................................1933 Enrollment: .........................................................................................14,221 Nickname: ................................................................................... Kangaroos Colors: ....................................................................................Blue and Gold Home Field:............................................ Durwood Soccer Stadium (850) Conference: ...................................................................... Western Athletic President: .............................................................................. Leo E. Morton Athletic Director: ...................................................................Carla Wilson Ticket Office:.......................................................................................... TBA

Media Information Soccer SID: ..........................................................................Morgan Ballard Office Phone: .......................................................................(602) 639-7243 Cell Phone: ...........................................................................(623) 533-0505 Email: .................................................................. morgan.ballard@gcu.edu Website: ........................................................................ www.gculopes.com Pressbox Phone: .....................................................................................N/A

Media Information Soccer SID: ...................................................................... Rob McCutcheon Office Phone: .......................................................................(816) 235-1034 Cell Phone: ...........................................................................(816) 284-9251 Email: ................................................................ mccutcheonrb@umkc.edu Website: ............................................................www.umkckangaroos.com Pressbox Phone: ..................................................................(816) 235-5096

Coaching Staff Head Coach: ...........................Peter Draksin (Nonington College, 1983) School Record: .........................................................216-145-37 (20 years) Career Record: ......................................................................................Same Soccer Phone:.......................................................................(602) 639-6044 Assistant Coaches...................................................................Ramiz Sabljic Dominic Bussanich Tom Hurdle

Coaching Staff Head Coach: ..................................................... Rick Benben (SIUE, 1973) School Record: .........................................................112-137-29 (15 years) Career Record: ......................................................................................Same Soccer Phone:.......................................................................(816) 235-5469 Assistant Coaches............................................................. Fred Schlichting A.J. Kurtz Paul Rideout

Team Information 2012 Record: .......................................................................................16-3-1 Conference Record:................................................ 12-1-1 (PacWest, DII) Conference Finish: ................................................................................... 1st Starters R/L:...............................................................................................6/5 Lettermen R/L:..................................................................................... 14/10

Team Information 2012 Record: .......................................................................................7-10-2 Conference Record:..................................................................................5-2 Conference Finish: ..................................................2nd (Summit League) Starters R/L:...............................................................................................9/2 Lettermen R/L:........................................................................................15/5

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WAC Opponents HOUSTON BAPTIST HUSKIES Sunday, Oct. 13 @ USAFA -- 1:30 p.m.

SEATTLE UNIV. REDHAWKS Friday, Oct. 25 @ Seattle, WA -- 7 p.m.

General Information Location: .................................................................................. Houston, TX Founded: .................................................................................................1960 Enrollment: ...........................................................................................2,200 Nickname: ........................................................................................ Huskies Colors: .................................................................... Royal Blue and Orange Home Field:....................................................................Sorrels Field (500) Conference: ...................................................................... Western Athletic President: ................................................................Dr. Robert B. Sloan, Jr. Athletic Director: ................................................................. Steve Moniaci Ticket Office:...........................................................................................N/A

General Information Location: .................................................................................... Seattle, WA Founded: .................................................................................................1891 Enrollment: ...........................................................................................7,755 Nickname: .................................................................................... Redhawks Colors: ...................................................................................Red and White Home Field:......................................................Championship Field (650) Conference: ...................................................................... Western Athletic President: .......................................................... Fr. Stephen Sundborg, S.J. Athletic Director: ...............................................................William Hogan Ticket Office:...........................................................................................N/A

Media Information Soccer SID: .................................................................Mary Ellen Leisering Office Phone: .......................................................................(281) 649-3087 Cell Phone: ...........................................................................(832) 623-8660 Email: .......................................................................... mleisering@hbu.edu Website: ....................................................................www.hbuhuskies.com Pressbox Phone: .....................................................................................N/A

Media Information Soccer SID: ............................................................................. Mollie Hanke Office Phone: .......................................................................(206) 296-2490 Cell Phone: ..............................................................................................N/A Email: .......................................................................... hankem@seattle.edu Website: ....................................................................www.GoSeattleU.com Pressbox Phone: .....................................................................................N/A

Coaching Staff Head Coach: .................................................Steve Jones (Judson College) School Record: ............................................................... 50-55-11 (7 years) Career Record: .........................................................200-188-20 (18 years) Soccer Phone:.......................................................................(281) 649-3480 Assistant Coaches..................................................................Arick Lassiter Michael Bouchahine

Coaching Staff Head Coach: ..............................................................................Pete Fewing School Record: .........................................................223-138-27 (19 years) Career Record: ......................................................................................Same Soccer Phone:.......................................................................(206) 296-5498 Assistant Coaches.................................................................Nate Daligcon Jeff Koch

Team Information 2012 Record: .......................................................................................4-10-2 Conference Record:..............................................................................2-6-2 Conference Finish: ................................4th, Mountain Division (MPSF) Starters R/L:...............................................................................................7/4 Lettermen R/L:........................................................................................11/8

Team Information 2012 Record: .......................................................................................3-13-1 Conference Record:..............................................................................1-8-1 Conference Finish: ......................................4th, Pacific Division (MPSF) Starters R/L:...............................................................................................8/3 Lettermen R/L:........................................................................................12/4

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WAC Opponents SAN JOSE ST. SPARTANS Sunday, Oct. 27 @ San Jose, CA -- 1 p.m.

UNLV REBELS

Friday, Nov. 1 @ USAFA -- 5 p.m.

General Information Location: ...................................................................................San Jose, CA Founded: .................................................................................................1857 Enrollment: .........................................................................................27,503 Nickname: ....................................................................................... Spartans Colors: .......................................................................Gold, White and Blue Home Field:....................................................... Spartan Stadium (30,456) Conference: ...................................................................... Western Athletic President: .................................................................Mohammad Qauoumi Deputy Athletic Director: ................................................ Gene Bleymaier Ticket Office:...........................................................................................N/A

General Information Location: ............................................................................... Las Vegas, NV Founded: .................................................................................................1957 Enrollment: .........................................................................................27,500 Nickname: ...........................................................................................Rebels Colors: ................................................................................ Scarlet and Gray Home Field:................................... Peter Johann Memorial Field (2,500) Conference: ...................................................................... Western Athletic President: ........................................................................Dr. Neal Smatresk Athletic Director: ....................................................Tina Kunzer-Murphy Ticket Office:........................................................................(702) 739-3267

Media Information Soccer SID: ............................................................................. Richard Stern Office Phone: .......................................................................(408) 924-1208 Cell Phone: ...........................................................................(408) 318-8111 Email: ...................................................................... richard.stern@sjsu.edu Website: .................................................................. www.sjsuspartans.com Pressbox Phone: ..................................................................(408) 924-1234

Media Information Soccer SID: ............................................................................... Mark Wasik Office Phone: .......................................................................(702) 895-3208 Cell Phone: ...........................................................................(702) 528-0289 Email: ....................................................................... mark.wasik@unlv.edu Website: ..................................................................... www.unlvrebels.com Pressbox Phone: ..................................................................(702) 895-1209

Coaching Staff Head Coach: .................................... Gary St. Clair (San Jose State, 1976) School Record: .........................................................213-198-37 (23 years) Career Record: ......................................................................................Same Soccer Phone:.......................................................................(408) 924-1261 Associate Head Coach: ..............................................................Ron Smare Assistant Coach .................................................................... Stephen Ralos

Coaxching Staff Head Coach: ................................................. Rich Ryerson (UNLV, 1987) School Record: ................................................................. 15-39-3 (3 years) Career Record: ......................................................................................Same Soccer Phone:.......................................................................(702) 895-1033 Assistant Coaches.................................................................Liam Connors Matt Armstrong

Team Information 2012 Record: .........................................................................................8-9-1 Conference Record:..............................................................................5-4-1 Conference Finish: .....................................2nd, Pacific Division (MPSF) Starters R/L:...............................................................................................6/4 Lettermen R/L:..................................................................................... 10/13

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Team Information 2012 Record: .......................................................................................6-14-1 Conference Record:..................................................................................4-6 Conference Finish: ..................................... 3rd, Pacific Division (MPSF) Starters R/L:...............................................................................................7/4 Lettermen R/L:........................................................................................13/8

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WAC Opponents / Tournament BAKERSFIELD ROADRUNNERS Sunday, Nov. 3 @ USAFA -- 1 p.m.

General Information Location: ..............................................................................Bakersfield, CA Founded: .................................................................................................1970 Enrollment: ...........................................................................................8,000 Nickname: ............................................................................... Roadrunners Colors: ....................................................................................Blue and Gold Home Field:.......................................................Main Soccer Field (2,500) Conference: ...................................................................... Western Athletic President: .....................................................................Dr. Horace Mitchell Athletic Director: ........................................................................Jeff Konya Ticket Office:........................................................................(661) 654-2583 Media Information Soccer SID: ...................................................................................Matt Turk Office Phone: .......................................................................(661) 654-3071 Cell Phone: ...........................................................................(515) 240-0483 Email: ...................................................................................... sid@csub.edu Website: ................................................................... www.GoRunners.com Pressbox Phone: ..................................................................(515) 240-0483 Coaching Staff Head Coach: ............................Simon Tobin (Nonington College, 1983) School Record: .........................................................296-180-52 (26 years) Career Record: ......................................................................................Same Soccer Phone:.......................................................................(661) 654-2428 Assistant Coaches................................................................Keith Costigan Justin Finch Team Information 2012 Record: .........................................................................................9-5-5 Conference Record:..............................................................................6-3-1 Conference Finish: ...................................... 1st, Pacific Division (MPSF) Starters R/L:...............................................................................................5/6 Lettermen R/L:..........................................................................................9/7

2013 WAC TOURNAMENT NOV. 14-17 U.S. AIR FORCE ACADEMY (ALL TIMES TBA)

Thursday, Nov. 14 Game 1: No. 4 seed vs. No. 5 seed Game 2: No. 3 seed vs. No. 6 seed Game 3: No. 2 seed vs. No. 7 seed Friday, Nov. 15 Game 5: No. 1 seed vs. Game 1 winner Game 4: Game 2 winner vs. Game 3 winner Sunday, Nov. 17 Championship: Game 4 winner vs. Game 5 winner

2013 NCAA TOURNAMENT First Round: Nov. 21 – Campus Sites Second Round: Nov. 24 – Campus Sites Third Round: Dec. 1 – Campus Sites Quarterfinals: Dec. 6-8 – Campus Sites

2013 COLLEGE CUP DEC. 13 & 15 PPL PARK PHILADELPHIA, PA.

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Back to the WAC After spending the last 14 years playing in the Mountain Pacific Sports Federation, the Falcons will begin play, once again, in the Western Athletic Conference in 2013. Air Force was a member of the WAC from 1996-98 before breaking off with seven other schools to form the Mountain West Conference. The MWC did not offer men’s soccer, however, so the Falcons moved to the MPSF. The Falcons left the MPSF with a bang, winning their first-ever conference tournament title last season, defeating nationally-ranked New Mexico in a title-game shootout to earn the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. The WAC is the sixth oldest among the nation’s 11 Division I-A conferences. Its history traces back to July 27, 1962, when the original six-team league of Arizona, Arizona State, Brigham Young, New Mexico, Utah and Wyoming began competition. The first championship was held in November 1962, when Arizona won the men’s cross country title and New Mexico followed with the first WAC football title. Arizona finished second in the NCAA College World Series and, less than three years later, Arizona State claimed the league’s first NCAA title when the Sun Devils won the College World Series trophy. Fresno State was the last WAC school to earn an NCAA team title when it won the College World Series in 2008. Since 1962, several changes have occurred. UTEP and Colorado State became members in September 1967, while Arizona and Arizona State withdrew on June 30, 1978. The WAC then added San Diego State (1978), Hawai‘i (1979) and Air Force (1980). Before 1990, the WAC sponsored championships only in men’s sports. However, a merger with the High Country Athletic Conference formed a single conference under one administrative structure, and the 1990-91 athletic year was the first in which both men and women competed under the WAC name. Fresno State was added in 1992, and then in 1996, the women’s programs from Air Force and Hawai‘i along with six new schools (UNLV, Rice, San Jose State, SMU, TCU and Tulsa) came into the WAC. Air Force, Brigham Young, Colorado State, UNLV, New Mexico, San Diego State, Utah and Wyoming withdrew on June 30, 1999. Nevada (2000), Boise State (2001) and Louisiana Tech (2001) were added while TCU withdrew following the 2000-01 season. In 2005, Idaho, New Mexico State and Utah State joined the WAC after Rice, SMU, UTEP and Tulsa withdrew. Boise State withdrew prior to the 2011-12 season. In 2012, the WAC added Denver, Seattle U, UT Arlington, UTSA and Texas State. The current membership began on July 1, 2013 when the WAC added CSU Bakersfield, Chicago State, Grand Canyon, UMKC, UTPA and Utah Valley to join Idaho, New Mexico State and Seattle U. The new institutions replace withdrawing members, Denver, Louisiana Tech, San Jose State, Utah State, UT Arlington, UTSA and Texas State. Presently, the WAC crowns team and individual champions in 19 sports – nine men’s and 10 women’s. For the men, there are championships in baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor track and field and outdoor track and field. Championships for women are held in basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field and volleyball. In 2013-14, the WAC will create a new digital network to give fans streaming internet access to many of its regular season games and postseason championships including volleyball, soccer, swimming and diving, basketball, softball and baseball.

2013 WAC Preseason Poll (voted by the league’s eight head coaches)

Rank 1.

Team Bakersfield

Points (1st Place) 47 (5)

2.

Air Force

43 (2)

3.

UNLV

30

4.

San Jose State

29

5.

Kansas City

26

6.

Seattle U

19

7.

Grand Canyon

18 (1)

8. 50

Houston Baptist

12

2013 All-WAC Preseason Team Player, Yr., Pos., School Brian Klazura, Sr., F, Air Force Caleb Downey, Sr., D, Air Force Eduardo Caldaza, So., F, Bakersfield Jordan Rideout, Jr., F, Kansas City Miguel Gonzalez, Sr., F, Seattle U Lucas Dall’Orso, Jr., MF, Bakersfield Kristopher Tyrpak, Sr., MF, Houston Baptist Julian Portugal, Jr., MF, UNLV Scott Luedtke, Sr., D, Bakersfield Andy Kelly, Jr., D, San Jose State Jake Feener, Sr., GK, Seattle U Preseason Offensive Player of the Year Jordan Rideout, Jr., F, Kansas City Preseason Defensive Player of the Year Caleb Downey, Sr., D, Air Force

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2012 Statistics & Results 2012 Results

Individual # 13 5 12 9 15 10 6 11 18 4 14 3 7 21 1 16 8 24 22 20 19 17 2

Name Kevin Durr Zane Dydasco Brian Klazura Garrett Getschow Scott McGillivray Conor Henry Caleb Downey Patrick Compton Abinadi Samayoa Eric Tise Jake Jones Matt Payne Kevin Rossillon Alex Frazier Matt Underwood Trevor Wade Mitch Kim Joey Haug Connor Dunbaker Ben Kern Jacob LaPorte Luke Welch Michael Thrasher Total Opponents

Overall Record 10-9-4 MPSF Record 5-3-2 GP-GS 23-23 23-23 23-21 23-22 23-22 20-2 23-23 22-22 23-5 23-23 23-23 22-3 9-2 21-2 23-23 21-14 10-0 4-0 2-0 3-0 9-0 4-0 11-0 23 23

GOALIES # Name 1 Matt Underwood Team Total Opponents

Min 2079 1631 1702 1605 1795 472 2045 1814 907 2095 2147 863 400 559 2152 1368 198 14 20 8 102 24 86 2196 2196

GP-GS 23-23 0-0 23 23

G 5 4 3 3 2 2 3 2 2 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 29

Min. 2196 0:00 21960 2196

A 5 3 1 1 3 3 0 1 0 2 3 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 24 28

GA 29 0 29 29

Pts 15 11 7 7 7 7 6 5 4 4 3 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 82 86

GAA 1.19 0.00 1.19 1.19

Sh 59 42 31 30 22 11 11 22 11 9 19 17 5 10 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 305 339

Svs 102 3 105 71

SOG 21 17 13 7 7 5 4 9 3 2 1 5 3 2 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 100 134

Pct .779 1.000 .784 .710

GWG 1 2 2 1 0 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 10 9

W-L-T 10-9-4 0-0-0 10-9-4 9-10-4

PK 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1-1 1-1

Sho 6 0 6 6

Opponent Result Army L, 0-3 UC Davis T, 0-0 (2ot) Drexel L, 1-2 (2ot) Penn # W, 2-1 Villanova # W, 1-0 Oral Roberts L, 0-1 (ot) Presbyterian W, 2-0 CSU Fullerton L, 0-2 CSU Northridge L, 0-2 Denver* W, 1-0 #5 New Mexico* W, 1-0 (ot) Houston Baptist* L, 2-3 #8 New Mexico* W, 2-1 Houston Baptist* T, 1-1 (2ot) Seattle Univ.* W, 1-0 San Jose State* W, 3-1 UNLV* L, 2-3 (ot) CSU Bakersfield* T, 1-1 (2ot) Denver* L, 2-3 UNLV^ W, 4-2 CSU Bakersfield^ W, 2-1 (2ot) #9 New Mexico^ T, 1-1 (5-3, PKs) Washington% L, 0-1

Home Games in Bold # Penn Soccer Classic (Phildelphia, Pa.) *Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Opponent ^ MPSF Tournament, Albuquerque, NM % NCAA Tournament (Seattle, Wash.)

Bold indicates active player in 2013

Team OVERALL BY PERIOD

Date Aug. 25 Aug. 31 Sept. 2 Sept. 7 Sept. 9 Sept. 14 Sept. 16 Sept. 20 Sept. 22 Sept. 29 Oct. 5 Oct. 7 Oct. 12 Oct. 14 Oct. 19 Oct. 21 Oct. 26 Oct. 28 Nov. 3 Nov. 8 Nov. 9 Nov. 11 Nov. 15

2012 Team Award Winners

CONFERENCE BY PERIOD

Goals AFA Opp

1 2 10 17 13 13

ot 1 2

2ot Total 1 29 1 29

Goals AFA Opp

1 4 4

2 11 8

ot 1 1

2ot Total 0 16 0 13

Shots AFA Opp

1 2 ot 135 155 10 149 171 13

2ot Total 5 305 6 339

Shots AFA Opp

1 2 51 65 67 77

ot 3 7

2ot Total 3 122 2 153

Saves AFA Opp

1 2 45 53 34 32

ot 6 4

2ot Total 1 105 1 71

Saves AFA Opp

1 2 22 22 10 11

ot 3 0

2ot Total 0 47 1 22

Corners AFA Opp

1 2 52 50 51 68

ot 2 5

2ot Total 2 106 1 125

Corners AFA Opp

1 2 20 22 29 28

ot 1 1

2ot Total 1 44 0 58

Fouls AFA Opp

1 2 ot 148 166 12 120 133 5

2ot Total 6 332 11 269

Fouls AFA Opp

1 2 62 67 54 62

ot 2 0

2ot Total 3 134 5 121

Most Valuable Player - Kevin Durr Most Inspirational Player - Caleb Downey Most Improved Player - Scott McGillivray Top Newcomer - Abinadi Samayoa

Durr Downey McGillivray Samayoa

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Year-by-Year Results Year RMISL 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967 1968 1969 1970 1971 1972 1973 1974 1975 1976 1977 1978 1979 1980 1981 1982 1983 1984 1985 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 MPSF 1992 1993 1994 1995 WAC 1996 1997 1998 MPSF 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012

Overall

Conf.

Head Coach

Assistant Coach(es)

Captain(s)

5-1-3 8-0-2 7-2-1 6-2-0 4-4-2 6-1-2 7-3-0 4-6-1 7-2-1 6-5-0 4-5-1 5-6-0 10-3-0 11-3-1 9-6-0 9-8-0 7-4-1 8-2-2 4-5-2 9-5-0 8-5-0 8-4-2 7-8-1 7-5-3 15-5-0 8-10-1 9-9-1 13-4-2 10-5-4 14-3-2 12-5-2 12-3-2 13-5-2 6-10-1 11-6-2 9-4-2

4-1-1 6-0-2 6-1-1 5-1-0 3-1-2 4-0-2 4-1-0 4-1-1 2-0-0 5-0-0 4-1-1 1-2-0 4-0-0 6-0-0 5-1-0 5-1-0 4-0-1 6-0-1 4-2-0 4-1-0 4-0-0 6-0-0 4-2-0 4-1-1 8-0-0 4-0-1 N/A 6-0-0 5-2-0 N/A 6-0-0 6-0-1 N/A N/A N/A N/A

Lt. Anthony Biernacki Arne Arnesen Arne Arnesen Arne Arnesen Arne Arnesen Arne Arnesen Capt. Robert Strickland Capt. Robert Strickland Capt. Carmen Anillo Capt. Carmen Anillo Capt. Carmen Anillo Capt. John Loewenberg Capt. Hank Eichin Capt. Hank Eichin Capt. Hank Eichin Capt. Hank Eichin Capt. Hank Eichin Capt. Hank Eichin Capt. Jim Thames Capt. Jim Thames Capt. Rob Judas Capt. Rob Judas Capt. Dan Ulmer Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume

Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Capt. Robert Strickland Capt. Robert Strickland Not Available Not Available Donald Giglio Maj. Tony Cillo Capt. Hank Eichin Not Available Not Available Not Available Not Available Capt. Dan Harris, Capt. Rob Black Capt. Rob Black, Capt. Jim Thames Capt. Rob Black, Capt. Jim Thames Capt. Rob Judas Capt. Rob Judas, Capt. Gerald Boesche Capt. Dan Ulmer, Capt. Gerald Boesche Capt. Dan Ulmer, Capt. Steve Salfeety Not Available Capt. Charles Straw Capt. Charles Straw Capt. Charles Straw Maj. Charles Straw 2nd Lt. Doug Hill Capt. Karl Olsen Capt. Karl Olsen Marty Buckley, Capt. Dennis Quinn Marty Buckley Marty Buckley Marty Buckley, Capt. Mike Lynch Marty Buckley, Capt. Mike Lynch Marty Buckley, Capt. Mike Lynch

Tom Anderson, James Connally James Connally James Connally Dale Thompson Roger Woodbury Dave Roe Dave Guild Don Heide, James Renschen Not Available John McBroome, David Mossbrook Steve Bruman, William Kozma Dick Coe Gary Davis, James Loberg Ray Barleben Gene Kraay Hugh Parker Dave Muckley John Brockman Len Salvemini Dwight Landman Bob Soucy Greg Schulze Mike Baltimore Mike Hill Greg Walsh Doug Hill Doug Hill Mike Lynch Larry Friend, Jeff Jacobs, Dale Bennett Dennis Ryan, Sean Wright Pat McKenna, Dave Hansen, Derrick Toney Derrick Toney, Dave Hansen Chris Foster, Glen Melia, Andy Rama Ed Hebron Willie Baumhofer Jake Buss, Dave Lambert

13-6-0 15-5-1 8-8-1 7-8-1

5-2-0 5-2-0 2-4-1 2-5-0

Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume

Capt. Doug Hill, Capt. Ken Sullivan Capt. Doug Hill, Capt. Ken Sullivan Capt. Doug Hill, Capt. Ken Sullivan Maj. Doug Hill, Capt. Dave Hansen

Gabe Macias, Dave Walick Brian Bergeron, Chris Cullen, John Liller Rob Behm, Scott McDonald John Stratton, Matt Mennell

14-3-3 13-5-0 9-7-3

6-1-1 5-3-0 4-3-2

Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume

Maj. Doug Hill, Capt. Dave Hansen Maj. Doug Hill, Capt. Dave Hansen Maj. Paul Nowotny, Capt. Dave Hansen

John Stratton, Matt Anderson Drew Dougherty, Ryan Schaeffer, Nate Lambert Ryan Schaeffer

9-8-2 5-9-1 11-5-1 8-10-1 10-9-1 8-10-1 8-9-2 5-12-1 5-12-1 5-13-0 7-8-2 7-12-0 12-6-2 10-9-4

2-3-2 2-6-0 4-2-1 2-4-0 2-4-0 4-8-0 6-3-1 4-6-0 3-7-0 3-7-0 2-5-0 5-5-0 5-3-2 5-3-2

Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Lou Sagastume Doug Hill Doug Hill Doug Hill Doug Hill Doug Hill Doug Hill

Maj. Paul Nowotny, Capt. Dave Hansen Maj. Paul Nowotny, Capt. Matt Mennell Lt. Col. Doug Hill, Capt. Matt Mennell Lt. Col. Doug Hill, Capt. Leonel Gonzalez Lt. Col. Doug Hill, Capt. Leonel Gonzalez Lt. Col. Doug Hill, Capt. Leonel Gonzalez Lt. Col. Doug Hill, Capt. Rich Cullen Doug Hill (Assoc. HC), Capt. Rich Cullen Anthony Latronica, Capt. Billy Minor Anthony Latronica, Capt. Billy Minor Anthony Latronica, Matthew Okoh Matthew Okoh, Chris Foster Chris Foster Chris Foster, Kevin Doyle

Rich Cullen, Keith McDaniel Ryan Sagastume, Donavon Kneuer Terrence Welliver, Mike Brophy Tom Clark, Noah Merica-Jones, Mike Taylor Casey Chronister, Daniel Bolin Marcus Sagastume, Daniel Bolin Clay McGillivray, Todd Myers Brendan Greenaway, Brian Guyette Brian Guyette, Andy Nigro Jason Dall, Kevin Rosser Kevin Rosser, Josh Rhynard, Aaron Eshkenazi Kyle Moses, Eric Wilson Eric Wilson, John Melcher Kevin Durr, Eric Tise

Coaching History Head Coach Doug Hill Lou Sagastume Capt. Dan Ulmer Capt. Rob Judas Capt. Jim Thames Capt. Hank Eichin Capt. John Loewenberg Capt. Carmen Anillo Capt. Robert Strickland Arne Arnesen Lt. Anthony Biernacki Totals

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Years 20071979-2006 1978 1976-77 1974-75 1968-73 1967 1964-66 1962-63 1957-61 1956

Overall (Pct.) 46-60-9 (.439) 282-188-43 (.592) 7-8-1 (.469) 16-9-2 (.630) 13-10-2 (.560) 54-26-4 (.667) 5-6-0 (.455) 17-12-2 (.581) 11-9-1 (.548) 31-9-7 (.734) 5-1-3 (.722)

Conference (Pct.) 23-30-4 (.439) 94-59-11 (.607) 4-2-0 (.667) 10-0-0 (1.000) 8-3-0 (.727) 30-2-2 (.912) 1-2-0 (.333) 11-1-1 (.885) 8-2-1 (.773) 24-3-5 (.828) 4-1-1 (.750)

461-312-70 (.588)

205-92-23 (.677)

Sagastume

Ulmer

Judas

Thames

Eichin

Annillo

Strickland

Arnesen

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Individual & Team Records Most Assists - Career

Individual Records Most Points - Career 1. Len Salvemini (1971-74) 2. Chris Foster (1985-88) 3. Glen Melia (1985-88) 4. Ryan Schaeffer (1995-98) 5. Keith Beam (1977-80) 6. Dan Narzinski (1967-70) Drew Dougherty (1994-97) Marcus Sagastume (2001-04) 9. Mike Hill (1976-79) 10. Rob Behm (1991-93) Jim Thames (1962-65)* 12. Dave Walick (1989-92) 13. Al Gagliardi (1956-58)* 14. John Mantei (1956-58)* 15. Greg Walsh (1977-80) 16. Dan Ulmer (1968-70) 17. Dennis Ryan (1982-85)* 18. Jeff Jacobs (1981-84)* 19. John Jost (1987-90) 20. Larry Friend (1980-84) 21. Ken Sullivan (1982-85)* Keith McDaniel (1996-99) 23. Colin Eames (2002-05) 24. Kevin Durr (2009-12) 25. Derrick Toney (1984-87)*

G 65 54 40 41 36 31 34 28 35 31 32 27 30 30 27 28 20 24 22 15 23 21 17 18 16

A 19 31 18 14 20 24 18 30 15 12 10 18 9 7 12 9 24 13 16 29 12 15 22 19 22

Pts 149 139 98 96 92 86 86 86 85 74 74 72 69 67 66 65 64 61 60 59 57 57 56 55 54

Most Points - Season 1. Len Salvemini 2. Jim Thames 3. Dave Walick 4. Chris Foster 5. Glen Melia Dan Narzinski 7. Chris Foster 8. Len Salvemini Rob Behm 10. Dan Ulmer

Year 1973 1965 1992 1986 1988 1969 1987 1972 1992 1969

G 23 20 17 17 18 17 18 17 16 16

A 6 10 11 10 7 9 6 4 6 6

Pts 52 50 45 44 43 43 42 38 38 38

1. Chris Foster (1985-88) 2. Marcus Sagastume (2001-04) 3. Larry Friend (1980-84) 4. Chris Cullen (1990-93) 5. Dennis Ryan (1982-85) Dan Narzinski (1967-70) 7. Colin Eames (2002-05) Derrick Toney (1984-87) 9. Keith Beam (1977-80) 10. Kevin Durr (2009-12) Len Salvemini (1971-74)

1. 1980, ‘93 2. 1985, 1996

1. Marcus Sagastume Chris Cullen 3. Dennis Ryan 4. Dave Walick Willie Baumhofer Larry Friend

1. 1957 2. 1956, ‘61

1. 1957 2. 1985

1996-99 2009-12 1993-95

1. 1980 2. 1969

A 13 13 12 11 11 11

1980 1997

1. 17, vs. Regis, 10-1-77 2. 16, vs. Rockmount, 10-13-82

Most Goals Allowed - Game 38 29 24

15 13

1974-77 1996-99

348 248

1969 1980

145 117

Most Saves - Season

30 vs. No. Carolina 10/1/65 30 vs. Benedictine 10/3/65

1. Rich Cullen 2. Greg Schulze

1996-99 1974-77

22 18

Most Shutouts - Season 1. Ralph Cyr Rich Cullen

1. Greg Schulze 2. Rich Cullen

Most Goals - Season Year 1973 1965 1987 1988 1984

Lowest GAA - Season 1. 1985 2. 1957

0.6 0.7

1. 1998 2. 1980 & 1985

10 9

Fewest Goals Allowed - Season 1. 1957 2. 1962

7 8

Longest Unbeaten Streak 1. 20 (15-0-5), 10-21-56 to 11-1-58 2. 17 (15-0-2), 9-27-87 to 9-23-88

Most Shutouts - Career

1980 1998

9 9

G 23 20 18 18 18

1974-77 1996-99

1.12 1.18

1993 1996

0.85 1.01

Best GAA - Season 1. Matt Mennell 2. Rich Cullen

Longest Winning Streak 1. 9, 9-13-75 to 10-24-75 10-2-83 to 11-2-83

Scoring Margin - Season 1. 1980 2. 1969

Best GAA - Career

1. Len Salvemini 2. Jim Thames 3. Chris Foster Glen Melia Jeff Jacobs

1. 9, vs. Portland, 9-28-01 2. 8, at Fresno State, 11-5-00 vs. Michigan St., 10-12-68

Most Shutouts - Season

Most Saves - Career

1. Hans Mueh

75 70

Most Goals Scored - Game

Most Wins - Season

1. Greg Schulze 2. Rich Cullen

.900 (8-0-2) .789 (14-3-2)

Most Goals Scored - Season Year 2003 1993 1985 1992 1989 1980

Most Wins - Career

1. Ralph Cyr 2. Rich Cullen

0 1

Best Winning Pct. - Season

Goaltender Records 1. Rich Cullen 2. Matt Underwood 2. Matt Mennell

15 14

Fewest Losses - Season

Most Saves - Game

G 65 54 41 40 36 35 34 32 31 31

1. Len Salvemini (1971-74) 2. Chris Foster (1985-88) 3. Ryan Schaeffer (1995-98) 4. Glen Melia (1985-88) 5. Keith Beam (1977-80) 6. Mike Hill (1977-79) 7. Drew Dougherty (1994-97) 8. Jim Thames (1962-65) 9. Rob Behm (1991-93) 10. Dan Narzinski (1967-70)

Most Wins - Season

Most Assists - Season

1. Gene Kraay 2. Ralph Cyr

Most Goals - Career

Team Records

A 31 30 29 27 24* 24 22 22* 20 19 19

+49 (75-26) +48 (70-22)

* Records for the following seasons (1957, 1962-67, 1983, 1986) are either missing or incomplete.

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All-Time Letterwinners A Alfaro, Mike (2002) 1999-01 Allard, Gary S. (1974) 1972-73 Anderson, Matt Parker (1997) 1994-96 Anderson, Thomas (1959) 1956 Angarole, Michael L. (1980) 1978-79 Archino, David T. (1959) 1958 Armstrong, Rex S. (1976) 1974-75 Arnold, Reginald (1991) 1988 Auston, David (2003) 2000-02

B Ballard, Michael P. (1972) 1969 Baltimore, Michael D. (1979) 1977-78 Barleben, Raymond J. (1970) 1967-69 Bartolone, Robert J. (1977) 1973-76 Baum, Kurt L. (1981) 1978-80 Baumhofer, Willie (1991) 1987-90 Beam, Keith W. (1981) 1977-80 Behm, Rob (1995) 1991-94 Belvill, Jason (2008) 2004-07 Bendjebar, Ralph H. (1969) 1966 Bennett, Jim E. Jr. (1989) 1987-88 Bennett, Ralph D. (1985) 1981-82 Bergeron, Brian (1994) 1990-93 Besson, Paul M. (1979) 1976 Biancur, Andrew (1960) 1957-59 Bieging, Ivan T. (1965) 1962-64 Bieler, Josh D. (2001) 1997-99 Bierschmitt, James (1991) 1987-90 Biglow, Alex (2012) 2008 Bingaman, Kirk (2010) 2009 Blaha, John E. (1965) 1962-64 Blassie, Michael J. (1970) 1967-69 Bolin, Daniel (2005) 2001, 03-04 Bourque, Valmore W. (1959) 1956 Bottomly, Roc (1969) 1966 Brill, Michael Jon (1979) 1976, 1978 Brinlee, Zach (2012) 2008-09 Brletich, Lee (2003) 2000 Brockington, Lex (1986) 1984-85 Brockman, John C. (1974) 1970-73 Brophy, Michael (2002) 1998-01 Brown, Ben (2001) 1998-99 Bryant, Hugh L. (1965) 1962-63 Burgener, James (1999) 1995-98 Burman, Steven W. (1967) 1965-66 Burnet, David M. (1973) 1971-72 Buss, Brent (1992) 1988-91 Buss, Hans A. (1981) 1977-79

C Campbell, John S. Jr. (1976) 1974 Carns, Michael P. (1959) 1956-58 Carpenter, Adelbert (1967) 1965-66 Carpenter, James T. (1959) 1957-58 Carroll, John (1984) 1981 Cavuoti, Frank M. (1985) 1981-82 Charles, Marc (2011) 2007-08 Chavers, Jacob (2014) 2010 Chavez, Ben (2012) 2008-11 Cho, Sung (1986) 1982-85 Chock, Kelii H. (2001) 1997-98 Chronister, Casey (2004) 2000-03 Chung, Albert (1992) 1988-89 Clark, Jay (1993) 1990-92 Clark, Thomas (2003) 1999-02 Clarkston, Skyler (2006) 2002 Clayton, Daniel (1997) 1994-96 Clayton, Roy M. III (1981) 1978-80

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Clements, Roger F. (1976) 1975 Cobb, George N. (1967) 1965 Coe, Richard E. (1968) 1965-67 Cole, James L. (1964) 1963 Collier, Lance (1993) 1989, 1991 Compton, Patrick (2013) 2010-12 Connally, James (1959) 1956-58 Cressy, Kyle (2012) 2008, 2010-11 Cruice, Edward J. III (1973) 1971-72 Cullen, Chris (1994) 1990-93 Cullen, Richard P. (2000) 1996-99 Cunningham, Curtis A. (1992) 1990 Currier, William R. (1960) 1957-59 Cyr, Ralph A. (1984) 1980-83

D Dall, Jason (2009) 2005-08 Danforth, Lawrence A. (1974) 1973 Darling, Matt (1998) 1994-96 Davis, Carlos (1991) 1987-88 Davis, Gary K. (1969) 1966-68 Dean, Paul A. (1961) 1959-60 Delony, Billy G. (1960) 1957 Derrickson, Thomas (1959) 1957 Diaz, Tino (2005) 2001-04 Diesel, Thomas A. (1972) 1970 Dignazio, Timothy L. (1979) 1976-78 Dominguez, Mike (1996) 1992-95 Donnelly, Colin (1997) 1994 Dougal, Brian (2006) 2003 Dougherty, Drew (1998) 1994-97 Downey, Caleb (2014) 2010-12 Doyle, Robert J. (1978) 1975-77 Driscoll, Joseph E. (1964) 1962-63 Dronkers, Anthony A. (1977) 1974-76 Duffy, Timothy (1983) 1980-82 Dunn, Michael G. (1983) 1980 Durr, Kevin (2013) 2009-12 Dutchyshyn, Harry V. Jr. (1976) 1975 Dwyer, Robert J. (1959) 1956 Dydasco, Zane (2013) 2009-12

E Eames, Colin (2006) 2002-05 Elliott, Dale S. (1966) 1965 Elsbernd, Paul (2007) 2005-06 Eshkenazi, Aaron (2010) 2007-09 Eszenyi, Steven A. (1965) 1964

F Fairlamb, Richard C. (1961) 1959-60 Felipe, Cody (2013) 2009 Ferraioli, Richard A. (1972) 1970-71 Finan, George K. III (1966) 1964-65 Fischer, Brian (1999) 1995-96 Fischer, Dan (1997) 1993-96 Fisher, Chris (1984) 1980-82 Fleming, Brent (2005) 2001 Flores, Matthew (2003) 2000 Fortuna, Jerry (1995) 1992-94 Foster, Chris (1989) 1985-88 Fournier, Cody (2005) 2002-04 Frazier, Alex (2015) 2011-12 Freeman, Bruce M. (1967) 1966 Friend, Lawrence W. (1985) 1980-84 Frobose, Trevor (2002) 1998-99 Fry, Matt (2005) 2001, 03

G Gaiser, Reid (2009) 2005-08 Gagliardi, Albert (1959) 1956-58 Gagliardi, Paul (2003) 2001-02 Gallo, Frank H. (1977) 1977 Gbelia, Peter (1993) 1989-92 George, William F. II (1968) 1966-67 Gesuale, Brian (1994) 1991-93 Getschow, Garrett (2013) 2008-12 Giesse, Lawrence J. (1973) 1970 Gilchrist, Michael H. (1968) 1966-67 Gingsumrong, Aphichart (2009) 2006-07 Gismondi, Mike (1998) 1994-95 Gismondi, Nick (1994) 1991-93 Goaziou, Brian (1991) 1987-90 Golz, Andrew (2012) 2008 Gomez, Jared (2010) 2006-07, 2009 Gonzalez, Leonel (1994) 1991 Gould, Patrick (2012) 2008-10 Graham, Randall J. (1972) 1970-71 Graves, Ronald E. (1985) 1981-84 Greenaway, Brendan (2007) 2004-06 Griffis, William E. II (1961) 1958-60 Gritsavage, John R. (1965) 1962-64 Guild, Richard E. (1963) 1960-62 Gullo, James (2010) 2007-09 Gustafson, Joe (2005) 2001-04 Guyette, Brian (2008) 2004-07

H Hakeman, Thomas G. (1969) 1966-68 Hansel, Steven E. (1973) 1971-72 Hansen, David (1989) 1986-87 Hansen, Rich (1987) 1985-86 Harder, Jeffrey (1990) 1988-89 Hardie, Noah (1994) 1990-91 Hardison, Jasper (1960) 1959 Harrison, Booker (1972) 1970 Harrison, Brendan (2000) 1998-99 Hauck, Ian (2008) 2004-07 Haycock, Parker (2010) 2006 Heaton, Robert K. (1965) 1963-64 Hebron, Edmund (1990) 1986, 1988-89 Heide, Donald R. (1964) 1962-63 Henry, Conor (2013) 2010-12 Hickman, Kyle D. (1984) 1980 Higgins, David K. (1970) 1968-69 Hill, Douglas E. (1983) 1979-82 Hill, Michael L. (1980) 1976-79 Himelberger, Roderick (1963) 1961-62 Hoilman, Charles Jr. (1963) 1962-63 Holder, Ronald C. (1969) 1967 Hollingshead, Kristopher (2001) 1997 Holloway, Nathan (2007) 2003-06 Holoviak, Daniel R. (1965) 1962-64 Hornung, Matthew S. (1980) 1977 Hoxie, Austin (2007) 2003 Huber, Henry M. (1970) 1968-69

I-J Iudicello, Alphonse (1965) 1963-64 Jacobs, Jeff S. (1984) 1981-82 Jacobs, Jeffrey L. (1974) 1972 Janssen, Frank A. (1972) 1969-71 Jaszai, Steve (1986) 1983-85 Jeffords, Paul C. (1999) 1996-98 Johnson, Christopher (1975) 1973-74 Johnson, Christopher (1969) 1967-68 Jonak, Steven J. (1977) 1976

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Jones, Brandon (2002) 1998-01 Jones, Jake (2013) 2010-12 Jost, John (1991) 1987-90

K Keeler, William H. (1972) 1971 Kelly, Sean M. (1976) 1974-75 Keohane, J. Sean (1977) 1974 Kern, Ben (2016) 2012 Kiefer, Kip (1996) 1992-95 Kim, Mitch (2014) 2011-12 Kirschman, Jeremiah (2004) 2000-03 Klazura, Brian (2014) 2010-12 Kline, Douglas R. (1971) 1968 Klopping, Chris B. (1997) 1994-96 Kneuer, Donavon (2001) 1997-00 Kochanski, Don J. (1985) 1981 Kolkmier, Thomas J. (1984) 1982 Korpak, Ken (1986) 1982-85 Kozma, William J. (1967) 1965-66 Kraay, Eugene S. (1971) 1968-70 Krail, Kelvin W. (1971) 1969-70 Kreis, Andrew (1991) 1989-90 Krott, Andrew D. (1977) 1975-76 Kuchlewski, Robert J. (1962) 1959-61

L Ladd, John R. (1971) 1968-70 Lakin, Terrence D. (1973) 1971-72 Lambert, Dave (1992) 1988-91 Lambert, Nate A. (1999) 1995-97 Lamont, Warren C. (1968) 1966-67 Lancaster, James W. Jr. (1968) 1965-66 Landers, John S. (1967) 1965-66 Landmann, Dwight D. (1976) 1974-75 Lanni, Joseph A. (1980) 1976-79 Lapinsky, Joe (2009) 2006 LaPorte, Jacob (2016) 2012 Lawhead, Peter (1988) 1985-87 Lawhead, Thomas J. (1983) 1980-82 Laye, Marty (2001) 1997-99 Lecraw, Christopher B. (1981) 1978-80 Leonard, Mark (1992) 1988-91 Leonard, Matt (1990) 1988-89 Leung, Casey (2008) 2005 Levin, Daniel E. (1982) 1978-80 Liller, John (1994) 1990-93 Littlefield, Wells (2001) 1999 Loberg, James C. (1969) 1967, 1969 Locker, Steven (2008) 2005-07 Long, Shea (1988) 1985-87 Longo, Raymond E. (1964) 1963 Lynch, Michael B. (1984) 1980-83 Lysenko, Michael Ray (1985) 1982

M Macias, Gabe (1993) 1990-92 Mansfield, Ryan (2003) 2000 Mantei, John (1959) 1956-58 Maqueda, Carlos (2006) 2002 Mariaca-Fell, Luis (1979) 1977-79 Marien, Chad (1991) 1987-90 Marple, Robert K. IV (1973) 1971-72 Marshall, Lyman W. (1962) 1960-61 Mathews, Chris (2008) 2005-07 Matocha, Matt (1998) 1994 Mauro, Michael (2013) 2009 Maynard, Michael (2006) 2003-05


All-Time Letterwinners McAtee, Thomas P. (1962) 1959, 1961 McBride, Phil H. (1978) 1974-76 McBroome, John J. (1966) 1963-65 McComsey, James T. (1964) 1962-63 McDaniel, Keith L. (2000) 1996-99 McDonald, Shannon (1995) 1991-94 McGillivray, Clay (2006) 2002-05 McGillivray, Scott (2015) 2012 McKenna, Pat (1987) 1984-86 McNabb, Duncan (2007) 2003-06 Melcher, John (2012) 2009-11 Melia, Glenn (1989) 1985-88 Mennell, Matt (1996) 1992-95 Merica-Jones, Noah (2003) 1999-02 Merz, Melvin J. (1959) 1957-58 Miller, Britton (2002) 1999-01 Miller, Charles L. (1966) 1964 Miller, Richard B. Jr. (1967) 1966 Miller, Ronald E. (1961) 1959-60 Mills, Scott E. (1973) 1971-72 Milodragovich, David (2005) 2001-02 Modly, Zachary (2014) 2011 Monroe, Earle S. (1965) 1964 Moore, Brian (1989) 1987 Moore, Franklin H. (1967) 1965 Morgan, Matt (1990) 1989 Moser, Robert W. (1972) 1969 Moses, Kyle (2011) 2007-10 Mossbrook, David W. (1966) 1963-65 Mrosla, Duane F. (1968) 1965-67 Muckley, David E. (1973) 1970-72 Mueh, Hans J. (1966) 1964-65 Muir, Scott (2006) 2003-05 Murphy, Tim (1997) 1994-96 Myers, Todd (2006) 2003-05

N Nalepa, Tom (1989) 1986 Nannen, Josh (2010) 2006 Narzinski, Daniel P. (1972) 1968-71 Narzinski, Paul J. (1975) 1972-74 Neal, Thomas A. (1980) 1978-79 Neeley, Jaime (2009) 2005 Nesbitt, Patrick M. (1967) 1965-66 Newcomb, Sidney H. (1960) 1957-59 Nielsen, Chris A. (2000) 1997 Nielson, Steve W. (1962) 1959-61 Niezen, Alejandro J. (1979) 1975-77 Nigro, Andy (2008) 2004-07 Noller, Steven (2010) 2006, 2008-09 Norton, Daniel (2009) 2007 Nowotny, Paul (1986) 1982-85 Nutter, Mike (1987) 1985-86

O O’Briene, Thomas S. (1968) 1966 Olson, Karl R. (1978) 1975-77 Olson, James E. (1963) 1961 Olson, Norris O. (1959) 1956-58 Ostrom, Bill (1992) 1989-91

P Pacheco, Travis (1995) 1993-94 Page, Stephen S. (1970) 1968 Parker, Hugh A. (1972) 1969-71 Parker, Scott D. (1973) 1970-72 Patriquin, Allen C. (1976) 1973-75 Patriquin, Louis (1989) 1986-87

Payne, Matt (2014) 2011-12 Peacock, Phillip (2003) 2000 Pederson, David J. (1962) 1959-61 Pena, Juan (1988) 1985 Perry, James M. (1965) 1962-64 Phan, Wayne (1990) 1987, 1989 Pickens, Brian (1986) 1983-85 Pompa, Byron R. (1999) 1995-98 Potter, Michael JW (1979) 1976 Powers, Victor C. (1973) 1971-72 Pratzner, Phil (1987) 1984-86 Preuss, Anthony X. (1974) 1970 Pueffenbarger, John E. (1978) 1975-77 Pulley, Jeff (1996) 1993-95

R Rabe, Matt (2002) 1999-01 Raber, Peter J. (2000) 1996-97 Rabinowitch, Peter (1990) 1988 Rama, Andy (1989) 1985-88 Ramos, Clint (2014) 2010-11 Rana, A.J. (2014) 2010 Rayburn, Bentley B. (1975) 1973 Reaves, Michael E. (1968) 1966-67 Reinhart, Daniel L. (1980) 1977-79 Rendon, Anthony (2005) 2002 Renschen, James H. (1964) 1961-63 Reyes, Mitchell (2007) 2003 Rhynard, Josh (2010) 2006-09 Richert, Martin E. (1960) 1958 Rickards, Cyrus J. (1963) 1960-62 Riggins, Archie S. III (1978) 1976-78 Riley, T.W. (1971) 1970 Robinson, Bart (2001) 1998 Robinson, Ryan (2011) 2007-09 Roby, Randy (1987) 1986 Rodman, Harry E. Jr. (1965) 1962-64 Roe, David (1962) 1960-61 Rosenberger, Brett (1995) 1992-93 Ross, Alexander M (1964) 1961-63 Rosser, Kevin (2010) 2006-09 Rossillon, Kevin (2013) 2010-12 Rowan, Clay (1984) 1981, 1983 Rowan, Richard A. (1967) 1965-66 Ruiz, A.J. (2002) 1999-01 Ruth, Richard G. (1975) 1973-74 Ryan, Dennis (1986) 1982-85

S Sabella, Jeff (1993) 1990-92 Sadlowski, Donald G. (1980) 1978-79 Sagastume, Marcus (2005) 2001-04 Sagastume, Ryan A. (2001) 1997-00 Salvemini, Len A. (1975) 1971-74 Samayoa, Abinadi (2016) 2012 Sanders, Josh (2007) 2003-04 Sands, Marc (1994) 1992-93 Savage, Paul W. (1978) 1976-77 Schaefer, Scott A. (1989) 1985-88 Schaeffer, Ryan D. (1999) 1995-98 Schafer, Kyle (2011) 2007-08, 2010 Schaller, Robert C. (1962) 1959-61 Schaller, Robert N. (1969) 1967-68 Schattle, Walter P. (1982) 1979-81 Schill, David (2006) 2003-05 Schiller, Gregory J. (1985) 1982 Schneider, Paul G. (1973) 1969 Schultz, James H. (1968) 1964-67 Schulze, Greg A. (1978) 1974-77 Selzer, Brett (2009) 2005-06

Seiffert, William C. (1977) 1976 Setterquist, Francis L. (1966) 1965 Shamess, James M. (1974) 1972-73 Shewmaker, Larry A. (1961) 1959 Shiembob, Edward (1981) 1978-80 Shine, John J. III (1975) 1971-73 Silvester, Terry (1970) 1967-68 Singer, Donald (1960) 1958-59 Singer, Robert D. (1981) 1977-80 Smith, Allan (2002) 1999-00 Smith, Richard B. (1970) 1968-69 Sonnenberg, Scott B. (1969) 1966-68 Soucy, Robert R. II (1977) 1973-76 Spear, John (2010) 2006 Staples, Jon R. (1962) 1960-62 Stephens, Tracy G. (1974) 1971-73 Stratton, John (1997) 1993-96 Streetor, Xavier (1981) 1980 Suito-Acuna, Fernando (2011) 2010 Sullivan, Cody (2014) 2011 Sullivan, Ken (1986) 1983-85 Sullivan, Nico (2013) 2009 Svanoe, Kennerd E. (1967) 1967 Swaim, Allan L. Jr. (1970) 1967-69 Sweeney, Allan R. (1965) 1964 Sweigart, David L. (1960) 1959 Szostak, Paul (1990) 1987-88

T Talbot, Timothy R. (1982) 1979 Tamkun, John E. (1975) 1973-74 Taylor, John C. (1961) 1958-60 Taylor, Mike (2003) 1999-02 Thames, James D. (1966) 1963-65 Thompson, Dale Jr. (1960) 1957-59 Thrasher, Michael (2014) 2012 Tilton, John (2011) 2007-10 Tise, Eric (2013) 2009-12 Toney, Derrick (1988) 1984-87 Toth, Brian (1994) 1992-93 Tracey, Richard E. (1959) 1956-58 Twohig, Thomas F. (1978) 1976-77 Tyger, Jeremy C. (1995) 1991-93

Weeks, Joseph D. (1970) 1967-68 Weight, Robert H. (1962) 1959-60 Weiland, Michael J.P. (1979) 1976-78 Weintraub, Dave (1986) 1983-85 Welch, Luke (2015) 2011-12 Welliver, Terrence (2002) 1999-01 Whalen, Eugene R. (1969) 1966-68 White, James B. (1964) 1963 Wildermuth, Roger L. (1971) 1970 Wilkinson, William F. (1968) 1965 Williams, Horace L. (1984) 1980 Williams, Timothy J. (1985) 1981-82 Williams, Wesley A. (2000) 1996-99 Wilson, Eric (2012) 2008-11 Wilson, James F. (1963) 1962 Wilson, Scott (1973) 1972 Wong, Damon (2007) 2003-06 Woodbury, Roger C. (1961) 1958-60 Woodhouse, Todd A. (1984) 1980-82 Wright, Sean (1986) 1982-85 Wynn, Mark S. (1978) 1976-77

Y-Z Yasuhara, Thomas T. (1974) 1973 Zapata, Robert D. (1980) 1977-79 Zimmerman, John E. (1963) 1960-62 Zimmerman, John A. (1974) 1972-73 Zindel, Garrett C. (1999) 1995-98

Graduation Year in Parenthesis Members of 2013 Roster in Bold

U Ulmer, Daniel C. (1971) 1968-70 Underwood, Matt (2013) 2010-12 Uransel, Alec (2013) 2009

V Van Balen, Eric (1991) 1988-90 Verfuss, Gary R. (1963) 1960-61 Villalobos, Anthony (1977) 1975-76 Villella, Matt (1994) 1991-93

W Wade, Trevor (2013) 2010-12 Walick, David (1993) 1989-92 Walker, Jamil (2003) 1999 Walker, Shaka (1996) 1994-95 Walsh, Dan (2004) 2000-03 Walsh, Gregory C. (1981) 1977-80 Warner, Daniel J. (1995) 1991-92 Warren, Michael W. (1981) 1978-79 Warren, Wayne W. (1969) 1966-68 Wasson, Daniel (2006) 2002-03 Webb, Thomas P. Jr. (1972) 1969-71

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Award Winners Academy Awards

Most Valuable Male Athlete Chris Foster, 1989 Rich Cullen, 2000

Athletic Leadership Award Jim Thames, 1966

Athletic Excellence Award Greg Schulze, 1978 Kevin Durr, 2013

Outstanding Athletic Achievement Award Brandon Jones, 2002

Scholar-Athlete Award Daniel Bolin, 2005

All-Americans Ray Barleben, 1969 Gene Kraay, 1969 Len Salvemini, 1972 Greg Schulze, 1977 Chris Foster, 1988 Dave Walick, 1992 John Stratton, 1996

All-Region All-Far West Region Gene Kraay, 1969-70 Dan Ulmer, 1970 Tom Webb, 1970 Frank Janssen, 1971 John Brockman, 1972-73 Len Salvemini, 1971-74 Jack Shine, 1974 Greg Schulze, 1975, ‘77 Bob Soucy, 1976 Alejandro Niezen, 1977 Ed Shiembob, 1979 Mike Hill, 1979 Bob Singer, 1979 Mike Lynch, 1982 Dave Walick, 1992 Rob Behm, 1992 Chris Cullen, 1992 Ryan Schaeffer, 1996, ‘98 John Stratton, 1996 Nate Lambert, 1997 Marcus Sagastume, 2003, ‘04 Daniel Wasson, 2003 Colin Eames, 2005 Kevin Durr, 2011-12 All-Midwest Region Greg Walsh, 1980 Bob Singer, 1980 Larry Friend, 1983 Mike Lynch, 1983 Ken Sullivan, 1985 Sean Wright, 1985 Sung Cho, 1985 Chris Foster, 1986-88 Dave Hansen, 1987 Glen Melia, 1988 John Jost, 1990 Brandon Jones, 2001 Marcus Sagastume, 2002

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All-Conference MPSF Co-Player of the Year Marcus Sagastume, 2003 All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Rob Behm, 1992, ‘93 (1st) Dave Walick, 1992 (1st) Chris Cullen, 1992 (2nd), ‘93 (1st) Jeremy Tyger, 1993 (2nd) Brian Gesuale, 1993 (2nd) Matt Mennell, ‘93 (HM) ‘94 (1st) ‘95 (HM) Drew Dougherty, 1994 (2nd) Scott McDonald, 1994 (2nd) John Stratton, 1995 (1st) Matt Anderson, 1995 (1st) Rich Cullen, 1999 (1st) Trevor Frobose, 1999 (2nd) Britton Miller, 2000 (2nd) Tom Clark, 2000 (HM), ‘01 (1st), ‘02 (1st) Daniel Bolin, 2001 (2nd), ‘04 (2nd) Mike Brophy, 2001 (2nd) Brandon Jones, 2001 (2nd) Marcus Sagastume, ‘01 (HM), ‘02, ‘03, ‘04 (1st) Noah Merica-Jones, 2002 (2nd) Daniel Wasson, 2002 (2nd), ‘03 (1st) Colin Eames, 2002 (HM), ‘05 (1st) Todd Myers, 2004, ‘05 (HM) Scott Muir, 2005 (1st) Brian Guyette, 2005 (2nd), ‘06 (2nd), ‘07 (1st) Duncan McNabb, 2005 (2nd) David Schill, 2005 (2nd) Clay McGillivray, 2005 (HM) Ian Hauck, 2006 (1st) Andy Nigro, 2006 (1st), ‘07 (2nd) Brendan Greenaway, 2006 (2nd) Josh Rhynard, 2006 (3rd) Brett Selzer, 2006 (3rd) Jason Belvill, 2007 (HM) Steven Noller, 2008 (2nd), ‘09 (2nd) Kevin Rosser, 2008 (2nd), ‘09 (1st) Aaron Eshkenazi, 2008 (HM), ‘09 (HM) Eric Wilson, 2008 (HM), ‘10 (2nd) Kevin Durr, 2010 (1st), ‘11 (1st), ‘12 (1st) Matt Underwood, 2010 (HM), ‘11 (HM), ‘12 (2nd) Zane Dydasco, 2010 (HM), ‘12 (2nd) John Tilton, 2010 (HM) Caleb Downey, 2011 (2nd), ‘12 (HM) Garrett Getschow, 2011 (2nd) Eric Tise, 2011 (HM) Jake Jones, 2012 (HM) All-Western Athletic Conference Matt Anderson, 1996 (2nd) John Stratton, 1996 (2nd) Ryan Schaeffer, 1996, ‘97, ‘98 (1st) Drew Dougherty, 1997 (2nd) Rich Cullen, 1997 (2nd), 1998 (1st) Jamie Burgener, 1998 (2nd) Garrett Zindel, 1998 (2nd) All-Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Soccer League Jim Thames, 1964-65 John McBroome, 1965 Hans Mueh, 1965 Gary Davis, 1966-68 Bill Kozma, 1966 Dick Coe, 1966-67 Ray Barleben, 1967-69 Bob Schaller, 1968 Gene Kraay, 1969 Dan Ulmer, 1969-70 Dan Narzinski, 1969 John Ladd, 1970 Len Salvemini, 1971-74 Frank Janssen, 1971 Dave Muckley, 1972 John Brockman, 1972-73 Scott Mills, 1972

Paul Narzinski, 1973 Tracy Stevens, 1973 Jack Shine, 1973-74 Greg Schulze, 1974-77 Bob Soucy, 1975-76 Dwight Landmann, 1975 Phil McBride, 1975-76 Alex Niezen, 1976-77 Karl Olsen, 1977 Tom Twohig, 1977 Mike Weiland, 1978 Mike Hill, 1978-79 Bob Singer, 1979-80 Ed Shiembob, 1979 Greg Walsh, 1980 Mike Lynch, 1980-81, ‘83 Doug Hill, 1981-82 Larry Friend, 1981, ‘84 Dale Bennett, 1983-84 Ron Graves, 1983-84 Chris Fisher, 1983 Jeff Jacobs, 1983-’84 Steve Jaszai, 1983-84 Clay Rowan, 1983 Dennis Ryan, 1983-85 Greg Schiller, 1984 Sung Cho, 1985 Paul Nowotny, 1985 Ken Sullivan, 1984-85 Sean Wright, 1984-85 Glen Melia, 1985-88 Andrew Rama, 1985-87 Chris Foster, 1985-88 Derrick Toney, 1985-87 Scott Schaeffer, 1986 Mike Nutter, 1986 Dave Hansen, 1986-87 Shea Long, 1987

Team MVPs Gary Davis, 1968 Ray Barleben, 1969 John Ladd, 1970 Frank Janssen, 1971 Dave Muckley, 1972 Len Salvemini, 1973-74 Dwight Landman, 1975 Steve Jonak, 1976 Greg Schulze, 1977 Mike Weiland, 1978 Mike Hill, 1979 Bob Singer, 1980 Mike Lynch, 1981, ‘83 Dale Bennett, 1982 Ron Graves, 1984 Sean Wright, 1985 Chris Foster, 1986-88 Willie Baumhofer, 1989-90 Jake Buss, 1991 Dave Walick, 1992 Chris Cullen, 1993 Scott McDonald, 1994 John Stratton, 1995-96 Ryan Schaeffer, 1997 Jamie Burgener, 1998 Rich Cullen, 1999 Donavon Kneuer, 2000 Brandon Jones, 2001 Marcus Sagastume, 2002 Daniel Bolin, 2003-04 Scott Muir, 2005 Ian Hauck, 2006 Brian Guyette, 2007 Steven Noller, 2008 Kevin Rosser, 2009 Kevin Durr, 2010-12

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falcons in the Pros

Len Salvemini (‘75) San Francisco Fog Kansas City Comets Memphis Americans

Glenn Melia (‘89) Colorado Foxes

Chris Foster (‘89) Colorado Foxes

Chris Cullen (‘94) Colorado Foxes

John Stratton (‘97) Colorado Foxes

Rich Cullen (‘00) Colorado Rapids

Marcus Sagastume (‘05) Colorado Rapids

Kevin Durr (‘13) Seattle Sounders

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The USAFA The United States Air Force Academy offers a four-year program of instruction and experience designed to educate, train and inspire men and women to become officers of character, motivated to lead the United States Air Force in service to our nation. Each cadet graduates with a bachelor of science degree and a commission as a second lieutenant in the Air Force.

Course of Study Cadets are exposed to a balanced curriculum that provides the knowledge, skills and responsibilities essential to a career Air Force officer. The entire USAFA experience is integrated and mapped to achieve a set of desired outcomes in every graduate. The core academic curriculum includes courses in basic sciences, engineering, social sciences and humanities. Cadets take additional elective courses to complete requirements for one of 32 major areas of study. About 50 percent of the cadets complete majors in science and engineering; the remainder graduate in the social sciences and humanities. Some of the most popular majors include management, aeronautical engineering, foreign area studies, history, behavioral science, civil engineering, astronautical engineering, electrical engineering and engineering mechanics.

Faculty Composition The majority of the Academy’s faculty members, more than 500 total, are Air Force officers. They are selected primarily from career-officer volunteers who have established outstanding records of performance and dedication. Each has at least a master’s degree and more than 55 percent have doctorates or other terminal degrees in their field of study. About 30 percent of the faculty are civilians who bring great depth of disciplinary and educational expertise and provide academic stability and continuity. Faculty members are intensely focused on cadet learning as an integral part of their officer development. The Air Force Academy has been ranked No. 1 in the nation for the most accessible and involved faculty for four years in a row. To provide greater contributions by a diverse faculty, the Academy has several distinguished visiting professors and endowed professors who serve one or more years. Officers from other services, as well as officers from allied countries are also members of the faculty. Distinguished civilian and military lecturers also share their expertise with the cadets during the academic year.

Athletic Program The Academy’s athletic program is designed to improve physical fitness, teach athletic skills and develop leadership qualities. To achieve its goals, the Academy offers some of the most extensive physical education, intramural sports and intercollegiate athletic programs in the nation. Cadets take at least three different physical education courses each year.

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Military Education and Training An air, space and cyberspace-oriented military education, training and leadership program begins with basic cadet training and continues throughout the four years. Seniors are responsible for the organizational leadership of the cadet wing, while juniors and sophomores seek to develop team and interpersonal leadership and instructional skills. Cadets are projected into as many active leadership roles as possible to prepare them to be effective Air Force officers. Fundamental concepts of military organization -- drill, ethics, honor, Air Force heritage and physical training -- are emphasized the first summer during basic cadet training. Freshmen then study the military role in United States society as well as the mission and organization of the Air Force. Sophomores receive instruction in communication skills and juniors study the combat and operational aspects of the Air Force. The Academy offers courses in flying, navigation, soaring and parachuting, building from basic skills to instructor duties. Some cadets may fly light aircraft with the Cadet Flying Team. Summer training for cadets is divided into three, three-week training periods. There are a variety of programs available and each cadet is required to complete two training periods each summer with leave during the other period. All new cadets take six weeks of basic cadet training in their first summer. Combat survival training is a required threeweek program during cadets’ second summer. For other second-summer training periods, cadets have options such as working with Airmen in an operational unit at an Air Force installation, airborne parachute training, soaring or basic free-fall parachute training. During their last two summers, all cadets are offered leadership training as supervisors or instructors in the summer programs listed above. Extracurricular activities also are an integral part of the education program. The cadet ski club, drum and bugle corps, cadet chorale and forensics are a few of the programs available.

Nominations Nominations to the Academy may be obtained through a congressional sponsor or by meeting eligibility criteria in other categories of competition established by law. For information on admission procedures, write to HQ USAFA/RRS; 2304 Cadet Drive, Suite 200; USAF Academy, CO 80840-5025.

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HISTORY OF THE ACADEMY In 1948, a board of leading civilian and military educators was appointed to plan the curriculum for an academy that would meet the needs of the newly established Air Force. The board determined that Air Force requirements could not be met by expanding the other service academies and recommended an Air Force Academy be established without delay. In 1949, then Secretary of the Air Force W. Stuart Symington appointed a commission to assist in selecting a site and on April 1, 1954, President Dwight D. Eisenhower authorized creation of the United States Air Force Academy. After considering 580 sites in 45 states, the commission narrowed the choice to three locations. The summer of 1954, Secretary of the Air Force Harold Talbott selected a site near Colorado Springs, Colo. Colorado contributed $1 million toward purchase of the property. In July 1955, the first Academy class entered interim facilities at Lowry Air Force Base, Denver, while construction began. It was sufficiently completed for occupancy by the cadet wing in late August 1958. Initial construction cost was $142 million. Women entered the Academy on June 28, 1976, as members of the class of 1980.


USAFA Senior Leadership Lt. Gen. Michelle D. Johnson is Superintendent, U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colo. She directs a fouryear academic, military training, athletic and character development program leading to a bachelor’s degree and commission as an Air Force officer. The general is a distinguished graduate of the U.S. Air Force Academy’s Class of 1981. After graduating from the Academy, she completed graduate studies as a Rhodes Scholar before earning her pilot wings in 1984. Johnson has held numerous command positions at the group, wing and numbered Air Force level, and came to the Academy after serving as the Deputy, Chief of Staff, Operation and Intelligence, Supreme Headquarters Allies Powers Europe, North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Casteau, Belgium. She has served in various assignments in air mobility, airlift and tanker flying operations and training, academic instruction and personnel. A command pilot, the general has more than 3,600 flying hours in the C-141, T-41, KC-10, C-17, C-5 and the KC-14 aircraft. The general’s military awards and decorations include the Defense Superior Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, Meritorious Service Medal with oak leaf cluster, Aerial Achievement Medal, Air Force Commendation Medal, Air Force Achievement Medal, Combat Readiness Medal with oak leaf cluster, National Defense Service Medal with bronze star, Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal, Southwest Asia Service Medal with bronze star and the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal.

Vice Superintendent Colonel Evan Miller

Commandant of Cadets Brig. General Gregory J. Lengyel

Dean of Faculty Brig. General Andrew Armacost

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Director of Athletics Dr. Hans J. Mueh athletic department made the transition to a federally-chartered non-profit organization in the summer of 2013, which will lead to more fund-raising opportunities. Mueh was instrumental in the USAFA Endowment and the announcement of the Holaday Athletic Center, an indoor training facility. The $15 million facility was completed in July 2011.

Dr. Hans J. Mueh is in his 10th year as the director of athletics at the Air Force Academy. A retired Air Force brigadier general, Mueh was vice dean of faculty for two years prior to his retirement from active duty in the summer of 2004. Mueh was heavily involved in Academy athletics before becoming director of athletics. He was the Academy’s faculty athletics representative from 1996-2004 and was a long-time member of the board of directors for the Air Force Academy Athletics Association. Since becoming the director of athletics, Mueh has led the Academy to some remarkable feats. In 2007, the Academy was one of only three schools (Michigan State and Boston College) to reach post-season play in football (2007), men’s basketball and ice hockey (200607). It marked the first time a service academy has ever had a team compete in the post-season in all three sports. In addition, under Mueh’s watch the men’s basketball team has played in another NCAA tournament and the National Invitational Tournament’s Final Four. The ice hockey team has won the conference championship and advanced to the NCAA tournament five of the last six years. Mueh was on the selection committee that hired current head coach Frank Serratore and led the Academy’s move into the Atlantic Hockey Association. The football program, the Academy’s flagship sport, has gone through a major overhaul under Mueh. He led the transition from the retirement of the legendary Fisher DeBerry after 23 years at the helm to hiring current head coach Troy Calhoun, a 1989 Academy graduate. Calhoun’s impact was immediate, leading the Falcons to a 9-4 overall mark and a secondplace finish in the Mountain West Conference in 2007. The Falcons qualified for their first bowl game in seven years, playing in the Armed Forces Bowl in 2007. The program has gone to a school-record six consecutive bowl games and averaged over 9,000 bowl tickets sold.

Mueh has also been active within the conference and the NCAA. He was recently selected to be part of the NCAA Division I Amateurism Cabinet and has been active on the NCAA’s academics/eligibility compliance cabinet, the men’s golf committee and the region 7 postgraduate scholarship committee. Mueh has been equally active within the conference on various leadership committees. He is currently on the awards and recognition committee and has previously served on the joint council executive committee, and committees on championships, television and sportsmanship. Before assuming his duties as vice dean at the Academy, Mueh was permanent professor and head of the department of chemistry at the Academy, a position he held since October 1987 where he oversaw the annual design and instruction of 25 undergraduate courses for 1,500 cadets annually. Mueh was born Jan. 8, 1944, in Celle, Germany, and emigrated to the United States in 1951. He entered the Air Force in 1962 as a member of the Academy’s eighth graduating class, and graduated with a bachelor of science degree in chemistry in 1966. While at the Academy, Mueh was a two-year letterwinner in soccer as a goalie. He still holds the Academy record for saves in a game with 30, accomplishing it twice in 1965 against North Carolina and Benedictine. In his junior and senior years, Mueh helped the Falcons to the Rocky Mountain Intercollegiate Soccer League championship and quarterfinal berths in the NCAA tournament. He was a first-team all-league selection in 1965.

Following graduation, Mueh completed two assignments in intelligence before attending the University of Wisconsin where he earned his master’s degree in chemistry in 1970. He later earned a doctorate degree in chemistry from Wisconsin in 1976 as a distinguished graduate. He has also completed Squadron Officer School, Air Command and Staff College and Air War College. Between earning the two degrees, Mueh returned to the Academy as an instructor in the department of chemistry from 1970-72. He also served as assistant soccer coach and played semi-pro soccer with the Aurora Internationals in Denver during those two years, leading the Internationals to the Colorado state title in 1971. He volunteered for duty in Vietnam and served as an intelligence officer in Saigon, Republic of Vietnam and at Nakhon Phanom RTAB, Thailand, in 1972 and 1973. After earning his doctorate degree, Mueh returned to the Academy in 1976 as an associate professor of chemistry. He remained at the Academy except for a stint in 1985-86 as the special assistant for technical matters at the Defense Intelligence Agency at the Pentagon. In 1986, he assumed the position of acting head, department of chemistry, before being selected for his position of permanent professor and head of the department of chemistry in 1987. As faculty athletics representative, he was active in both the Western Athletic Conference and Mountain West Conference, and was the Academy’s representative on the transition team to form the new MWC, the only faculty athletics representative on the team. He competes in golf, racquetball, handball and tennis, and has promoted Air Force Academy intercollegiate sports throughout his tenure, beginning with work as chairman of the hockey eligibility committee, officer representative to the men’s golf team and five years as the officer representative to the football team. Mueh is married to the former Sally Flax of Cincinnati, Ohio. They have three children: Kristine, Kurt and Deborah.

Director of Athletics Dr. Hans Mueh is in his 10th season as the Director of Athletics. In 2006-07, Air Force was one of just three Division I schools to reach post-season play in football, men’s basketball and ice hockey and the first service academy to accomplish the remarkable feat.

Mueh has been just as successful behind the scenes with the administration of the department. Mueh restructured the department with an internal/external model that has streamlined resources and made the department more effective from top to bottom. In addition, the

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USAFA Athletics Few schools in the country have an athletic program as extensive as the Air Force Academy’s. The goals of the athletic program are to enhance the physical conditioning of all cadets, to develop the physical skills necessary for officership, to teach leadership in a competitive environment and to build character. There are three subdivisions of the athletic program: intercollegiate athletics, intramurals and physical education. The intercollegiate program has 17 men’s and 10 women’s NCAA-sanctioned teams, facing some of the top competition in the nation. Men’s teams are football, baseball, basketball, ice hockey, cross-country, fencing, golf, gymnastics, indoor and outdoor track, lacrosse, rifle, soccer, swimming and diving, tennis, water polo and wrestling. The Academy fields women’s teams in basketball, cross-country, fencing, gymnastics, rifle, indoor and outdoor track, swimming and diving, soccer, tennis and volleyball. In addition, the Academy sponsors two non-NCAA programs; boxing and cheerleading. The majority of the Academy’s men’s and women’s programs compete at the NCAA Division I level in the Mountain West Conference. The Falcons compete in this conference against teams from Boise State, Colorado State, Fresno State, Hawai’i (football only), Nevada, New Mexico, San Diego State, UNLV and Wyoming. All sports also compete against non-conference opponents, including many nationallyranked teams. The football team competes annually for the Commander-inChief’s Trophy, which is emblematic of service academy football supremacy. The Falcons have won the trophy 18 times, which is more than any other academy. The winner of the annual rivalry visits the White House to have the trophy presented by the President of the United States. The USAFA Cadet Field House is one of the most impressive buildings in the country. It’s a modern, versatile structure with seemingly endless uses. The $5.6 million building is five stories high and 396 feet by 426 feet, the size of three football fields laid side by side. The structure is divided into three areas--basketball arena, ice hockey arena and multipurpose area. The three sections have a combined seating capacity of more than 9,000. Clune Arena seats 5,858. The Cadet Ice Rink has a seating capacity of 2,470, while the multipurpose area seats 1,000 fans for track and field competitions. The department’s newest facility, the Holaday Athletic Center (below), was completed in July 2011.

Col. Bart Weiss Vice Athletic Director

Marti Gasser Associate AD/SWA Intercollegiate Programs

Jim Trego Senior Associate AD

William Carpenter Associate AD Recruiting Support

Dermot Coll Troy Garnhart CEO, Air Force Academy Associate AD Athletic Corporation Info./Communications

George Nelson Associate AD Athletic Programs

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John Coulahan Associate AD Finance

Wayne Kellenbence Associate AD Support

Karen Warner Associate AD Human Resources

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