#15 Cooper Crosby

Men's Soccer
Class Senior Height 6'1"
Hometown Vashon, Wash. Weight 190
High School Vashon Island Position Defender
Club Team Highline Heat Major Applied Mathematics,
(chemistry minor)

As a Senior (2010) - Serving as team captain for second straight year ... Shared assist on first goal in 2-2 draw with Warner Pacific on 9/11/10 ... Scored his first goal of the season, the game-winner, when he headed home a Sam Freedman cross with under two minutes remaining in the second overtime against then-first place Pacific on 10/23/10.

As a Junior (2009) - Served as team captain as junior, starting 18 games at center defense ... Anchored Whitman defense as only returning starter ... Voted to All-NWC Second Team.

As a Sophomore (2008) - Started 18 games at center defense for squad that allowed just 12 goals all season and recorded 11 shutouts ... Collected first college goal (heading home corner kick) in 1-1 tie at Pacific ... Earned All-NWC Honorable Mention recognition.

As a Freshman (2007) - Played in 18 games as freshman, starting 11, giving Whitman strong presence on defensive end of field ... Made collegiate debut in 8-1 victory at La Sierra (Calif.) on 9/1/07 ... Made first career start in 1-0 win at George Fox 9/22/07.

Academics - Spent study-abroad semester in Florence, Italy ... Speaks conversational Italian and some Spanish ... Volunteer mentor at Walla Walla elementary school.

Prep - Started four varsity seasons for Pirates at Vashon Island High ... Earned All-Nisqually League First-Team honors and named second team all-state as senior ... Helped Pirates advance to state quarterfinals as senior ... Played club soccer with Highline Heat, winning State Cup and qualifying for USYSA National Championships at U19.

Personal - Son of Matt and Lisa Crosby of Vashon, Wash. ... Has one younger sister and one younger brother ... Hobbies include drawing, reading and watching soccer on TV.

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