#24 Chris Perkins

Men's Soccer
Class Sophomore Height 6'4"
Hometown Seattle, Wash. Weight 200
High School Garfield HS Position Defender,
Club Team Emerald City FC Major Astrophysics

As a Freshman (2010) - Made collegiate debut in season-opening game against UC-Santa Cruz on 9/4/11 ... Made first career start the next day in 2-0 win over Bethel (Minn.) ... Registered first career points when he scored his first collegiate goal in a 1-1 tie at Puget Sound on 10/16/10 ... Caused an immediate impact when he entered the game against George Fox on 10/24/10. Six minutes after Perkins entered the game, Whitman scored the first of their five goals over the next ten minutes. Perkins assisted on Junpei Tsuji's first career goal, the fifth and final goal in Whitman's 5-2 victory.

Academics - Walter Brittain Merit Scholar at Whitman ... IAFF Scholar.

Prep - Played for Emerald City FC '91 under Coach Bobby Howe for eight years in top division of Washington club soccer ... Four-year varsity starter at Garfield High for Coach Quauhtli Martinez ... Named to First-Team All-KingCo as senior ... Named Honorable Mention All-State ... Helped Garfield win KingCo championship in 2010.

Personal - Son of Tadd and Caroline Perkins ... Has a younger brother ... Involved with Whitman Jazz Band and Outdoor Program ... Enjoys playing alto saxophone, reading, river rafting and analyzing complex musical structures.

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