#11 Michael Axelson

Men's Soccer
Class Sophomore Height 5'11"
Hometown Isaaquah, Wash. Weight 165
High School Issaquah HS Position Forward
Club Team Eastside FC Major Undeclared

As a Freshman (2010) - Made collegiate debut in Whitman's season-opening 4-1 loss to UC-Santa Cruz on 9/4/10 ... Made first collegiate start when he scored a hat-trick in Whitman's 5-0 win over Walla Walla University on 9/21/10 ... Assisted on Leland Matthaeus' game-winning goal against Puget Sound on 9/26/10 ... Scored Whitman's lone goal in a 1-1 tie at Willamette on 10/2/10.

Academics - At Issaquah HS, was the Spanish Club Co-President 2008-2009 ... Was a National Honor Society member 2007-2009 ... Participated in Key Club 2008-2009 ... Was the DECA club's Vice President and a class executive representative ... Was on the Student Administrative Board ... Is interested in studying Economincs, Politics or Sociology at Whitman.

Prep - With Eastside FC, was a State Finalist in the Washington state cup in 2010 and 2007 ... Won the Washington state cup in 2008 and 2009, making it to the USYSA Far West Regional quaterfinals both years ... won Washington state cup in 2006 and made it to the USYSA Far West Regional semifinals in 2006 ... Participated in the San Diego Surf Cup from 2006-2009 ... Won the Pacific Coast Challenge in 2006 and 2007.

Personal - Son of Karen and Cliff Axelson ... Has an older brother, Matt ... Also enjoys swimming, snowboarding, watching movies, playing video games and having a good time with friends.

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