#19 Todd Wallenius
|High School||San Dieguito Academy||Position||Forward|
|Club Teams||Encinitas Express||Major||History|
Sophomore season (2007) - Played in 13 games, starting two, while contributing three goals and one assist ... Scored his first collegiate goal and added an assist against La Sierra .. Booted his second goal in a 2-1 double overtime win against Pacific ... Scored off a header in a 2-0 win over Walla Walla University.
Freshman season (2006) - Did not play soccer in his first year at Whitman.
Academics - Majoring in History with a focus on U.S. history ... Also interested in education and sports medicine ... Plans to be a high school history teacher and soccer coach ... Earned a 4.14 cumulative grade point average in high school, passing Advanced Placement classes in English and history ... Active in high school student government and Community Cousins anti-racism group...Worked an internship for professor Keith Farrington (summer 2008) on rock and roll media.
Prep - Played three varsity seasons for coach Tom Lockhart and the Mustangs at San Dieguito Academy in Encinitas, Calif. ... Served as a senior captain for the Coastal League-champion Mustangs ... Topped team in scoring as a senior, leading the Mustangs to a No. 4 seed in the county playoffs ... Coastal League Player of the Year, Team MVP and first-team all-league as a senior; also one of just 11 players in San Diego County named First Team All-California Interscholastic Federation (CIF) ... Named by the San Diego Union-Tribune to its Academic First Team; also named to San Diego County's All-Academic/Athletic First Team ... Earned first-team all-league honors as a junior, when the Mustangs lost in overtime the CIF semifinals ... Started playing club soccer at age five; played most recently with coach Tom Lockhart and the Encinitas Express ... Also played No. 1 singles for his high school tennis team and advanced in doubles to the Coastal League semifinals.
Personal - Son of Dale Wallenius of Encinitas, Calif., and Rena Wallenius of Oceanside, Calif. ... Has one younger sister ... Enjoys painting and has displayed his work in an art show in his hometown ... Avid surfer ... Plays drums/keyboard and sings vocals in a band ... Speaks some Spanish and Japanese.