• SD Zest Q&A (3/23/17)
AS A JUNIOR IN 2016
CCAA Fall All-Academic ... Team's David Bakkal Work Ethic Award for second straight year ... Appeared in 15 games off the bench at multiple positions, including wing midfielder and forward ... Credited with six shots taken, two of them on target ... Season high of 43 minutes played in CCAA Tournament semifinal vs. Cal State San Bernardino (11/4).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015
CCAA All-Academic ... Shared team's David Bakkal Work Ethic Award with Kuba Waligorski ... Appeared in 16 games as an outside midfielder, with one start ... Assisted on lone game-winner in 26th minute of home opener vs. Concordia (9/8) ... Only goal was critical 76th-minute decider from a header in 1-0 victory vs. Cal State San Marcos (10/21) in home finale ... Season-high three shots vs. Concordia.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014
CCAA All-Academic ... Appeared in 18 matches, with 10 starts, primarily on the right side of midfield ... Was seventh on the team with five points from two goals and one assist ... Made college debut with five minutes off the bench at the end of season opener vs. Saint Martin's (9/4) ... Tallied first collegiate goal, which proved to be the game-winner, with a shot chipped over goalie in the 49th minute of a 2-1 decision at crosstown rival Point Loma (9/9) ... Drew first career start and capped the scoring with an 81st-minute header in 4-0 home romp vs. Cal State San Bernardino (10/3) ... Started each of next seven contests and 10 of the last 11 overall ... Came off the bench to produce first assist from a right-sided cross on 52nd-minute opening winner in 2-0 decision vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills (10/30) ... Season highs of two shots at Point Loma and 74 minutes vs. No. 14 Cal State L.A. (11/13) in first round of NCAA Championship.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013
Attended UC San Diego during the 2013-14 academic year, but was not on the men's soccer roster.
Played for local side San Diego Zest FC of the USL Premier Development League during the 2017 off-season ... Scored lone goal in debut, in 2-0 win at Orange County SC U23 (5/28), and appeared in seven matches ... Played for DMS from 2010-13.
A 2013 graduate of Newbury Park High School ... All-Marmonte League selection and Team MVP as a senior, when he produced 10 goals and seven assists while the Panthers went 10-6-2 ... Also competed in cross country and track and field.
Born Sept. 3 in Camarillo ... Parents are Paul and Jennifer Young, who both attended Cal Poly ... Has an older brother named Matt, and two older sisters named Lindsay and Katie ... Human biology major with marine sciences minor at Roosevelt College ... Interested in pursuing a career in the medical field after graduating from UC San Diego ... Most memorable soccer moment is scoring first collegiate goal, the game-winner, at Point Loma in 2014 ... Favorite UCSD moment is advancing to 2016 national semifinal ... Lists guitar, surfing and footvolley among hobbies ... Roots for Chelsea FC, and the Los Angeles Lakers, Kings, Dodgers and Chargers ... Favorite player is Paris Saint-Germain and Uruguay striker Edinson Cavani ... Top movie is Anchorman ... Listens to Atmosphere ... Loves Buffalo wings ... Goes by the nickname Screech ... Works for UCSD Recreation.