28 Oliver Nelson

Competed for the U.S. Soccer Development Academy (USSDA) side of the Nomads Soccer Club in La Jolla, and Club Sporting Cristal in Lima, Peru.

A 2017 graduate of Escondido High School ... Played one season of varsity soccer for the Cougars in the Avocado League as a freshman ... San Diego Union-Tribune All-Academic Team as a junior.

Born Sept. 22 in San Diego ... Parents are Brian Nelson and Robyn Boll-Nelson ... Father attended Colorado and mother went to Colorado State ... Has a younger brother named Samuel ... International studies-international business major at Sixth College ... Career goal after graduating from UC San Diego is to play professional soccer ... Most memorable soccer moment is being selected to play for Sporting Cristal's academy in Peru ... Enjoys basketball and going to the beach with friends ... Roots for Real Madrid, the LA Galaxy and Los Angeles Lakers ... Favorite athletes are Cristiano Ronaldo and LeBron James ... Top movie is Goal! ... Loves Peruvian food and sushi.

Position: Defender
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 195
Year: Freshman
City/State: Escondido, CA
High School: Escondido HS
College: Sixth
Major: International Business
Experience: High School
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