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13 Christian Cordell

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2016
CCAA Player of the Week (11/1) ... Two-time UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (9/12 and 10/31) ... Appeared in all 24 games off the bench on the left wing ... Second on team with five goals and fifth with 11 points, adding an assist ... Tied for first with three game-winners ... Will forever be remembered for scoring goal that brought UCSD it's very first CCAA championship in men's soccer in 17 years as a league member, finding back of net at 88:06 to stun No. 18 Cal Poly Pomona (10/29) on the road ... Entered opener vs. Azusa Pacific (9/1) in 61st minute and provided huge spark off bench in come-from-behind 2-1 victory in double overtime ... Registered first points of career in the form of his first collegiate goal, the lone decider with his left foot from outside the penalty area on the right side in the 62nd minute vs. Colorado Mines (9/8), the 2015 national quarterfinalist ranked No. 6 in preseason ... Added second goal for 3-0 scoreline during 6-0 rout vs. Saint Martin's (9/10) in very next match ... Of 18 shots, 10 were on goal.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2015
One of eight Tritons to appear in all 18 matches, primarily on the left wing, and drew two late-season starts ... Fourth on team with 17 shots, six of them on goal ... Made college debut off the bench in opener at Saint Martin's (9/3) ... Earned first career start at Sonoma State (10/18), and was also in lineup at Chico State (10/23), when he registered season-high 61 minutes ... Season-high two shots five times.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014
Attended UC San Diego during the 2014-15 academic year, but was not on the men's soccer roster.

CLUB
Played for Pateadores Soccer Club (2012-14), Wolfpack FC (2008-12) and North Huntington Beach Futbol Club (2006-08).

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2014 graduate of Marina High School in Huntington Beach ... Two-time All-Sunset League honoree and Team Offensive MVP as a junior and senior ... Orange County All-Star in 2014 ... Helped lead Vikings to Marina Tournament and Sunset League titles, as well as CIF semifinals, as a junior ... Also competed in baseball.

PERSONAL
Born Sept. 29 in Huntington Beach ... Parents are Chris and Tina Cordell ... Has a younger sister named Cameryn ... International studies-international business major with a business minor at Sixth College ... Interested in entrepreneurship after graduating from UC San Diego ... A top soccer moment has been scoring twice in a 3-2 win at Division I Cal Poly in 2015 spring season ... A favorite UCSD moment was watching former Triton basketball star Drew Dyer hit buzzer-beating three-pointer to send CCAA Tournament game vs. Sonoma State into overtime at RIMAC Arena on March 1, 2016 ... Enjoys surfing and traveling ... Roots for Real Madrid, LA Galaxy, Manchester City and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim ... Favorite athlete is soccer superstar Lionel Messi ... Top movie is Blades of Glory ... Listens to Ariana Grande ... Loves California burritos.

CAREER STATISTICS
Season GP GS MIN G A Pts SHOT SHOT% SOG SOG% GW PK-Att
2015 18 2 736 0 0 0 17 .000 6 .353 0 0-0
2016 24 0 879 5 1 11 18 .278 10 .556 3 0-0
Totals 42 2 1615 5 1 11 35 .143 16 .457 3 0-0

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2015
2016

Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 145
Year: Sophomore
City/State: Huntington Beach, CA
High School: Marina HS
College: Sixth
Major: International Studies
Experience: 1 Letter
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