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Nelson

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Defender
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 190
Year: Redshirt Freshman
City/State: Escondido, CA
High School: Escondido HS
Major: International Business
Experience: Redshirt

Bio

AS A REDSHIRT FRESHMAN IN 2018
Made college debut vs. Azusa Pacific (9/1), coming on at center back for final 12:03 ... Earned first collegiate start and played all 99:59 at center back of 1-0 shutout in next match vs. Concordia Irvine (9/6).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2017
Redshirted the season.

CLUB
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.

HIGH SCHOOL
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.

PERSONAL
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.

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
2018

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