AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2014
CCAA Fall All-Academic ... Appeared in just seven matches due to injury, drawing six starts ... Scored first collegiate goal vs. Cal State San Marcos (9/14), on a right-footed shot from the left diagonal into the upper right corner in the 57th minute of a 4-0 victory ... Provided corner-kick assist on first-half opener in 2-1 win vs. Dixie State (9/11), when he played a season-high 53 minutes ... All four of his shots were on goal ... Triton Athletes' Council (TAC) team representative.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013
CCAA All-Academic ... Appeared in 10 matches, starting four at a forward spot ... Finished first season of college soccer with a pair of assists ... Made debut in CCAA opener at rival Cal State Dominguez Hills (9/13) and earned first career start vs. Cal State Monterey Bay (10/27) ... Starts came in four consecutive contests, ending with CCAA Championship semifinal vs. Chico State (11/8) in Turlock ... First collegiate point came via left-sided cross on second-half clincher vs. Humboldt State (9/27) ... Added second assist on 65th-minute goal that proved to be winner in 2-1 decision vs. SF State (10/25) ... Played a season-high 58 minutes with three shots vs. SF State and 55 with two shots vs. Cal State L.A. (11/3) ... Season-high five shots vs. Sonoma State (9/29).
Competed for Palo Alto Soccer Club (2008-12) and Santa Clara Sporting SC (2012-13).
A 2012 graduate of Palo Alto High School ... Played for the Vikings in the Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) ... All-SCVAL De Anza Division First Team selection as a junior in 2011.
Born Aug. 16, 1994 in St. Joseph, Mich. ... Parents are Bill and Becky van Zyll ... Has three younger siblings named Jake, Dalia and Ben ... Economics major at Marshall College ... Roots for the Golden State Warriors, San Jose Earthquakes and Netherlands national soccer team ... Favorite athlete is Wales and Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale ... Enjoys the Harry Potter movies ... Loves lasagna ... Parents are his greatest influences.