2011 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Michael Ward  
Player Profile
Positions Played   Right Back
Height   5' 8"
Weight   172 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   US passport
Birthdate / Birthplace   May 5, 1987 / Florida
School/Last Season of Eligibility   Liberty University / 2010
Last Professional Team   N/A
Combine Coach   Craig Reynolds

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 4  
Passing 4  
1st Touch 4  
Crossing 4  
Finishing 3  
Heading 4  

Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making    
Communication    
Executes Under Pressure    
Movement Off Ball    
Small-Sided Game    
Full-Field Game    

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 5  
Speed 4  
Quickness 4  
Endurance 4  
Agility 4  

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Difficult to provide a full evaluation, as Michael suffered an injury on the first day. Would have really liked to have seen him play at full capacity.

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: Jeff Alder

2009: 2009 All-Big South first team. Named to the all-state second team in voting conducted by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID). The all-state team honors the best Division I men's soccer players in the Commonwealth of Virginia. 2008 (R-Jr.): Played in 18 games with 17 starts … had three shots … helped Liberty post five shutouts … named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll.
2007 (R-So.): Started all 20 games … had one assist … helped Liberty post a conference-leading nine shutouts and tie for No. 29 in the country with a 0.45 shutout percentage … starter on a Flames defense which had a 1.07 goals-against-average … earned Big South Presidential Honor Roll mention.
2006 (R-Fr.): Received medical redshirt … named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll.
2005 (Fr.): Started 14 matches ... named to 2005 Big South all-conference second team and All-Freshman team ... named to Big South Presidential Honor Roll.
 


Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
Graduate of Seffner Christian Academy ... three-time Gatorade Will to Win Athlete of the Year ... four-time all-conference first-team member ... three-time team MVP ... Most Outstanding Offensive Player of the Year as a freshman ... four-time letterwinner ... led team to district championship in senior season ... member of Florida Olympic Development (ODP) team and ODP regional team ... selected to Adidas/ESP team ... member of U-18 club state championship team.

Injury and Medical Information
Knee, ACL, July 2006. Microfracture, November 2009

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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