2013 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Anthony Arena
Player Profile
Positions Played   Center Back
Height   5' 11"
Weight   170 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   USA Passport
Birthdate / Birthplace   August 3, 1990 / USA
School/Last Season of Eligibility   Wake Forest University / 2012
Last Professional Team   PDL, Seattle Sounders U23, 2012
Combine Coach   CJ Brown, Real Salt Lake (MLS)

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 3  
Passing 4 Very good out of the back
1st Touch 3.5
Crossing N/A  
Finishing N/A  
Heading 3.5

Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 4
Communication 4.5
Executes Under Pressure 5 Superb
Movement Off Ball 3.5
Small-Sided Game 3.5
Full-Field Game 4.5

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 4
Speed 4
Quickness 3.5
Endurance 4
Agility 3.5

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Level headed, and reads the game very well.Calm. Liked his presence in the back line. Be careful dribbling out of the back... need to be wise there. Great fitness and I see him at a high level. Work as much as you can on your speed and quickness.

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: Jay Vidovich

2012: 19 appearances logging 1472 minutes (14 starts, began season recovering from sports hernia). Scored a goal and provided an assist. Played and impressed in central midfield in upset against #1 Ranked Maryland. Lead team to 3rd College Cup berth in 4 seasons losing to Coastal Carolina in overtime.

2011: Made 17 appearances (17 starts) compiling a 50 game start streak from first game as freshman. Logged 1402 minutes and started all three post-season matches

2010: All-ACC Second team... Started all 19 games scoring 2 goals along the way, 1 of which was a game-winner against Clemson. Logged 1700 minutes

2009: Earned All-Freshman Team honors by Soccer America, selected to All-ACC Freshman team and named Freshman to watch by CollegeSoccerNews. com in 2009.... Started all 24 games of Freshman season logging 2050 minutes. Scored 3 goals all of which were game-winners.

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
Member of U-18 and U-20 US National Teams.
Starter on Seattle Sounders U-23 team which reached the semi-finals in the PDL Cup
Won 8 straight State Championships with Youth Club Crossfire FC, two as captain

Injury and Medical Information
Sports hernia, early 2012, fully recovered

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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