2013 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Austin Savage
Player Profile
Positions Played   Forward
Height   5' 9"
Weight   175 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   USA Passport
Birthdate / Birthplace   May 17, 1991 / USA
School/Last Season of Eligibility   Clemson University (NCAA I) / 2012
Last Professional Team   N/A
Combine Coach   Mike Jeffries, Des Moines Menace (PDL)

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 2 Can do more as a forward, good change of pace
Passing 3 Improve accuracy and weight on passes
1st Touch 2 Must be better under pressure
Crossing 2  
Finishing 2 Got a lot of chances, needed to convert more
Heading 2 Rarely got on the end of crosses

Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 2 Too many giveaways in midfield. Held ball too long at times
Communication 3
Executes Under Pressure 2 Can be more composed
Movement Off Ball 3 Great work rate. Can run behind defense more
Small-Sided Game 3 Don't get so frustrated with missed opportunities
Full-Field Game 4 Athleticism made him effective

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 4 Able to hold off defenders
Speed 3.5 Could get behind teams
Quickness 3
Endurance 3
Agility 2

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Austin showed good qualities as a forward but had a frustrating combine with finishing chances. He will shoot with either foot, but much stronger with the right. Heneeds to work on composure in finishing, at times, a little indecisive. He likes to come back to receive the ball. Must take better care of it in midfield as some giveaways. Can work on turning players. Chases, works and tackles defensively. Very honest player. Strong prospect.

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: Mike Noonan

2012: All-ACC 2nd team... played in 18 matches season and had eight goals and four assists for 20 points... Had hat trick in the Gardner-Webb match as he scored three goals all in the first half on October 16. He is the first Tiger to have 20 or more points in a single season since 2006. The eight goals are also the most scored by a Clemson player since the 2006 season

2011: Named to the All-ACC Academic team for the third time

2010: ACC Academic Honor Roll

2009: ACC Academic Honor Roll

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
South Carolina United FC, Bridge FA, Summerville Soccer Club

Injury and Medical Information
Right ankle arthroscopic surgery, January 2012

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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