2013 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Matthew Bahner
Player Profile
Positions Played   Outside Midfielder
Height   6' 0"
Weight   175 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   USA Passport
Birthdate / Birthplace   March 12, 1990 / Ohio
School/Last Season of Eligibility   University of Cincinnati / 2012
Last Professional Team   PDL, Michigan (2012) / Cincinnati (2009-10)
Combine Coach   Steve Widdowson, Harrisburg City Islanders (USL Pro)

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 4 Good dribbling skills and has the ability to beat defenders
Passing 4 Good range of passing
1st Touch 4
Crossing 3 Can serve well but needs to do so more often
Finishing 3  
Heading 3 OK in the air but not a strength

Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 3 Could be more positive
Communication 3 Needs to demand the ball more
Executes Under Pressure 3
Movement Off Ball 3 Needs to be more active in finding the ball especially when playing wide
Small-Sided Game 4
Full-Field Game 3.5

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 3.5 Strength is good but can improve a little
Speed 3.5
Quickness 4 Good quickness and foot speed
Endurance 4
Agility 3

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Matt played as a wide midfielder and center forward. He has good all-around abilities and shows potential to play at the professional level. He was more effective as a forward. He could and needs to be more threatening from the wide positions which I believe he has the ability to do. He got around more up front and caused more problems. Certainly worth a look now at NASL/USL Pro level and possible MLS with more refinement.

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: Hylton Dayes

Notes:
2012: Made 13 starts at midfielder during senior campaign ... missed six matches due to injury … scored two goals on the season with the first coming against rival Xavier (8/30/2012) … had the game-winning goal against Syracuse (9/29/2012) … Served as a team captain.

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
PDL, Michigan (2012) / Cincinnati (2009-10)

Injury and Medical Information
ACL Surgery, Reconstruction, May 3, 2011. Cleared for full contact on September 28, 2011

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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