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2013 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Peyton Ford
Player Profile
Positions Played   Goalkeeper
Height   5' 11"
Weight   172 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   USA passport
Birthdate / Birthplace   May 11, 1990 / USA
School/Last Season of Eligibility   UNC Greensboro / 2012
Last Professional Team   PDL, Carolina Dynamo (2009-2012)
Combine Coaches   Tim Hanley (Houston Dynamo/MLS)
Ricardo Lopes (Ft. Lauderdale Strikers/NASL)
Nic Platter (Carolina RailHawks/NASL)

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Footwork 3 Excellent
Hands 3  
Diving (High) 4  
Diving (Low) 4  
Crosses 2 Needs better starting position to come for balls
Distribution 3  
Communication 3  
Decision Making 2 Need more from him here. Caught unsure too often for the pro game
With Ball at Feet 2  
Organization 2  

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 2  
Speed 3    
Quickness 3  
Endurance N/A  
Agility 4

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Excellent Goalkeeper! His decision making let him down at times, as the combine progressed. He was caught too close to the line more than once. Very good upside, and plenty of potential to play USL/NASL, but some work is needed. Solid prospect.

Collegiate Soccer Career
Head Coach: Justin Maullin

2012: Second team all-Southern Conference. Pre-season all-Southern Conference. Named Second Team Scholar All-South Region by NSCAA Ford owns a 3.98 GPA in political science and began his graduate work this past fall while earning his fourth letter for the Spartans. Played all but 77 minutes in goal for the Spartans this season. He posted a 1.51 goals against average with three shutouts on the year. Finishes his career as the Spartans' all-time leader in minutes played with 6625:42 minutes in goal, while his 21 career shutouts rank second all-time in program history.

2011: Second team all-Southern Conference. NCCSIA All-State Team. Ranked 3rd in GAA in a single season (.70). Played and started 18 games to earn his third letter … Named to the Academic All-SoCon Team and to the SoCon Academic Honor Roll … Recipient of the SoCon Postgraduate Scholarship and Named to the Golden Chain Honor Society … Played 1679:21 in goal, posting a 10-6-2 record … Turned in a 0.70 goals against average, which ranked second in the SoCon … His 0.70 goals against average ranked third all-time in a single-season in UNCG history … Led the Southern Conference with nine shutouts, which was tied for third all-time in UNCG history … Recorded a .847 save percentage, which was the top ranking in the conference … Posted 72 saves on the year … Named SoCon Athlete of the Month for his play in October as he posted a 5-1-1 record with a 0.36 goals against average and six shutouts … Named SoCon Player of the Week Nov. 1 and Oct. 18 … Recorded seven straight shutouts from Oct. 12-Nov. 5 … Posted a streak of 743:06 minutes of shutout soccer (Oct. 8-Nov. 11).

2010: Second in school history in minutes played by a GK (2065:04).

Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
PDL, Carolina Dynamo (2009-12).

2012: 13 games played, 10 Goals Against, North American Runners-Up

2011: 3 games played, 0 goals against

2010: Trained with first team

2009: Played with Super-20 team, trained with first team

Injury and Medical Information
No injuries or medical conditions reported.

Contact Information

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