Catch up with former men's soccer player and current Afghanistan national team member, Ahmad Hatifie.
2006: One of three Aggies to start all 18 games... Has started 51 straight games at UC Davis... Finished 3rd on team in assists (3), 2nd in shots (30)... Tacked on a goal to finish year with 5 points... Lone goal was assisted by Juan Hernandez in 1st half vs. Valparaiso (9/2)... Assisted Sule Anibaba's game-winning goal in 19th minute of 1-0 victory over eventual national champion UC Santa Barbara (9/23).
2005: Started all 18 games played... Led team in goals (3) and total points (9) and shared team lead in assists (3)... Finished 2nd in shots (23)... Season's first goal was game-winner in 109th minute to beat Dayton (9/11)... Also had a goal and assist in 2-0 win vs. Cal State Fullerton (9/28) and accounted for lone goal in 1-0 victory over Cal Poly (10/14).
2004: Started 15 games... Finished 2nd on team in goals (5), points (11) and shots (24)... Scored team's first two goals of the season... First collegiate goal came in 86th minute of season opener at USF (9/2)... Scored Aggies' lone goal vs. Santa Clara two days later, converting in 72nd minute (9/4)... Also had one assist for the year, teaming with Russ Brown to set up Ryan Shaw vs. Oregon State (9/17).
TESORO HS '04: Earned first-team All-Pacific Coast League honors as a junior... Voted team MVP that year... Played for Pateodores Soccer Club along with current teammates Paul Cain and Julien Cerutti... Team won Nomads College Showcase and the Raleigh (N.C.) Shootout.
PERSONAL: Born in Long Beach, Calif.... Managerial economics and statistics double major... Parents are Achim & Debra Lind... Plans to earn his M.B.A.... Lists Lukas Podolski as his sports hero... Related to soccer player/manager Jürgen Klinsmann... Career highlight was scoring two goals to beat Corona del Mar HS in a championship game.