Aggies and Spartans clash on Friday at 5 p.m. at Aggie Soccer Field
UC Davis' Brian Ford and Ryan Gross named to the first team, Ian Palmer earns honorable mention honors.
Fullerton scores twice in final five minutes to steal Big West Tournament win
UC Davis hosts Cal State Fullerton in the first round of the Big West Conference Tournament on Saturday at 1 p.m.
UC Davis will host first round match on Saturday at 1 p.m. against South Division's No. 3 seed.
2014: Appeared in 19 of the team's 20 matches, making 17 starts... Finished tied for third on the team with three goals and seven points overall... Stood fifth on the squad with 23 shots -- 13 of those on frame (57 percent)... Scored goals against Canisius (Aug. 31), Air Force (Sept. 19), and Cal Poly (Nov. 5), while adding an assist on teammate Lucas Mohageg's goal in a 1-1 draw with Grand Canyon (Sept. 21)... Finished with a season-high five shots in a 1-0 win over UC Riverside (Oct. 4) and added four more attempts against Air Force... Tallied multiple shots in three of his final four matches, including three apiece against Sacramento State (Oct. 25) and Cal Poly (Nov. 5)... Placed three of his four shots on frame against the Falcons... Big West Conference All-Academic Team honoree and an NSCAA Scholar All-West Region honorable mention selection.
2013: Appeared in all 21 matches for the Aggies off the bench... Provided a spark as the team's playmaker, leading the squad with four assists on the year and standing just outside the top 10 in the Big West Conference in that category... Ended the year ranked fifth on the team in scoring with those four points... Assisted on two of the team's three goals in a 3-1 victory over UC Riverside in the first round of the Big West Conference Tournament on Nov. 12... Also added assists in a win at nationally ranked New Mexico (Sept. 27) and a 1-1 draw at Cal Poly (Oct. 22)... One of five Aggies to finish with 20-or-more shots, including a season-high three shots against Bakersfield on Sept. 8... Also took two shots in a match on four other occasions... Big West Conference All-Academic Team selection.
2012: Appeared in 12 games... Took two shots, putting both on goal... Scored his first career goal in the Aggies' 2-0 win over Cal State Fullerton in the semifinals of the Big West Tournament on Nov. 7... Played a season-high 45 minutes against Cal State Northridge in the Big West Tournament title game.
2011: Appeared in 17 games, coming off the bench as an outside midfielder... One of two Aggies named to 2011 Big West Conference Fall All-Academic team.
CATALINA FOOTHILLS HS `10: Three-year letterwinner in soccer and also competed in track and field for four years... Helped lead soccer team to a state championship in 2007... Served as team captain during his senior campaign... Selected to Southern Arizona First Team... Team's leading scorer with 20 goals and seven assists... Named to 4A Sonoran Region Soccer Team in 2009... Owns school records in track and field in the 200m, 400m, triple jump and 4x400m relay events... Won state championship in 2010 as part of 4x400m relay... Arizona Junior Olympic State Champion in the triple jump... Named to Arizona Interscholastic Athletic Honor Roll all four years... Graduated as an AP Scholar with Distinction and was a member of the National Honor Society... Played for the Tucson Soccer Academy club team... State Cup runner up in 2009 and 2010... Two-time Far West Regional League Champions.
PERSONAL:Parents are Craig and Cassa Palmer and has one sibling, Aileen... Uncle Kevin Coulter is a clinical professor of pediatrics at UC Davis... Majoring in pharmaceutical chemisty with plans to be a pre-med student... Has gone skydiving and enjoys listening to classical music... Lists his recruitment to a Division I program as his greatest personal achievement.