Ian Backstrom - 20
Ian Backstrom


Knoxville, Tenn.

High School:
Farragut HS

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 155




2003 ... Played in two games and recorded two shots during season ... both shots came against Centenary ... saw first action of career against UMass ... named to the 2003-04 Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll ... also received Conference USA Academic Medal.

High School ... Four-year letterwinner at Farragut High School under head coach Wallie Culbreth ... led team to 2003 state AAA championship ... named to all-district and all-region team in each of his four years ... named to all-state team in junior and senior season ... selected as an All-South performer by the NSCAA ... was named the Junior High School Athlete of the Year ... also a three-year member of the all-Knoxville Interscholastic league.

Other Soccer Info ... Has played soccer since the age of five ... was also a two-time letterwinner in cross country.

Personal ... Full name is Ian Charles Backstrom ... born Nov. 10, 1984 in Burlington, Colo. ... intended major is Chemistry ... parents are Kurt and Suzi Backstrom...chose UAB over Louisville, Vanderbilt and Marysville College.

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