|Andrew Barsalona - 8
Speedy and skillful player who has the potential to make an impact ... considered one of the top midfielders to come out of Canada and will likely play a big role in the Blazer midfield.
Four-year starter at Cardinal Newman under head coach Marc Kovacs ... selected as team most valuable player as a junior and senior ... led Cardinal Newman to two city championships ... earned a spot on the school's honor roll in each of his four years.
Other Soccer Info
Played for the Oakville Blue Stars under head coach Phil Iafrati ... also a member of the U-17 Canadian National Team ... helped club team to a national championship in 2004 ... led squad to two Provincial Titles (2004 & 2005) and five league and Ontario Cup Titles ... selected as team captain ... was also a member of the team that captured the 2005 Caribbean Cup championship.
Full name is Andrew Victory Barsalona ... born Aug. 3, 1990 in North York, Ontario, Canada ... parents are Joe and Lidia ... intended major is health related professions ... older sister Danya is a junior on the UAB women's soccer team.