Blazers close the season with 3-2 loss in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament
Blazers will play in a rematch with Charlotte on Thursday
At the conference championship, Ville recorded 11 saves while Wickham scored two goals
UAB will host the championship at Regions Park in Hoover, Ala.
Lemez leads squad on first team
Junior Season (2012)
One of six Blazers to start every game during the 2012 campaign ... named to the All-C-USA Third Team ... tied for third on the team in scoring with 13 points (5g, 3a) on the year ... was third on the squad in goals and assists, as well ... shared the team-lead in game-winning goals with two for 2012 ... named to the Conference USA All-Tournament Team following a two-goal performance vs. UCF (11/7) ... recorded a goal in two straight games (vs. Washington, 9/16; vs. Lipscomb, 9/22) ... notched a goal in the Green and Gold's 2-1 victory at FIU (10/6) ... had a hand in the game-winner vs. Marshall (10/20), tallying an assist on Karl Chester's goal in the 90th minute ... registered an assist at South Carolina (10/10) and at Charlotte (11/15) in the NCAA Tournament ... had 24 shots on the season, 14 coming on frame ... earned Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll accolades.
Sophomore Season (2011)
Played in all 21 contests making 17 starts during rookie campaign at UAB ... ranked second on the team with 10 points and four assists ... also tallied three goals on the year ... recorded a goal and an assist in the win at Marshall (10/22) ... scored the Blazers' lone goal in the NCAA Tournament loss to Charlotte (11/20) ... also found the back of the net against Oral Roberts (9/9) ... assisted both of UAB's goals against Portland (9/23) ... his 30 shots ranked fourth on the team while his 14 shots on goal was third-best ... named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.
Trinity Western University
Spent one season at Trinity Western University where he scored three goals in 15 contests ... coached by Pat Rohla.
Played his prep career at H.J. Cambie Secondary School ... coached by Paul Balbo ... voted as team captain as a senior ... scored a team-leading 22 goals during his senior season ... named the school's athlete of the year in each of his last three seasons ... also competed in track and field where he was a champion in the 800m, 1500m, and 3000m in 2006, 2007 and 2008 ... an honor roll graduate.
Other Soccer Info
He played his club soccer for Richmond United under head coaches Doug Long, Roberto Sciascia and Craig Burnham ... helped team to the 2011 Nations Cup Championship ... also a member of the squad that won the 2003 Provincial and Coastal Cup Championship ... was recruited to UAB after being seen at the Mike Getman Soccer Camp.
Born Chase Jordan Wickham on Feb. 6, 1991 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada ... son of Casey and Mary-Anne Wickham ... one brother, Clint, and one sister, Desirae ... Business major ... favorite movie is Saving Private Ryan ... favorite actor is Tom Cruise ... favorite musical group is Sevin ... favorite website is rapzilla.com ... the reason he came to UAB is because "I thought it would be the best fit for me."