|Karl Chester - 3
Redshirt Season (2011)
Saw action in three contests before an injury forced him to take a medical redshirt ... saw first collegiate action against VCU (9/16) ... registered a shot against both Portland (9/23) and Washington (9/25).
A four-year letterwinner under head coach Sam Said at Perry High School ... was tabbed an ESPN Rise First Team All-State honoree in 2010 ... finished his senior year with 50 goals, which set the school record for goals scored in a season ... named the Region's Most Valuable Player in 2011 ... participated in the Georgia state all-star game in 2011 ... selected as team's most valuable player following his junior season ... also tabbed as a two-time team captain by his teammates and coaches.
Other Soccer Info
He played his club soccer for Alpharetta Ambush under head coach David Eristavi ... played alongside a pair of other Blazer signees (Stewart Abrahart and Darion Copeland) ... helped lead the team to state and regional titles, along with USYSA National Championship in 2010 ... was voted MVP of National Championship, as he scored seven goals in four games at the National Championship Tournament ... also helped team reach the finals of the 2011 national championship.
Coach Getman On Karl:
"Karl Chester sat out last season due to injury and we are excited for him to return. Karl is an explosive athlete and great finisher. This will be his first year of college experience, but we expect great things from him."