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- John Markey
John Markey

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Birmingham, Ala.

High School:
Oak Mountain HS

Last College:
Montevallo

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 155

Position:
Midfielder/Forward

Birthdate:
09/10/1986

Experience:
3L



Sat out 2008 season as a redshirt.

Junior Season (2007)
Played in four contests for the Blazers ... played in season-high 85 minutes at Alabama A&M (10/24) ... recorded a season-best two shots, including one on frame, in 4-0 win over Centenary (9/9) ... made first appearance for the Green and Gold with 13 minutes of action in win over Lipscomb (9/7).

Montevallo (2005-06)
Played in 35 games, starting 34 times during his two years at Montevallo ... tallied seven goals and 12 assists (26 points) during his stint with the Falcons ... named First-Team All-Gulf South Conference in 2006 ... lone game-winning goal of career came against Rollins College.

High School
Helped lead Oak Mountain to the 2005 Alabama 6A State Championship, as well as the 2005 Adidas national championship ... coached by Derek Dearman and Ryan Patridge .... finished senior season with a 26-0-2 mark ... team also was champion of the Lakeshore Shootout and Birmingham Metro Tournament ... earned a spot on the Birmingham News' All-Metro team ... was high school teammates of current Blazer Dean Sorrell.

Other Soccer Info
Played for B.U.S.A. Jets coached by current UAB assistant coach Justus Griffin ... helped team to the 2004 state championship ... also led team to the Southeast Region III championship in 2003 and 2005.

Personal
Full name is John Francis Markey, Jr. ... born Sept. 10, 1986 in Myrtle Beach, S.C. ... parents are John Sr. and Debora ... intended major is health ... has two brothers (Chris and Patrick), and a younger sister (Shannon).