Atak Yai - 8
Atak Yai

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Jackson, Miss.

High School:
Murrah HS

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 130

Position:
Forward

Birthdate:
12/12/1991

Experience:
3L


Junior Season (2012)
Participated in 10 games for the Blazers ... registered one assist on the year ... tallied his lone assist of the season in the squad's 2-0 victory vs. Washington (9/16) ... had one shot, which was on goal, on the year.

Sophomore Season (2011)
Played in all 21 contests making two starts ... recorded first career point with an assist against UIC (9/4) ... made first career start vs. Kentucky (10/8) ... also received a starting nod against American (10/12) ... finished the year with four shots.

Freshman Season (2010)
Saw action in 17 of team's 18 contests during the season ... tallied two shots on goal ... played a season-best 68 minutes at American (10/26).

High School
Earned all-state honors while playing under head coach Abraham Rubert-Schewel at Murrah HS ... also earned the team's most valuable player award following his senior season.

Other Soccer Info
Played for the Chicago Fire Juniors of Mississippi under head coach Kenny White ... was teammates of former Blazers Chase Bullman and Gentry Smith ... helped lead the team to the Premier League Championship and state championship ... earned a spot on the Region III First Team ... was recruited to UAB after his participation at the Mike Getman Soccer Camp.

Miscellaneous
Born Atak Yai on Dec. 12, 1991 in the country of Sudan ... two brothers, Mabior and Yai ... Undecided ... favorite television show is Hannah Montana ... favorite movie is The Other Guys ... if he played another sport, it would be basketball ... 10 years from now, he would either like to be playing professional soccer or be a doctor.

 
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