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Greg Young   4
Greg Young

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ballston Lake, N.Y.

High School:
Shenendehowa

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 150

Position:
B/M

Birthdate:
06/27/1988


GENERAL: A very athletic, hard-working player...Will solidify the sweeper position.

BEFORE SIENA: Lettered three years of varsity soccer at Shenendehowa...Recipient of the Roy Lang "Wind Beneath the Wings" Award...Named MVP of State Championship Tournament in 2005...2005 Section II Class AA Player of the Year...Second Team All-State selection in 2005...All-Region that same year...Was a Capital District Soccer Coaches Class AA All-Star Team selection...First Team Suburban Council...Troy Record Defensive Player of the Year...Community News 2005 Soccer Dream Team member...Times Union 2005 Soccer All-Star First Team...Named Most Honored Player and Most Outstanding Player by teammates...Was an eight-year starter for the Clifton Park Premier Team...Was a member of the 2005 Bronze Medal winning Adirondack Team at the Empire State Games.

PERSONAL: Born June 27, 1988...The son of Glenn and Tracey Young...A finance major...Has an older brother Richard, who runs track at Iona College and an older brother, Christopher...Also has an older sister, Kimberly.

CURTO ON YOUNG: "Greg is a winner who reads the game very well and always makes the right decisions. He's had nothing short of a prolific high school career and he is certain to be a force for our program for years to come. Greg is one of the best players we have recruited from the Capital Region in years."

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