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Zak Boggs

Zak Boggs
Personal information
Full nameZak Devin Boggs
Date of birth (1986-12-25) December 25, 1986 (age 27)
Place of birthMarietta, Ohio, United States
Height6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing positionForward, Attacking Midfielder, Winger
Club information
Current clubIMG Academy Bradenton
Number4
Youth career
2004IMG Academy
2005West Virginia Mountaineers
2006UCF Knights
2007–2009South Florida Bulls
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2004–2009Bradenton Academics80(49)
2010–2012New England Revolution29(3)
2013–IMG Academy Bradenton5(1)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of August 11, 2013.
† Appearances (Goals).

Zak Boggs (born December 25, 1986 in Marietta, Ohio) is an American soccer player who played for IMG Academy Bradenton in the USL Premier Development League and the New England Revolution in Major League Soccer.

Career

College and amateur

Boggs grew up in Vienna, West Virginia and attended Parkersburg High School before transferring to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. He played college soccer at West Virginia University, the University of Central Florida, and the University of South Florida, where he was named to the Big East All-Tournament Team, earned All-Big East Third Team honors, was named Big East Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year,[1] and was named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America and All-District teams as a junior.

During his college years Boggs also played for six seasons with the Bradenton Academics in the USL Premier Development League, scoring 49 goals in 80 appearances.

Professional

Boggs was drafted in the second round (31st overall) of the 2010 MLS SuperDraft by the New England Revolution.[2]

He made his professional debut on March 27, 2010, in New England's opening game of the 2010 MLS season against the Los Angeles Galaxy.[3] On May 8, 2010, Boggs made his first MLS start and scored his first two goals in the Revs' 3-2 loss to the Columbus Crew.[4]

Boggs signed a new contract with New England on March 2, 2011.[5]

On August 10, 2012, Boggs announced that he is leaving the Revolution to accept a Fulbright scholarship to study at Leicester University.[6]

Personal

Boggs graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in biomedical sciences. He was also nominated as a Rhodes scholar, a very prestigious academic scholarship.[7] Boggs completed a MS degree in marketing from the University of South Florida in 2010. In 2012, Boggs received a Fulbright Scholarship to study cancer cell and molecular biology at Leicester University in Leicester, UK.

Honors

Individual

References

External links

  • MLS player profile
  • UCF bio
  • USF bio
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