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23 Brian Span
Brian  Span


Somers, N.Y.

High School:
North Salem

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 180



FC Dallas Acquires Former UVa Midfielder Brian Span in Weighted Lottery

Span played from 2010-11 with Cavaliers

Cavalier Career

• Second-Team All-ACC Selection
• Started in all 21 games
• Led team with five assists and second in goals with seven
• Second on team in points with 19
• Named to ACC All-Tournament Team
• Recorded two goals in 4-3 ACC Quarterfinal win over
Wake Forest, including the game winning goal with just
twenty seconds remaining in Double Overtime (11/8)
• Scored goal, added assist in victory over NC State (11/3)
• Recorded penalty kick goal against BC (10/29)
• Scored goal and added assist in win at Clemson (9/30)
• Scored game's lone goal in second minute at Duke (9/9)
• Named to Hokie Invitational All-Tournament Team (9/2-4)
• Picked up assist on game-winning goal in Cincinnati
game (9/2) and added assist vs. Wisconsin (9/4)
• Scored goal in Richmond win (8/29)


• Named to the ACC All-Freshmen Team
• The 2010 VaSID State Rookie of the Year and also named to the All-State second team
• Appeared in 20 matches, starting 18
• Ranked third on the team with five goals
• Added three assists for 13 points
• Assisted on the game-tying goal at ACC foe Duke (Sept. 11)
• Scored two goals and added an assist for the first points of his career vs. St. John's (Sept. 5)

High School

• An Under-17 National Team Residency player
• Played for FC Westchester U18 Development Academy from 2008-10
• A member of the 2009 Development Academy Select Team and 2008 and 2009 East Conference

Starting XI
• On the Region I ODP team in 2006 and 2007
• A member of the NY ODP State Team from 2005-07
• At North Salem High School, Span was voted MVP and was an all-region, all-state and all-section selection

• Son of David and Patricia Span
• Has a brother, David
• Nicknamed after former U.S. National Team player Cobi Jones

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