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6 Ian Holder
Ian  Holder


Norfolk, Va.

High School:
Norfolk, Academy


Midfielder /Defender


IN 2005: Finished tied for fifth on the team in points (9) ... tied for the third-most goals (3) on the team ... also had three assists ... appeared in all 20 games and registered eight starts playing 976 minutes on the season ... took the fourth-most shots (26) ... tallied one game-winning goal in UVa's 2-1 win over St. Francis (NY) ... also added goals against Longwood (9/14) and Virginia Tech (10/29) ... had assists in wins over Charlotte (9/10), Longwood (9/14) and Mount St. Mary's (9/28) ... had a season-high three points in the 4-0 win over Longwood (9/14).

IN 2004: Started 14 of the 24 games he appeared in ... finished with 12 points on the season, resulting from four goals and four assists ... was third on the team with four assists and fourth on the team with four goals ... his 12 points were the fifth best total on the team ... started all three games for Virginia in the 2004 ACC Tournament ... recorded a goal and an assist in Virginia's 3-1 victory over #14 Duke (11/10) in the ACC Quarterfinals - scored the Cavaliers third goal of the game and also teamed with David Rosenbaum on Mike Littlefield's goal in the contest ... recorded his first collegiate game-winning goal when he scored the game-winner over UMBC in Virginia's 3-1 victory (9/29) ... recorded a goal in Virginia's 2-1 win over #2 Wake Forest (9/17) in the Cavaliers' ACC-opener ... teamed with Hunter Freeman for the game-winning assist on Nico Colaluca's goal against N.C.State (10/2) ... scored a goal against Liberty in Virginia's 3-0 shutout victory over the Flames (10/6) ... teamed with Hunter Freeman to assist on Adam Cristman's goal in a 4-1 win over #24 Old Dominion (10/27) ... scored a season-high three points twice after scoring a goal and assist in wins over UMBC (9/29) and #14 Duke (11/10) ... took a season-high three shots four times in Virginia's wins over Manhattan (4-1 on 9/21), Liberty (3-0 on 10/6), Saint Francis (3-1 on 10/12) and #13 Duke (3-2 on 10/23) ... lettered.

IN 2003: Started seven of the 23 games he appeared in ... scored five points resulting from two goals and one assist ... took 25 shots for the season ... made his first appearance in a UVa uniform against Seton Hall (8/29) in the Virginia Soccer Classic ... started and scored his first collegiate goal in UVa's 2-1 victory over Liberty (10/24) ... recorded his first collegiate assist and point in just his second college match after assisting on Matt Oliver's goal against #13 Saint Louis (8/31) in the Virginia Soccer Classic ... scored the game-winning goal in UVa's 2-0 win over Seton Hall in the First Round of the NCAA Tournament (11/21) ... converted a penalty kick in the pk shoot-out to help Virginia advance past Clemson following a 0-0 tie in the ACC Quarterfinals in Cary, N.C. (11/12) ... appeared in Virginia's 2-1 victory over #3 Wake Forest (9/13) and in UVa's 1-0 win over #4 North Carolina (9/21) ... started for Virginia against #3 Maryland (10/31) ... started all three games for UVa in the ACC Tournament and the NCAA Tournament ... took a season-high six shots in Virginia's 2-1 victory over Liberty (10/24) ... lettered.

HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four times at Norfolk Academy in soccer ... a four-time All-State and All-Prep selection ... selected as a 2003 All-American choice and was tabbed an All-South player ... three-time team MVP in 2001, 2002 and 2003 ... named to the 2002 All-Tidewater First Team and to the 2001 All-Tidewater Second Team ... leading point scorer in school-history at Norfolk Academy with 103 goals and 63 assists ... earned the Norfolk Sports Club 2003 Outstanding Metropolitan Scholastic Men's Soccer Player Award ... named the 2003 Virginia Pilot Soccer Player of the Year and was the 2003 Virginia Pilot Athlete of the Year runner-up ... also played basketball and lacrosse where he was an All-State and All-Prep selection ... recipient of the 2002 VMI Leadership Award and the 2003 Royce E. Jones Award ... volunteered at the Paul Webb basketball camp, at the Lafayette Nursing Home and Operation Smile.

PERSONAL: Born on April 10, 1984 in Cleveland, Ohio ... son of Patricia Holder ... chose Virginia for its combination of academics and athletics ... also recruited by Brown, James Madison and Davidson ... has two brothers, Justin and Brandon.

Holder by the Numbers

Year GP/GS Min. Sh G A GWG/GWA Pts
2003 23/7 880 25 2 1 0/0 5
2004 24/14 1,499 12 4 4 1/1 12
2005 20/8 976 26 3 3 1/0 9
Career 67/29 3,335 63 9 8 2/1 26


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