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17 Brian James
Brian  James

Hometown:
Sunrise, Fla.

High School:
American Heritage

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 150

Position:
MF

12/13/2013

Virginia Edged By Maryland 2-1 in College Cup Semifinals

In making 11th College Cup appearance, Cavaliers conclude season with 13-6-5 record

11/08/2013

Virginia Tops Boston College on OT Goal, 1-0

Brian James scores game winner to lift Cavaliers to victory

09/23/2013

Virginia Entertains Unbeaten Providence Tuesday Night

Cavaliers play third straight home match Tuesday

09/19/2013

Cavaliers Play Host to NC State Friday Night

UVa aims for first ACC win of 2013 season

09/17/2013

Virginia Rolls Past George Mason, 3-0

Cavaliers dominate throughout in shutout victory

10/11/2013

Men's Soccer vs. Maryland (by Matt Riley)

Men's Soccer vs. Maryland (by Matt Riley)

2013
• Played in 17 matches with four starts in the midfield
• Saw playing time in two NCAA tournament matches (St. John's, Maryland)
• Nearly tied NCAA College Cup match with Maryland in final minutes, but his well-placed shot was stopped by diving Maryland GK Zack Steffan
• Recorded golden goal in OT against Boston College (11/8)
• Scored game-winning goal in victory over St. John's (9/2)
• Recorded second goal of year in win over George Mason (9/20)

2012
• Played in 18 games, with 14 starts in the midfield
• Assisted on Will Bates' goal against Wake Forest (10/12)
• Also recorded assist on Bates' goal in win over Drexel (9/18)
• Notched first career goal in 1-1 draw against Xavier (9/14)

HIGH SCHOOL
• Scored 78 goals and tallied 168 assists in decorated career at American Heritage Boca/Delray
• Two-time ESPNRise First-Team All-American (2011, 2012)
• Named 2012 Florida Gatorade Player of the Year
• Led nation in assists three times during high school career - in 2009 (44), 2011 (36) and 2012 (55)
• Led team to 2009 and 2011 FHSAA state championships
• Three-time Palm Beach Post Player of the Year (3A-2A-1A) - 2010, 2011, 2012
• Named Sun Sentinel Player of the Year (3A-2A-1A) in 2010 and 2012
• Team captain in 2011 and 2012
• Attended U.S. U-18 National Camp in Carson, Calif., in 2010
• Member of Weston Academy FC from 2010-12
• Selected to USSF Academy Starting XI South Conference three times
• Earned Gold Honor Award on Principal's Honor Roll

PERSONAL
• Parents are Alvin and Karen James
• Has one sister, Kassidy
• Father played professional soccer for Fort Lauderdale Strikers (1989-94) and collegiately at UNC Greensboro (1985-87) and Florida International (1987-89)

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