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Name:
Chris Albright
Pos./Yr./Ht./Wt:
Forward/midfielder/Sophomore/6-1/175
Hometown:
Philadelphia, Pa.
High School:
William Penn Charter

   

A returning starter in the midfield, who could move to forward this season tremendous athlete with excellent size and speed a member of the U.S. under-20 national team previously played on the U.S. under-18 national team.

As a Freshman: Named to the Soccer America and Soccer News National All-Freshman teams played in all 26 games, starting 25 times and totaling 2,058 minutes played primarily as a flank midfielder, while also seeing some action at forward the Cavaliers' third-leading scorer with 29 points on 11 goals and seven assists ranked fifth in the ACC in both goals and points scored the first UVa freshman to score double figure goals since A.J. Wood in 1991 tied the UVa record for most games played in a single season (26) scored the game-winning goal with less than four minutes remaining in overtime to defeat American in the NCAA quarterfinals had an assist on Ben Olsen's first goal against Georgetown in the NCAA second round knocked home a pass from Ryan Trout for the second goal against Howard in the NCAA first round scored the opening goal against Wake Forest in the ACC Semifinals assisted on Matt Leonard's game winner against North Carolina in the ACC Tournament, while also scoring the Cavaliers' final goal named to the All-ACC Tournament team scored a goal against Mount St. Mary's, while also assisting on Leonard's goal had an assist on Olsen's goal at Duke headed in a free kick by Olsen for a goal at Seton Hall assisted on Leonard's goal against North Carolina scored two goals in win over Wake Forest had a goal in the victory over Virginia Tech named ACC Player of the Week following his performances against Wake Forest and Virginia Tech scored two goals and an assist against Akron had an assist on Leonard's goal in the season-opener against American.

High School: Earned All-City and All-League honors at William Penn Charter High School named to Soccer America's Region I Super 11 Recruits played on both the state and regional ODP teams also served as the kicker on his high school football team.

Personal: Born January 14, 1979 in Philadelphia, Pa. son of John and Patti Albright.

Albright by the Numbers

Year GP/GS Min Sh G A GWG/GWA Pts
1997 26/25 2058 64 11 7 1/1 29

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