#4 Clifton Brown
|HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)||Unioto|
2006: Appeared in all 17 matches for the Crusaders, making 16 starts ... named team’s Most Valuable Player ... assisted on goals Sept. 10 versus Buffalo and Oct. 27 at Western Illinois ... tallied 12 shots on the season, including six on goal ... put two shots on frame Oct. 14 against IUPUI ... also blasted two shots Oct. 21 at UMKC ... named to Mid-Continent Conference All-Academic team.
2005: Started nine times and appeared in 12 matches as a freshman ... named to Academic All-Conference team ... scored three times on only nine shots (six on goal) ... finished tied for fourth on team in goals and fifth in points ... made first career start in season’s first match, Sept. 2 at Buffalo ... first collegiate goal was a match-winner, scoring in the 53rd minute of Valpo’s 1-0 win October 1 against Centenary ... scored again Oct. 15 at Oral Roberts, one of three Crusader goals in a losing effort ... final tally of the year came Oct. 23, helping Crusaders to a 5-2 victory at Cleveland State.
Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Shermans ... twice named an All-Ohio performer, earning First Team honors in 2003 and placing on the Second Team in 2004 ... garnered First Team All-District honors as a junior and senior ... named to National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-Midwest Team in 2003 and 2004 ... served as team captain as a junior and senior, earning Most Valuable Player honors each year ... set school’s single-season (23) and career (58) assist records ... played on Ohio’s Olympic Development Program team in 2004 ... earned Unioto’s Merit Award for Academic Excellence ... a member of National Honor Society.
Personal: Clifton is the son of Tom and Hannah Brown ... majors are exercise science and biology ... born April 19, 1987.