Stipo Zeba

#19 Stipo Zeba

POS. F
HT. 5-11
WT. 185
YR. Jr.
HOMETOWN Brookfield, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL) Morton West

2011: Saw action in eight games during his junior season with the Crusaders ... opened season by scoring a goal and tallying an assist in just 10 minutes of action Aug. 26 against Calumet ... assist was his first career point, followed by his first career goal ... also registered an assist later in the season Oct. 9 against Oral Roberts ... totaled nine shots on the season, placing three on goal ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2010: Made first career varsity appearance Nov. 3, coming in as a sub for the Crusaders against Eastern Illinois ... spent majority of season playing with the Valpo reserve squad ... named reserve team’s Offensive MVP ... named to the Horizon League Academic Honor Roll.

2009: Played with the Crusader reserve side in first year at Valpo ... played this past summer for Eclipse Select U19 squad that advanced to the State Cup.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Mustangs … earned All-Conference and All-Sectional honors during his career … helped squad to fourth-place state finish in 2006 … helped lead Mustangs to tournament titles at Hinsdale Central and Bartlett in both 2006 and 2008 … earned conference Academic Achievement Award, as well as IHSA Scholastic Achievement Award … also earned two letters in basketball, playing on the conference championship team in 2006 … played club soccer for Eclipse Select SC from 2007-2009 after previously playing for Chicago Elite and LTSC … squad played in the 11v11 Cup in Jacksonville in 2009 and took second in the MRL First Division.

Personal: Stipo is the son of Ivica and Luca Zeba … major is civil engineering … has earned Presidential academic honors, as well as Dean’s List honors, during his time at Valpo ... born Jan. 1, 1991.