11 - Ricky Character
Ricky Character
Height: 5-9
Weight: 160
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Memphis, Tenn.
High School: Christian Brothers
Position: Midfielder/Forward

JUNIOR (2009): Started in eight straight games from Sept. 25 through Oct. 23 ... played a season-high 103 minutes at LMU (Oct. 16) ... redirected a loose ball in the box to set up teammate Eric Masch for a goal during SCU's win over Cleveland State (Sep. 5) ... appeared in 13 matches on the year making eight starts.

SOPHOMORE (2008): Saw action in 12 games ... played 55 minutes against UIC (Sept. 1) ... attempted two shots against UW-Milwaukee (Sept. 7) ... played an integral role against Saint Mary's (Oct. 12) ... helped SCU to a 3-2 victory over Portland (Nov. 2).

FRESHMAN (2007): Made first career appearance vs. Gonzaga on Oct. 21 ... made appearances as a sub Nov. 2 vs. San Diego and Nov. 4 vs. LMU... notched first assist vs. LMU ... scored first career goal on Nov. 11 vs. Saint Mary's ... made nine appearances this season ... appeared as a sub on Nov. 28 vs. UCLA in NCAA second round ... played 19 minutes as a sub vs. Notre Dame in NCAA third round on Dec. 1.

FRESHMAN (2006): Redshirted the season ... attended training camp with United States U18 team at IMG Academies in Bradenton, Fla. in March, 2007.

HIGH SCHOOL: 2006 graduate of Christian Brothers High School in Memphis, Tenn. ... helped team reach state final in both junior and senior years ... team posted a 19-1 record in senior year ... played for Rogerio Lima at Christian Brothers ... named Best of the Preps in Memphis in senior year and earned All-Metro honors ... scored 20 goals and dished out seven assists as a senior after scoring 11 goals as a junior ... member of Region III ODP Team in 2005 ... member of National Honor Society and National Spanish Honor Society.

PERSONAL: Born on in Cleveland, Ohio ... son of Derek and Ruby ... father is a pilot for Fed-Ex ... one brother, Devin, plays for Santa Clara also ... enjoys playing video games in spare time ... major is finance.