3 - Josh Early
Josh Early
Height: 6-4
Weight: 205
Year: RS Junior
Hometown: Los Altos, Calif.
High School: Bellarmine Preparatory
Position: DR

AS A REDSHIRT SENIOR IN 2008: Played in all 30 matches in 2008 ... third on the team with 28 goals on 77 attempts ... recorded 17 assists on the season ... added 18 steals on the defensive end ... recorded a season-high three goals against Occidental (Sept. 27) and again against UCSC (Nov. 16).

AS A RS JUNIOR IN 2007-08: Named WWPA Player of the Week on October 10 ... 9/7 vs. Queens - Came off the bench and scored one goal on two attempts ... 9/8 vs. George Washington - Came off the bench and scored two goals on four attempts, notched an assist and two steals ... 9/8 vs. Navy - Came off the bench and scored once on two attempts ... 9/9 vs. Princeton - Came off the bench and attempted two shots while notching an assist and a steal ... 9/9 vs. Gannon - Came off the bench and scored one goal on one attempt ... 9/15 vs. UCLA - Came off the bench and scored one goal on three attempts while drawing one kickout ... 9/15 vs. UC Davis - Came off the bench and scored one goal on five attempts while surrendering one kickout ... 9/16 vs. Air Force - Came off the bench and attempted three shots ... 9/16 vs. UC Santa Cruz - Came off the bench and scored twice on five attempts ... 9/20 vs. Fordham - Came off the bench and scored four goals on five attempts while notching a steal and surrendering a kickout ... 9/22 vs. La Verne - Came off the bench but did not attempt a shot ... 9/22 vs. Redlands - Came off the bench and scored four goals on four attempts with a steal ... 9/23 vs. Claremond - Came off the bench and scored one goal on five attempts with an assist ... 9/23 vs. Whittier - Came off the bench and scored two goals on three attempts ... 9/29 vs. UC Davis - Came off the bench and scored one goal on two attempts ... 9/30 vs. UCLA - Came off the bench and attempted one shot with an assist and a steal ... 9/30 vs. Fresno Pacific - Came off the bench and scored once on four attempts with an assist ... 10/5 vs. Whittier - Came off the bench and scored two goals on three attempts with a steal ... 10/5 vs. Pomona - Came off the bench and netted a hat trick in four attempts ... 10/6 vs. Brown - Came off the bench and scored four goals on six attempts with an assist and a kickout surrendered ... 10/6 vs. Cal Lutheran - Came off the bench and scored a hat trick on six attempts ... 10/14 vs. UC Santa Cruz - Came off the bench and scored twice on five attempts with a steal ... 10/26 vs. LMU - Came off the bench and scored twice on ten attempts ... 10/28 vs. Cal - Came off the bench and scored one goal on two attempts with a steal ... 11/3 vs. UC Santa Cruz - Came off the bench and scored a hat trick on six attemps ... 11/4 vs. UC Davis - Came off the bench and scored two goals on two attemps with an assist, a steal, and a kickout ... 11/11 vs. Stanford - Came off the bench and scored one goal on one attemp with two kickouts surrendered ... 11/16 vs. Pomona (WWPA 1st round) - Came off the bench and scored once on four attempts with two steals ... 11/17 vs. LMU (WWPA semifinals) - Came off the bench and scored one goal on six attempts, notched a steal and drew a kickout while surrendering one ... 11/18 vs. Air Force (WWPA 3rd place game) - Came off the bench and scored three goals on eight attempts with an assist and two kickouts drawn.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2006-07: Spent the year studying abroad.  

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2005-06: Came off the bench in 31 contests... compiled 11 goals on a 45.8 shooting percentage... also totaled eight assists and 10 steals on the year... put the ball through the net at least once on seven occasions... leading scorer in match against Redlands (9/11), tossing in two goals... also scored two goals in a victory against Chaminade (10/7)... produced four assists in win against Occidental (10/7).

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2004: Saw action in 21 contests... recorded 10 goals and six assists on the season... was second on the team with a .556 shooting percentage... scored first career goal against Chapman at the Inland Empire Classic... notched another goal in win over Whittier... had a goal and an assist against LaVerne...posted a season-high two assists against No. 15 Navy at the Nor Cal Tournament... tallied a season-high two steals in win over Redlands... had a goal against UC Santa Cruz at the Nor Cal Tournament... added a season-high two goals in match against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps... added a score at UC Davis... drew a kick out, scored and had an assist against No. 6 Cal... notched another goal in final match of the season with No. 19 Air Force.  

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2004 graduate of Bellarmine Prep in San Jose, Calif... played under coach Larry Rogers... helped lead team to 26-2 record and TruWest State Cup in senior season... team also won CCS and WCAL Tournaments... member of the CCS All-Star Team...also lettered in swimming... member of surf and snowboard clubs.  

PERSONAL: Parents are Todd Early and Anna Teeples... mother played soccer at Georgia Tech... majoring in communication... enjoys surfing, snowboarding and wakeboarding.

 

Early's Career Statistics

 

Year GP-GS Shots Goals Assists Shot Pct. Steals TO KO Against KO Drawn
2004 21-0 18 10 6 .556 5 3 7 2
2005 31-0 24 11 21 .458 10 6 8 2
2006 DNP - - - - - - - -
2007 30-0 110 50 8 .455 13 7 7 5
Career 82-0 152 71 35 .467 28 16 22 9