5 - Marcus Akerland
Marcus Akerland
Height: 6-2
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fremont, Calif.
High School: Bellarmine
Position: DR

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AS A SENIOR IN 2011: Started all 35 games … was third on the team with 38 goals and second on the team with 26 assists … had team-highs in steals (34) and field blocks (21)  ... also drew 23 kick-outs … notched his first two goals of the season at No. 17 Princeton … scored one goal against St. Francis … tallied one goal against MIT … scored twice against Fordham … scored two goals at UOP … recorded one goal at St. Francis … delivered one goal vs. West Valley … scored one goal vs. UC Davis … tallied two goals against Redlands … scored two goals against Occidental … connected for two goals against La Verne … scored twice in the team’s upset win at No. 10 UC Davis … had three steals vs. Air Force … scored three goals vs. Cal Baptist … recorded two goals against Bucknell … scored two goals against Harvard … tallied one goal, an assist, a steal and he drew three kick outs on Senior Day vs. No. 7 UOP … scored two goals at Pomona-Pitzer.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2010: A fire-plug off the bench for the Broncos...started in eight of 34 games... recorded career highs with 16 goals, 26 assists, 34 steals, and 12 field blocks... recorded two goals, two steals, and two field blocks against Princeton (9/10)… scored two goals while collecting two assists, three steals, and two earned ejections against Fordham (9/11)… had one goal, two assists, two steals and two field blocks in a win over Harvard (9/12)… had three assists, a steal and one field block against Navy (9/18)… had four assists in a loss to LMU (9/19)… collected a goal and an assist against Cal (10/2)…

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2009-10: Scored two goals and tallied 10 assists in 20 matches played ... both goals came in win over Harvard (9/13) ... also had six steals, two field blocks, and two 5-meter shots drawn.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2008-09: Played in 15 of 30 matches in 2008 ... recorded four goals on 12 attempts ... tallied three assists and four steals ... drew one ejection along with one drawn 5-meter penalty ... scored his first collegiate goal against George Washington (Sept. 14).

HIGH SCHOOL: 2008 graduate of Bellarmine College Prep in San Jose, Calif. ... coached by Larry Rogers and Sam Bliss ... member of 2006 CCS champion Water Polo team ... named to the CCS All-Star team in 2007... member of 2007 and 2008 CCS champion Swimming teams ... involved in the Oakland A's fan club and Student Environmental Activist Society.

PERSONAL: Parents are Don and Fran Akerland ... has a younger sister Blair ... enjoys watching A's games, snowboarding, boating, and going to the movies ... major is Marketing.