16 Eric Irvine
16 Eric Irvine
Birth Date: 03/01/1983
Height: 6-1
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: La Cañada, Calif.
High School: La Cañada
Position: Forward
College: 3V

AS A SENIOR IN 2005: Started each of the first two matches at the forward position before slowed by a back injury played sparingly at Cal and started against Florida International ... team co-captain ... missed 11 matches due to injury ... returned to action at San Francisco and played 25 mins ... played 65 minutes two nights later against the Dons and took two shots ... played in the last nine matches and started three of the last five.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2004: Appeared in 17 matches, starting six... took 10 shots, seven of which were on goal... scored the game-winner over Davidson on September 18 in the SCU/adidas Classic... earned All-SCU/adidas Classic honors after his performance over the weekend.

AS A REDSHIRT SOPHOMORE IN 2003: Started in nine of his 23 games played for the Broncos... took 10 shots, four of which were on goal... posted three goals and one assist... scored both goals in 2-0 shutout over CSU Monterey Bay... assisted in the game-winning goal during the 2-0 shutout over Sacramento State... scored game-winning goal in overtime in 1-0 win over Loyola Marymount in second round of the NCAA Tournament... earned Santa Clara adidas Classic Offensive MVP honors for his two-goal game against Cal State Monterey Bay... named to the College Soccer News team of the week following performance against CSUMB.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2002: Redshirted the season due to injury.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2001: Started 14 of the 17 matches in which he appeared during his inaugural campaign... scored the first goal in the 2-1 victory over then No. 8 San Diego... assisted on the lone goal that was scored during the 2-1 loss to then No. 16 Portland... took 11 shots on the season, four of which were on goal.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2001 graduate of La Cañada High School in La Cañada, Calif... was a four-year starter for head coach Louie Bilowitz... member of team that won back-to-back Rio Hondo League Championships... led team to 22-1-1 record and a CIF semifinals appearance during his senior campaign... part of the No. 1 ranked team that scored 99 goals to their opponents 11... earned second team all-league honors during his freshman and sophomore years... named league and team MVP during junior year... league and team offensive MVP during senior year... named third team All-CIF during junior year, and first team All-CIF during senior year... was team leading scorer during senior year with 26 goals and 14 assists... played for A.G.S.S. club team... member of the team that won the Chivas Cup (Mexico), the Nomads College Showcase, and the league crown.

PERSONAL: Born March 1, 1983... parents are John and Tisha Irvine... has an older brother named Chris... major is marketing ... enjoys surfing and hiking in his spare time.





Irvine's Career Statistics


Year M-S Shots Goals GW Goals Assists Points
2001 17-14 11 1 0 1 3
2002 DNP - - - - -
2003 23-9 10 3 2 1 7
2004 17-6 10 1 1 0 2
2005 13-6 9 0 0 0 0
Career 70-35 40 5 3 2 12