|Major:||Accounting Information Systems|
SENIOR (2010)/CAREER REVIEW: Strong immediately made an impact at Santa Clara, playing the forward line on the Broncos’ WCC Championship team in 2007 ... he helped SCU win the WCC title again as a senior in 2010, starting and playing 56 minutes in the title-clinching game, a victory over Gonzaga (Nov. 14) ... as a four-year player, Strong contributed as a starter as both a sophomore and junior … and he as started his senior year as well… one of the most explosive players on the Broncos’ roster, giving SCU the ability to run past defenders … transitioned into the back-line as a senior and played great soccer helping SCU win crucial road games … his contributions, team-first attitude and leadership will definitely be missed … Strong was an outstanding student-athlete excelling in the classroom in the Leavey School of Business.
JUNIOR (2009): Played in 14 contests, starting one ... took a shot vs. Stanford (Sep. 17) and at LMU (Oct. 16).
SOPHOMORE (2008): Saw action in 11 games, starting in six ... appeared as a sub against Illinois Chicago (Sept. 1) ... appeared as a sub against Wisconsin (Sept. 5) ... earned his first start of the year against UW-Milwaukee (Sept. 7).
FRESHMAN (2007): Made debut on Aug. 31 vs. Alabama A&M as a forward ... appeared in 12 total games in first season and took two shots ... mostly played on the forward line.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of Timberline High School in Boise, Idaho ... participated in soccer, track and basketball at Timberline... helped soccer team to the runner-up finish in state in 2003 and 2005 ... helped team to third place finish in State Championships as a senior in 2006 after winning the conference and the district titles ... named second-team All-Conference as a sophomore ... was first-team All-Conference in 2005 and 2006 ... named to the state All Academic Team from 2004-06 ... led team in goals and assists in 2004, 2005 and 2006 and finished career at Timberline with 31 goals and 16 assists ... in track, qualified for state track meet in the 100 meters all four years with a personal best time of 10.8 seconds ... was fifth place in the 100m state meet as a freshman ... earned second place finish in the 100 meters at state meet as a junior ... named Most Valuable Male Track Athlete in 2005 ... member of the Boise Nationals Soccer Club beginning with U15 team and helped them to state title in 2005 and 2006 ... led Nationals to runner-up finish in 2004 ... reached the quarterfinals of the Far West region in 2006 ... member of the 2004 Les Bois Invitational championship team ... member of Idaho State ODP Team from 2003-2005.
PERSONAL: Born in Boise, Idaho ... parents are Clive and Martha Strong ... has two older brothers, James and Jason ... enjoys sports and spending time with friends ... major is accounting information systems.