|Hometown:||Laguna Niguel, CA|
|High School:||Santa Margarita HS|
CSF: Appeared in 7 matches, 4 as a starter, as
a true freshman in 2010... Took 1 shot.
HIGH SCHOOL: Two-year varsity letterman at
Santa Margarita High School in Rancho Santa Margarita,
California... scored 3 goals with 2 assists as a defender as a
junior for Coach Curt Bauer before opting for the Academy... scored
5 goals with 4 assists as a sophomore as the Eagles won the CIF and
state championships... scored 12 goals as a junior varsity forward
as a freshman.
CLUB: L.A. Galaxy Youth Academy... played in
England against premier clubs such as West Ham, Everton, Blackburn,
Mancheser City, Noricki and Ipswichtown.
PERSONAL: Born on Sept. 28, 1991, in Mission
Viejo, California... parents are Jeffrey and Tracey Atkinson of
Laguna Niguel... has three older sisters - Meghan, Brooke and
Caitlin... business major whose goals include becoming a
businessman, sports agent or missionary... enjoys traveling the
world and the beach... credits L.A. Galaxy Coach Trevor James for
most influence on his career: "He gave me the tools I need to play
at the next level, whether that be college or professional."
2010: 7 matches, 4 starts