26 - Jonathan Birt
Jonathan Birt
Born: 01/19/1990
Height: 6-0
Weight: 165
Year: Junior
Hometown: Santa Ana, CA
High School: Calvary Chapel HS
Position: D
Experience: 2V

CSF: Jonathan Birt has been a regular on the Titans' defensive front for two seasons... In 2010 he appeared in 17 matches, 15 as a starter... Had 3 assists (at Cal State Northridge on Oct. 13, vs. UC Riverside on Oct. 20 and at UC Irvine on Nov. 10... He was one of the impressive Titan redshirt freshmen who saw significant action in 2009... Played in 18 of 19 matches, 17 as a starter... Had one goal and 3 assists, the latter the third best on the squad... Scored against Cal Poly on Oct. 14 in a 3-2 loss... His 3 assists came in the first six matches of the season -- vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Sept. 11, vs. Fairleigh-Dickinson on Sept. 13 and vs. Saint Mary's on Sept. 20... Tall, rangy athlete who also has played up front.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year varsity performer at Calvary Chapel High School in Santa Ana, California... Two-time first-team and twice second-team All-Orange Coast League selection... All-CIF as a senior... Team's MVP as a senior for Coach Randy Lack and twice won most valuable offensive player award... Also played baseball as a freshman.. Made the honor roll.

CLUB: South Coast Bayern.

PERSONAL: Born on Jan. 19, 1990, in Santa Ana... Parents are Steve and Kathy Birt... Has two brothers (Steven and Mike) and two sisters (Jessica and Kim)... Most memorable sports thrill was playing against Manchester United in Northern Ireland for the Milk Cup... Credits "Coach V." from South Coast Bayern for always pushing him and teaching him to become a better soccer player.

CAREER STATISTICS:

2009: 18 matches, 17 starts, 1 goal, 3 assists, 5 points

2010: 17 matches, 15 starts, 3 assists, 3 points

TOTALS: 35 matches, 32 starts, 1 goal, 6 assists, 8 points