5 - Michael Denny
Michael Denny
Born: 02/13/1990
Height: 6-1
Weight: 190
Year: Senior
Hometown: San Diego, CA
High School: Rancho Bernardo HS
Position: MF
Experience: 3V

CSF: Michael Denny has appeared in all but one match in the last three seasons combined... In 2010 he started 19 of the 21 matches with 1 goal (Oct. 27 vs. UC Davis) and 1 assist (in post-season win at UCI on Nov. 10)... In 2009 he started 15 of the team's 19 matches and scored 2 goals -- a game winner in a 2-1 victory over Wisconsin-Milwaukee on Sept. 11 and a penalty kick in a 1-1 tie vs. Coastal Carolina on Sept. 25... Started 16 matches and appeared in all but one of the Titans' matches in 2008... Scored 3 goals, third best on the squad, for 6 points... Three scores came in a span of four matches -- one at Cal State Northridge on Oct. 18, one at home vs. UCSB on Oct. 25 and one at UC Irvine on Oct. 29... Strong player who makes his presence known in the midfield... Has a very successful youth career behind him... Included as one of the Top 100 college freshmen to watch in 2008 by College Soccer News.

HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year varsity starter at Rancho Bernardo High School in San Diego... As a senior was Palomar League player of the year and was North County Conference Player of the Year for Coach Kurt Trecker... Won team MVP honors three times... Played in the Region IV and Palomar League All-Star Games.

CLUB: La Jolla Nomads and San Diego Surf, winning a state cup with the latter.

PERSONAL: Born on Feb. 13, 1990, in San Diego... Parents are Paul and Ann Denny... His father played professionally in England... Has two younger brothers (Jack and Charlie) and an older sister (Chelsea)... Undeclared major whose goal is to become a professional soccer player... Was a member of the Region IV all-star team in both 2006 and 2007 and took part in the prestigious adidas ESP in 2007... Has been in various national team pools... Has played in Europe and his most memorable sports thrill was playing Manchester United and getting a tie in the Milk Cup... Credits Paul Dogherty and Dave Coehn for greatest influence on his career, playing him at midfielder and pushing him to do greater things.

CAREER STATISTICS:

2008: 19 matches, 16 starts, 3 goals, 6 points

2009: 19 matches, 15 starts, 2 goals, 1 assist, 5 points

2010: 21 matches, 19 starts, 1 goal, 1 assist, 3 points

TOTALS: 59 matches, 50 starts, 6 goals, 2 assists, 14 points