13 - Ben Hofstetter
Ben Hofstetter
Birth Date: 11/21/1985
Height: 5-11
Weight: 185
Year: Senior
Hometown: Boise, ID
High School: Timberline HS
Position: D
Experience: 3V

CSF: Ben Hofstetter wraps up a solid Titan career in 2007... He has been a key performer in each of his three seasons in the program, appearing in 51 matches (30 starts)... Had one goal last season, a game winner at UNLV on Sept. 24, breaking a 2-2 tie in the 70th minute... He came on strong late in his 2004 freshman season, appearing in 16 matches (7 starts) and tying for third on the team with 9 points... Scored 4 goals -- on Oct. 16 at UC Irvine, vs. Chapman on Oct. 25 and a pair vs. UC Irvine on Nov. 9... had one assist (on game-winning goal at UC Riverside on Nov. 3).

HIGH SCHOOL: One of the top players in the state of Idaho in 2003... Three-time Offensive Player of the Year at Timberline High School, most recently for Coach Jim Sandercock... Southern Idaho Conference player of the year in 2003-04... Also competed in track and field as a senior, running on the 4x400 relay team... Played freshman basketball... Three-time winner of Outstanding Scholar award and berths on the SIC all-academic team.... National honor society member.

PERSONAL: Born on Nov. 21, 1985, in Boise, Idaho... Parents are Conrad and Lindy Hofstetter... Has a younger sister, Annamarie, 17... Business management major... Enjoys snow and water skiing and hunting... Most memorable sports thrill was scoring the winning goal in the 2004 Region IV Tournament to advance Idaho to the semifinals... Credits his sophomore year Coach Brian Smith for making him play forward... Played internationally, gaining the semifinals of the Harlem Cup in Holland and the quarterfinals of the Newcastle Festival in England... Played for the Boise National Soccer Club.