23 - James Maynard
James Maynard
Birth Date: 05/21/1986
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: Junior
Hometown: Leicester, England
High School: Wreake Valley CC
Previous College: Hope International
Position: D
Experience: 1V

CSF: James Maynard will have to miss the 2008 season due to injury... He is a transfer from nearby Hope International University who appeared in 13 matches, 5 as a starter, in 2007... Got a chance to play forward late in the season and responded with a goal at UC Riverside on Oct. 17 that would have been a game winner had the Highlanders not scored in the final second for a tie.

HOPE INTERNATIONAL: Played one season for the Royals across Nutwood Avenue from the CSF campus... Played center back.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated in 2002 from Wreake Valley Community College in native Leicester, England... Played defender for the school's football team.

PERSONAL: Born on May 21, 1986, in Leicester, England... Parents are Carl Maynard and Maureen Arias of Leicester... Has two brothers (twin Daniel and Carlos) and a sister (Ava)... Occupational goal is to become a physical therapist... Has worked as a fitness instructor... Chose Fullerton because of its kinesiology department and Div. I soccer program... Enjoys travelling and most sports... Most memorable sports thrill was playing against two professional men's teams -- Crewe Alexander and Leicester City... Credits Coach Doug Kiest in England for having the most influence on his soccer career: "He always pushed me and made me want to work hard and now I have that mentality."