CSF: Amir Shafii is clearly one of the Titan
team leaders... Fifth-year performer who is a co-captain...
Second-team All-Big West Conference selection in 2006 when he was
only Titan to start all 19 matches... Third on team in scoring with
4 goals and 3 assists... Goals came at San Jose State (Aug. 27),
vs. Oral Roberts (Sept. 1), vs. Cal State Northridge (Oct. 4) and
vs. UC Davis (Oct. 14)... Appeared in 17 matches in 2005, 12 as a
starter... He missed the entire 2004 season after suffering an
ankle injury in the final pre-season exhibition... One of the
stalwarts of the Titans' defensive front in 2003 despite his
freshman status, starting all 20 matches... Provides a strong
physical presence... Has managed a total of 17 career shots.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year varsity letterman at
Woodbridge High School where he played for Coach Jon "Bubba"
Szuka... Was a member of national and CIF championship squads.
PERSONAL: Born on Aug. 8, 1984, in Mission
Viejo, California... Parents are Nader and Julie Shafii...
Communications major who hopes to get a job that pays "lots of
money"... Most memorable sports thrill was scoring the game-tying
goal with one minute to play in the CIF finals in Titan Stadium as
a senior to earn a CIF title... Played club ball for the Irvine
Strikers... His teams won four state cup titles and two regional
titles... Credits former Titan player Paul McDonnell with most
influencing his soccer career: "He believed in me and our team and
took us to a national title."