11 - Shay Spitz
Shay Spitz
Birth Date: 01/27/1988
Height: 5-7
Weight: 145
Year: Senior
Hometown: Sydney, Australia
High School: Westfields Sports
Previous College: Orange Coast
Position: MF/D
Experience: 3V

CSF: Shay Spitz emerged as an offensive threat in 2007 after being an integral part of the Titans' back line in 2006 and carried that play into 2008... Has led the team in scoring in each of the last two seasons with 11 points (4 goals and 3 assists last year and 5 goals and 1 assist in 2007)... Appeared in all 20 matches each season, starting 19 times last year and 17 times as a sophomore... In 2008 had game-winning goals at Air Force on Sept. 12 and at UC Riverside on Nov. 8... Also scored at UC Davis on Oct. 13 and on Oct. 18 at Cal State Northridge... In 2007 he scored both goals in a 2-1 win at UC Davis on Oct. 20... Also scored in the previous match against UC Riverside (Oct. 17) and added two later goals against Cal State Bakersfield on Oct. 28 and UC Santa Barbara on Nov. 10... Appeared in all 19 matches in 2006 as a true freshman.

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Westfields Sports High in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia in 2005... Played two years of "senior" or varsity ball at left back and midfield for Coaches Trevor Morgan and Dave Barret.

ORANGE COAST COLLEGE: Took classes for one semester but did not play intercollegiate soccer.

PERSONAL: Born on Jan. 27, 1988, in Hong Kong... Parents are Stephen and Tricia Spitz of Picnic Point in Sydney... Has a brother, Tyler... .. Well traveled and toured with the State Institute of Sport team... Has dual citizenship in the United States and New Zealand... Turned down an offer to play professionally this summer in Australia.