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.