20 - Antonio Vernaschi
Antonio Vernaschi
Birth Date: 01/25/1988
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Evesham, England
High School: Prince Henry's HS
Previous College: Texas-Brownsville
Position: MF
Experience: 1V

CSF: Antonio Vernaschi (vehr-NOTCH-ee) saw plenty of time on the pitch for the Titans in 2009... Appeared in 10 matches, 5 as a starter... Transfer from University of Texas-Brownsville who will vie for more playing time in 2010

HIGH SCHOOL: Graduated from Prince Henry's High School in Evesham, Worcester in England... Played his junior and senior seasons there... Team was conference and county champions... Selected team's most valuable player... As a freshman and sophomore attended St. Benedict's.

CLUB: Played for the Badsey Rangers, Evesham United and Littleton Futbol Club.

UT-BROWNSVILLE: Was a regular for two seasons for the NAIA Scorpions... As a freshman started 17 times in a 14-5-1 season with 5 assists... As a sophomore in 2008 he had 4 assists and started 16 times in a 15-5 season that led to the NAIA playoffs.

PERSONAL: Born on Jan. 25, 1988, in London, England... Parents are Mino and Anita Vernaschi of Evesham in the United Kingdom... Has two younger brothers, Roberto and Stefano... Kinesiology major... Likes most sports and likes to golf, ski, snowboard and play tennis... Credits Gary Leeds and UT Brownsville Coach Dan Balaguero for most influence on his soccer career.

CAREER STATISTICS:

2009: 10 matches, 5 starts, 0 points