George Fox University Bruin RecruitsGeorge Fox University Bruin Recruits

NCAA Division IIITo be one of the best. It's the reason athletes compete at the NCAA Division III level. And at George Fox, athletes get the opportunity to pursue their passion for sports at a nationally ranked Christian college with a storied athletic tradition that includes both individual and team national championships. We're excited about the quality of student-athletes who will join us for the 2019-20 academic year as we pursue our vision of being "the team to beat." In April, we invited them to campus for a Commitment Day to celebrate their decision* and are proud to introduce our newest Bruins to you.

Men's Soccer Recruits

Miguel Andalon-Ordaz

Name: Miguel Andalon-Ordaz

High School: David Douglas High School (Portland, Oregon)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Center midfield

Height / Weight: 5' 10"/155 lbs.

High School Highlights:
Served as team captain and was a first-team all-league and second-team all-state (Class 6A) player for a squad that won the Mt. Hood Conference and placed third in state his senior seasons

Why I chose George Fox:
It's close to my home and family, I love the energy and students on campus, and the coaching staff has made me feel very welcome from the beginning of the recruiting process.

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Solek Ashkinos

Name: Solek Ashkinos

High School: Lincoln High School (Portland, Oregon)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Forward

Height / Weight: 6' 4"/175 lbs.

High School Highlights:
Earned first-team all-league recognition in Class 6A Portland Interscholastic Conference as a senior, when he scored nine goals

Why I chose George Fox:
The atmosphere

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Caden Brandt

Name: Caden Brandt

High School: Sherwood High School (Sherwood, Oregon)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Center back, left back, right back

Height / Weight: 5' 11"/175 lbs.

High School Highlights:
Earned second-team all-league honors (Class 6A Pacific Conference) as a senior

Why I chose George Fox:
I love its environment and focus. I wanted to be a part of it.

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Connor Flolo

Name: Connor Flolo

High School: Camas High School (Camas, Washington)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Outside back and wing

Height / Weight: 5' 11"/155 lbs.

High School Highlights:
Was a scholar-athlete and served as team captain his senior year, when he dished out three assists

Why I chose George Fox:
I love the environment, the people and the opportunity it gives me to grow my faith.

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Jeff Friedman

Name: Jeff Friedman

High School: Lakeside High School (Nine Mile Falls, Washington)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Midfielder

Height / Weight: 5' 8"/135 lbs.

High School Highlights:
Named first-team all-league (Northeast A League) his freshman through junior seasons

Why I chose George Fox:
The combination of strong academics and athletics is something that not many other colleges have to offer, and I know attending George Fox will set me up well for the rest of my life.

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Diego Gil

Name: Diego Gil

High School: McMinnville High School (McMinnville, Oregon)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Center back

Height / Weight: 6' 1"/185 lbs.

High School Highlights:
Earned first-team all-conference honors (Class 6A Pacific Conference) as a senior and was a second-team all-conference player as a junior

Why I chose George Fox:
It has a very great community with great programs. I am also going to play in the men’s soccer program and develop my skills.

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Ohm Harape

Name: Ohm Harape

High School: Aloha High School (Beaverton, Oregon)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Midfielder and defender

Height / Weight: 5' 11"

High School Highlights:
Led team with nine goals and also had 11 assists as a senior, when squad won a Class 6A Metro League championship; served as a varsity team captain; helped team win Oregon Youth Soccer Association titles in 2017 and 2018; named first-team all-league and second team all-state as a senior

Why I chose George Fox:
It is a school that can help further my future endeavors on and off the field.

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Brennen Martin

Name: Brennen Martin

High School: Camas High School (Camas, Washington)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Striker/winger

Height / Weight: 5' 11"/145 lbs.

High School Highlights:
None reported

Why I chose George Fox:
It’s the perfect fit for me.

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Tyler Nguyen

Name: Tyler Nguyen

High School: Clackamas High School (Clackamas, Oregon)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Midfielder

Height / Weight: 5' 9"/155 lbs.

High School Highlights:
Named second-team all-league (Class 6A Mt. Hood Conference) as a senior and was an honorable mention all-league player as a sophomore

Why I chose George Fox:
I chose George Fox because of the beautiful buildings and the education reputation it has.

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Jamie O’Connell

Name: Jamie O’Connell

High School: Woodinville High School (Woodinville, Washington)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Center midfielder and center back

Height / Weight: 6' 2"/172 lbs.

High School Highlights:
None reported

Why I chose George Fox:
I choose George Fox because of its high reputation, specifically in the computer science program; it is ideally located extremely near the city of Portland; I have a fantastic opportunity to play here; and because when I visited the campus in February, the fantastic facilities and the kindness in other people told me that this was the place for me.

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Sam Prusynski

Name: Sam Prusynski

High School: Lincoln High School (Portland, Oregon)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Goalkeeper

Height / Weight: 6' 4"/185 lbs.

High School Highlights:
Earned all-league honorable mention honors (Class 6A Portland Interscholastic League) his junior and senior years; played varsity soccer three years in high school; recorded nine shutouts in 16 games his senior year; helped team go unbeaten in PIL play as a junior

Why I chose George Fox:
It was the perfect balance of a strong academics and a competitive athletic university.

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Micah Rudy

Name: Micah Rudy

High School: Lewiston High School (Lewiston, Idaho)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Wing and center midfielder

Height / Weight: 6' 0"/165 lbs.

High School Highlights:
Earned first-team honors in Idaho High School Activities Association’s 5A Inland Empire League in 2018; was recipient of Outstanding Individual Scholastic Award in 2015 through 2018 seasons, as well as a member of the Scholastic Team Award those years; earned Lewiston’s Four-Year Varsity Award for playing varsity all four years; recipient of team’s Coaches Award and was a team captain his senior year

Why I chose George Fox:
I chose George Fox because of the vast range of opportunities I have here, as well as the experiences and relationships I will build and experience. George Fox has a wide variety of different engineering programs that are known for their high quality as well as efficiency, which will benefit my future greatly. After visiting on multiple occasions, I believe George Fox is also the best fit for me based on its welcoming and comforting environment, which I aspire to become involved in.

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Jivan Sanchez

Name: Jivan Sanchez

High School: McMinnville High School (McMinnville, Oregon)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Forward, wing and attacking midfielder

Height / Weight: 5' 6"/140 lbs.

High School Highlights:
None reported

Why I chose George Fox:
George Fox is a prestigious academic school that I would like to prosper at with given the opportunity to play soccer.

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Noah Schorzman

Name: Noah Schorzman

High School: Cheney High School (Cheney, Washington)

Sport(s): Soccer

Position(s): Defender, midfielder and winger

Height / Weight: 6' 2"/170 lbs.

High School Highlights:
Led the Blackhawks with 10 goals, seven assists and a 14-3 team record his senior year; a unanimous first-team all-conference selection as a senior, he was named “Offensive MVP” of the GNL (Class 2A Great Northern League); served as team captain his junior and senior years and earned second-team all-conference recognition his freshman, sophomore and junior years; finished his high school career with 20 goals and 22 assists and was a four-year letter earner; anchored a defense that made the round of 16 his sophomore year.

Why I chose George Fox:
It fit everything I wanted in a college, and under the direction of coach Afenegus it will be an honor to return Bruin soccer back to the top of the conference.

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* Student-athletes listed above have accepted George Fox University's written offer of admission and/or financial aid. George Fox University is a member of the NCAA Div. III.