Erik Soderberg
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    Erik Soderberg

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Eden Prairie, MN

    High School:
    Eden Prairie

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 190

    Position:
    SPC

    01/26/2012

    Football team places nine on academic all-conference team

    Players must have 3.0 GPA or better to make team

    12/07/2011

    Air Force Football Military Bowl Game Notes

    Falcons take on Toledo on Dec. 28 in Washington D.C. Game to be televised by ESPN.

    11/22/2011

    Calhoun hosts press conference as Air Force closes out regular season at Colorado State

    Ram-Falcon trophy at stake

    11/21/2011

    Falcon Football wraps up regular season at Colorado State

    Falcons looking to get bowl-eligible with win.

    11/14/2011

    Air Force Football Hosts UNLV in Home Finale

    Falcons to honor 28 seniors prior to kickoff.

    2010 (Junior) - Played and started in the first 11 games ... handled kickoff duties, as well as PATs and field goals ... hit five of 10 field goals ... hit a season-best two field goals at SDSU ... hit from 25 and 30 yards ... fifth in the MWC in PAT percentage (95.5) ... 27 career field goals ranks sixth in Air Force history ... fourth in school history with 80 career PATs.

    2009 (Sophomore) -- Second-team all-MWC ... third in the MWC in scoring with an 8.0 average ... led the conference and was seventh nationally in field goals with 1.69 per-game ... 22 made field goals are the second most in school history ... fifth in the MWC in field goal percentage with a 73.3 mark ... tied a school record with four field goals vs. San Diego State, including a long from 48 yards ... hit three field goals at Utah, including a 48-yard boot to force overtime ... two field goals, including a career-long 50-yard kick at Colorado State ... hit 22 of 30 field goals this season ... just three misses, one a career-long 59-yard effort, in his last 13 attempts ... also handled kickoff duties and had 15 touchbacks.

    2008 (Freshman) -- Played on the junior varsity ... played in one varsity game, attempting one kickoff.

    High School - Lettered three years in hockey and two in football ... was a two-time honorable mention all-conference selection in hockey ... won the Ryan Sherman Memorial Award ... first-team all-metro in football ... special mention all-state ... was honorable mention all-conference as a safety ... was a member of the National Honor Society ... graduated with honors ... high school football coach was Mike Grant.

    Personal - Son of Greg and Cherie Soderberg ... siblings include Peter and Ellie ... major is management ... minor is French ... member of cadet squadron 39 ... on the athletic's list six times and the dean's list three times ... this past summer, worked Combat Survival Training as an evasion instructor and also worked the obstacle course in Basic Cadet Training ... is the element leader and intercollegiate liaison officer in his squadron ... person in history he would like to meet is 1980 USA Olympic hockey coach Herb Brooks ... one word to describe him is "relaxed" ... hobby is playing golf ... favorite NFL team is the Minnesota Vikings ... favorite player is Vikings' defensive end Jared Allen ... choose the number 99 because of Wayne Gretzky ... would like to eventually go to graduate school ... plans to work in the acquisitions field after graduation.

    Soderberg Career Kicking Statistics

    Year FG/ATT Pct. Long PAT/ATT Pct. Pts
    2010 5-10 50.0 30/SDSU 42-44 95.5 57
    2009 22-30 73.3 50/CSU 38-40 95.0 104
    Totals 27-40 67.5 50 80-84 95.2 161
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