Ben Blessing
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Ben  Blessing

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Frisco, TX

High School:
Wakeland

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 175

Position:
Goalkeeper

FRESHMAN YEAR | 2016-17: Saw action in goal against CSU Bakersfield … completed Expeditionary Survival and Escape Training over the first block of summer … will serve as a safety clerk as a sophomore.

Before Air Force: Solar Chelsea U16 Academy … Solar Chelsea U18 Academy … 2015 Academy playoffs … Dallas Texans U18 Academy … U.S. national team training center 2012-15.

High School:  Played for coach Kevin Smith at Wakeland HS … National Honor Society … Frisco ISO student ambassador … Student Congress.

Personal:  Cadet squadron 25 … son of John Blessing and Wendy Smith … has two siblings, brother Nick is his twin and also plays soccer for USAFA … plans to major in management … would like to attend pilot training upon graduation … aspires to be a pilot … hobbies include soccer, music and basketball … favorite team is Manchester United … favorite soccer professional is David de Gea … step father Kevin Smith played professional for F.C. Charlton Athletic and Dallas Sidekicks … favorite book is the Jack Reacher series … country music is his preferred pre-game music … greatest moment in sports was beating Real Colorado, 4-1, and qualifying for the Academy playoffs … favorite sport outside of soccer is football … credits step father and coach Kevin Smith with the greatest influence on his sporting career.

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