Ben Chavez
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Ben  Chavez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Yorba Linda, CA

High School:
Servite

Height / Weight:
5-4 / 150

Position:
Forward

Major:
Social Science

11/08/2011

Falcons Face Denver Thursday at MPSF Tournament

Air Force enters tourney as No. 3-seed

11/07/2011

Ben Chavez Named MPSF Player of the Week

Falcons earn award for third consecutive week

11/04/2011

Falcons Down Denver, 2-1, in Home Finale

Senior Ben Chavez scores both goals in final home game

11/03/2011

Falcons Host Denver in Regular-Season Finale on Friday

Seniors to be honored in pre-game ceremony

11/01/2011

Kevin Durr Named MPSF Player of the Week

Junior assisted on both goals in 2-1 win on Sunday

09/12/2011

Air Force vs. Davidson 9-2-11

Air Force vs. Davidson

11/03/2010

Air Force vs. New Mexico, 10/17/10

AFA Men's Soccer vs. UNM

11/03/2010

Air Force vs. Sacramento State, 10/24/10

AFA Men's Soccer vs. Sac State

10/17/2010

Air Force vs. UNLV, 10-15-10

AFA Men's Soccer vs. UNLV

10/06/2010

Air Force vs. Denver, 10/2/10

AFA Men's Soccer Team vs. Denver

2010 (Junior)
Appeared in all 19 games, started 17 of them ... finished sixth on the team with four points ... scored two goals, including the game-winner in a 2-1 victory at Seattle University ... one of only four Falcons to notch a GWG ... also scored in a 4-0 rout of Oral Roberts ... tied for fourth on the team with 17 total shots, seven on goal.

2009 (Sophomore)
Appeared in 14 games ... finished third on the team with four assists ... tied for 10th in the MPSF with four assists and tied for seventh with 0.29 assists per game ... did not score a goal ... one of his assists came on the game-winner in a 4-0 victory over Howard ... also posted an assist against Stanford, UMKC and Seattle University ... six of his nine shots were on goal to tie for a team-best .667 shots-on-goal percentage.

2008 (Freshman)
One of only four players and the only freshman to start all 18 games ... tied for fourth on the team with two points ... scored his only goal, and the first of his career, in a 2-1 victory over Sacramento State ... finished third on the team with seven shots on goal ... attempted 10 total shots.

Before Air Force
Club: Played for Canyon PSA ... four-time team captain ... team MVP.

High School: Two-year letterwinner in soccer ... also lettered one year in track ... first-team all-league selection and won the Brian Doyel Award ... named team MVP as a freshman ... earned academic honors for seven semesters ... high school soccer coach was Mike Lussier.

Personal
Parents are Miguel and Robin Chavez ... has one sister, Regina (30), and one brother, Miguel, Jr. (29) ... worked summer support this past summer ... also took an electrical engineering and astronautical engineering class ... recruited by Cal Poly, West Point and UC Irvine ... hobbies include snowboarding, reading and watching movies ... favorite food is Asian food ... favorite TV show is How I Met Your Mother ... favorite movie is Get Him to the Greek ... favorite book is The Outsiders ... person in history he would most like to meet is William Shakespeare ... credits Luis Balboa with the biggest influence on his sports career ... member of cadet squadron 34.

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