2011 (Sophomore) Second-team all-MPSF selection ... started all 20 games at midfield ... finished sixth on the team in minutes played with 1541 ... recorded his only point of the season by assisting on the first goal of the game in a 6-1 rout over Buffalo ... attempted 13 total shots and four on goal ... named the team's Most Inspirational Player ... named to the MPSF all-academic team.
2010 (Freshman) One of only three Falcons, and the only freshman, to start all 19 games ... second on the team in minutes played with 1600 ... finished the season with three points ... scored first career goal in AFA's 3-2 upset victory at New Mexico ... scored in the 73rd minute to give the Falcons a 2-1 lead, one they would not relinquish ... tied for fourth on the team with 17 total shots ... placed five of them on goal ... named the team's Rookie of the Year.
Before Air Force Club: Played for Colorado Rush U.S. Soccer Development Academy club teams for two years ... coaches were Carlo Cornacchia and Erik Bushey ... team captain during 2008-09 season.
High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer at Evergreen High School ... honorable mention all-state selection as a senior ... first-team all-conference as a sophomore ... high school soccer coach was Peter Jeans.
Personal Parents are Doug and Claudia Downey ... has four brothers, Ryan, Ben, Skip and Nathan ... his father is a 1977 graduate of the Academy and played football ... would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... completed Operation Air Force at Tyndall AFB, Fla. this past summer ... also served as superintendent for the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) ... active in his squadron as the drill and ceremonies NCO (non-commissioned officer) ... member of dean's list twice and superintendent's list once ... hobbies include hockey, ultimate frisbee and playing the guitar ... favorite food is sushi ... favorite movie is Gladiator ... favorite book is Oliver Twist ... reality show he would choose to be on is The Amazing Race with teammate Brian Klazura ... person in history he would most like to meet is Jesus ... credits his high school coach, Eric Bushey, with the biggest influence on his sports career ... started playing soccer at age four ... favorite professional soccer team is Chelsea ... favorite player is Drogba ... member of cadet squadron 28.