Connor Dunbaker
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    Connor Dunbaker

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Columbia, SC

    High School:
    Irmo

    Height / Weight:
    5-7 / 155

    Position:
    Forward

    08/24/2012

    Falcons Open 2012 Campaign at Army

    AFA coming off first winning season since 2003

    2013 (Sophomore)
    Appeared in 13 games, started one ... first career start in a 1-1 draw at Houston Baptist ... tied for third on the team with two goals ... scored in back-to-back games late in the season, a 2-1 loss to Bakersfield and a 3-2 victory over Grand Canyon ... tied for second on squad with two goals in league play.

    2012 (Freshman)
    Appeared in two games as a reserve forward ... did not attempt a shot.

    Before Air Force
    ODP: Played for the South Carolina Olympic Development Program for three years.

    US Soccer Academy: Played for the South Carolina FC Academy for three seasons ... head coach was Clark Brisson.

    Club: Played for South Carolina United Futbol Club for three years ... team MVP ... U14 state challenge champions in 2008 ... coach was Rob Strickland.

    High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer ... team captain and Region IV Player of the Year as a senior ... two-time all-state selection ... led team to runner-up finish at state championships as a sophomore and junior ... led team in scoring all three seasons ... named to NSCAA High School Boys All-Region III team as a junior ... MVP and team captain of the North team in the North/South All-Star Classic as a senior ... member of National Honor Society ... high school soccer coach was Phil Savitz.

    Personal
    Parents are Walter and Jeannie Dunbaker ... has one sister and three brothers ... his brother, K.C., played soccer at Lander University ... would like to attend pilot training following his time at the Academy ... worked the Expeditionary Skills and Evasion Training (ESET) this past summer ... also completed Operation Air Force at McChord AFB, Wash. ... active in his squadron as a support NCO (non-commissioned officer) ... recruited by Wofford and South Carolina ... favorite hobby is playing video games ... favorite food is pizza ... plays SOJA on his I-pod prior to games ... favorite movie is I Am Legend ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is Survivor ... greatest moment in sports was scoring the game-winning goal as a sophomore in the semifinals of the state tournament ... started playing soccer at age four ... credits his family with the biggest influence on his sports career ... favorite professional soccer team is Manchester City ... favorite player is David Silva ... member of cadet squadron 3.

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