Brian Klazura
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    Brian Klazura

    Class:
    Graduated

    Hometown:
    Rockford, IL

    High School:
    Boylan Catholic

    Height / Weight:
    5-10 / 165

    Position:
    Forward

    Major:
    Foreign Area Studies

    2012 (Junior)
    Appeared in all 23 games, starting 21 ... tied for third on the team with three goals and seven points ... produced two game-winning goals ... scored game's only goal with less than 13 minutes remaining against Villanova and notched golden goal in second overtime giving Air Force a 2-1 victory over CSU Bakersfield in MPSF semifinals ... also scored in 1-1 draw with Bakersfield during the regular season ... finished third on the team with 31 total shots and 13 on goal ... named to MPSF all-academic team.

    2011 (Sophomore)
    Appeared in all 20 games, starting 19 at forward ... finished fourth on the team with 14 points ... tied for second on the team with six goals and added two assists ... tied for the team lead with three game-winning goals ... scored a pair of goals, including the game-winner, in a 3-2 win over Duquesne at the Pitt Tournament ... also scored game-winner against Central Connecticut State and CSU Bakersfield ... named MPSF Player of the Week ... selected to the all-tournament team at the Pitt Tournament ... attempted 18 total shots and nine on goal ... his three game-winners tied for fourth in the MPSF.

    2010 (Freshman)
    Appeared in all 19 games ... finished fifth on the team with five points ... scored two goals and added an assist ... scored his first career goal in a 4-0 rout over Oral Roberts at Cadet Soccer Stadium ... notched his first career point earlier in that game with an assist ... also scored in a 2-0 win over UNLV ... tied for fourth on team with 17 total shots, five of them on goal.

    Before Air Force
    ODP: Member of the Illinois Olympic Development Program from 2005-08 ... selected to the Region II Pool from 2005-09 ... helped team to ODP national championship in '07 ... traveled to Costa Rica with ODP team in 2009 to play the Costa Rica national youth team ... coaches were Ian Barker and Michael DesLauriers.

    Club: Played for the Rockford Raptors for 10 years ... team captain from 2005-10 ... helped team to state runner-up finish in '05 ... coach was Hugh Ward.

    High School: Three-year letterwinner in soccer ... first-team all-sectional and all-conference pick as a senior ... helped team to two third-place finishes at the state tournament ... team won two regional, sectional and super sectional championships ... high school soccer coach was Chris Mera.

    Personal
    Parents are Paul and Molly Klazura ... has one sister, Megan, and one brother, Greg ... his brother played soccer at Notre Dame and currently plays for the Vancouver Whitecaps of MLS ... his grandfather, Frederick Bradshaw, graduated from the Naval Academy in 1947 ... worked Basic Cadet Training this past summer ... also participated in the Powered Flight Program ... hobbies include water skiing, snow skiing and spending time with his family ... recruited by Xavier, Macalester College and Lewis University ... favorite food is his mother's apple pie and chocolate chip cookies ... favorite movie is Saving Private Ryan ... favorite book is Call of the Wild ... reality TV show he would choose to be on is The Amazing Race ... person in history he would most like to meet is Theodore Roosevelt ... greatest moment in sports was scoring the game-winning goal in overtime of the MPSF semifinals last season ... credits his parents and brother with the biggest influence on his sports career ... favorite professional soccer team is the Vancouver Whitecaps ... favorite player is Greg Klazura ... member of cadet squadron 27.

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