AJ Rana
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    AJ Rana

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Alameda, CA

    High School:
    Alameda

    Height / Weight:
    5-8 / 178

    Position:
    Defender

    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

    11/03/2010

    Air Force vs. San Jose State, 10/22/10

    AFA Men's Soccer vs. SJSU

    10/06/2010

    Air Force vs. Denver, 10/2/10

    AFA Men's Soccer Team vs. Denver

    09/30/2010

    Air Force vs. Penn State, 9-17-10

    AFA men's soccer team vs. Penn State

    Before Air Force

    ODP: Member of the California Youth Soccer North Olympic Development Program from 2004-09 ... selected to the Region IV Pool from 2008-09 ... helped team to ODP regional championship and national runner-up finish in 2009 ... team also finished second at nationals in 2006 ... coaches were Robin Kane, Godwin Odea and Mario Sanchez.

    Club: Played for the Mustang U.S. Soccer Development Academy club team from 2008-10 ... coach was Carl Edwards ... participated in the 2007 United Soccer League National Camp and the 2005 ID2 (National Identification) Camp ... also played for the San Jose Lobitos, the Burlingame Juventus and the Bay Oaks Soccer Club.

    High School: Four-year letterwinner in soccer ... three-time all-league selection, including a first-team pick as a senior ... two-time team MVP ... three-time team captain ... earned the 2009 league scholar athlete award ... high school soccer coach was Eric Smiler.

    Personal

    Parents are Ajit amd Lori Rana ... has one brother, Aneesh (25) ... given name is Ajaya ... hobby is art ... also recruited by UNLV, Cal Poly, West Point, UC Irvine, San Jose State and San Diego State ... favorite food is Nepalese food ... favorite movie is Stepbrothers ... favorite book is Animal Farm ... favorite TV show is Family Guy ... person in history he would most like to meet is Abraham Lincoln ... greatest moment is sports was winning the quarterfinals is the State Cup on a free kick in overtime ... credits his father with the biggest influence on his sports career ... member of cadet squadron 36.

    Inside Men's Soccer