John Tilton
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    John Tilton

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Arlington, WA

    High School:
    Arlington

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 170

    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

    10/17/2010

    Air Force vs. UNLV, 10-15-10

    AFA Men's Soccer vs. UNLV

    09/30/2010

    Air Force vs. Oral Roberts, 9-19-10

    AFA men's soccer team vs. Oral Roberts

    2009 (Junior)

    Appeared in 12 games, started eight of them ... scored the first goal of his career, the game-winner, in a 3-0 win over Dayton ... attempted eight shots, with three of them on goal ... named to the academic all-MPSF team for the second straight year.

    2008 (Sophomore)

    One of four players to start all 18 games ... named team's most improved player ... notched one assist during the season, setting up the game-winning goal in a 2-1 victory over Army ... attempted seven total shots and had four shots on goal from the back line ... named to the academic all-MPSF team.

    2007 (Freshman)

    Appeared in four games as a freshman.

    Before Air Force

    Four-year letterwinner in soccer ... also lettered two years in cross country ... first-team all-league selection and team MVP for soccer as a senior ... two-time team captain ... honorable mention all-league pick as a junior ... also team MVP as a freshman ... member of National Honor Society ... class treasurer as a senior ... high school soccer coach was Mike Gudgeon.

    Personal

    Parents are Russell and Joan Tilton ... has one brother, Matt (23) ... nickname is "Tilt" ... planning to be a chemistry scientist following his time at the Academy ... completed a summer biological research program at Wilford Hall Medical Center in San Antonio, Texas, this past summer ... also worked Basic Cadet Training ... active in his squadron as a flight commander, in charge of about 30 cadets as well as training fourth-class cadets ... hobbies include snowboarding, running and biking ... favorite food is chicken wings ... favorite TV show is House ... favorite book is The Count of Monte Cristo ... favorite musical group is the Red Hot Chili Peppers ... greatest moment in sports was scoring his first career goal last season vs. Dayton ... member of cadet squadron 11.

    Inside Men's Soccer