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Jimmy

Simon

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Height: 6'0"
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Leavenworth, Kan.
High School: Leavenworth HS
Other College: Rutgers University
Experience: 2 Letters

Bio

2010 -- A first-team All-Summit League selection after leading the team in scoring with seven goals... Played in all 18 and started 14 at forward... Ranked second in the conference in scoring and third in points (15)... Also led the Summit in game-winning goals with four... His first career goal was a big one, coming in sudden death of the second overtime against Central Arkansas to give the 'Roos a 1-0 win... He scored in a 1-1 draw at Loyola (Sept. 11), and had both goals in a 2-1 win over Memphis (Sept. 24) to earn Summit Offensive Player of the Week... Also scored the game winner against IUPUI (Oct. 30) and IPFW (Oct. 23)... Tallied another in a 4-2 win over ORU (Oct. 1)... Also earned Academic All-League and Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence honors for his work in the classroom.

2009 -- Appeared in all 19 games with 12 starts, where he played 1,217 minutes... tied for second on the team with three assists... finished with 20 shots, eight of which were on goal... tied for fourth in The Summit League in assists (3), while tying for 10th in assists per game (.16)... registered a pair of assists on David Sarabia's hat trick in the 3-1 win over Memphis (9/11)... as a result, was named to the UAB "Soccer For A Cure" Classic" all-Tournament team... also tallied an assist in the 3-0 shutout victory over No. 23 Drake... was whistled for one yellow card on the year.

At Rutgers -- Appeared in eight games with three starts as a freshman at Rutgers... played primarily as a defender for the Scarlet Knights, where he netted one goal on the year.

High School -- Two-time all-region and all-state selection at Leavensworth High School... also was an NSCAA all-Midwest Region V honoree... four-year starter and two-time team captain... finished his career with 42 goals and 18 assists... led LHS in scoring in each of his last three seasons... also played club ball for the Blue Valley Grasshoppers and Real, where he helped guide the squad to a Kansas State Championship in both 2006 and 2007... also suited up for the Kansas ODP team.

Personal -- Born on Oct. 9, 1989... son of Al and Barbara Simon... has four siblings, Crystal, Chas, J.R. and Justis... majoring in pharmacy.

 

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