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John Bayron

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Height: 5'8"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: St. Cloud, Fla.
High School: Gateway HS
Experience: 3 Letters

Bio

2009 -- First Team all-Summit League selection... started all 19 games on the year, amassing 1,700 minutes... finished with one goal and a team-high eight assists for a total of 10 points, which were third most on the squad... the eight assists were tied for the second most in a single season in UMKC history... attempted 41 shots with 14 being on goal... also was whistled for four yellow cards... ranked 35th in the nation in assists per game (.42)... paced The Summit League in assists (8) and assists per game (.42), while being third in shots (41), tied for seventh in points (10), seventh in shots per game (2.16) and tied for ninth in points per game (.53)... was credited with the assist in back-to-back games at San Francisco (9/1) and at Missouri State (9/5) to open the season... tallied a point in six of nine matches to close out the season... netted the game-winning goal - his lone strike of the year - in the 4-1 win over Centenary (10/24)... was credited with a pair of assists in the 3-0 shutout victory over Baker (10/27)... registered the assist on the Coady Andrews' game-winning goal over Oakland (11/13) in the semifinals of The Summit League Championship... named to The Summit League Fall Academic all-League team and to the Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence.... recipient of UMKC's Jack Gant Award, which is presented to the best overall student-athlete, which includes both athletic and academic performance... UMKC Scholar Athlete.

2008 -- Second Team all-Summit League selection... played in and started all 20 matches on the season, where he amassed 1,892 minutes, the second most on the team... finished with a pair of goals and five assists for a total of nine points... had 31 shots and 12 shots on goal on the season... tied for fifth in the league in assists (5), tied for eighth in assists per game (.25) and was 10th in shots (31)... tallied the game-winning goal via a penalty kick in UMKC's 4-0 win over IPFW (9/27)... named to the all-Tournament team at The Summit League Championship after helping lead the 'Roos to the league title and to an NCAA Tournament berth... recorded three yellow cards on the season... UMKC Scholar Athlete honoree... named to The Summit League Fall Academic all-League team and to the Commissioner's List of Academic Excellence.  

2007 -- Second Team all-Summit League selection... also named to The Summit League all-Newcomer team... saw action in 18 matches for UMKC - all starts - netting four goals and five assists to lead the team with 13 points on the season... recorded two game-winning goals (at FAU, against Centenary) with the second earning him accolades as The Summit League Offensive Player of the Week... picked up six cautions on the year... named to The Summit League Fall Academic all-League team.

High School -- Four-time team Most Valuable Player... two-year Player of the Year at Osceola County... four-year letterwinner.

Personal -- Born on Oct. 22, 1988... son of Bayron Sosa and Luz Velasquez... majoring in Spanish.

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