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Hometown: McKinney, TX
High School: McKinney Boyd
Soccer Background: Played the game I love (Soccer) for 14 years. Played Club soccer for 8 years. Played on the North Texas Olympic Development state team for 5 years and was selected by Bobby Rhine.
Club Soccer Background: Dallas Texans SC, Solar SC. Andromeda SC and Liverpool International Soccer Academy.
Awards/Honors: 2010 Bronco Cup Golden Boot Award winner, Andromeda SC State Cup Finalists, 2-time Dallas Cup participant. McKinney Boyd H.S. ranked as high as Number 9 in the country on ESPN RISE H.S. Soccer FAB. 50. Finished H.S. season with 12 goals & 5 assist and 1st Team All-District honors. 2011/2012 Liverpool Int. Soccer Academy received "The John Houlding Traditions Award". This Award represents sportsmanship, leadership, determination, courage, ability and compassion towards their teammates.
Other Activities/Extra Curricular: Faith Bible Church, DECA.
Intended Major at TIU: Undecided
Why Trinity and TIU Soccer?
"TIU will allow me to share my faith and fellowship with people around me that have the same beliefs and values. TIU will teach me life skills and help me become more of a well-rounded person as I take on challenges after school."
Born Feb. 19th 1994 to Brian and Melody Coker-McMurry. I have a brother and sister, Austin and Chelsea McMurry.
I owe everything I am to my Lord and savior Jesus Christ.
Hometown: Elgin, Ilinois
High School: Huntley High School
Soccer Background: Began to play at the age of 5 on a local rec team and then was recruited by Huntley Heat to play travel. Since then, I have played on Dundee and Cary travel teams.
Club Soccer: Huntley, Dundee, Cary (Current)
High School: Freshman year: JV captain, 3 years varsity
Awards/Honors: Top 20 (ranking) with Cary travel, Semi-final in state cup. Consecutive Tournament champions, Winning senior season.
Other Activities/Extra Curricular: Music, Gym, Being with Friends, Willow Crystal Lake (church). School: FBLA, PBIS, NHS, Athletic Trainer, School Athlete, Silver Cord
Intended Major at TIU: Finance/Marketing
Why Trinity and TIU Soccer? The moment I came to my first midnight classic I knew "Trinity was going to be in my top schools. Ever since that day, no other school has been able to compare to the teachers, coaches, and students at TIU. I love the environment and can't wait to spend 4 years at TIU with my peers."
Hometown: Wheaton, Illinois
High School: Wheaton Warrenville South High School
Soccer Background: I started to play after the World Cup 2006...I fell in love with the game. Watching the teams and player celebrate after scoring goals, and the fans going crazy. Though I didn't seriously start playing until 2008, when I joined my first Club team Kopion FC, whom I played with for 2 years. I played 4 years of High School soccer and due to my experience did not make varsity until my junior year. Which is the same year I started playing with Astra Soccer Academy, under Gordan Raketic and when my level started to rise fast. I was always taught to play with speed, and to always go fast, fast, fast but he taught me to learn to be patient and slow down.
Awards/Honors: My senior year in High School I was the 2nd top goal scorer with 13 goals and 3 assists. I received the honors of DVC All Conference Soccer, Central Dupage County All Area Fall Athlete Honorable Mention and All-Sectional Honorable Mention. This past year with my club Astra Soccer Academy our team won four of five tournaments: Mid-America Cup, SASA Spirits Soccer Tournament , Sentry Soccer Classic, Dubuque Soccer Blowout getting second in the Watermelon Soccer Tournament. I also received Nike Soccer Camp 2011 MVP. Currently I still train under Gordan, but also started to train with a professional developmental program Bridges FC, under Coach Brett Hall.
Other Activities/Extra Curricular: Blanchard Road Alliance Church Youth Group, and Wheaton Evangelical Free Church.
Intended Major at TIU: Sports and Wellness Management
Why Trinity and TIU Soccer?
"I truly felt God directing me to come to TIU, I love the environment of the School, and of the Soccer Team. Also Coach Gilliam is an amazing Man and Coach."
Hometown: Carbondale, Illinois
High School: Carbondale Community High School
Soccer Background: I have played soccer my entire life. I was a 4 year varsity player in high school and team captain. I was on the Varsity soccer team at Olivet Nazarene University for 2 years before deciding to transfer to TIU. Also at Olivet I ran track and was a 4 time conference champion in sprints.
Awards/Honors: 2 Time All-Tournament Team Alton Invitational, All-Conference as a Sophomore, Junior, and Senior, and All-Sectional Selection as a Senior
Other Activities/Extra Curricular: Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Track and Field
Intended Major at TIU: Secondary Education Social Science
Why Trinity and TIU Soccer?
"I would love to continue my soccer career at TIU because the stress is not solely based upon soccer but incorporating faith into the field of competition and building people of character."
Hometown: Naperville, Illinois. Born in Portland, Oregon to Joseph and Dora Hui. Two younger brothers, Chris (17) and Doug (14).
High School: Naperville Central High School
Soccer Background: Started playing when 9 years old, played club for 6 years, also played throughout high school (2006-2009). Trained with Bridges FC in Winter 2011, played in Brazil and in the Illinois U-23 League with the Chicago Eagles Summer Academy in Summer 2011, played for the reserve squad at Olivet Nazarene University my freshman year of college (2010-2011).
Club Soccer Background: Bolingbrook Raiders Soccer Club for 5 years.
High Soccer Background: Naperville Central 2006-2009
Awards/Honors:Mid-America Cup College Showcase Champions 2010, Grove United Soccer Madness Memorial Day Shootout Runner-ups 2010, Kalamazoo Invitational Soccer Showcase Runner-ups 2010 & 2011
Other Activities/Extra Curricular: USSF and IHSA certified referee, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, The Compass Church youth ministry intern; small group leader and involved with youth group worship bands
Intended Major at TIU: Pre-Physician Assistant
"I decided to transfer to Trinity because it is where I feel God is leading me to finish college and where I can grow in my walk with Him not only on the field as a soccer player, but as a student as well."
Hometown: Third Lake, IL
High School: Westlake Christian Academy
Club Soccer Background: Grayslake Galaxy 3 years, Lindenhurst Area Soccer Club 2 and half years, Memorial Day Tournament Champion, YSSL Division II Champion, Kiel Soccer Club 1 year, NWSL Champion, Advantage Soccer Academy 1 year
High Soccer Background: Westlake Christian Academy 4 yearsAwards/Honors:2x Soccer MVP, 2011 Male Athlete of the year, School Single Season and Career Goal Record, ACSI Distinguished Christian High School Award for Athletics
Other Activities/Extra Curricular: Art, Basketball, Volleyball, Student Council, Yearbook, Youth Group, Church, Bible Study, and spending time with friends and family
Intended Major at TIU: Athletic Training or Sport & Wellness Management
"It's close to home, it's a quality Christian university, it has a soccer team with character, and I already have relationships with other students and faculty members."
High School: Huntley High school
Club Soccer Background: Played Club since I was 10 - played with South Elgin tornadoes, Copa fc, Chicago Magic
High School Soccer Background: Played Varsity All 4 years , Captain my last year
Awards/Honors: Made all conference this past year, Sportsmanship award
Other Activities/Extra Curricular: I participated in our FBLA program at school and was team athletic trainer/manager of our girls varsity team.
Intended Major at TIU: I plan on going into pre Phy. Therapy or Phy. ED
Why TIU? I chose TIU cause its got that warm feeling to it, everyone is so friendly, I get to grow in Christ as I separate my self as an adult, and I get to play soccer for what I feel is going to be a spectacular year.
Hometown: Mundelein, IL
High School: Mundelein High School
Club Soccer Background: Mundelein Strikers SC - 3 years
High Soccer Background: Varsity - 1 year
Awards/Honors: 2010 YSSL Red Division Champs, 2010 Libertyville Cup 2nd Place
Other Activities/Extra Curricular:
Intended Major at TIU: Athletic Training/ Exercise Science
Why TIU? I knew that I wanted to attend TIU ever since I had the pleasure of competing in the 2012 Midnight Classic. What I was really drawn to was the great atmosphere. Everyone was extremely nice and all seemed very happy. After seeing such a great atmosphere, I realized that Trinity is where I wanted to attend college.