Columbia Men's Soccer BIO
11 Eric DeStefano

Lakeridge High: Four-year letterwinner ... captain as a senior ... two-time all-state 6A honoree ... member of Adidas Elite Soccer Program, which includes top 100 national players ... Three Rivers League Player of the Year as a senior ... three-time all-league selection ... led league in points in final three seasons ... scored more than 100 goals in high school career ... team won its league all four seasons and were state champs in 2004.

Personal: Son of Karen and Gary DeStefano ... father played football at University of New Hampshire ... has a black belt in Tae Kwon Do ... coached soccer for two years to mentally disabled children ... National Honor Society member ... intended major is literature ... b. March 28, 1990.

Position: Forward
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 170
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Lake Oswego, Ore.
High School: Lakeridge