2 - Andrew Souders
Andrew Souders
Height: 5-11
Weight: 165
Year: So.
Hometown: Amherst, Ohio
High School: Amherst Steele HS
Position: D

Honors
All-MAC (First Team, 2013)

as a Sophomore (2013):
Started all but one contest while appearing in all 22 matches ... part of a back line that finished the season ranked 14th in the country with a Goals-Against-Average (GAA) of 0.69 ... as a unit the Zips held their opponents to one or fewer goals in 19 or 22 matches while notching nine shutouts ... Akron recorded three consecutive shutouts twice; from Sept. 21-29 and again from Oct. 15-23.

as a Freshman (2012):
Appeared in 18 games, making seven starts ... logged minutes on the back line as well as at defensive mid ... rated the No. 51 freshman in the nation, accoring to Top Drawer Soccer, as of Oct. 3 ... played all 90 minutes against Northern Illinois (Oct. 13), Michigan (Oct. 16), Hartwick (Oct. 27) and Western Michigan (Nov. 3).

Prior to Akron:
No. 6-ranked recruit according to Top Drawer Soccer … ranked No. 8 by ESPN RISE and No. 9 by College Soccer News … top-ranked recruit in Great Lakes Region (TDS) … team captain of the U.S. U-17 National Team … competed in the 2011 U-17 World Cup, alongside fellow UA recruits Koroma, Pina and Serna … played all 90 minutes against Cuba and Panama, and all 120 in a crucial semifinal victory()against El Salvador during the 2011 CONCACAF Championship … also started against Canada in the championship game … team earned a shutout in three of four matches he played in … joined residency in Fall of 2009 … currently plays for Columbus Crew Academy of the US soccer Developmental Academy.

Personal: Born Feb. 26, 1994 ... parents are Steven and Cheryl Souders ... mother played tennis at Ohio University ... enjoys rock climbing and outdoor activities ... plays the piano ... majoring in economics.