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Eric Loyd

Eric Loyd

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plantation, Fla.

High School:
Plantation Sr. HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 170

Position:
D

2005... Started in 11 of the 16 matches he played...Recorded four shots...Helped the team post shutouts of Lafayette, Stetson and East Carolina.
2004... Saw action in 17 matches with 14 starts...Scored his first collegiate goal in the A-Sun semi-final against Georgia State to send the game into overtime...Registered seven shots.
2003... Made appearances in 17 matches, starting 11...Recorded his first collegiate assist on Rafael Teixeira's goal vs. No. 10 Virginia Commonwealth ...Also had three shots to his credit.
Prior to UCF... Played for the Colonels of Plantation Senior High School...Helped the team post a 16-2-4 overall mark his senior season - the best record in school history...First player ever from PSHS soccer to earn a scholarship...Also played for the Plantation Premier Eagles Under-17 team that won the state championship in 2002...The Eagles were also a Region 3 semi-finalist and were ranked as high as sixth in the nation by NationalSoccerRanking.com...Part of the defense that allowed only three goals - all on penalty kicks - through five games of the U.S. Southern Regional Championships...Also participated in the Olympic Development Program...Went undefeated on the state ODP team in 1999...Advanced to the national semi-finals as a member of the Miami Breakers Juniors squad in 2000.
Personal... Born Eric Anthony Loyd on August 9, 1985...Son of Tom and Barbara Loyd...Has a brother Christopher...Major is undeclared.

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