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A.J. Nelson

A.J. Nelson

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Ponte Vedra, Fla.

Last College:
UNC Greensboro

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 165

Position:
M/F

11/08/2012

A.J. Nelson Named to C-USA All-Academic Team

Foward earns second-straight league academic honor.

10/27/2012

UAB Slips Past Knights in Home Finale

Brown scores twice for UCF.

10/26/2012

Men's Soccer Set for Senior Night Saturday

UCF to host UAB at 7 p.m.

10/14/2012

Knights Knock Off No. 17 SMU

UCF records shutout in huge C-USA victory.

10/03/2012

Men's Soccer Opens C-USA Play with Shutout Win Over FIU

Brown's penalty kick lifts Knights.

2012
• Selected to the Conference USA All-Academic Team for the second-consecutive season
• Started 17 of 18 matches played
• Had three assists for three points
• Recorded 18 shots, with three coming on goal
• Against UAB, picked up an assist on a Deshorn Brown goal
• Assisted on Deshorn Brown's game-tying goal in the win over Memphis
• Played all 110 minutes and picked up an assist at Florida Gulf Coast

2011
• Earned a spot on the Conference USA All-Academic Team
• Named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District 4 Team
• Played in all 21 contests, making 17 starts
• Scored two goals and had one assist
• Recorded 24 shots, with eight coming on goal
• Picked up an assist in the C-SUA opener, a victory over Kentucky
• Scored in the season-opening win at Jacksonville
• Recorded a goal against North Florida

2010
• Played in 18 games and made 14 starts
• Ranked fourth on the team with 12 points after totaling four goals and four assists
• Had 35 shots, with 18 coming on goal
• Scored opening goal and then recorded an assist on the second goal against North Florida
• Recorded lone assist against UAB
• Scored against Virginia Tech
• Registered an assist versus No. 5 SMU
• Notched a goal against Long Island
• Scored first collegiate goal against Florida Atlantic

Prior to UCF
• Four-year starter at Allen D. Nease High School
• Two-time all-state selection
• Was named the Florida Times-Union Player of the Year as a senior, tallying 19 goals and 28 assists in the process
• Finished his high school career with 64 goals and 53 assists
• Second in goals and first in assists in school history
• Team won the state title in 2006 and 2007
• Spent three seasons with the Florida ODP squad

Personal
• Son of Stephen and Beth Nelson
• Majoring in finance

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