Coach Erwin on Boggs... "Zach likes to play a very fluid attacking style of play and fills a great need for us up front. He possesses great speed and is a natural goal scorer. With one year in the BIG EAST supplementing his training at the IMG Academy, he gives us valuable experience at the position."
2006... Started 16 of the 17 matches he played...Led the team with five goals and an assist for 11 points...Also recorded a team-high 29 shots...Registered at least an assist in four consecutive games midway through the season...Netted a goal against Wright State...Recorded the game-winning tally in the shutouts of Furman and No. 17 Memphis...Assisted on Ryan Roushandel's goal at Tulsa...Also scored at South Carolina.Prior to UCF... Started 20 of 23 matches at forward for West Virginia in 2005..Fifth on the Mountaineers in scoring with five goals and an assist for 11 points...First career goal came as the game-winner against Temple...Scored in consecutive matches against DePaul, Robert Morris and Notre Dame...Mountaineers advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament..Selected as a BIG EAST Academic All-Star...Played soccer at Parkersburg High School as a freshman before transferring to IMG Academy ...Named the 2003 West Virginia High School Coaches Player of the Year...Twice earned all-state honors...Received 2004 NSCAA High School Scholar-Athlete recognition...IMG team was ranked eighth nationally in 2005...Squad also won the U19 Dallas Cup that year...Named a high school National Merit finalist.
Personal.... Born Zak Devin Boggs in Marietta, Ohio...Son of Joe and Rochelle Boggs...Father played college soccer at Hamilton...Major is biology.