Hometown: Victoria, B.C., Canada
Has developed increased soccer knowledge over the last six months that have helped him make better decisions on the field ... Has adopted a more agressive attacking style that better utilizes his great speed, height, and athleticism ... Has learned to use his body more effectively... Creates scoring situations with great strength ... Tied with Henry Apaloo with 16 career goals and four game-winners ... Second to Apaloo with 10 assists.
JUNIOR (2006): Totaled 13 points with four goals and five assists ... Started 11 of 18 games ... Scored the Bucs’ first goal and game-winner of the season in the third minute to beat Nyack 5-0 ... Fastest season opening goal in school history ... Put away Saint Leo with a goal in the 76th minute ... Tied for ninth in conference with five assists on the season ... Named to the SSC Commissioner’s Fall Honor Roll ... Named to the Barry University Dean’s List.
SOPHOMORE (2005): Led the Buccaneers offensively with 18 total points ... Tallied a team high seven points and four assists ... One of only three Bucs to start all 16 games.
FRESHMAN (2004): Played in eight games with three starts ... Fourth on the squad with five goals ... Notched one assist ... Scored a goal in his collegiate debut against Alabama-Huntsville ... Scored two goals, including the game-winner in a 5-2 win at Union (Tenn.) ... Named to the SSC Commissioner’s Fall Honor Roll.
HIGH SCHOOL & CLUB: Lettered three times under coach Stu Barber at Lambrick Park High ... Named Lambrick’s Male Athlete of the Year in 2003 and 2004 ... Scored 30 goals and registered 10 assists in 11 games during his final season ... Led the Lions to a Provincial Championship and was named the tournament MVP as a senior ... Named the Men’s Division II Rookie of the Year as a member of Gordon Head FC in 2001-02 and earned the same honor in Div. I as a member of Oak Bay Blue FC in 2003-04 ... Appeared on the academic honor roll for four straight years.
PERSONAL: Son of Bradley and Joyce Yakubowich ... Majoring in international business.