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Player Profile

Nick Markham

Nick Markham

Number2PositionM
Height5-11Weight170
YearSeniorMajorBusiness
HometownTrabuco Canyon, Calif.
High SchoolTesoro HS/Santiago Canyon CC

2012 (junior): Played in four games in his third year with the Cougars ... Azusa Pacific went 4-0 and outscored its opponents 17-4 in matches he appeared in.

2011 (redshirt): Did not play in his second season at Azusa Pacific.

2010 (sophomore): Appeared in one game for Azusa Pacific as a reserve against Pomona-Pitzer ... Received zero infractions.

SANTIAGO CANYON CC: Spent one year at Santiago Canyon Community College, but did not play soccer.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played three years of varsity soccer for Head Coach Don Skaff at Tesoro High School in Las Flores, Calif. ... Was the captain, team MVP, and scored the most goals in the league on his freshman team ... Suffered a broken leg in his first season of varsity soccer as a sophomore ... Won Nomads with San Clemente United his sophomore year ... As a junior he started at outside mid and center mid ... Won Nomads with his club team, West Coast ... Captained the varsity team his senior year, while earning all-South Coast honors for a team that won league ...Finished with the second most goals on the team in his final year.

PERSONAL: Born June 2, 1991 in Newport Beach Calif. ... His father Brian is self-employed, while his mother owns a limousine company ... Has one brother, Chris ... Has three sisters, Merrielle, Isabel, and Natasha (twin) ... His twin sister Natasha plays lacrosse for UC Davis ... Majoring in business administration and wants to play professional soccer ... Ran the L.A. marathon in 8th grade, and finished with a time of four hours and twenty-four minutes.