Zak Boggs

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Zak Boggs
Personal information
Full name Zak Devin Boggs
Date of birth (1986-12-25) December 25, 1986 (age 27)
Place of birth Marietta, Ohio, United States
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Playing position Forward, Attacking Midfielder, Winger
Club information
Current team
Charlotte Eagles
Number 9
Youth career
2004 IMG Academy
2005 West Virginia Mountaineers
2006 UCF Knights
2007–2009 South Florida Bulls
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2004–2009 Bradenton Academics 80 (49)
2010–2012 New England Revolution 29 (3)
2012 Barrow Town
2013 IMG Academy Bradenton 5 (1)
2014– Charlotte Eagles 27 (3)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of September 12, 2014.
† Appearances (Goals).

Zak Devin Boggs (born December 25, 1986 in Marietta, Ohio) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Charlotte Eagles in the USL Pro.

Career[edit]

College and amateur[edit]

Boggs grew up in Vienna, West Virginia and attended Parkersburg High School before transferring to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. He played college soccer at West Virginia University, the University of Central Florida, and the University of South Florida, where he was named to the Big East All-Tournament Team, earned All-Big East Third Team honors, was named Big East Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year,[1] and was named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America and All-District teams as a junior.

During his college years Boggs also played for six seasons with the Bradenton Academics in the USL Premier Development League, scoring 49 goals in 80 appearances.

Professional[edit]

Boggs was drafted in the second round (31st overall) of the 2010 MLS SuperDraft by the New England Revolution.[2]

He made his professional debut on March 27, 2010, in New England's opening game of the 2010 MLS season against the Los Angeles Galaxy.[3] On May 8, 2010, Boggs made his first MLS start and scored his first two goals in the Revs' 3-2 loss to the Columbus Crew.[4]

Boggs signed a new contract with New England on March 2, 2011.[5]

On August 10, 2012, Boggs announced that he is leaving the Revolution to accept a Fulbright scholarship to study at Leicester University.[6]

Personal[edit]

Boggs graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in biomedical sciences. He was also nominated as a Rhodes scholar, a very prestigious academic scholarship.[7] Boggs completed a MS degree in marketing from the University of South Florida in 2010. In 2012, Boggs received a Fulbright Scholarship to study cancer cell and molecular biology at Leicester University in Leicester, UK.

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