Justin Willis

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Justin Willis
Personal information
Full name Justin Randolph Willis
Date of birth (1988-04-15) April 15, 1988 (age 29)
Place of birth Raleigh, North Carolina, United States
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender
Club information
Current team
Carolina RailHawks
Number 32
Youth career
2002–2006 Raleigh CASL Elite
High Point Panthers
2011 NC State Wolfpack
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2009 Cary Clarets 7 (1)
Carolina Railhawks U23s 21 (4)
2012 Carolina RailHawks 24 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of October 10, 2012.

Justin Randolph Willis (born April 15, 1988) is an American soccer player who currently plays for Carolina RailHawks in the North American Soccer League.


High school[edit]

Justin played Varsity soccer all four years at Wakefield High School in North Carolina from 2002-2006, He scored a goal in his first ever High School Varsity match. He also went on to become a two time All Conference selection and Team Captain

College & amateur[edit]

Willis started his College career at High Point University from 2006-2009 where he appeared in 41 games, scoring 3 goals and 10 assist. Willis was named as an All-Freshman Honorable mention in 2006. Willis was named the Team Captain in 2009 before suffering a broken ankle 4 games into the season. Willis was able to medical redshirt during the 2009 season before he went on to later transfer at the end of the season to North Carolina State University of the Atlantic Coast Conference. Willis led the NC State Wolfpack to a top 20 ranking in the 2011 season. Willis was named to the All-Tournament team at The Duke Invitational. Willis started and playing in all 21 games for the Wolfpack at Right Back where he had an assist in the game winner over #4 Boston College.

Throughout his college career Willis played for both the Cary Clarets and their predecessor Cary RailHawks U23's in the USL Premier Development League. In 2011 Willis played a key role in helping the Carolina Railhawks u23s win the Regional and National Championship.

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