3 - Jeff Buddenbohn|
|Hometown:||Sierra Madre, Calif.|
|Previous School:||St. Francis HS|
AS A SOPHOMORE (2007)
Missed season due to illness.
Redshirted during the season.
AS A FRESHMAN (2005)
Made an immmediate impact on the back line playing in 17 matches with 16 starts...his impact on the Hornet defense earned him co-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Newcomer of the Year honors...paired with Utodi Madu, the duo formed one of the most solid central defense’s in the MPSF...his ability in the air paid off in the team’s final match, when he assisted on Eliot Ricks-Chambers’ goal against San Jose State.
A 2005 graduate of St. Francis High School in La Cañada, Calif...played four years on the varsity squad under head coach Glen Appels...he finished his high school career with 54 goals, second in school history...in 2004 as a senior, he helped the Golden Knights to the Admiral High School Invitational Tournament championship...in that tourney, he had one goal and two assists in a come-from-behind victory that advanced St. Francis to the finals...after his senior season, he earned High School All-American honors and was named to the CIF first team and Mission League first team...he was also named high school player of the year by the Glendale Press, Pasadena Star News and Los Angeles Daily News in 2004...as a junior in 2003, he was named to the CIF third team after helping St. Francis to the Mission League championship and scoring 28 goals while totaling 66 points...the Golden Knights were also co-champions of the CIF Southern Section that season...in March of 2005, he attended the Under-18 US National Team Camp...from 2001-04, he played on both the Region IV ODP team and Cal South ODP team...also played eight seasons for the Flyers S.C. under head coach Rafael Moran...at the 2005 ODP Regional Tournament in Las Vegas, he played five games at center back surrendering only two goals.
Born May 19, 1987...parents are Robert and Louise Buddenbohn...is considering business or kinesiology as a major.