10 - Eliot Ricks-Chambers|
|Previous School:||Cosumnes River JC|
AS A SENIOR (2006)
In just two years with the Hornets, Ricks-Chambers made his mark on the program...finishing with six career goals and two assists...he earned MPSF Player of the Week honors for the second time in his career after producing two goals and one assist in matches against UC Riverside and Bowling Green...ended the year playing in 14 matches (12 starts) up top for Sacramento State...a speedy forward with endless stamina, created dangerous scoring opportunities throughout the year...at one point, produced a goal or an assist in six consecutive starts...finished the year with three goals and two assists to his credit.
AS A JUNIOR (2005)
Made three starts during the year and appeared in 14 matches...a gifted and creative player on the ball, he mostly saw time on the forward line...after an injury to Oscar Sandoval, he saw considerable minutes in the last three matches of the season, scoring three goals in those games...tallied his first career goal, heading in the game-tying score with less than two minutes remaining against UNLV on Nov. 4...also scored the game-tying goal on a 5-yard volley against second-ranked New Mexico to even the score at 1-1...knocked in his third goal against San Jose State on Nov. 13...was named co-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Player of the Week on Nov. 7 after his efforts against the Rebels and Lobos...was also named to the Soccer America Men’s College Team of the Week.
PRIOR TO SACRAMENTO STATE
Played two years from 2002-03 at Cosumnes River College in Sacramento, Calif., for head coaches Jim Barlow, Ron Preble and Ian Frasier...as a sophomore, he started at forward and led the team in assists as the Hawks went 19-0-2 and won the Bay Valley Conference championship, while finishing second in the state...in 2002, he was voted most inspirational by his teammates.
A 2002 graduate of Kennedy High School in Sacramento, Calif...played soccer under head coach Jason Drury...also played at Christian Brothers...played nine year of competitive soccer for Sacramento and River City United...teamed with current Hornet Utodi Madu.
Born April 28, 1984...parents are Elett Ricks-Chambers and Paul Chambers...major is sociology...in 2006, played for the Sacramento Knights of the National Premier Soccer League, finishing fourth on the team in scoring with eight goals and five assists, while helping lead the team to the league championship...would like to play soccer professionally and inspire people...younger sister Paulelett is a sophomore on the Miami Hurricanes’ soccer team.