2007-08 Men's Soccer
Ramak Niakan safi
Ramak Niakan safi
No.: 11
Pos.: MF
Cl.: Jr.
Ht.: 6'0"
Wt.: 170
Hometown (Last School): Jacksonville, Fla. (Englewood)
Rosters: 2007-08 Men's Soccer
2006: Saw time in all 19 matches, including 13 starts as a sophomore midfielder...finished third on the team in goals (3) and points (11)...also tied for the team lead in assists with five...recorded assists in three of JU[apos]s first four matches...scored the game-winning goal in a 1-0 win against Belmont (11/3) to send JU to its first A-Sun semifinal since 2002...recorded an assist in consecutive matches at the Wingate Inn Classic (9/15-16)...scored JU[apos]s lone goal in a 3-1 loss at Campbell (10/5)...tallied a goal in a 4-0 victory against Lipscomb (10/14).

Prior to JU: Played his freshman year at Thomas University in Thomasville, Ga., under coach Ricky Zambrano.

High School: Three-year letterwinner at Englewood High School in Jacksonville, Fla...was a high school teammate of JU senior Tommy Krizanovic...helped the Rams to two 20-plus win seasons in his junior and senior years...As a senior, earned 3A player of the year honors on the soccer field after helping the Rams to a 23-win season, while also spend time as the kicker on the football team...earned all-conference honors by helping his team to 21 wins in his junior season.

Personal: Born Feb. 7, 1984, in Ouromich, west Azerbyjan, Iran...son of Aliakbar and Afshan...has three older sisters: Neda, Jalleh, and Zihla, and one older brother, Babak...majoring in marketing.