UNC Men's Soccer BIO
17 Ben Speas
Speas Speas 776233

Sophomore - 2010 Season (At Akron)
Appeared in all 25 games, including four starts • Finished with two goals, including the game-winner against Western Michigan (Oct. 23), and three assists • Also found the net in a 2-1 win at Hartwick in the regular-season finale (Nov. 6) • Earned a start in the championship game of the Mid-American Conference Tournament against Western Michigan (Nov. 14) • Recorded an assist in a 4-0 win against the Broncos.

Freshman - 2009 Season (At Akron)
Appeared in all 25 games • Named to College Cup All-Tournament Team • Started 11 contests, including both the NCAA semifinal and final • Played all 110 minutes against Virginia in the national championship game (Dec. 13) Logged 95 minutes against North Carolina in the semifinal (Dec. 11) • Scored his first career goal against Bowling Green (Sept. 26) • Found the net against in a win at Florida Atlantic (Oct. 3) • Recorded two assists against Cincinnati (Sept. 13) • Added another helper at Michigan (Oct. 20) • College Soccer News Freshman Top 100 list.

Prep - Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy
Eighth-ranked senior in the nation at Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy as a senior, according to ESPN Rise.com • 11th-ranked prospect according to Top Drawer Soccer • U.S. national youth team veteran, having competed on U-20, U-18 and U-17 teams • Two-time Parade All-American (`08, `07) • Two-time NSCAA High School Boys All-American (`08, `07) • adidas ESP All-Star (`07) • Member of the Academy National Finals U-18 Columbus Crew Academy team • Recorded 14 goals and 10 assists as a sophomore (`06-'07) • Notched six goals and eight assists as a freshman (`05-'06) • Played six seasons with the Everest Soccer Club, winning regional championships in `04, `05 and `07 and a state title in `04.

Personal
Ben Vance Speas is the son of Vance and Brenda Speas • Born Jan. 17, 1991 in Stow, Ohio • Plans to major in exercise and sport science at Carolina.

Ben Speas' Career Stats (At UNC)

Played at Akron from 2009-2010

Position: Forward
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 155
Year: Junior
Hometown: Stow, Ohio
High School: Cuyahoga Valley Christian
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