2011 - Redshirt Freshman Season (SMU)
Played in 20 games and starting 10 • Tied for second on the team in assists (3) • Was third on the team in points (11) • Tied for third on the team in goals (4) • Netted a goal vs. Akron in the NCAA second round • Scored a goal and added an assist against Marshall in the C-USA quarterfinals • Earned an assist on the game-winning goal at No. 18 UCLA • Tallied the game-winning goal at Cal State-Northridge • Scored his first collegiate points, recording a goal and an assist vs. Oakland • Redshirted in 2010.
Prep - Sandburg High School
Played in the Chicago Fire Academy • Named an all-state midfielder by the IHSSCA and was a Chicago Sun-Times Third-Team All-Area selection • Member of the Chicago Magic Academy which placed third in the 2009 Dallas Cup, and that finished third nationally • Ranked as the No. 13 recruit in the Midwest Region by TopDrawerSoccer.com.
Member of the National Society of High School Scholars and the High Honor Roll • Parents are Tom Engel, and Jim and Kathleen Yates • Has two brothers.