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29 Eli Garner
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Prep - Cedar Ridge High School
High-scoring forward at Cedar Ridge High School totaled 161 goals and 83 assists in prep action • Leading scorer in the Triangle area for 2006, 2007 and 2008 • Owns school career, season and single-game records for goals and assists • Two-time all-state, three-time all-region and four-time all-conference pick • Three-time team MVP and 2008 scholar-athlete award winner • Played club soccer with CASL, winning numerous team titles • Also a member of the North Carolina ODP State Team and selected for the Super Y National Camp in 2007 • Played with the ODP Region III Team in 2006-07 • Scored a hat trick in the 2008 Disney Showcase championship game • Also excelled in baseball and wrestling • Member of the D.R.E.A.M. Team and earned a Scholar-Athlete Award as a senior.

Thomas Elijah Garner is the son of Tom and Punky Garner • Born Feb. 14, 1991, in Durham, N.C. • Has three brothers and two sisters • Has not declared a major at Carolina • Brother Brandon played soccer at Appalachian State and is a professional UFC fighter • Both parents were college athletes.

Position: Forward
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 170
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Hillsborough, N.C.
High School: Cedar Ridge
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