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Evan O'Dell
Evan O'Dell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Duluth, Ga.

Last College:
Peachtree Ridge

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 186

Position:
Defense


2010
Started all 19 contests in which he saw action ... Posted two shots on the year ... Critical member of the Gamecock defensive line ... Tallied one shot vs. FIU (Oct. 27) and vs. Michigan (Nov. 28) in NCAA Tournament play.

2009
Saw action in 15 contests with 11 starts ... Posted nine shots on the season, playing the majority of his game action in the midfield ... Registered two shots each in win over Furman (Oct. 7), vs. Kentucky (Oct. 17) and at FIU (Oct. 24) ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll ... Also named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2008
Saw action in 11 contests with three starts ... Recorded one assist on the year ... Also posted one shot ... Lone assist came in 1-1 tie against UAB (Oct. 29) ... Played the majority of the year on the defensive line ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll ... Also named to the SEC Fall Academic Honor Roll.

2007
Made six appearances with five starts during rookie campaign ... Tallied one shot on goal against South Florida (Sept. 8) ... Played the majority of his time on the defensive line ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll ... Also named to the SEC Freshman Academic Honor Roll.

Pre-College
Selected to the Region III team ... Named one of TopDrawerSoccer.com's 100 Players to Watch in 2007 ... Member of the Olympic Development Program in Georgia, 2002-2006 ... Played for coach Bill Holleman at Peachtree Ridge High School ... Selected the team's MVP as a sophomore and junior ... All-Gwinnett County selection ... Played club soccer for the Atlanta Fire United and coach Massoud Roushandel ... Helped the Fire win the 2006 State and the Region III Premier League East Division Championships ... An honor roll student throughout high school ... Part of the Student Leadership Program ... Who's Who Among American High School Students.

Personal
Parents are Rick and Janice O'Dell ... Played for the Atlanta Blackhawks PDL team during the summer of 2010 ... Major is accounting.