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Chipper Root
Chipper Root

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Chapel Hill, N.C.

High School:
Chapel Hill

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 150

Position:
Midfield/Forward


2010
Started all 22 games of his rookie campaign ... Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team ... Scored one goal and tallied one assist on the year ... Posted 46 shots, including 16 on goal ... Attempted a season-high seven shots in 2-2 tie vs. Iona (Sept. 17) ... Posted five shots in 1-0 upset win over then-No. 5 Tulsa (Oct. 9) ... Collected first career assist in 1-0 win over FIU (Oct. 27) ... Followed with first career goal in 3-0 win over Memphis (Oct. 31) ... Tallied two shots in C-USA Tournament match vs. UAB (Nov. 10) and in NCAA Tournament contest vs. Duke (Nov. 21) ... Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll, and the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

Pre-College
An ESPNRise.com Second Team Fall All-American ... TopDrawerSoccer.com 2010 National Top 100 Boys - No. 27 ... Adidas ESP 2008, 2009 ... All-state and all-region honoree (2008, 2009) ... Tallied 31 goals and collected 23 assists as a senior ... Named Carolina 6 Conference Player of the Year as a senior ... Earned Carolina 6 Conference all-league accolades as a sophomore, junior and senior ... A four-year letterwinner for coach Rob Benson at Chapel Hill High School ... Played club soccer for CASL Chelsea FC Academy and coach Rusty Scarborough.

Personal
Son of Bo and Mary Kay Root ... A sport and entertainment management major.