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Jeff Scannella
Jeff  Scannella


Alpharetta, Ga.

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Height / Weight:
5-8 / 156



South Carolina vs. Clemson

South Carolina and Clemson met on the soccer field to open the 2006 season on Aug. 25.

• 2006 Conference USA Freshman of the Year
• 2006 All-Conference USA Third Team; All-Freshman Team
• 2006 All-Freshman Team
• 2006 All-Rookie Team
• 2006 C-USA Academic Honor Roll
• 2006 Strength and Conditioning Award Winner
• 2007 All-Conference USA First Team
• 2007 NSCAA All-South Region Second Team
• 2007 Honorable Mention Team of the Year
• 2007 John M. Johnson Memorial Award Winner
• 2007 Brian Winstead Memorial Award Winner
• 2008 All-Conference USA Second Team

Shared team captain responsibilities with Jimmy Maurer and Mark Wiltse ... Started all 19 games in the Carolina midfield ... Earned All-Conference USA Second-Team honors ... Tallied two goals and two assists on the year for a total of six points ... Posted 17 shots, including eight on goal ... Collected first goal of the year in 3-0 win over Lehigh (Sept. 12) in opening game of adidas Gamecock Classic ... Earned first assist of the season in 4-0 road win at College of Charleston (Sept. 19) and followed two games later with his second goal of the year, the game-winner in 4-0 victory over Davidson (Sept. 27) ... Collected an assist in 2-0 win against FIU (Oct. 4) in C-USA season opener.

Started all 19 games at left midfield for the Gamecocks ... Garnered All-Conference USA First-Team, Honorable Mention Team of the Year and NSCAA All-South Region Second-Team accolades ... Led Carolina with seven goals on the year, including four game-winning marks ... Also contributed three assists and 26 shots ... Finished tied for sixth in C-USA standings with seven goals on the year ... Tallied first goal of the season in 4-0 Gamecock shutout of Presbyterian College (Sept. 4) in home opener ... Tallied back-to-back game winners against UAB (Sept. 28) and in come-from-behind win at Davidson (Oct. 3) ... Named to the Team of the Week (Oct. 2) for game-winning tally against UAB ... Scored in third-straight contest, contributing one goal and one assist in victory at Florida International (Oct. 7) ... Earned the C-USA Offensive Player of the Week award (Oct. 8) for collecting goals in three straight contests, including league victories over UAB and FIU ... Tallied a season-high three shots on goal in 1-1 tie at Memphis (Oct. 20) ... Scored Carolina's lone goal in 2-1 loss in nationally televised contest on FOX Soccer Channel against SMU (Oct. 24) ... Collected game-winning goal in 3-1 C-USA victory over Marshall (Oct. 27) ... Tallied final goal of the season, the game winner, in 2-1 overtime upset of Memphis (Nov. 14) in the opening round of the C-USA Championship ... Took two penalty kicks on the year, scoring both ... Won the team's John M. Johnson Award and the Brian Winstead award.

Selected 2006 Conference USA Freshman of the Year ... Also named to the All-Conference Third-Team and the league's All-Freshman Team ... Honored by as a member of its All-Freshman squad ... Also made's All-Rookie Team ... Started all 17 matches ... Finished the season as the Gamecocks' third-leading scorer after compiling 10 points on three goals and four assists ... His four assists tied for the eighth-best in school history among freshmen ... Proved to be extremely effective on corner kicks as all four assists were on corner kick goals ... Logged one assist in his first career game, the season opener against No. 5 Clemson (Aug. 25) ... Scored his first goal, the game winner, in the final minutes against Temple (Sept. 8) ... Scored a goal and added an assist in the Gamecocks' 3-2 victory at N.C. State ... Had an assist in the team's 2-0 win over No. 25 UAB (Sept. 27) ... Netted his third goal, also the game winner, versus Florida International (Oct. 7) ... Attempted a season-high six shots at Marshall (Oct. 14) ... Made the C-USA Honor Roll ... Won the team's Strength & Conditioning Award.

Participated in the United States U-17 National Team residency program (2003-04) ... Selected a National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) High School All-American 2003-05 ... Played for the U.S. U-15 National Team in 2002 ... Participated in the prestigious adidas Elite Soccer Program (ESP) in 2005 ... Played for Tony Cianciola at Northview High School ... Named the 2005 Fulton County Player of the Year ... Also selected the 5A Player of the Month in March, 2005... Earned team MVP honors in 2005 ... Helped Northview achieve its first-ever state ranking in 2005 ... Played club soccer for Atlanta Fire United and coach Massoud Roushandel ... Team won the Georgia State Championship 2002, 2003 and 2004 ... Member of the Super Y Region Team in 2003 and 2004 ... Played for the Georgia State Olympic Development team 2001-2005 ... Member of the Region III Team, 2002-2006 ... Member of the National Honor Society.

Born Aug. 13, 1988 ... Played for the Bradenton Academics PDL squad during the summer of 2009 ... Played for the Atlanta Silverbacks PDL team during the summer of 2008 ... Parents are Charlie and Susan Scannella ... Majoring in political science ... Full name is Jeffrey Daniel Scannella.

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