6 Cody Pearson
6 Cody Pearson
Height: 6-0
Weight: 170
Year: So.
Hometown: Crofton, Md.
High School: DeMatha Catholic
Position: Mid/Def
Major: Sport Management

2010: Opens his sophomore campaign with an opportunity to garner significant minutes in York’s defense … had a quality spring season … a strong, left-footed player who is in the mix at left back … tough and gritty student-athlete … gained outstanding experience last season which should be an asset in his second year.

2009: Appeared in 19 of York’s 23 contests … was a major contributor off the bench in the defensive third of the park … distributed three assists on the year … first assist came in York’s 3-0 victory over Kean on September 16 … second assist came in York’s 1-0 triumph against Stevens Tech on September 19 … played in the Capital Athletic Conference championship match … played in two of York’s three NCAA Tournament games … helped the Spartans to their fourth CAC Tournament championship … was part of York’s fifth consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament.
Personal: Is a sport management major … is the son of Leslie Pearson … born March 28, 1991 … played club soccer for the Soccer Association of Columbia and the DC United Academy … was a first-team All-WCAC selection and second-team all-metro choice in high school … owns a 3.33 cumulative GPA … made the Dean’s List during the 2009 fall semester … names his mom as the person he most admires … hobbies include ping pong … favorite athlete is David Beckham … chose York because he wanted to have the best chance of winning a national championship and he “loved the guys on the team when I visited” … lists his most significant athletic achievement as traveling to Scotland, England, and Brazil with the Maryland State ODP team and making first team All-WCAC and second-team All-Metro.