22 Jake Hower
22 Jake Hower
Height: 6-1
Weight: 160
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Lake Forest, Calif.
High School: El Toro
Position: Mid/Def

2010: Begins his collegiate career with the Spartans … made the team as a walk-on … tall player who possesses good size for the college game … has experienced success on the club and prep levels that will help him adjust to college soccer.

Personal: Is a computer information systems major … is the son of Joseph and Jackie Hower … born on April 18, 1991 … played club soccer for O.C. Kings … club team was CIF champions … top scorer on club team … high school team ranked #2 in nation, #1 in county … names Dennis Bergkamp as the person he most admires because “of his cool head under pressure” … chose York because he was “looking to play soccer, sent out emails to programs in D1-3 and York responded positively, and so I was willing to make the trip her to get to play and follow my dream” … lists his most significant athletic achievement as “winning the CIF championship and being named top scorer for that club season” … his most memorable athletic moment at York is “being the only walk-on to make the team” … after graduation he plans on “trying to go pro in soccer and if not, I plan on either attending culinary school or pursuing a career based on my major and coaching youth soccer.”