Men's Soccer

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John DeLeon
John DeLeon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Novi, Mich.

High School:
Novi High School

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 160

Position:
Defender/Midfielder

Birthdate:
10/01/1993

Major:
Pre-Medicine



Career Game-by-Game

2013:
▪ Played in 11 matches making 10 starts
▪ Member of defense that did not allow a goal in 402:42 of action during season
▪ Finished with three shots on goal

2011:
▪ Saw action in nine games, making seven starts for the Golden Grizzlies
▪ Made his collegiate debut against Marshall (9/16) and his first start against IPFW (10/15)
▪ Earned Summit League Defensive Player of the Week honors on Nov. 7

High School:
▪ Earned three varsity letters in soccer at Novi High School, where he was a two-time team captain
▪ Was named second team all-state and was the area player of the year as a senior
▪ He was a two-time all-district and all-area player
▪ Helped Novi win the Kensington Lakes Athletic Association Division title and helped NHS to a pair of district championships
▪ He was the first player ever to earn the captains armband for two seasons at Novi
▪ Also wrestled at Novi for one varsity season
▪ Played club soccer for Vardar Academy
▪ Participated with the United States Olympic Development Program (ODP) and was on the state team from 2005-07

Top Athletic Performance:
▪ Being named Player of the Year by his local newspaper in the same season that he earned second team All-State honors

Reasons for Choosing OU:
1. Oakland is an excellent
2. The first-rate facilities on campus
3. The academic support

Personal:
Full Name:
John Marcel DeLeon
Birthdate: October 1, 1993
Parents: Florence and John DeLeon
> His father played hockey up to the Major Junior A levels
Siblings: Gabrielle
Other Family Members: He has a cousin, Justine Brish, who attends Oakland and performs with the dance team

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