2003 -- Played in 17 games and made starts against Ohio State, at home against Fresno State and FIU ... Had a goal and two assists in the season opener against Penn State ... Recorded an assist at Fresno State.
2002 -- Honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic ...Earned starts against Loyola Marymount and Cal (at home) in the regular season ...Played in 10 games total and took three shots.
2001 -- Earned starts against San Diego State, Cal (Oct. 12), Stanford (Oct. 14) and Washington (Oct. 19) ...Played in 11 games overall and recorded nine shots on the year.
2000 -- Recorded his first collegiate point with an assist against San Diego State Sept. 6 ...Saw action in seven games, playing against Butler, San Diego State, San Francisco, St. Mary's, Oregon State (Oct. 13), Stanford (Nov. 10) and California (Nov. 12).
High School -- Four-year letterman at East Bakersfield HS under coach Jack Schwartz ... Earned first-team all-league honors all four years ... Named the league's Offensive MVP as a junior and senior ...Three-time Team MVP ...Selected the Bakersfield Californian Player of the Year as a junior after scoring 30 goals and six assists ... The Californian also named him second-team all-area as a freshman and sophomore and first-team all-area as a senior ... Totaled 61 goals and 29 assists in his career ... Played club soccer with the Santa Anita Heat, which won the Coast League Cup in 1999 ... Member of the ODP Regional Team.
Personal -- Describes his biggest athletic thrills as winning the national championship, being among some of the greatest players in the country and having a chance to win a national championship again ...Admires Michael Jordan because he commanded respect and admiration from his opponents ...Full name is John Thomas Carson ... Born December 16, 1981 in Bakersfield, CA ... Religious Studies major.
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