Freshman (2011): Redshirted in his first year as a Torero.
High School/Prep: Attended Billings West High School, where he earned four varsity letters in soccer... Was named ESPN Rise All-American and All-State as a junior and senior, while finishing as Gatorade Player of the Year runner up in both of those years... Also named his team's Offensive Player of the Year as a junior and senior en route to tying the Montana state career goals record with 52 career goals... Led the state in goals as a sophomore (13 goals), junior (25), and senior (14)... During his junior year was named Academic All-State, while his 25 goals scored were the second-most in a single season in state history... Led his team to its second-consecutive state championship, tallying an assist and game-winning goal in the state championship match... His team tied the state record for most wins and most shutouts in a season and posted the second-most wins ever over a two-year span... In his sophomore year, was named All-Conference and Academic All-State... Helped lead his team to the school's first-ever state championship while his team set the state record for the most wins and shutouts in a season... As a freshman, was named Academic All-State... Also lettered twice in basketball, earning Academic All-State honors both of those years, while his team made it to the state championship both years as well... Competed with the Magic City Soccer Club, leading the team in goals scored... His team made it to the state championship seven-consecutive years, winning it in 2008 and going on to compete in the Region IV regionals.
Personal: Born April 21, 1992 in Billings, Mont.... Parents are Mitch and Rita Gallagher... Earned the Trustee Scholarship Award at USD... Chose USD because of the opportunity to play soccer and attend the same university as his sister... Was also recruited by Montana State-Billings and Pacific Luthern University... His uncle, Mike Gallagher, played football at Carroll College... Enjoys skiing and snowboarding in the winter and wakeboarding in the summer... Likes being outdoors and spending time at his cabin... Would love to skydive someday and hopes to travel the world.
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