Kellen Hiroto
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Kellen Hiroto

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Riverside, CA

High School:
Riverside Poly HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 170

Position:
D

Experience:
3V

NOTEWORTHY: Has started every collegiate game but one the past three years ... 2002 Honorable Mention All-WCC ... two-time WCC All-Academic Team (2001 & 2002) ... Dean's List recipient.

USD: Last year started 19 of 20 matches ... tallied assist in 2-1 win over Santa Clara ... one of league's more consistent defenders ... in 2001 started all 17 matches, finishing with 1 goal (2-1 win over Saint Mary's) and 5 assists (2 came against Point Loma). In 2000 started and appeared in 15 contests at defender ... tallied lone goal of season in 3-0 win over Columbia; was credited with game-winner.

PREP/CLUB: Attended Riverside Poly HS where he was the Ivy League MVP ... two-time All-CIF 1st Team ... three-time All-Ivy League ... senior year team was 29-1 and ranked No. 1 in the nation ... junior year team was 28-2 and CIF Finalists ... sophomore year team was 28-3 and CIF Semi-finalists.

PERSONAL: History major/Theology minor ... chose USD for private/small school, location and soccer program ... also recruited by UC Irvine, Chapman and Saint Louis ... his father, Chuck, played football at the University of Redlands ... born September 17, 1982 in Riverside, CA.