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21  Charles Pettys
Charles Pettys

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Columbus, Ohio

High School:
Bexley

Last College:
UC Santa Barbara

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 165

Position:
D


2010
Came on strong late in the year, seeing time on the backline and in the midfield ... Played in 14 of UK's 19 games with 11 starting assignments ... Totaled one goal and one assist, firing 18 shots, including five on goal ... Logged 899 minutes ... First career goal came in a 1-1 tie with Memphis in Lexington ... Added an assist on the game-winning goal in UK's 1-0 win over FIU on Oct. 24 ... Finished his season on a 11 game consecutive starting streak ... Logged a season-high 100 minutes in a 1-1 tie with Indiana and totaled 90 frames in a 2-1 win over South Carolina in the regular-season finale.

2009
Helped lead UC Santa Barbara to the Big West Championship as a freshman ... Played for coach Tim Vom Steeg at UCSB ... Played in five games, making one start in 2009, totaling one shot.

Pre-College
Spent two years playing varsity soccer at Bexley High School in Columbus, Ohio, where he led the team in goals and assists for two straight years ... Named player of the year in 2008 ... Played for club team Blast FC and coach Edward Vardanashavelli from 2000-2007 ... Club team named Super Y National Team from 2006-08.

Personal
Full name is Charles Danforth Pettys ... Son of Jeff Pettys and Maria Pilar Pettys ... Has a younger brother, Adam (16) ... Born April 25, 1990 ... Family relocated from Columbus to Pasadena, Calif. in 2008.

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