2011: Played in 12 games for Western this season, coming off the bench for all of
them...Assisted on Western's lone goal in the shutout victory over Valparaiso
(Oct. 2)...Earned an assist in Western's 2-0 shutout victory over Evansville
earlier this season (Nov. 1).
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Dowling Catholic H.S., a 3A school, where he played on the varity soccer teamall 4 years...Helped guide the team to the state
tournament all 4 straight seasons including two state finals...As a junior, Carlson and Dowling Cathloic H.S. won the state tournament and
finished ranked seventh in the nation...Scored the game-winning goal in overtime to sent his team to the state finals...Membmer of the All-Conference team his final three years of high school and All-State as a senior...Gatorade Iowa Player of the Year nominee...Finished high school career with 31 goals and 17 assists...Player club soccer for the the Des Moines Menace...During his time the Menace won 3-of-5 state championships.
PERSONAL: Son of John Carlson and Mary Cassidy...Born on June 24, 1991...Favorite player is David Silva.
MAJOR: Communications with a minor in marketing