3  Gordy Gurson
Gordy Gurson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Buffalo Grove, Ill.

High School:
Stevenson HS

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 140

Position:
Forward/Midfielder

Experience:
HS


2010 (Freshman) -- Saw time off the bench for the Tigers in eight matches...hard worker, will get even more chances in 2011...assisted on fellow frosh Austin Gross' goal in the 77th minute against North Florida in the UAB 'Soccer for a Cure' Classic...had the best night of the season for a Tiger against Alabama A&M, recording the program's first hat trick since Kevin Walsh in 2006 and assisting on Andreas Guentner's 51st-minute goal to record seven points in the match...three goals placed him in a tie for second on the team with juniors Parker Duncan and Thomas Shannon.

Prior to Memphis:
Competed at the high school level for Stevenson High School...Coached in high school by Mark Schartner...Named to all-state team in 2009...Also named all-conference in 2008 and 2009, as well as all-area in 2009 and all-sectional in 2009...High School team was 2009 regional champion...Scored a second-half hat-trick to give Coach Mark Schartner his 300th career win...Had 22 goals and 11 assists as a junior at Stevenson High...Had the best offensive year of any Stevenson High student in school history...Played at the club level for Eclipse Select Soccer Club...Coached at club level by Mike Litvack...Team was 2008 and 2009 Illinois State Champion...Eclipse Select was a Region II finalist in 2008.

Personal:
Born May 2, 1992 in Park Ridge, Ill...Full name is Gordon Jay Gurson...Parents are Shelly and Kathy Gurson...Has a brother, Sam, 20, and a sister, Becky, 16...Also has a dog named Jenny...Participated in G.I.V.E. community service program in high school.

Season GP GS G A Pts Sh SOG GW
2010 8 0 3 2 8 9 5 0
Career 8 0 3 2 8 9 5 0

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