Upper 90 College APAC client Jackson Mayerfrom Sydney, Australia (ex- Sydney Grammar School) on being offered a full ride scholarship to play with CSUN Men's Soccer at California State University, Northridge (NCAA D1, Big West Conference). Jackson is a very powerful forward at 6'2" and 85kgs, with the ability to play both feet, he is a dangerous and clinical striker. In fact, with his club Hakoah Sydney City East FC (NSW Premier League 1) this past season Jackson scored 31 goals in 24 games, and appeared for the first team on 3 occasions. Jackson is looking to study Science with a major in Biology|Chemistry.
The Matadors, currently ranked 67th in the national NCAA D1 RPI, under the guidance of 17th year Head Coach Terry Davila have been crowned Big West Champions 3 Times, reaching post season play on a number of occasions throughout Coach Davila's tenure. Under Coach's guidance, he has helped to develop some outstanding players that have gone to play in Major League Soccer (MLS) including Sean Franklin, Rafael Garcia, Daniel Paladini, Joe Barton, Benjamin Benditson, Willie Sims, Chad Borak and Joe Franco. In the 2015 MLS Superdraft, the Matadors set a new program record by having two players (Sagi Lev-Ari and Edwin Rivas) selected in the same class, with Lev-Ari signing with Columbus Crew and Rivas signing with Toronto FC.
Jackson will be in the mix with some phenomenally talented student-athlete's from all around the world, and we are expecting to hear some big things over the years from Jackson athletically and academically. I know Tania, Karl, your sister, family and friends (including your legendary former pro footballer Grand Dad ;)) are over the moon for you. Bradley Walker, myself and the rest of the team wish you all the very best success!