Men's Soccer

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John DeLeon
John DeLeon

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Novi, Mich.

High School:
Novi High School

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 160

Position:
Defender/Midfielder

Birthdate:
10/01/1993

Major:
Pre-Medicine



11/22/2014

OAKLAND READY FOR NCAA SECOND ROUND MATCH AT NO. 13 MICHIGAN STATE

Kick-off is set for 1 p.m. at DeMartin Stadium

11/20/2014

OAKLAND ADVANCES IN NCAA TOURNAMENT WITH 2-0 WIN OVER KENTUCKY

The Golden Grizzlies will face Michigan State on Sunday at 1 p.m. in East Lansing

11/19/2014

OAKLAND RETURNED TO ITS DEFENSE AND BECAME AN OFFENSIVE FORCE

The journey of the men's soccer team from 0-5 to NCAA Tournament berth

11/19/2014

OAKLAND SET FOR NCAA TOURNAMENT CLASH AT NO. 24 KENTUCKY

Kickoff for the opening round NCAA Tournament match is 7 p.m.

11/15/2014

OAKLAND WINS HORIZON LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP, 2-1, OVER WRIGHT STATE

The Golden Grizzlies earn a NCAA Tournament berth for the first time since 2010

11/15/2014

Oakland men's soccer vs. Wright State, 11/15/14

Oakland captured the 2014 Horizon League Men's Soccer Championship with a 2-1 win over Wright State Nov. 15.

11/13/2014

Oakland vs Cleveland State (HL Semifinals)

The men's soccer team took on Cleveland State in the Semifinals of the Horizon League Tournament in Rochester, Mich.

11/01/2014

Oakland vs. Wright State

The men's soccer team played its final home game of the regular season against Wright State on Senior Night

10/18/2014

Oakland vs. Belmont

The men's soccer team took on Belmont Saturday night at the Oakland Soccer Field.

10/04/2014

Oakland vs. Green Bay

The Oakland men's soccer team took on Green Bay Saturday at the Oakland Soccer Field

Career Game-by-Game | Career Stats

2014:
▪ Played in 19 matches, making 18 starts
▪ Team Captain
▪ Named to the Horizon League All-Tournament Team
▪ Recorded assist on game-winning goal against No. 24 Kentucky in first round of NCAA Tournament (11/20)
▪ Tallied assist on double-overtime goal against Cleveland State in Horizon League Semifinal (11/13)
▪ Had assist in double-overtime win over Detroit (10/1)
▪ Member of defensive backline that tied a Division I record with six consecutive matches with a shutout
▪ Helped the defense not allow a goal for over 580 minutes during the season

2013:
▪ Played in 11 matches making 10 starts
▪ Member of defense that did not allow a goal in 402:42 of action during season
▪ Finished with three shots on goal

2012:
▪ Played and started in 19 matches
▪ Scored game-winning goal at Omaha (10/28)
▪ Tallied two assists
▪ Member of defensive line that allowed only five goals in league play

2011:
▪ Saw action in nine games, making seven starts for the Golden Grizzlies
▪ Made his collegiate debut against Marshall (9/16) and his first start against IPFW (10/15)
▪ Earned Summit League Defensive Player of the Week honors on Nov. 7

High School:
▪ Earned three varsity letters in soccer at Novi High School, where he was a two-time team captain
▪ Was named second team all-state and was the area player of the year as a senior
▪ He was a two-time all-district and all-area player
▪ Helped Novi win the Kensington Lakes Athletic Association Division title and helped NHS to a pair of district championships
▪ He was the first player ever to earn the captains armband for two seasons at Novi
▪ Also wrestled at Novi for one varsity season
▪ Played club soccer for Vardar Academy
▪ Participated with the United States Olympic Development Program (ODP) and was on the state team from 2005-07

Top Athletic Performance:
▪ Being named Player of the Year by his local newspaper in the same season that he earned second team All-State honors

Reasons for Choosing OU:
1. Oakland is an excellent
2. The first-rate facilities on campus
3. The academic support

Personal:
Full Name:
John Marcel DeLeon
Birthdate: October 1, 1993
Parents: Florence and John DeLeon
> His father played hockey up to the Major Junior A levels
Siblings: Gabrielle
Other Family Members: He has a cousin, Justine Brish, who attends Oakland and performs with the dance team

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