12 Chad McCoy
12 Chad McCoy
Height: 5-8
Weight: 170
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Houston, Texas
Position: F
Major: Biology/Pre-Med
Last School: Tomball HS

Chad McCoy

2010: Returned to the pitch after missing the 2009 season... Saw action in six matches for the Spartans... Played primarily as a striker... A member of Upstate's Student-Athlete Advisory Committee... A member of the A-Sun All-Academic team... Recognized as an A-Sun Conference Scholar.

2009: Missed the 2009 campaign due to rehabilitation after ankle surgery during the spring of 2009... Was granted a redshirt year... A member of the A-Sun All-Academic team.

2008: Played nearly the entire season with a severe ankle injury... Had surgery in the offseason to repair the damage... Played in 17 games for the Spartans with a pair of starts... Ranked second on the team with three goals and third on the team in scoring with six points... Efficient with his strokes... Took just 12 shots on the year... Scored the game-winning goal in the 3-2 win over Brewton-Parker to open the season (8/29)... Also notched goals at Lipscomb (10/12) and in the 3-1 win over Mercer (10/25)... A member of the A-Sun All-Academic team.

2007: Had a solid freshman season for the Spartans... Started six of the 15 games he played... Led Upstate in scoring with seven points... Scored two goals and added three assists... Scored his first collegiate goal at Newberry (9/21)... Notched an unassisted goal at Presbyterian (11/3)... Gave out assists on the second and third goals in the 3-2 win over Belmont (10/7)... Had the assist on the game winner in the 2-1 victory over Gardner-Webb (10/14)... A member of the A-Sun All-Academic team.

Before USC Upstate: A three-time First Team All-District selection at Tomball High School… earned District Offensive MVP honors as a senior… Was a member of the state Olympic Development Program team for three years… Competed as an ODP Pool player for four years… A member of the Texans Soccer Club… A standout in the classroom as a member of the National Spanish Honor Society… Earned several academic honors from Tomball.

Personal: Born on Feb. 5, 1989 in Houston, Texas... Son of Dyanna McCoy... Has two brothers, including a twin brother, Chris, who plays soccer for Upstate... A biology/pre-med major... Favorite food is chicken... Favorite movie is “Step Brothers”... Favorite TV show is “Eastbound & Down”... Favorite actor is Danny McBride... Favorite season is summer... Favorite sports figure is Sir Alex Ferguson... Hero growing up was George Best... Admires his mother the most... Dream job is to be a professional soccer player...Likes soccer, playing XBox, playing guitar, being outdoors and golf.