Iradj Farahmand
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Iradj Farahmand

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Northbrook, Ill.

High School:
Glenbrook North

Height:
6-1

Position:
D

Club Team:
Chicago Sockers

2007: First Team All-Horizon League and Second Team NSCAA/adidas All-Great Lakes Region selection...Horizon League Defensive Player of the Year...started in all 18 games in which he appeared...captained a Rambler defense that equaled a school-record tying ten shutouts for the second consecutive season...recorded a shot against Jacksonville (9/2)...was drafted by the Detroit Ignition in the second round of the MISL Draft...earned Loyola's Defensive MVP award.

2006: First-Team All-Horizon League defender... earned NSCAA Second Team All-Great Lakes Region honors...named Horizon League Championship MVP and selected to colegesoccernews.com and Soccer America National Teams of the Week after leading Ramblers to two consecutive shutouts against UIC in the semifinals (11/3) and Green Bay in the championship match (11/5)...leader of Rambler defense that posted 10 shutouts, which tied for the most in school history...scored first career goal on a penalty kick against Michigan State (10/14).

2005: Earned Second Team All-Horizon League honors...started all 18 matches as the defensive stopper for Loyola...recorded 10 shots on the season with two attempts being on goal...posted first collegiate point with an assist against Western Michigan (9/30).

2004: Started 17 matches at outside back...excellent athlete who is not afraid to come forward in attack...recorded five shots on the season.

High School: Earned all-conference accolades as a senior after registering seven goals and 12 assists...played for the Sockers F.C., and helped that squad to the 2005 U19 national championship.