6 - Brandon Zimmerman
Brandon Zimmerman
Height: 5-9
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Pasco, Wash.
High School: Edison Academic Center (Bradenton, Fla.)
Position: Midfielder
Major: Business Management

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Brandon Zimmerman's goal on WCC's Top Play Tuesday

Four-Time All-WCC Midfielder (2008, 2009, 2010 & 2011)
TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Week (10/2/11)
2010 Marquette Invitational All-Tournament Team
2009 & 2010 UC Irvine Collegiate Classic All-Tournament Team
2008 WCC All-Freshman Team

SENIOR (2011):
Named an All-WCC First Team player as a senior, helping Santa Clara post the league's best overall record (11-5-4) and earn a national ranking of No. 18 ... Zimmerman anchored the Bronco midfield, playing and starting in 18 games on the season, scoring three goals and passing out two assists ... named to TopDrawerSoccer.com's National Team of the Week (Oct. 2) after bending-in the decisive goal in Santa Clara's pivotal 1-0 victory over Portland in both team's WCC opener on Sept. 30 ...  the Portland victory was followed by a 2-0 shutout win over Gonzaga on Oct. 1 which helped SCU begin the season 6-1-3 ... scored his second goal of the season during a 4-1 rout over San Diego (Oct. 30) ... netted the game-winner at St. Mary's (Nov. 6) in a game which helped the Broncos win five-straight to close out the regular season. 

JUNIOR (2010): One of the best midfielders in the West Coast Conference, leading SCU to a 7-1-4 league record and the WCC Championship in 2010 .... started in all 18 games he appeared in and ranked second on the team in points (10) ... named to the All-WCC Second Team at season's end ... distributed the game-winning assist in SCU's second game of the year, a 1-0 victory over Loyola Chicago (Sept. 6) ... scored a penalty kick goal to help the Broncos beat Marquette on the road (Sept. 12) ... scored SCU's lone goal at Stanford (Sept. 19) ... assisted in the game-winner against San Jose State (Sept. 24) ... had at least one shot in nine straight games during Santa Clara's 12 game unbeaten stretch from Sept. 19 through Nov. 5 ... had a season-high three shots and scored at LMU (Oct. 31) - a game that vaulted SCU into first place in the WCC standings late in the year ... had 14 shots on goal during the season and 23 shots overall, both ranking among team and WCC high's.   

SOPHOMORE (2009):
Named a 2009 All-WCC midfielder ... started in each of the first 13 games of the year - did not play in the final seven ... led the team in assists with three ... recorded two assists vs. No. 15 UC Irvine (Sep. 1) in the season-opener ... 2009 UC Irvine Collegiate Classic All-Tournament Team ... had an assist vs. Cleveland State (Sep. 5) ... scored the game-winner goal vs. Gonzaga (Oct. 4), knocking-in a penalty kick with 45 seconds remaining.

FRESHMAN (2008): All-WCC Honorable Mention ... also named to the WCC All-Freshman Team ... saw action in 19 contests, starting in 15 ... recorded five points on one goal and three assists ... earned started in his first collegiate game against Loyola Chicago (Aug. 30) ... dished out his first career assist against UIC (Sept. 1) ... dished out his second assist of the season on Connor Mitchell's game-winning goal against Stanford (Sept. 27) ... tallied his third assist on Sean Danzeiser's goal against Loyola Marymount (Oct. 17) ... also registered his first collegiate goal on a PK against LMU (Oct. 17).

HIGH SCHOOL: 2008 graduate of Edison Academic Center in Bradenton, Fla. ... never played high school soccer as he came into Residency first ... played club soccer with the Crossfire Premier ... helped team to the State Championship in 2005 and 2006 ... joined U.S. Soccer's Residency Program in August 2005 ... on U-17s played matches for the U-17 '89s and '90s ... was a member of the U-15 BNT in 2005 ... U-17 team played in FIFA World Cup in 2007, making it to the round of 16 before being beaten by Germany.

PERSONAL: Born in Richland, Wash. ... parents are Ken and Pam Zimmerman; mom graduated from BYU ... has three siblings: Megan, Derek and Preston; Preston was also in Residency and is now overseas with Hamburg SV in the Bundesliga ... hobbies include fishing, soccer, hiking and music ... major is business management.