2011 Men's Soccer Roster

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15 Eric Verso

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  • Hometown
    Los Angeles, Calif.
  • High School
    St. Francis
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In The News

Career Accolades | Career Statistics and Single-Game Highs

  • 34th overall pick by the Montreal Impact in the 2016 MLS SuperDraft
  • 2015 College Cup All-Tournament Team
  • 2015 NSCAA All-Far West Region Third Team
  • 2015 CoSIDA Third Team Academic All-American
  • 2015 CoSIDA Academic All-District
  • 2015 All-Pac-12 Second Team
  • 2015 Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team
  • 2014 Capital One Academic All-District
  • 2014 Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team
  • 2013 Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention
  • 2012 Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team
  • Started 42 matches and made 72 total appearances
  • Scored 13 goals to go along with 19 assists for 45 points
  • Put home six game winners
  • Put nearly half of his 95 career shots on frame (47-of-95)
  • Tied for ninth in Stanford history in career assists (19)

As a Redshirt Senior (2015) | Game-by-Game Stats

  • College Cup All-Tournament Team
  • NSCAA All-Far West Region Third Team
  • CoSIDA Third Team Academic All-American
  • CoSIDA Academic All-District
  • All-Pac-12 Second Team
  • Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team
  • Started all 23 matches in the midfield
  • Tied for the team lead in assists (13) and was tied for third in points (17) while adding two goals
  • Tied for second in the country in assists with teammate Corey Baird and sixth in assists per game (0.57)
  • Verso and Baird became the first Cardinal teammates with at least 13 assists in a season since 1978 (Ted Rafalovich/Dan McNevin)
  • Tied for fifth in Stanford single-season history in assists
  • Stanford was the only team in the country that had two players in double digits in assists
  • Assist total was the highest for Stanford since 2002 and the most in the Pac-12 since 2010
  • His 19 career assists tied Angel Vazquez (1981-85) for ninth all-time at Stanford
  • Scored Stanford's fourth and final goal in the NCAA title match against Clemson (12/13)
  • Converted for the Cardinal in its penalty shootout win against Akron in the NCAA semifinals (12/11) 
  • Had a five-match streak with at least one assist against Oregon State (10/11), UCLA (10/16), San Diego State (10/18), UCLA (10/23) and San Diego State (10/26)
  • Scored his sixth career game winner in the 108th minute at SMU (9/13) and also added an assist early in the second half
  • Tallied his first career multi-assist match with two against VCU (9/6) and added another two-assist effort against San Diego State (10/26)
  • Played a role in Jordan Morris' 100th minute winner against Davidson (9/20) and the junior's 65th minute winner at UCLA (10/16)

As a Redshirt Junior (2014) | Game-by-Game Stats

  • Capital One Academic All-District
  • Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team
  • Made seven starts in 16 total appearances
  • Set career highs in goals (5), assists (5) and points (15)
  • Finished second on the team in goals and assists
  • Five assists tied for 10th in the Pac-12 and 119th in the nation
  • Assists per game average ranked ninth in the league and 89th in the nation (0.31)
  • Eighth in the conference in points per game and 104th nationally (0.94)
  • Scored goals against Omaha (8/31), San Jose State (9/6), Delaware (9/21), Oregon State (11/9) and California (11/16)
  • Put home back-to-back game winners against Omaha (8/31) and San Jose State (9/6)
  • Assisted on goals in three straight games against Omaha (8/31), San Jose State (9/6) and UC Santa Barbara (9/9)
  • Also tallied assists against San Francisco (10/24) and on Austin Meyer's 98th minute overtime winner at San Diego State (11/2)
  • Put 13 of his 28 shots on frame

As a Redshirt Sophomore (2013) | Game-by-Game Stats

  • Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention
  • Started 12 of the 18 matches in which he appeared
  • Scored three goals
  • Netted the winner in a 1-0 victory at Santa Clara (9/7)
  • Scored another winner in a 1-0 victory over Colgate (9/22)
  • Scored in 3-3 draw against San Diego State (10/13)

As a Redshirt Freshman (2012) | Game-by-Game Stats

  • Pac-12 All-Academic Second Team
  • Came off the bench in 15 matches
  • Tied for third on the team with three goals
  • Scored his first collegiate goal in a 2-0 win over San Diego State (9/30)
  • Netted goals in the season's final two matches at San Diego State (11/3) and California (11/9)
  • First career assist came in the 6-1 victory against the Golden Bears (11/9) in the final game of the season

As a Freshman (2011)

  • Did not see action due to injury

High School/Club

  • A 2011 graduate of St. Francis High School in La Canada, Calif
  • Won the league championship as a freshman and regional championship as a sophomore
  • Second Team All-American in 2008
  • Named Player of the Year by The Los Angeles Daily News, Pasadena Star-News and Glendale News-Press
  • First Team All-CIF and team MVP
  • Active on both the CZ Elite and LA Galaxy Youth Academy club teams


  • Son of Dave and Bonnie Verso
  • Younger brother Mark is also on the Stanford soccer team


Season Statistics

Career Statistics

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