THIS YEAR: Perhaps the top recruit, senior Casey Cordray transfers in with great experience and success at a high level ... Is a natural central defender ... Is very athletic and has great feet for a player of his size ... Is a big, physical presence ... Is a natural leader.
CAL POLY SLO: Played his 2007 junior campaign at NCAA Division I Cal Poly San Luis Obispo ... Started all 19 games as a defender ... Received All-Big West honorable mention ... Led the Mustangs to one of their best seas0ns in program history, an 11-4-4 overall mark and a 6-2-4 finish in the Big West ... Led the Mustangs to a 2-1 win over defending national champion UC Santa Barbara in front of a school-record crowd of 7,100 people in San Luis Obispo.
JUNIOR COLLEGE: Played two seasons for head coach Martin Mcgrogan at Irvine Valley College ... Named All-Orange Empire Conference first team, team MVP and Scholar Athlete of the Year in 2006.
HIGH SCHOOL: Prepped at El Toro (Calif.) High for head coach Ken Sjoborn, graduating in 2003 ... Led the Chargers to the Sierra League championship as a 2003 senior.
OTHER: Born May 23, 1985, in Mission Viejo, Calif., to James and Mary Cordray ... Has two brothers (Chris, Corey) and three sisters (Wendy, Julia, Christina).