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Chipper Root

  • position Midfield/Forward
  • height 5-7
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • High school Chapel Hill
  • position Midfield/Forward
  • height 5-7
  • class Sophomore
  • Hometown Chapel Hill, N.C.
  • High school Chapel Hill

Chipper Root Bio

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2010
Started all 22 games of his rookie campaign … Named to the Conference USA All-Freshman Team … Scored one goal and tallied one assist on the year … Posted 46 shots, including 16 on goal … Attempted a season-high seven shots in 2-2 tie vs. Iona (Sept. 17) … Posted five shots in 1-0 upset win over then-No. 5 Tulsa (Oct. 9) … Collected first career assist in 1-0 win over FIU (Oct. 27) … Followed with first career goal in 3-0 win over Memphis (Oct. 31) … Tallied two shots in C-USA Tournament match vs. UAB (Nov. 10) and in NCAA Tournament contest vs. Duke (Nov. 21) … Named to the C-USA Academic Honor Roll, and the SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll.

Pre-College
An ESPNRise.com Second Team Fall All-American … TopDrawerSoccer.com 2010 National Top 100 Boys – No. 27 … Adidas ESP 2008, 2009 … All-state and all-region honoree (2008, 2009) … Tallied 31 goals and collected 23 assists as a senior … Named Carolina 6 Conference Player of the Year as a senior … Earned Carolina 6 Conference all-league accolades as a sophomore, junior and senior … A four-year letterwinner for coach Rob Benson at Chapel Hill High School … Played club soccer for CASL Chelsea FC Academy and coach Rusty Scarborough.

Personal
Son of Bo and Mary Kay Root … A sport and entertainment management major.

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