By the numbers: Chad Barson

Academy standout racks up accolades while at Akron

Chad Barson

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2,254 - minutes logged as a sophomore in Akron's 2010 National Chamionship-winning season. Barson led the team, which featured current MLS players Perry Kitchen, Darlington Nagbe, Darren Mattocks, Michael Nanchoff, Chris Korb, Kofi Sarkodie, Zarek Valentin, and Ben Speas. The Zips went 22-1-2 that season.

89 - games started for Akron so far in his four-year college career

59 - number of shutouts Akron has posted during Barson's time

5 - goals as a centerback in Barson's college career

3.99 - Barson's GPA as a biology major

3 - MAC First-Team honors

2 - National Championships with Crew Jrs (2010 USYS U-19, 2010 USL Super-20 League)

1 - NCAA National Championship (2010)