Transfer from Creighton University who has two years of eligibility left ... Can be effective anywhere in the midfield, but feels most comfortable as holding midfielder.
Club: Played club soccer for the Albion Hurricanes.
High School: Three-time first-team all-district at Stratford High School in Houston, Texas ... District player of the year his senior season ... Second-team All-Greater Houston ... Member of the Honor Society.
Personal: Born June 17, 1984 in Tokyo, Japan ... Son of Atsuro and Norkio Ban ... Majoring in architecture.