6 Charlie Neil
6 Charlie Neil
Height: 6-4
Weight: 190
Year: So.
Hometown: Dallas, TX
High School: St. Mark's School of Texas
Position: M/F

2008: Appeared in 16 games, the most of any freshman... Scored his first career goal in a win over Cornell... Had an assist in his first game, a win over Maine... Started the first seven games of his career.

Before Yale: Holds the St. Mark's School of Texas career goals record with 76... Led the team in scoring three straight seasons... Four-time all-conference selection... Team captain... Named team MVP as a senior... Scored 27 goals as a senior... Finished his career with 33 assists and 185 points... St. Mark's was the Southwest Preparatory Conference runner-up in 2008, losing the championship game on penalty kicks... Played club soccer for Comets 90 Blue from 2004-08... Team was two-time Disney Soccer Showcase champions... In addition, played for Solar 90 Red.

Personal: Father, Jim, is a 1976 Yale graduate and also played both soccer and baseball... Older brother, Trip, played soccer at Johns Hopkins.

Notes: Also plays baseball at Yale... Started 34 games and batted .248 as a freshman.

Says Coach Tompkins: "Charlie has size and athleticism and possesses the versatility to play several positions. He gained valuable experience as a freshman and we will look for him to make a big offensive contribution this fall."