2005: Soper started and played in every game as a junior. He had nine shots, two on goal, during the year.
2004: As a sophomore, Soper scored his first career goal in a win over UIC (Sept. 22). The midfielder played in every match during the season and started in 10. Soper was the starter in the final seven matches of the year. He fired 11 shots throughout the year for Marquette.
2003: Soper saw action in three matches. He one start in the UAB match (Sept. 27).
2002: Soper did not play as a freshman and earned a redshirt.
Prior to Marquette: A multi-sport athlete, Soper lettered in soccer, basketball and tennis at Geneva. He was named his school's outstanding male athlete as a senior. A two-time all-conference selection, Soper scored a career best nine goals in his senior year. He scored 18 goals and 36 assists in his career and led his team to a 22-2-2 record as a senior. Soper was a member of the Illinois ODP in 1999 and played club soccer in the Fox Valley Strikers and Chicago Magic.
Personal: Born April 1, 1984, in Barrington, Ill., Soper is the son of Ralph and Candy Soper. He has two older sisters, Katie and Kerri. Soper majored in international business major.
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