Prior to NIU: Four-year letterwinner at Deerfield Beach High School ... Scoring 20 goals and recorded 18 assists at Deerfield Beach, including 10 goals and nine assists as a senior ... Earned First Team All-Broward County as a senior and was selected to play in the Noth/South Broward County All-Star Game ... Helped Deerfield Beach win a district title as a junior and finish as district runner-up in his senior and sophomore seasons ... Played club soccer with Boca United.
Personal: Son of Gerald Soma and Maria Torres ... Born on September 24, 1995 in Torrance, Calif. ... Father, Gerald, played soccer at Claremont McKenna College from 1983-87 ... Plans to major in communications.