8 - Duncan Backus
Duncan Backus
Height: 6-2
Weight: 165
Year: Junior
Hometown: Highland Village, Texas
High School: Marcus HS
Position: Defender/Midfielder
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UC Santa Barbara

2013: Appeared in 16 of the team's final 17 games of the season ... Saw time as a defensive midfielder and fullback ... Started seven games in Big West play ... Registered a personal season-high of three shots in both of the team's matchups against Sacramento State ... Team went 10-3-3 with him in the lineup.

2012: Entered seven games for the Gauchos, including three starts ... Appeared in each of UCSB's final six games of the season ... Registered four shots on the year.

NATIONAL/CLUB
Spent seven years playing for the Dallas Texans…Was a four-time State Cup Champion and won the U.S. National Championships…Won the Disney Soccer Showcase and the U.S. National League…Was the USYS Region III Champion…Helped the Texans to two Gothia Cup Quarterfinals in Sweden.

HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Marcus High School and graduated in 2011. 

PERSONAL
Duncan James Backus was born on January 28, 1993 in Dallas, Texas…Parents are Dale Backus and Claire Amano…Has two brothers, David and Tanner…Is majoring in film and media studies at UCSB…Aspires to one day play professional soccer…When he is off the field, he enjoys hanging out with his family and friends…Can’t do without soccer or his family…Listens to music before every game…Can best be described as “hardworking and motivated”…His most memorable sporting moment was winning a national championship with the Dallas Texans…Would love to play with the U.S. National Team in a World Cup and for Manchester United or Arsenal, which he names as his favorite teams…Would love to play against Manchester City…Favorite athletes are Wayne Rooney and Cesc Fabregas…Names “Warrior” as his favorite movie…Enjoys watching “Workaholics.”

Recent Games
Sep 5 Northwestern T, 1-1
Sep 9 at Stanford L, 4-1
Sep 12 Colgate W, 4-1
Sep 20 UCLA L, 1-0
Sep 26 San Diego State W, 1-0
Sep 28 Drake W, 4-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 8 -
Games started 4 -
Goals 0 -
Assists 0 -
Points 0 0
Shots 3 -
Shot Pct .000 -
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 -
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 23 Westmont W, 2-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Aug 29 at Col. of Charleston W, 2-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Aug 31 vs. Furman L, 3-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 5 Northwestern T, 1-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 9 at Stanford L, 4-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 12 Colgate W, 4-1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 20 UCLA L, 1-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 26 San Diego State W, 1-0 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 28 Drake W, 4-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 2 Cal State Northridge   - - - - - - -
Oct 4 UC Irvine   - - - - - - -
Oct 9 at Cal State Fullerton   - - - - - - -
Oct 11 at UC Riverside   - - - - - - -
Oct 14 at Loyola Marymount   - - - - - - -
Oct 18 at UC Davis   - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Sacramento State   - - - - - - -
Oct 25 Cal Poly   - - - - - - -
Oct 29 UC Davis   - - - - - - -
Nov 2 at Cal Poly   - - - - - - -
Nov 5 at Sacramento State   - - - - - - -
Nov 8 at Big West Quarter Finals   - - - - - - -
Nov 12 at Big West Semi Finals   - - - - - - -
Nov 15 at Big West Championship   - - - - - - -
Nov 20 at NCAA Tournament First Round   - - - - - - -
Nov 23 at NCAA Tournament Second Round   - - - - - - -
Nov 30 at NCAA Tournament Third Round   - - - - - - -
Dec 5 at NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals   - - - - - - -
Dec 6 at NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals   - - - - - - -
Dec 7 at NCAA Tournament Quarterfinals   - - - - - - -
Dec 12 vs. NCAA College Cup Semi-Finals   - - - - - - -
Dec 14 vs. NCAA College Cup Championship   - - - - - - -
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2014-15 8 4 0 0 0 3 .000 1 .333 3 0 0-0 0
Total 8 4 0 0 0 3 .000 1 .333 3 0 0-0 0
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 8 4 0 0 0 3 .000 1 .333 3 0 0-0 0
Conference - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
Exhibition 1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0

Home 5 2 0 0 0 2 .000 0 .000 2 0 0-0 0
Away 2 2 0 0 0 1 .000 1 1.000 1 0 0-0 0
Neutral 1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0

Wins 4 2 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 2 0 0-0 0
Losses 3 1 0 0 0 1 .000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0 0

September 6 3 0 0 0 3 .000 1 .333 2 0 0-0 0
October - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
November - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
December - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -

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