12 Gavin Blades
Height: 5-7
Weight: 150
Year: So.
Hometown: Lakewood, OH
High School: St. Ignatius
Position: M

Notes: Will serve as a student assistant coach this fall... Has made remarkable progress recovering from injuries suffered in the winter of 2006. 2006: Missed the season 2005: Regular contributor in his rookie year... First career start came against Fairfield... Also started against Providence. Before Yale: The Ohio Player of the Year at St. Ignatius... An NSCAA All-America selection... Captained the team to the state championship... Member of the Olympic Development Program regional team... Played for the Cleveland Soccer Academy club team. Personal: Younger brother Mark is a sophomore at Northwestern... Mark was a Big Ten All-Freshman Team selection in 2006.