Wildcats return 10 of 11 starters for 2012
A versatile defender who brings toughness ... Can play either midfield or in the back ... Quick enough to attack from the wide position in the back.
Dealt with injuries over the course of the campaign which limited him to 10 games, including six starts ... Saw most of his minutes as an outside back but also saw time in the defensive midfield.
Appeared in 15 games as a junior, earning 10 starts along the way ... Delivered an assist in the season opener at New Mexico.
Saw action in 11 games as a reserve in the defensive midfield and on defense ... Produced two shots.
Saw most of his work as an outside back ... Appeared in 19 games and drew two starting assignments ... Contributed five shots, including two on goal.
Played club soccer for the PDA U18 Development Academy ... Born in Madrid, Spain ... Parents are George and Sunny ... Siblings include Mark (24) and Michelle (16) ... Mark Wiltse played college soccer at the University of South Carolina ... In 2009 he was in the U-18 National Team camp and is the No. 37 recruit nationally according to Top Drawer Soccer ... In addition, he also is listed among the nation's Top 150 recruits by College Soccer News and the No. 5 ranked recruit in the state of New Jersey by Top Drawer Soccer ... Was a two-time all-state choice in New Jersey as well as a two-time Gatorade Player of the Year nominee.