Tickets are $2 for fans who donate two canned food items
Game is nationally televised at 1 p.m. on CBS Sports Network
SMU won penalty kicks, 4-1
Kickoff set for 5 p.m. on Friday in Hoover, Ala.
SMU won Conference USA and has a first-round bye in the C-USA tournament
2012 TEAM CAPTAIN
2012 (Sr.): Played in nine games, starting two... Earned an assist in the C-USA semifinal 11/9 against Kentucky... Played the duration of the game 9/7 at Dartmouth.
2011 (Jr.): Played in five games, starting one... Played the duration of the game 10/21 against Missouri State.
2010 (So.): Played in four games for the Mustangs.
2009 (Fr.): Played in seven games, starting three. Scored his first collegiate goal, a game-winner, on a 95-yard blast against No. 16 Tulsa on 10/21... His goal was the No. 2 play on the Oct. 22 & 23 edition of ESPN's SportsCenter, and garnered attention from several national outlets, including the Dallas Morning News, ABC World News, Yahoo!, Deadspin and The Big Lead... Earned his first point, an assist, 9/30 vs. Centenary in his first career game.
2008 (Redshirt): Did not see game action.
Prior to SMU: Played for the Reston Football Club team, serving as team captain... Was a three-year letter winner and twice served as team captain... Helped lead his high school team to District of Columbia Interscholastic Athletic Association (DCIAA) championships in 2005-06 and 2007-08... Named to the all-tournament team at the John Warring Tournament in 2005-06, 2006-07 and 2007-08... Also lettered in tennis.
Personal: Chose SMU because it offered the best combination of academics and soccer... Would switch places for a day with "an impoverished kid from another nation, so they could enjoy a good day"... Favorite book is How Soccer Explains the World... Would like to visit Croatia... Favorite non-soccer athlete is Rafael Nadal.