Brian Ford, a standout soccer player who will be a senior at Corona del Mar High in the fall, has verbally committed to UC Davis, his father, Dan, said Wednesday.
Ford has confirmed to accept a scholarship to play soccer for the Aggies. The university's academics, the team's caliber of play and the opportunity to play right away were key factors in his decision, as over 50 schools contacted the versatile speedy midfielder.
UC Irvine and St. Mary's were offering a scholarship, Dan Ford said.
Brian Ford loved UCI and came away impressed with the coaches and program, but he had a strong desire to move away from home for college.