2008 - Named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American Third Team. It is the first time in program history that a player has been named to the prestigious team Started all 18 games...earned MIAC All-Conference First Team honors...led the team and conference with 15 goals and goals per game (.83)...tied for third in the MIAC with three game-winning goals.
2007 - Started 16 of 17 games for the Cobbers...scored 4 goals...tallied 1 assist.
_________________The FOSS File
Nickname: J.Foss, Justus, Fossy
One word that best describes me: Determined
Place I would most like to visit: Rome, Italy
Favorite food: Pizza/Cheesebuger
Favorite movies: The Illusionist, The Majestic
Favorite TV show: Friends, Man vs. Wild, Sportscenter
Favorite music groups: Goo Goo Dolls, Dashboard Confessionals, Keith Urban
Favorite book: At the gates of Rome
Favorite holiday: Christmas
One thing I can't live with out: My girlfriend
What is the best gift you ever received: A "yes" from my fiance Joni
Best class ever taken at Concordia: Roman History 301
The two people I would most like to meet: Julius Caesar, David Beckham, Mike Gabrielson
Nobody knows how much I like to: Ancient History
The biggest influence on my soccer career: Brandon Root(soccer), Jaomir Jagr(Hockey)
Greatest personal sports moment: Winning State Senior year and receiving Gatorade Player of the year
If I were to play another sport, it would be: Hockey
Favorite pro sports team: Vikings, L.A Galaxy, Twins
My dream job is: to play a sport and be paid for it
The most unusual thing the average person would not know about me it: I collect Legos
Before each game: I eat a snickers bar
What is your greatest fear: to under achieve
What was the first CD you ever owned: Goo Goo Dolls
One thing I absolutely have to do before I turn 40: Visit Rome and Athens
If I could be on any TV reality show it would be: Extreme Home Makeover
The best thing about Fargo-Moorhead is: Year round sporting activities
This summer I:Ttrained, worked, and played some golf
Letter winner in Soccer and hockey, also Academic for Fargo South HS.....NHS member...son of Carol and Steve...siblings Jonathan, Emma and Anna...hobbies include soccer, inline hockey, ice hockey, broomball, volleyball, softball,basketball, video games
Why did you choose to come to Concordia? "Good to be home and play for a uprising program ."
What do you like about Concordia? " Its not a huge campus."