|Full name Zak Devin Boggs|
Height 1.85 m
2004 IMG Academy
Salary 44,100 USD (2012)
|Name Zak Boggs|
Siblings Tori Boggs
Role Soccer player
|Date of birth (1986-12-25) December 25, 1986 (age 28)|
Place of birth Marietta, Ohio, United States
2005 West Virginia Mountaineers
Number 33 (New England Revolution / Midfielder)
Parents Rochelle Boggs, Joseph Boggs
Education West Virginia University, University of South Florida
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Zak Devin Boggs (born December 25, 1986 in Marietta, Ohio) is an American soccer player.
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College and amateur
Boggs grew up in Vienna, West Virginia and attended Parkersburg High School before transferring to IMG Academy in Bradenton, Florida. He played college soccer at West Virginia University, the University of Central Florida, and the University of South Florida, where he was named to the Big East All-Tournament Team, earned All-Big East Third Team honors, was named Big East Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year, and was named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America and All-District teams as a junior.
During his college years Boggs also played for six seasons with the Bradenton Academics in the USL Premier Development League, scoring 49 goals in 80 appearances.
Boggs was drafted in the second round (31st overall) of the 2010 MLS SuperDraft by the New England Revolution.
He made his professional debut on March 27, 2010, in New England's opening game of the 2010 MLS season against the Los Angeles Galaxy. On May 8, 2010, Boggs made his first MLS start and scored his first two goals in the Revs' 3-2 loss to the Columbus Crew.
Boggs signed a new contract with New England on March 2, 2011.
On August 10, 2012, Boggs announced his departure from the Revolution to accept a Fulbright scholarship to study at Leicester University.
Boggs returned to professional soccer in March 2014 when he signed with Charlotte Eagles of USL PRO.
Boggs signed with Tampa Bay Rowdies of the North American Soccer League in February 2015. He was released by Tampa Bay in November 2015.
On January 6, 2016, Boggs and Rowdies teammate Corey Hertzog joined the Pittsburgh Riverhounds.
Boggs graduated from the University of South Florida with a degree in biomedical sciences. He was also nominated as a Rhodes scholar, a very prestigious academic scholarship. Boggs completed a MS degree in marketing from the University of South Florida in 2010. In 2012, Boggs received a Fulbright Scholarship to study cancer cell and molecular biology at the University of Leicester in Leicester, UK.