Men's Soccer


Zach  Bolden
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Zach Bolden


Denver, Colo.

High School:
Denver East

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 160


3 Letters


Club: U18 Rapids DA


  • Started 19 of Denver's 20 games.
  • Sixth all-time for DU career assists (22) and eighth for career goals (17).
  • Set a Division I school record for single-season points (29), tied for a DI school record for single-season goals (10) and tied second for single-season assists (9).
  • Led The Summit League in points (29), goals (10), assists (9), shots (61), shots-on-goal (23) and game-winning goals (6).
  • The Summit League Offensive Player of the Year.
  • All-Summit League First Team selection.
  • Recorded a hat trick and an assist against IUPUI in The Summit League Semifinals (Nov. 15). It was the sixth hat trick in tournament history and first since 2002.
  • Bolden's seven points against IUPUI was the most single-game points since Denver became a Division I school in 1999.
  • Named to College Soccer News National Team of the Week for the week of Oct. 14-20.
  • Named The Summit League's Offensive Player of the week for the week of Oct. 14-20.
  • Academic All-Summit League.


  • All-MPSF First Team Selection.
  • MPSF Player of the Week selection (Nov. 5).
  • Tied for team lead with 20 points.
  • Tallied a team-high 10 assists, good for seventh in the nation in that category. 10 assists set new Division I school single-season record.
  • Netted five goals, including two against Houston Baptist (Oct. 12).
  • Scored the game-winner twice: against Oral Roberts (Sept. 16) and Houston Baptist (Oct. 12).
  • Took 52 corner-kicks.
  • Academic All-MPSF.


  • Started all 19 matches.
  • Tallied six points on two goals and two assists.
  • Scored goals at UNLV (Oct. 16) and the game-winner against Seattle (Oct. 30).
  • Named to the MPSF All-Tournament Team.
  • Earned Academic All-MPSF.


  • Played 10 games for the Pioneers and recorded one assist.
High School:
  • 2009 All-State and All-Colorado.
  • Led his team to the 2008 5A State Championship.
  • In 2008, selected as All-State, All-League, All-Colorado, All-Colorado MVP and Colorado All-Region, as well as being the 5A leading scorer.

Club Soccer:

  • U18 Rapids Developmental Academy.
  • 2007 State Cup Champions and 2008 State Cup Runner-Up.
  • 2008 State Cup MVP.


  • Born in Littleton, Colo.
  • Son of Jim and Carolyn Bolden.
  • Has one sister, Rebecca.
  • Chose DU because of the excellent academics and soccer program.
  • Also recruited by William and Mary.
  • Volunteers at the Children's Hospital.
  • Psychology major.



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