On Pharr: Pharr is coming off a great spring season and showed what he is capable of doing in the back … if he can stay free of injuries as he did throughout the spring, he will be in a position to fight for a starting position at any of the back three or four positions … versatile, and good in the air, he has worked hard to reach his athletic potential.
As a Sophomore in 1999: Provided relief for an all-star crew of defenders, limiting his action to a reserve role for the Terps … as a sophomore, he still played in half the Terps' games in 1999, starting two … a member of the ACC honor roll.
As a Freshman in 1998: Saw limited action, playing in six games.
Before Maryland: Product of J.J. Pearce High School in Dallas, Texas ... played defender for Brian Croston ... a three-year captain ... played basketball his freshman year before switching to soccer ... a three-year all-city, all-district and all-area selection in soccer (1996-1998) ... tabbed best defensive player of the year all three years ... member of U.S. Under-14 National Team which won the Dallas Cup ... U-16 regional champion ... his regional team won the Gothia Cup in Sweden ... recorded a 54-22 record during his three years.
Personal: Was also recruited by Florida International, Duke, NC State, St. John's, and Clemson ... graduated with a 3.72 grade point average ... majoring in business ... lists winning the Gothia Cup as his biggest athletic thrill ... son of Tom and Cynthia Pharr ... born Feb. 9, 1980, his full name is Jonathan Tyler Pharr.
Pharr By The Numbers Year GP-GS Goals Assts Pts 1998 6-0 0 0 0 1999 9-2 0 0 0 Career 15-2 0 0 0