Prep/Prior to UIC: Three-year letterwinner at Naperville North ... Helped lead the Huskies to three-straight DuPage Valley Conference Championships ... Garnered All-State honors as both a junior and senior ... Was tabbed All-DuPage Valley Conference, All-County and All-Region in every season that he lettered ... Was recognized as the Naperville Sun Player of the Year in 2011 ... As a senior (2011), was named to the IHSA All-State Team, with the Huskies ranked No. 1 in the state's rankings for the majority of the year ... Was tabbed Illinois' 2011 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Player of the Year ... Finished his high school career with 51 goals and 34 assists ... Two-time NSCAA adidas All-Region honoree, and an IHSSCA All-Midwest and IHSSCA All-State (2010/2011) recipient ... Played club soccer for the Chicago Magic Academy.
Personal: Son of Lisa and Keith Trychta ... Lisa ran track at Benedictine, and Keith was a football player for the Eagles ... Has one older sister; Diana ... Biggest "athletic thrill" is traveling to Spain to play soccer in the summer of 2010 ... Born August 17, 1993, in Naperville, Ill.