De Anza defender picks Cal Poly

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Kody Wakasa, a Class of 2012 defender from Hillsborough, Calif., has verbally committed to Cal Poly.

Wakasa plays club soccer for the De Anze Force in the U.S. Soccer Development Academy. He has started five of seven matches for the De Anza under-17/18s this season. Last year, he played in 20 matches for under-17/18 teams where he scored two goals.

He attends Burlingame (Burlingame, Calif.), where he helped the high school team to the Central Coast Section Division II final last season.

Wakasa joins a recruiting class that includes Kip Colvey, John Chronopoulos, Sean Dhillon, Ruben Duran, Jesse Ham, Wade Hamilton, Kebe Mamadou, Jack O'Connor and Kody Wakasa.