Rafael Niebur

#25 Rafael Niebur

POS. MF
HT. 6-0
WT. 155
CL. FR
HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL (LAST SCHOOL) Jerusalem, Israel/Penn Foster Career School

BEFORE CUMBERLAND: Attended Beit Yerach in Israel from 2001-03 and a secondary school in Turkey in 2003-04 ... Finished high school with correspondence school in Israel in 2004-05 ... Attended Penn Foster Career School in Scranton, Pa., before one year at Columbia State CC in Franklin, Tenn.

PERSONAL: Ilyas Rafael Niebur … Son of Michael and Alis Niebur … Born September 12, 1986 … Father coached Division I basketball in Turkey and played semi-pro basketball in Israel … Grandfather, Zaven Tomasian, played in Premier Turkish Football Soccer League for Besiktas and also played on Turkish National basketball team from 1935-45 ... Uncle, Ken Niebur, set the California state record for the most goals in 15-minute period of high school soccer match at San Marin High School in Novato, Calif.