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AS A SENIOR (2014): Named the American Athletic Conference Midfielder of the Year and earned All-Conference First Team honors after totaling eight points on a career-high three goals and two assists... Started all 19 games for the Huskies and scored his first ever game-winner in overtime against Yale (Oct. 28)... Was named to the 2014 MAC Hermann Watch List prior to the season... His three goals ranked third on the team and his eight points were the fourth-best mark on Connecticut... Tallied a season-high two assists in UConn's 5-0 Conference Quarterfinal win over Temple (Nov. 8)... Scored on a penalty kick against Seattle (Sept. 14).
AS A JUNIOR (2013): Started all 23 games for the Huskies, playing 2,084 minutes throughout the season... Named the American Athletic Conference Midfielder of the Year after leading UConn with 10 assists... Earned NSCAA Second Team All-America honors and All-Northeast First Team honors... Was a Conference All-First Team selection... His 10 assists were
the seventh highest total among all NCAA players and his 0.43 assists per game average was the 25th best mark in the country...Named to the Soccer America MVPs Second Team... His 10 points were the fourth highest total on UConn... Finished the year with 26 shots and eight shots on target.
AS A SOPHOMORE in 2012: Appeared in 22 games for the Huskies...Tallied 9 points from 2 goals and 5 assists...Finished the season with 20 shots including 7 on goal...Had both a goal and an assist in a key 2-1 victory over BIG EAST rival Pittsburgh (Oct. 20)...Scored a goal and assisted on the Huskies only other score in a 2-3 loss to conference foe Marquette (Oct. 6).
PRIOR TO UCONN: Trained with Villarreal C.F. youth team of the Spanish La Liga, the top professional league in Spain... Led Villarreal youth team to its fourth-straight league title... Led Villarreal to the quarterfinals of the 2011 Kings Cup which features the top clubs in Spain... Appeared with the U14 Catalonia National Team consisting of the top Spanish citizens.
PERSONAL: An economics major... Born May 24, 1992.