AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2011: Played in 12 games during the 2011 season...had an assist against Cal State East Bay (Oct. 2), and Cal State LA (Oct. 14).
AT SAN FRANCISCO STATE: Played at SFSU during the 2007-08 school year before transferring to UCSD.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of Acalenes High School in Lafayette, Calif. ... Named Offensive Most Valuable Player of the Diablo Foothill Athletic League ... Played club soccer for Mustang Academy and Diablo FC.
PERSONAL: Born September 5, 1990 ... Parents are Juan and Carmen Cruz ... Has two older siblings, Juan Jr. and Fabbiola ... Is a Management Science major in Muir College ... Roots for Lionel Messi and FC Barcelona.