AS A SENIOR IN 2014
CCAA All-Academic ... Appeared in 13 matches as a midfielder and forward ... Three starts came at Point Loma (9/9), vs. Cal State Dominguez Hills (10/30) on Senior Night, and vs. Cal State Stanislaus (11/2) in CCAA Championship ... Converted both his attempts in postseason penalty-kick tiebreakers vs. Stanislaus and vs. Cal State L.A. (11/13) in NCAA first round, the latter to lead off ... Season-high 45 minutes against CSUDH ... Three of five shots were on goal.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2013
Appeared in 10 matches off the bench, missing the last seven games through injury ... Headed in a goal to cap the scoring in 3-0 victory in home opener vs. Point Loma (9/7) ... Provided the assist via corner kick on Gavin Lamming's 27th-minute header in 1-0 win at Cal State San Bernardino (9/22) ... Season highs of 45 minutes played and three shots taken vs. Point Loma ... Played 41 minutes with two shots and four corner kicks in 2-1 decision vs. San Francisco State (10/25).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012
CCAA All-Academic ... Appeared in 13 matches ... Drew four starts, vs. Academy of Art (9/1), vs. San Francisco State (9/7), at San Francisco State (9/23) and in the season finale at Cal State Monterey Bay (10/28) ... First collegiate goal was the 27th-minute game-winner of a 2-0 decision vs. Academy of Art (9/1) ... Goal came unassisted with a shot from distance into the upper corner ... Played a season-high 73 minutes and was credited with a season-high four shots at Cal State San Bernardino (9/16).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011
Appeared in 10 games ... Made college debut with 33 minutes off the bench in opener at Cal Baptist (9/1) ... Drew first start at Cal State San Bernardino (9/11) ... Produced first collegiate point with an assist on the final UCSD goal in a 3-0 shutout vs. Cal State East Bay (10/2).
Played for De Anza Force Academy U18 and MVLA Raptors 92 Gold (2000-10) ... Participated in the US Youth Soccer Olympic Development Program (ODP) at the regional level (2008-10).
A 2011 graduate of Los Altos High School ... Three-year varsity letterwinner for the Eagles in soccer ... Earned All-Santa Clara Valley Athletic League (SCVAL) De Anza Division First Team honors as a senior in 2011 ... All-SCVAL Second Team in 2009 ... Also competed in cross country and track and field.
Born Jan. 5, 1993 in Stanford ... Mother is Jeanine Valadez, who played field hockey at Stanford ... Literature/writing major at Warren College ... Would like to become an author and coach soccer after graduating from UCSD ... Playing a Boca Juniors youth academy side while in Argentina with the Tritons during the 2013 summer is among his top UCSD moments ... Roots for FC Barcelona ... Liverpool FC captain Steven Gerrard is his favorite soccer player ... Loves cereal.