Birthdate: April 13, 1994
Status: Academy U-18
High School: Cy-Fair, 2012
OUTLOOK: Sturdy center back who has been a regular in his age group since entering the Dynamo Academy and has appeared for the professional reserves.
2011 DYNAMO RESERVES: Made five appearances for the professional reserve team as a regular substitute during the second half of the season ... Made reserves debut as makeshift right back in 1-0 win vs. RSL on 8/21 ... Also appeared as a sub in 3-0 loss at COL on 9/1 ... Came on as substitute and played 22 minutes in central midfield in 2-0 loss at FCD on 9/25 ... Doubled his playing time by stepping in at preferred center back spot for the entire second half as part of a shutout backline in 3-0 win vs. CHI on 10/1 ... Played entire second half and made key penalty-area block in 2-0 win at KC on 10/18.
2011 EUROVOETBAL: Captain of U-17 squad that competed at prestigious Eurovoetbal Tournament in the Netherlands ... Started at center back in all six games and played 230 of 240 minutes as Dynamo finished eighth.
2010-11 USSF: U-16 captain started 24 of 26 games at center back in leading Houston to USSF playoffs ... Scored game-winning goal in season-opening 2-1 win at Lonestar SC on 9/12 ... Also scored opening goal in 4-0 win at Classics Elite on 10/16 ... Named to Academy Select roster at 2010 Winter Showcase in Arizona ... Leader of defense that posted nine shutouts on the season.
2010 SUM U-17 CUP: One of only two players to play all 260 minutes as Dynamo finished third at SUM Cup for the first time in team history … Helped Houston record shutouts vs. TFC on 7/23 and CHV on 7/26 and allow only two goals in tournament.
2010 DALLAS CUP: Once again started at center back as anchor of young back line … Helped Dynamo record four consecutive shutouts to reach U-16 championship game … Converted penalty kick in quarterfinal shootout win vs. Solar.
2009-10 USSF: Led U-16s in minutes with 1,356, starting 18 of 25 matches and appearing in 20 total games … Started almost every match at center back and anchored a young back line.
OTHER: 2011 Dynamo Academy Players' Player of the Year ... 2009: Captained the Dynamo U-16 squad that traveled to El Salvador in July-August to play two games against the El Salvador national team and two games against Dynamo Academy partner FESA.