Isaiah Noreiga

Isaiah Noreiga

Position: Midfielder/Forward

Birthdate: March 17, 1994

Status: Academy U-18

Birthplace: Houston, TX, USA

High School: Humble Kingwood Park, 2012

 

OUTLOOK: Speedy, powerful forward who has appeared for both the U-16 and U-18 Academy squads and represented Trinidad & Tobago internationally.

2011 EUROVOETBAL: Appared in all six competitive games e at prestigious Eurovoetbal Tournament in the Netherlands ... Started three of six games and played 162 minutes as the Dynamo finished eighth.

2010-11 USSF: Split time between the U-16 and U-18 squads, finishing the season with the U-18s ... Made seven appearances at the U-18 level and five for the U-16s while missing significant time with injuries and the Trinidad & Tobago national team.

2010 SUM U-17 CUP: Appeared in all four games in helping Dynamo to third-place finish, best in Houston history at the SUM Cup … Led Dynamo to win in tournament opener on 7/23, firing in a full volley from a Bryan Salazar assist in 3-0 win vs. TFC … Came on as substitute and assisted on Tamay Sanchez’s third goal in 3-1 win vs. NE on 7/24 … Appeared as a sub in 1-0 win vs. CHV on 7/26 … Started as wide midfielder in 1-1 semifinal tie vs. RSL on 7/27.

2010 DALLAS CUP: Led Dynamo U-16s to Dallas Cup title in April 2010 with four goals and a shootout-clinching penalty kick in tournament’s final four games… Netted game-winning goal in crucial 2-0 win vs. Shattuck St. Mary’s on 3/31 that sent Dynamo to quarterfinals … Converted game-winning penalty kick in quarterfinal shootout win vs. Solar SC on 4/2 … Scored game-winning goal with classy finish in 25th minute of 3-0 win vs. Texas Football Club in semifinals on 4/3 … Scored both goals in 2-1 championship game victory vs. Santa Clara Sporting on 4/4, opening the scoring in the fifth minute and breaking a 1-1 tie with a free kick in the 65th minute.

2009-10 USSF: Made two appearances for the Dynamo U-18s and was one of the U-16s’ leading scorers… Made U-18 debut on 12/8 in 1-0 win vs. Mustang SC (Danville, CA) … Also appeared for U-18s in 2-0 win at Classics Elite (San Antonio) on 12/12 … Netted three goals and added four assists in 17 appearances for U-16 squad … Scored lone goal in 2-1 loss vs. Lonestar on 11/14 … Scored in 2-0 win vs. Classics Elite on 11/15 … Assisted on Manuel Chavez goal in 2-2 tie vs. FC Dallas on 4/24 … Served corner kick that led to Siegfried Casar goal in 1-1 tie at Texas Rush on 5/8 … Scored opening goal and then set up both Bryan Salazar goals in 3-1 win vs. Virginia Rush on 5/29 … Scored opening goal in 5-2 rout of Richmond Strikers in season finale on 5/31.

2009 DALLAS CUP: At age 15, youngest player on U-19 team that included college players at Dallas Cup … Made debut with older Academy team in 3-1 win against Pro-Shottas (Barbados) on April 6 … Also appeared in 2-0 win over South Coast Bayern (CA) on April 7 … Made final appearance of trip in 2-1 loss to Dallas Texans on April 9.

OTHER ACADEMY: 2010: Played final 37 minutes of 0-0 tie vs. U.S. U-17 national team on 5/22 at Robertson Stadium ... 2009: Part of 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.

INTERNATIONAL: Called into Trinidad & Tobago U-17 national team camp in March 2010 … Named to roster for Caribbean U-17 qualifying in August 2010 but missed matches due to injury … Named to Trinidad & Tobago roster for CONCACAF U-17 Championship in February 2011 ... Made one appearance as a substitute as Trinidad reached quarterfinals before losing to Canada, coming up one game short of qualifying for the U-17 World Cup.

COLLEGE: Uncommitted.