OUTLOOK: Physical, versatile player who became central midfield regular in 2013 and can also play across back line. Selected by Houston in the second round of the 2012 MLS SuperDraft out of the University of Central Florida.
2014 MLS: Made 2014 starting debut at New York on 4/23 ... Returned to action as a substitute vs. FC Dallas on 4/5 after missing the first three games of the season returning from offseason surgery addressing tendonitis in both knees.
2013: Appeared in 40 games (29 starts) across all competitions: 27 regular season, five MLS Cup playoffs, six CONCACAF Champions League and two U.S. Open Cup games … MLS: Started final ten games of regular season at center midfield … Scored opening goal in 31st minute of 1-1 draw at Columbus Crew on 6/1 … Scored equalizing goal in fourth minute of stoppage time for 1-1 draw at Toronto FC on 4/20, a flicked header into roof of net from corner kick ... Scored his first professional goal vs. Vancouver on 3/23 - the game-winner in 2-1 win ... Assisted on Ricardo Clark's goal vs. D.C. United on 3/2 … Playoffs: Started all five games as Dynamo reached Eastern Conference Championship for third consecutive season … Made first career playoff start vs. Montreal on 10/31 in Eastern Conference Knockout Round ... 13-14 Champions League: Appeared in all four group stage games, including three starts … 12-13 Champions League: Started both legs of quarterfinal series against Santos Laguna … Started and played 45 minutes in 1-0 first leg win over Santos Laguna on 3/5 … Started and played 75 minutes in 3-0 second leg loss at Santos Laguna on 3/13 U.S. Open Cup: Started both matches … Played 90 minutes at center mid in 3-0 loss at FC Dallas on 6/12 … Played 90 minutes at center mid in 2-0 win over FC Tucson on 5/29.
2012 MLS: Appeared in 11 games (5 starts) as a rookie ... Recorded first career assist on Boniek Garcia's goal on 9/29 vs. New England ... Started at right back at Toronto on 7/28, switched to left back for final 12 minutes ... Earned second MLS start (first in midfield) vs. Kansas City on 7/18, played 68 minutes ... Played 24 minutes as a defensive midfielder in 0-0 draw at Kansas City on 7/7 ... Substitute appearances vs. Montreal (6/23) and Philadelphia (6/30) ... Started, played 90 minutes at right back in 3-1 loss at Vancouver on 6/10 (MLS debut) ... Playoffs: Entered as substitute for final two minutes of 3-1 home win over D.C. United in first leg of Eastern Conference Championship ... 12-13 CCL: Started three games as Dynamo won Group 3 ... U.S. Open Cup: Started and played 90 minutes at right back in 1-0 third round loss to San Antonio on 5/29 ... 2012 Reserves: Rookie led all field players with 9 starts and 808 minutes played as Dynamo won Reserve League division championship ... Recorded two assists in 3-2 win vs. Dallas on 6/16; Colin Rolfe's 77th minute goal and Cam Weaver's stoppage-time winner. Other: Played 76 minutes in 2-1 loss to Valencia CF in BBVA Compass Dynamo Charities Cup.
ACQUIRED: Selected by Houston in the second round of the 2012 MLS SuperDraft out of the University of Central Florida.
COLLEGE: Appeared in 73 career collegiate games and recorded eight goals and 10 assists … Played two years at Furman University before transferring to University of Central Florida ... 2011: Earned All-Conference USA First Team honors ... Played in 17 games with 16 starts .. Scored one goal and three assists ... Named to MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List … 2010: Named to All-American Third Team becoming first UCF player to earn All-America status since 1997 ... Named to All-Conference USA First Team ... First player in program history to be named to the NSCAA/Performance Subaru All-South Region First Team.
AMATEUR: Member of Olympic Development Program in 2005-06 ... Played club soccer for the North Atlanta Soccer Association ... Played four years of varsity soccer at North Cobb High School.
PERSONAL: Hobbies include relaxing with friends and family ... Son of Albert and Yvette Creavalle ... Has one sister, Ashley ... Majored in Interpersonal/Organizational Communications.