Manny Chavez
Manny  Chavez


Lake Forest, Ill.

High School:
Lake Forest Academy

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 170


Club Team:
Chicago Fire Academy


2015 Season Showcases Men’s Soccer as Horizon League Elite

Flames respond to claim second conference regular season title in three seasons


Men's Soccer Edged by Wright State, 2-1, in HL Semifinals

Flames conclude season with 9-6-3 record following program's sixth regular season conference title


No. 1 UIC Begins Tournament Play with No. 6 Wright State

Flames enter postseason with No. 1 seed for second time in past three seasons


UIC Takes Top Honors with Horizon League Postseason Awards

Player of the Year and Offensive Player of the Year come to UIC for first time since 2008


Men's Soccer Comes up Short against Cleveland State, 1-0

Flames await Horizon League Tournament semifinal on Thursday at Flames Field


Manny Chavez

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AS A SENIOR (2015): Game-by-Game Statistics Get Acrobat Reader
Named the Horizon League Player of the Year and to the All-League First Team ... one of five players to start all 18 games ... tied for most goals with five and produced a team-high six assists and 16 points, with at least one point in nine games ... in the Horizon League, ranked seventh in goals, third in assists and second in points ... tallied 11 points, three goals and five assists in League play alone ... scored the game-winners against Bradley (08/28), Georgia State (09/13) and Wright State (10/03) with additional goals against Detroit (10/17) and Belmont (10/31) ... added one assist in five-consecutive games against Green Bay (09/20), Northwestern (09/23), Milwaukee (09/27), Wright State and Northern Kentucky (10/10) with his final helper against Belmont ... assisted on the game-winners versus Green Bay and NKU ... recorded the second-most shots on the team with 32 and had a career-high six attempts at Detroit ... had at least one shot in all but three games ... placed 14 of his chances on goal and garnered a career-high four at Detroit

AS A JUNIOR (2014):
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Played and started in 12 of UIC's 17 matches ... registered 12 shots, including a career-high four against Milwaukee (Oct. 18) ... had seven of his shot attempts reach on goal ... picked up two points on two assists during the season ... added the helper on Jesus Torres' game-winner against San Francisco (Aug. 31) and Jose Fuentes' game-winning tally at Green Bay (Oct. 15)

AS A SOPHOMORE (2013): Game-by-Game StatisticsGet Acrobat Reader
Saw action in seven matches and started against Eastern Illinois (10/08)

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Despite being slowed by injuries, played in three matches ... started against Florida International (9/9/12)

PREP/PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner at Lake Forest Academy ... scored 34 goals and tallied a school-record 65 assists during prep career ... served as team captain as a senior ... invited to the 2011 NSCAA High School All-America match ... named the No. 3 player in the region, and was listed as a top-100 recruit by "Top Drawer Soccer" ... played club soccer for Chicago Fire Academy ... two-sport standout, also lettering one year for the basketball team ... as a youth soccer player, participated with the Illinois ODP State Team and the National Team ... volunteered with the "Feed my Starving Children" organization ... biggest "athletic thrill" is winning the Kids World Cup in 2006 ... born Feb. 27, 1994, in Chicago, Ill. ... son of Rocio and Reynaldo Chavez ... has one older sibling, Yuriko ... currently enrolled as a Criminal, Law, and Justice major

- Player of the Year (2015)
- All-League First Team (2015)

POINTS: 3, twice, last at Belmont (10/31/15)
GOALS: 1, five times, last at Belmont (10/31/15)
ASSISTS: 1, eight times, last at Belmont (10/31/15)
SHOTS: 6 at Detroit (10/17/15)
SHOTS ON GOAL: 4 at Detroit (10/17/15)