AS A SENIOR (2014):Game-by-Game Statistics Named to the All-Horizon League Second Team ... played and started in all but one match during the season ... tallied the third-most goals on the team with four and led the Flames with three assists for 11 points ... kicked off opening weekend with a goal and an assist against Cal State Fullerton (Aug. 29) and the game-winner against San Francisco (Aug. 31) to earn his second-career HL Offensive Player of the Week honor ... assisted on Jose Fuentes' goal at Oakland (Sept. 26) ... added a goal and an assist at Green Bay (Oct. 15) ... attempted a career-high seven shots against Milwaukee (Oct. 18) to contribute to his season tally of 37, UIC's second-highest mark ... had 17 of his shots reach on goal
AS A JUNIOR (2013): Game-by-Game Statistics Named to the NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region Third Team and All-Horizon League First Team ... played and started in all 20 games ... led the League and placed within the top 20 nationally in assists with nine ... assisted on five game-winning goals against Western Michigan (09/08), Cleveland State (10/05), Eastern Illinois (10/08), Wright State (10/19) and Valparaiso (10/25) ... recorded two goals, an assist and the game-winner against IPFW (09/22) ... scored four goals on the season against Western Michigan, IPFW and Milwaukee (10/16), while also collecting the game-winner against the Panthers ... came away with at least one point in six-consecutive matches during October ... named to the UIC Soccer Classic and Horizon League Championship All-Tournament Teams ... received the Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week accolade on Oct. 22
AS A SOPHOMORE (2012): Game-by-Game Statistics Played in and started all 17 matches ... named a First-Team All-Horizon League frontrunner ... totaled four points with one goal and a pair of assists ... scored his first goal of the season in UIC's 4-3 loss to rival Loyola (11/6/12) in the Horizon League Tournament Quarterfinals ... tallied one assist in back-to-back 3-1 wins over Loyola (10/10/12) and Drake (10/13/12) ... took 27 shots (1.59 per game), including 10 shots on goal.
AS A FRESHMAN (2011): Game-by-Game Statistics Played in 12 matches, earning 10 starts as one of the Flames' primary frontrunners ... scored three goals, third-most on the team, and added two assists ... named to the Horizon League All-Newcomer Team ... chalked up All-Tournament honors at the UIC Soccer Classic ... scored his first-two career goals in UIC's 3-2 win over SIU-Edwardsville (9/16/11), including the game-winning header in the second overtime session ... gave UIC a 1-0 lead early in the second half at Michigan State (9/27/11) ... recorded his first-career assist in the season opening win over Marquette (8/27/11), as Joe Radice scored the game-winner ... also tallied the game-winning assist versus DePaul (9/1/11) at Toyota Park ... played in just two regular season Horizon League matches due to a nagging hamstring injury, but still earned All-Newcomer honors based on votes conducted by League member head coaches..
PREP/PERSONAL: Lettered all four years at Little Village, a member of the Premiere Conference ... prep coach was Antonio Pazarran ... played club soccer for the Chicago United FC ... born May 28, 1993 in Mexico ... son of Evangelina Alvarez ... has two younger siblings, Joan and Brenda ... currently enrolled as a Criminology, Law & Justice major
HORIZON LEAGUE ACCOLADES - All-League Second Team (2014) - Offensive Player of the Week (Aug. 25, 2014) - All-League First Team (2013) - All-Tournament Team (2013) - Offensive Player of the Week (Oct. 14, 2013) - All-League First Team (2012) - All-Newcomer Team (2011) SINGLE-GAME HIGHS POINTS: 5 vs. IPFW (09/22/13) GOALS: 2, twice, last vs. IFPW (09/22/13) ASSISTS: 2 vs. Eastern Illinois (10/08/13) SHOTS: 7 vs. Milwaukee (10/18/14) SHOTS ON GOAL: 3, six times, last vs. Belmont (11/07/14)