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Joel Leon
Joel  Leon

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Cicero, Ill.

High School:
Morton East

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 175

Position:
Back

Club Team:
Raiders FC/Chicago Fire Academy


04/28/2016

UIC Holds Third-Annual ‘A Night to Ignite’

Student-athletes gathered at the UIC Forum Wednesday night for the student-run awards ceremony

03/07/2016

Flames Shut Down IUPUI, 3-0, in First Game of Spring Season

Leon, Hamann and Simon convert with Flames' three goals

01/15/2016

All-Time Best 76 Flames Named to 2015 HL Fall Honor Roll

Men's cross country/ track & field led UIC with 11 honorees

01/15/2016

All-Time Best 76 Flames Named to 2015 HL Fall Honor Roll

Men’s cross country/ track & field led UIC with 11 honorees

01/15/2016

All-Time Best 76 Flames Named to 2015 HL Fall Honor Roll

Men’s cross country/ track & field led UIC with 11 honorees

10/01/2015

Joel Leon

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AS A REDSHIRT-SOPHOMORE (2015): Game-by-Game Statistics Get Acrobat Reader
Competed in all but one game while receiving 17 starts ... helped the back line to hold opponents to 17 goals with six in conference play ... aided in seven shutouts with four against League opponents ... limited opponents to four or fewer shots on six occasions ... contributed a pair of goals against Milwaukee (09/27) and Wright State (11/12) ... added an assist in back-to-back games against Detroit (10/17) and Oakland (10/24) ... registered 17 shots with a season-high three versus Milwaukee and Wright State (10/03) ... had six-consecutive games with at least one shot ... put eight of his attempts on goal with a season-high two against Wright State ... member of the 2015 Horizon League Fall Honor Roll

AS A SOPHOMORE (2014):
Redshirted the season, preserving three years of eligibility ... member of the 2014-15 Horizon League Honor Roll

AS A FRESHMAN (2013): Game-by-Game StatisticsGet Acrobat Reader
Played in and started 12 matches ... scored his first career goal against Green Bay (11/09) ... registered at least one shot attempt in six consecutive games ... recorded 10 total shots, with three reaching on goal against Cleveland State (10/05), Milwaukee (10/16) and Green Bay

PREP/PERSONAL: Two-year varsity letterwinner at Morton East ... finished career with 19 goals and 10 assists while leading the Mustang defense amass 30 shutouts ... captained Morton to the IHSA State Championship in 2011, where he was a teammate of current UIC player Joel Salmeron ... named IHSSCA All-State in 2012 ... in the 2011 Class 3A Supersectional, scored the game-winner in the fourth overtime, sending his team to the State Tournament for the first time since 2006 ... starting central defender for Raiders FC club which won the USYS Region II Championship, the USYS Midwest Regional League and the Disney Showcase while also finishing second in the USYS National League and USYS National Championship Final in 2012 ... currently enrolled as a Criminology, Law & Justice major

SINGLE-GAME HIGHS
POINTS: 2, three times, last vs. Wright State (11/12/15)
GOALS: 1, three times, last vs. Wright State (11/12/15)
ASSISTS: 1, twice, last vs. Oakland (10/24/15)
SHOTS: 3, twice, last vs. Wright State (10/03/15)
SHOTS ON GOAL: 2 vs. Wright State (10/03/15)

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