Flames ready for challenge against nationally-ranked Bluejays
AS A SOPHOMORE (2013): Competed in 11 matches and got the start against IPFW (09/22), Michigan State (10/01) and Eastern Illinois (10/08) ... assisted on Joel Leon's goal against Green Bay (11/09) ... registered a shot on goal against Gonzaga (09/20) and Michigan State while making seven total shot attempts
AS A FRESHMAN (2012): Saw action in 15 matches, with three starting assignments ... totaled six points on a trio of goals ... scored UIC's second goal in an eventual 3-2 overtime loss against No. 13 Georgetown (9/7/12) ... booted the equalizer in the Flames' come-from-behind draw against IUPUI (9/14/12) in the UIC Soccer Classic ... scored the game-winner in UIC's 1-0 shutout win at No. 23 SIU-Edwardsville (9/26/12) ... attempted 13 shots, including six shots-on-goal
PREP/PERSONAL: Four-year letterwinner at Morton High School, leading the Mustangs to the IHSA Class 3A state championship in 2011 ... named All-Conference in each of his final three years, and tabbed All-State as a senior ... served as team captain in each of his final three seasons, and was named the Mustangs' Most Valuable Player as both a junior and senior ... during the 2010 campaign, scored 27 goals and tallied 14 assists ... on the club circuit, played for the Chicago Fire Academy, leading the club to the 2009-10 National Championship ... was a member of the National Honor Society, and was also active with the United Neighborhood Association (UNO) ... born January 28, 1994, in Berwyn, Ill ... son of Sandra and Jorge Salmeron ... has two younger brothers, Alan and Joshua, and one younger sister, Stephanie ... currently enrolled as a a Criminal, Law, and Justice major.
HORIZON LEAGUE ACCOLADES - All-League Second Team (2012)
SINGLE-GAME HIGHS POINTS: 2, four times, last vs. Valparaiso (10/01/14) GOALS: 1, four times, last vs. Valparaiso (10/01/14) ASSISTS: 1, twice, last vs. Cal State Fullerton (08/29/14) SHOTS: 5 vs. DePaul (09/20/14) SHOTS ON GOAL: 3 vs. Detroit (10/04/14)