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    10  Joel Salmeron
    Joel Salmeron

    Class:
    Junior

    Hometown:
    Cicero, Ill.

    High School:
    Morton

    Height / Weight:
    5-4 / 130

    Position:
    Midfield/Forward

    Club Team:
    Chicago Fire Academy


    10/01/2014

    Flames Hang on for 1-0 Shutout Victory over No. 25 Valparaiso

    Salmeron's goal in sixth minute pushes Flames past Crusaders

    09/20/2014

    Flames Outlast DePaul in Double Overtime, 2-1

    Alvarez scores game-winner in 104th minute; Flames outshoot Blue Demons, 21-6

    09/15/2014

    No. 23 Men's Soccer Set for Matchup at No. 2 Creighton

    Flames ready for challenge against nationally-ranked Bluejays

    09/12/2014

    No. 23 Men's Soccer Suffers First Loss of 2014 at Northern Illinois

    Huskies score game-winner in 74th minute

    09/04/2014

    No. 24 Men's Soccer Hosts No. 7 Michigan State, Travels to Drake

    Flames prepare for first ranked match-up since 2009 and first road contest of the season

    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 Pre-Elementary Education major

    HORIZON LEAGUE ACCOLADES
    - All-League Second Team (2012)

    CAREER STATISTICS

    Year GP-GS Sh G A Pts GW
    2012 15-3 13 3 0 6 1
    2013 11-3 7 0 1 1 0
    Totals 26-6 20 3 1 7 1