UIC will travel to Northern Illinois Saturday afternoon
Five new players set to join program
Flames looking to advance to semifinals for first time since 2008
Stanisavljevic, Torres named First-Team
Flames looking to secure No. 3 seed in Horizon League Tourney
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/Prior to UIC: Four-year letterwinner at Morton High School, leading the Mustangs to the IHSA Class 3A state championship in 2011 ... Was named All-Conference in each of his final three years, and was 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.
Personal: Son of Sandra and Jorge Salmeron ... Has two younger brothers, Alan and Joshua, and one younger sister, Stephanie ... 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.