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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


10/04/2014

Men's Soccer Falls Short in Overtime against Detroit

Alvarez scores fourth goal of the season in 33rd minute

10/03/2014

Men's Soccer to Face Off against Detroit

Flames prepare for sixth home match of the season

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

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)

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
2014 11-10 15 1 1 3 1
Totals 37-16 35 4 2 10 2

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)
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