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    9  Cesar Zambrano
    Cesar Zambrano

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Chicago, Ill.

    High School:
    Brother Rice

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 162

    Position:
    Midfielder

    Club Team:
    Morelia


    DRAFTED BY COLORADO RAPIDS IN 2008 MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER SUPPLEMENTAL DRAFT
    2006 & 2007 NSCAA/adidas ALL-GREAT LAKES REGION SECOND TEAM
    2007 HORIZON LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
    2007 HORIZON LEAGUE ALL-TOURNAMENT TEAM
    2005 & 2007 ALL-HORIZON LEAGUE FIRST TEAM
    2006 ALL-HORIZON LEAGUE SECOND TEAM

    2007: NSCAA/adidas All-Great Lakes Region Second Team selection for second straight season...All-Horizon League First Team honoree...team leader in goals (6), assists (7) and points (19)...ranked third in the Horizon League in points and fourth in goals and assists...2-for-2 on penalty kick conversions......named Horizon League Tournament MVP after tallying a goal and three assists in UIC's three matches...assisted on Pat McMahon's key goal in the Horizon League Tournament title match versus Green Bay...collected the assist on the game-winning goal in overtime versus Milwaukee in the league tournament semifinals...tallied three points with a goal and an assist in the Flames' Horizon League Tournament quarterfinal victory over Wright State...recorded two goals and an assist for a season-high five points in UIC's regular season win over Wright State on Oct. 14...scored what proved to be the game-winning goal on a penalty kick versus Western Illinois on Sept. 18...set up Pavle Dundjer's golden goal in the second overtime against Valparaiso on Oct. 31.

    2006: All-Horizon League and NSCAA/adidas All-Great Lakes Region Second Team honoree...appeared in 16 matches, making 15 starts...fourth on the team with 11 points on five goals and one assist...scored UIC's first goal in its NCAA Tournament win over Western Illinois on Nov. 11...scored a pair of goals and added an assist in the Flames' 3-0 win over UMKC on Sept. 1...notched his second multi-goal game of the year with a pair of strikes at Florida Atlantic on Sept. 14.

    2005: All-Horizon League First Team selection in first season at UIC...started 16 contests...scored four goals and posted four assists for 12 points...scored a goal and assisted on two others against Centenary on Oct. 2...scored first collegiate goal in UIC's season opener at then-No. 24 Loyola Marymount on Sept. 3...named to the UC Irvine College Classic All-Tournament Team...scored the tying goal in an eventual win against UMKC on Sept. 10...picked up five points on two assists and a goal against Centenary on Oct. 2...assisted on the tying goal against DePaul on Oct. 16...scored a goal and assisted another score versus Wright State on Oct. 30.

    Prep/Personal: Played four years as a midfielder and forward for Brother Rice...the team's Most Valuable Player and leading scorer throughout his Crusader career...notched 57 goals and 24 assists during his prep career...knocked in 22 goals and 7 helpers during his senior campaign...2002 NSCAA/adidas High School Boys All-Region V...2002 Chicago Tribune All-State Team selection...two-time Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association (IHSSCA) All-State selection (2001, 2002)...2002 Daily Southtown/UPS All-Area...2002 All-Midwest Team honoree...IHSSCA All-Sectional Region I and The STAR All-Area in 2000....played for the Morelia club of the Chicago Latin American Soccer Association (CLASA) for five years...played for the Illinois ODP state team...born July 12, 1984...son of Joaquin and Maria Elena Zambrano...majoring in criminal justice.


    CESAR ZAMBRANO'S CAREER STATISTICS

    GP G A Pts Shots Shot% SOG SOG% GW 2005................ 16 4 4 12 22 .182 13 .591 0 2006................ 16 5 1 11 28 .179 15 .536 1 2007................ 23 6 7 19 32 .188 11 .344 1 TOTAL............... 55 15 12 42 82 .183 39 .476 2