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Bruno Guarda
Bruno Guarda

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Piracicaba, Brazil

High School:
Oakridge

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 156

Position:
Midfielder

Experience:
SR-3L


2007: Hermann Trophy (presented by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America and the Missouri Athletic Club) semifinalist for the second consecutive year ... Conference USA Player of the Year for the second consecutive season ... First-team All-Conference USA ... Named first-team All-Midwest Region (NSCAA) ... Led Mustangs goals (8), assists (7), points (23), shots (61) and game-winning goals (5) ... Converted three of four penalty kicks in 2007 ... Named Most Valuable Player of the 2007 SMU Mi Cocina Classic after leading Mustangs to victories over then-No. 5 Virginia and Georgetown ... Featured in October/November (2007) issue of Sports Illustrated's SILatino magazine in the "Seleccion Juvenil" section - the equivalent to the "Faces in the Crowd" section in Sports Illustrated, after being named C-USA Offensive Player of the Week for his MVP performance in the SMU Mi Cocina Classic ... Now has 48 points in his career, on 15 goals and 18 assists ... Five game-winning goals tied for Conference USA lead in 2007 ... Guarda's 23 points were second-highest total in Conference USA ... His eight goals were tied for second-highest total in C-USA ... Seven assists tied for third-highest in C-USA ... Listed on the 2007 Hermann Trophy watch list ... Named National Player of the Week (10/29/07) by the NSCAA and by collegesoccernews.com earlier this year after scoring back-to-back game-winning goals in SMU's victories over South Carolina and Memphis ... Preseason first-team All-America pick by College Soccer News.com ... selected to the All-Conference USA preseason team and picked as the preseason C-USA Offensive Player of the Year ... team tri-captain with Scott Corbin and Ben Shuleva.

2006: Started in all 23 games ... Third on the squad in scoring with five goals and six assists (16 points) on a team-high 50 shots (24 on goal) ... Scored game-winning goal vs. Tulsa ... 2006 NSCAA All-America third team pick ... Named to the 2006 NSCAA All-Midwest Region first team ... Chosen 2006 Conference USA Player of the Year ... First-team All-Conference USA selection ... Earned All-Tournament Team honors at Golden Hurricane Classic and SMU Mi Cocina Classic ... Hermann Trophy semifinalist ... Preseason All-Conference USA pick.

2005: Played in all 23 games, starting the last 16 consecutive games ... Had two goals and four assists on 26 shots (11 on goal) ... Recorded one goal and one assist vs. North Carolina in NCAA quarterfinal game ... Had two goals and five assists on the season ... 2005 All-Conference USA third-team selection ... Named to the league's All-Freshman team and a member of Soccer America's All-Freshman second team.

High School: Served as team captain of high school team ... Club team affiliations include XV de Piracicaba - Brasil (1998-2000), Capivariano - Brasil (2000-02) and the Dallas Texans (2002-2005) ... Personal achievements and awards include team awards (1998-2000 campeao regional, 2001 campeao da liga de piracicaba, and 2001 campeao do estado). member of the Dallas Texans who earned the State Cup and the Classic League championships the last four years and captured the 2003 Dallas Cup ... Was named to All-Southwest Preperatory Conference Team and All-South Zone the last three years while at Oakridge.

Personal: Majoring in international studies, with minor in Spanish ... Enjoys spending time with his family and his girlfriend ... Listens to hip-hop music ... Would most like to visit Italy...Looks up to his father the most ... Has one older sibling...parents are Clever and Katia Guarda ... Full name is Bruno Ernesto Guarda.

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