Junior Damian Rosales Selected Unanimously As Preseason All-Conference
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Kickoff set for 5 p.m. on Friday in Hoover, Ala.
2013 (Jr.): Was a unanimous American Athletic Conference preseason selection ... Started all 17 matches for the Mustangs ... Was tied for second on the team with a pair of assists (at No. 5 Washington on Sept. 27 and Cincinnati on Oct. 12) ... Registered nine shots and three on goal ... Named to the IU Credit Union Classic All-Tournament Team ... Logged 1,439 minutes of action.
2012 (So.): Played in 18 games, starting 17... Moved from midfielder to defender... Averaged over 89 minutes per game; played 1609 of a possible 1920 minutes on the season... Had an assist 11/2 at Memphis ... Earned an assist 10/21 vs. Missouri State ... Recorded an assist 10/3 against No. 20 Tulsa.
2011 (Fr.): Played in 21 games, starting 15 ... Collected an assist 10/16 against FIU ... Tallied a goal 10/1 vs. No. 14 UCF ... Earned an assist on the game-winning goal 9/23 at Cal State-Northridge ... Scored his first collegiate goal 9/9 vs. Oakland ... Saw his first action as a Mustang coming in as a sub 8/27 against No. 13 William & Mary.
2010 (Redshirt): Did not see game action.
Prior to SMU: Named Newcomer of the Year at North Mesquite ... Also named first team all-district ... Played club for FC Dallas ... Won conference in 2009 ... In 2008, placed second in conference, won regionals and placed sixth in nationals ... Played for the U-17 national team ... Also lettered in track and cross country.
Personal: Chose SMU for academics and the soccer team ... Enjoys working out, playing FIFA and hanging out with friends ... Lists Ronaldinho as his favorite athlete ... Parents are Damian and Reyna Rosales ... Has two brothers and two sisters.