Men's Soccer



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Josue Soto
Josue Soto

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Prepa Tec (Mexico)

Last College:
Campbell

Height / Weight:
5-8½ / 160

Position:
Midfielder

Experience:
1L


YearGamesGoalsAssists
2007*2286
2008*18611
Campbell Totals401417
20091423
2010 20 7 7
SMU Totals34910
Total742327

*-at Campbell University

Josue Soto


MLS: Signed with the Houston Dynamo as home-grown player on Jan. 19, 2011.

2010 (Sr.): Played in and started all 20 games for the Mustangs... Led the team in assists (7), was tied for the team lead in game-winning goals (4), and was third in goals (7) and points (21)... Netted the game-winning goal 11/28 against No. 12 William & Mary in the NCAA Round of 16... Scored an unassisted goal 11/5 against FIU... Tallied the game-winning goal off of a free kick and collected an assist 10/30 against Kentucky... Capitalized on a penalty kick to score the game-winning goal 10/6 vs. No. 20 South Carolina... Scored a goal 10/2 against UCF... Collected an assist 9/26 vs. Jacksonville... Netted the game-winning goal and added a helper 9/24 against UAB... Recorded an assist 9/19 vs. Bradley... Scored his first goal of the season on a penalty kick and recorded an assist on the game-winning goal 9/12 against Western Illinois... Collected two assists 9/4 vs. Lipscomb.

2009 (Jr.): Played in 14 games, starting seven... Scored in back-to-back games, at South Carolina on 10/14 and at No. 16 Tulsa on 10/21... Added two helpers 10/31 vs. UCF... Also had an assist 10/4 vs. Memphis... Converted a penalty kick 10/21 at Tulsa.

2008 (at Campbell): Was fourth in the nation with 0.61 assists per game... Played in 18 of the Camels' 20 games, starting 16... Led the Atlantic Sun with 11 assists... Four of his 11 assists led to the game-winning goal... Had a goal and two assists on 11/13 against Belmont... Was the primary penalty taker, and went 4-of-4 from the spot... Recorded three assists in a 4-3 win over Lipscomb.

2007 (at Campbell): One of only two Camels (along with Michael Hutchison) to start all 22 games, setting a school single-season record in the process... Ranked 90th in the country in points per game... Leading scorer among A-Sun freshmen... Ranked fourth among A-Sun leaders in points (22) and assists (6), 5th in points per game (1.0), goals (8), assists per game (0.27) and game-winning goals (3), 9th in goals per game (0.36)... Had two assists (including one on Vince Petrasso's game-winner) vs. Gardner-Webb (11/14) in A-Sun first round... Scored 8th goal of the year in first half of CU's 2-1 win at North Carolina (10/31)... Assisted on Richard Jata's 90th minute game-winner in 1-0 victory over USC Upstate (10/20)... Strike brought CU within one goal during 4-3 comeback win over Gardner-Webb (10/18)... Had one assist and a goal at Lipscomb (10/13)... Assisted on Khalil Johnson's tying strike vs. Jacksonville (10/4)... Scored 52nd minute game winner at Stetson (9/29) and 65th minute strike at Florida Gulf Coast (9/27)... Produced second game-winning goal of year at UNC Asheville (9/22) at 102:01... Scored first two goals and assist of his career in wins over Duquesne and Richmond... Tied Duquesne (9/14) game with penalty kick... Assisted on CU's first goal, then scored winner on 87th minute free kick at Richmond (9/15)... Named one of nation's top 100 incoming freshmen by College Soccer News... Played with Carolina Dynamo during summer of 2008 and earned USL Premier Development League team of the week honors.

High School: Led Prepa Tec to the 2005 private high school national championship of Mexico... Has played with the ODP South Texas State and Region III teams since 2005... Chosen as MVP of the 2005 Lone Star Showcase while playing with the Region III ODP unit... Attended national camp with the U.S. U-18s at Carson, Calif... Member of the Houston Dynamo Academy U-18 and the Houstonians club programs.

Goals:
9/14/2007 vs. Duquesne (49')
9/15/2007 at Richmond (87')
9/22/2007 at UNC Asheville (103')
9/27/2007 at Florida Gulf Coast (65')
9/29/2007 at Stetson (52')
10/13/2007 at Lipscomb (78')
10/18/2007 vs. Gardner-Webb (59')
10/31/2007 at North Carolina (13')
9/13/2008 vs. Georgia Southern (53')
9/17/2008 at UNC Greensboro (67')
10/11/2008 at Jacksonville (70')
11/1/2008 vs. Mercer (69')
11/13/2008 vs. Belmont (15')
11/15/2008 vs. Jacksonville (18')
10/14/2009 at South Carolina(47')
10/21/2009 at Tulsa (13')
9/12/2010 vs. Western Illinois (3')
9/24/2010 at UAB (53')
10/2/2010 at UCF (27')
10/6/2010 vs. South Carolina (76')
10/30/2010 vs. Kentucky (5')
11/5/2010 at FIU (3')
11/28/2010 vs. William & Mary (11')

Awards:
2007 NSCAA All-South Region Third Team
2007 College Soccer News Freshman All-America Second Team
2007 Atlantic Sun Freshman of the Year
2007 Atlantic Sun All-Conference First Team
2007 Atlantic Sun All-Freshman Team
2007 Atlantic Sun Player of the Week (Sept. 17, 2007)
Richmond/Nike Challenge Cup MVP (2007)
College Soccer News Team of the Week (Sept. 17, 2007)
Soccer America National Team of the Week (Sept. 17, 2007)
2008 All-Atlantic Sun First Team
Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team (2008)
2010 All-Conference USA Second Team
2010 NSCAA Midwest Region Second Team
2010 CoSIDA ESPN Academic All-America District VI Team
SMU Classic All-Tournament Team (Sept. 4-6, 2010)
Grand Prairie Classic All-Tournament Team (Sept. 17-19, 2010)
College Soccer News National Team of the Week (Nov. 22-28, 2010)
TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Week (Nov. 22-28, 2010)

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