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#17 - Diego Calix
2012-13 Men's Soccer
POS.
MF
HT.
5-8
WT.
165
YR.
So.
HOMETOWN
San Salvador, El Salvador
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Oaks Christian [Calif.]
Diego Calix

2012: Played in 11 matches at midfield for Valpo...recorded a shot in Valpo's 2-0 win over Detroit on Oct. 26th.

2011: Appeared in one match for the Crusaders as a freshman ... debuted against Calumet Aug. 26, playing 28 minutes and firing off a pair of shots ... played the majority of the season for Valpo’s reserve side.

Prep: A two year letterwinner for the Lions ... led Oaks Christian to an undefeated season and a Tri Valley League Championship in 2010 ... tallied 22 goals and nine assists as a senior ... earned a spot on the Ventura All-County All Star First Team ... also an All-CIF First Team selection ... NSCAA Far West All-Regional selection ... named Team MVP, Offensive MVP and league Offensive MVP ... nominated for Gatorade State Player of the Year ... named LA Daily News "#1 Player to Watch for the 2010-2011 Season" ... set school record with 25 goals scored as a junior ... played club soccer for Eagles FC ... led Eagles FC U19 side to first National Cup appearance in club history ... member of El Salvador Youth National Team program ... has featured with El Salvador's U17 and U20 sides ... has been a member of Nejapa FC and Alianza FC reserve squads in his native country ... also earned two letters in football ... set school records for longest field goal (48 yards) and most PATs in a game (10) ... named Special Teams MVP as a senior.

Personal: Diego is the son of Wendi Martinez ... major is international business ... born January 18, 1992.