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#3 - Adrian Ortiz
2008-09 Men's Soccer
POS.
MF
HT.
5'10"
WT.
150
YR.
So.
HOMETOWN
Berwyn, Ill.
HIGH SCHOOL (PREV. SCHOOL)
Morton West
Adrian Ortiz

Adrian Ortiz enters his first season as an undergraduate student assistant coach in 2010 after spending four years starting for the Crusader side.

PLAYER BIO:

2010: A Second-Team All-Horizon League selection ... appeared in all 19 games, starting 18 ... finished career having started 74 total contests ... finished his senior season with one goal and four assists ... closed career tied for third in Valparaiso men's soccer history with 13 total assists.

2009: Started all 19 fixtures as a junior, shifting between the midfield and the back line to help shore up the Crusader defense ... did not come off the pitch at all, playing all 1,768 minutes on the season ... has appeared in 56 consecutive matches since the start of his Valpo career ... named to the All-Horizon League Second Team ... anchor of a Crusader defense that allowed just 21 goals in 19 games, second-fewest in a single year in program history ... also earned a spot on the Horizon League All-Tournament Team after anchoring the Crusader defense that shut out Milwaukee in the quarterfinals ... scored first career goal to knot up regular season finale with Cleveland State in the 66th minute Nov. 7 ... added his second goal of the game just five minutes later to account for all the scoring in Valpo’s 2-1 victory over the Vikings ... recorded 23 shot attempts on the year, including a season-high four against Cleveland State ... also put two shots on frame Sept. 8 at #8/10 USF ... played this past summer with the Cary Railhawks U23 squad.

2008: Appeared in all 19 contests for the Crusaders during his sophomore year … started for Valpo 13 times, including each of the season’s last seven games … registered assist on match-winning goal in season-opening 2-1 victory over Eastern Illinois Aug. 29 … also recorded helper at Butler on Oct. 3  … fired eight shots on the season, two of which were on frame … posted career-high four shot attempts Sept. 7 against Western Illinois ... played for the Chicago Fire Super-20 squad during summer of 2009.

 

2007: Played in all 18 matches for Valpo as a freshman, making 15 starts ... playmaker led Crusaders and tied for Horizon League lead with seven assists ... seven helpers is second-most in a single season in program history ... six of his seven assists came in a Crusader tie or victory ... made an immediate impact, assisting on Valpo’s first goal of the season Aug. 31 at N.C. State ... tied for second in Valpo’s single-match record book with two assists Sept. 7 against IPFW ... registered helper on Valpo’s lone goal Sept. 16 versus Loyola at Toyota Park ... also posted assists at Detroit, versus Michigan State and against Cleveland State ... fired shots on goal versus IPFW and Loyola and at Western Illinois.

Prep: A four-year letterwinner for the Mustangs ... scored 22 goals and added 16 assists as a senior, helping lead Morton to a 26-1-1 record and a #4 state ranking ... named to the 2006 NSCAA All-Region V (Midwest) Team ... earned first team All-Area accolades from both the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune in 2006 ... also received first team All-State and All-Conference honors for his superb senior season ... earned All-Conference and All-Sectional accolades as a junior ... a member of National Honor Society.

Personal: Adrian is the son of Jorge and Edith Ortiz ... majors are sports management and Spanish ... born May 21, 1989.

M Tennis Valpo 7 Homewood, Ill.
Apr 15 Chicago State 0
Baseball Valpo CCD
Apr 15 Toledo
M Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
W Track Cougar Invitational River Forest, Ill.
Apr 17 No Team Score
Baseball Valpo 4 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 17 Milwaukee 0
M Tennis Youngstown State 1 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 6
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 18 Milwaukee 3
Softball Oakland 3 VU Softball Field
Apr 18 Valpo 11
W Tennis Youngstown State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 18 Valpo 0
M Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 2nd/3 (191)
W Track DePaul Invitational Chicago, Ill.
Apr 19 3rd/5 (82)
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 19 CCD
W Tennis Cleveland State 7 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 0
Softball Oakland 1 VU Softball Field
Apr 19 Valpo 2
Baseball Valpo 0 Milwaukee, Wis.
Apr 19 Milwaukee 5
Softball Oakland 4 8 inn.
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Tennis Cleveland State 5 Valpo Tennis Complex
Apr 19 Valpo 2
M Golf Wolfpack Spring Open Raleigh, N.C. (Lonnie Poole Golf Course)
Apr 20 12th/15 (314)
Baseball Kalamazoo 3 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 21 Valpo 10
Baseball Ohio Northern 2 Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 22 Valpo 1
Softball Valpo 3 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 1
Softball Valpo 5 Macomb, Ill.
Apr 22 Western Illinois 4
Softball Valpo 2 Notre Dame, Ind.
Apr 24 #21/21 Notre Dame 7
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 25
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 25
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 25, 2:00 p.m. UIC
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 25, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 26, 3:00 p.m. Horizon League Tournament
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
M Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
W Track Miami (Ohio) Invitational Oxford, Ohio
Apr 26
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 26
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 26, 2:00 p.m. Wright State
W Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
M Tennis Valpo Ann Arbor, Mich.
Apr 27 Horizon League Tournament
M Golf Horizon League Championship Howey in the Hills, Fla. (Mission Inn Resort & Club)
Apr 27
Softball Valpo Dayton, Ohio
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Wright State
Baseball UIC Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 27, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Western Michigan Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball IUPUI VU Softball Field
Apr 29, 5:00 p.m. Valpo
Baseball Chicago State Emory G. Bauer Field
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 3:00 p.m. Indiana (resumption of suspended game)
Softball Valpo Bloomington, Ind.
Apr 30, 4:00 p.m. Indiana
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 2
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 2, 3:00 p.m. Valpo
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 3
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 3, 12:00 p.m. Valpo
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 1:00 p.m. Green Bay
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 3, 3:00 p.m. Green Bay
W Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
M Track Horizon League Outdoor Championships Youngstown, Ohio
May 4
Softball Valpo Green Bay, Wis.
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Green Bay
Baseball Oakland Emory G. Bauer Field
May 4, 12:00 p.m. Valpo