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#13 - Gerardo Avelar
2011-12 Men's Soccer
San Salvador, El Salvador
Colegio San Francisco
Gerardo Avelar

2011: Appeared in 16 matches for the Crusaders during his freshman season ... earned starts at Western Michigan (Sept. 18) and at Western Illinois (Oct. 2) ... tied for second on the team with three goals scored ... tallied on his debut Aug. 26 against Calumet, converting a penalty kick ... gave Valpo a Horizon League win with a golden goal in the first overtime period versus Detroit Sept. 30 ... also scored a goal Oct. 9 against Oral Roberts ... kept Crusaders alive in Horizon League Championship semifinal shootout against Loyola on Nov. 11 with goal in seventh round ... totaled 16 shots on the season, seven of which were on goal ... recorded a season-high four shots at Western Illinois.

Prep: Member of reserve side for prestigious Alianza FC in native El Salvador ... earned multiple championships with the Alianza FC reserve squad.

Personal: Gerardo is the son of Reynaldo Avelar and Margarita Delbosco ... major is marketing ... born May 17, 1992.

W Soccer Belmont Brown Field
Aug 22, 7:30 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lake Forest Brown Field
Aug 23, 11:00 a.m. Valpo
W Soccer IUPUI Brown Field
Aug 24, 1:00 p.m. Valpo
M Soccer Lewis Brown Field
Aug 25, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Football Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Aug 28, 6:00 p.m. Western Illinois
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 29, 3:00 p.m. Wofford
M Soccer Valpo Raleigh, N.C.
Aug 29, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina State
W Soccer Valpo Phoenix, Ariz.
Aug 29, 9:00 p.m. Grand Canyon
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 2:00 p.m. Campbell
Volleyball Valpo Durham, N.C.
Aug 30, 6:00 p.m. North Carolina Central
W Soccer Valpo Flagstaff, Ariz.
Aug 31, 2:00 p.m. Northern Arizona
M Soccer Valpo Davidson, N.C.
Aug 31, 3:00 p.m. Davidson
Volleyball IUPUI ARC
Sep 3, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 10:00 a.m. UMKC
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m. Stephen F. Austin
W CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:00 p.m.
M CC Crusader Open Sunset Hills Farm
Sep 5, 5:45 p.m.
W Soccer Ball State Brown Field
Sep 5, 7:30 p.m. Valpo
Volleyball Valpo Brookings, S.D.
Sep 6, 2:00 p.m. South Dakota State
Football Saint Joseph's (Ind.) Brown Field
Sep 6, 7:00 p.m. Valpo
W Soccer Valpo Macomb, Ill.
Sep 7, 2:30 p.m. Western Illinois
M Soccer Valpo Indianapolis, Ind.
Sep 9, 6:00 p.m. Butler