Julio Velasquez

#20 Julio Velasquez

Pos. MF
Ht. 5-10
Wt. 170
Yr. Sr./Jr.
Hometown Albuquerque, N.M.
High School (Prev. School) Cibola (Lincoln College/New Mexico)

2013: Appeared in all 18 matches in his first season as a Crusader, starting fixtures at North Florida (Sept. 1) and at #12 Tulsa (Sept. 20) ... played a total of 482 minutes in the midfield ... scored the match-tying goal at North Florida in a 1-1 draw in the 76th minute ... tallied three total shots on the year.

2012:  Played at Lincoln College before transferring to Valpo ... twice recognized as NJCAA First Team All-Region standout ... named Freshman Player of the Year in 2011 ... made the Dean's List while at Lincoln.

Prep:  Played for New Mexico Elite Gladiators ... six-time state champion, two-time regional finalist, and two-time Disney Showcase champions ... called in to U.S. National Team Residency Camp in 2008.

Personal:  Julio is the son of Julio Velasquez and Alba Contreras ... major is Sports Management ... born October 18, 1992.