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Willy Lara
Willy Lara

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Whitney Young

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 140

Position:
Midfielder

Career: Attended U-20 U.S. National Team Training Camp in New Orleans... two-time member of the BIG EAST Conference All-Academic Team.

2010 (Senior): Played in all 19 matches with 17 starts... had an assist against Western Illinois, Loyola-Chicago and Drake... took seven shots with four on goal... assisted on game-winning goal versus Loyola.

2009 (Junior): Named to the BIG EAST Conference All-Academic Team... Started in all 20 of DePaul's matches, scoring a goal against Butler... had the assist on Peter Sterbenz's goal in the Blue Demons' 5-1 triumph over Buffalo... took nine shots with four shots on goal.

2008 (Sophomore): Named to Soccer America Team of the Week on Nov. 11... picked up Marquette Invitational All-tournament team honors.. knocked in game-winner at Connecticut in the BIG EAST Championship Quarterfinals... started 11 of 18 matches played.

2007 (Freshman): Played in 17 games... made 12 starts... totaled three points on a goal and an assist... notched the game-winner in 2-0 victory at St. John's... assisted the game-winner against Xavier... took a season-high three shots at West Virginia.

High School: Three-year letterwinner at Whitney Young... totaled 60 assists and 54 goals in high school career... two-time All-State and All-City honoree... played club soccer for Chicago Fire Juniors and Club Vallense.

Personal: Son of Wilfrido and Angelica Lara... has two siblings, Alvaro and Rene... plans to major in Business.

Career Statistics

Seasons

MP-MS

Goals

Assists

Points

Shots

2007

17-12

1

1

3

12

2008

18-11

1

0

2

18

2009 20-20 1 1 3 9
2010 19-17 0 3 3 7
Totals

74-70

3

5

11

46