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Mauricio Velasco
Mauricio Velasco

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Allen, Texas

High School:
Plano East

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 155

Position:
Defender/Midfielder

08/08/2013

151 DePaul Student-Athletes Earn BIG EAST All-Academic Honors

Blue Demons honored for a 3.0 GPA or higher in 2012-13 academic year

09/22/2012

Early Deficit Too Much for DePaul Against #14/10 Marquette

A five-goal first half sent the Blue Demons to their first BIG EAST loss.

07/27/2012

BIG EAST Recognizes 2011-12 All-Academic Team

A total of 150 DePaul student-athletes were honored by the conference

Career:Two-time member ofBIG EAST Conference All-Academic Team

2012 (Junior): Played in four matches and started one match in the 2012 season... competed for a total of 101 minutes... helped the Blue Demons hold Villanova to just one goal, andhelped solidify the Blue Demondefense.

2011 (Sophomore): Played in 14 matches with six starts... started against SIU-Edwardsville, Drake, Seton Hall, Northwestern, Georgetown and USF... recorded first collegiate point with an assist versus Seton Hall... had a shot on goal against Seton Hall and took a shot against Northwestern... first collegiate shot came against Seton Hall.

2010 (Freshman): Saw action in 10 matches with two starts... earned BIG EAST Conference Academic honors.

High School: Top-notch midfielder from Texas high school soccerpower Plano East went head-to-head against fellow DePaul freshman Ray De Leon in last year's district semifinals... has also competed against another Blue Demon freshman from Texas, Jared Blincow... SportsDay All-District selection who was recruited by Ivy League schools including Princeton.

Personal: Son of Mauricio, Sr., and Ivonna Velasco... has two siblings, Diego and Daniella... intended major in Finance.

Career Statistics

Seasons

MP-MS

Goals

Assists

Points

Shots

2010

10-2

0

0

0

0

2011

14-6

0

1

1

2

2012

4-1

0

0

0

0

Totals

28-9

0

0

1

2