10Ray De Leon
Aguilar, Schultz, Toth, Leverentz Will Be Honored at Friday's Senior Day
Two first-half goals pushed the Orange over the Blue Demons on Friday in Syracuse
Freshman's Score in 63rd Minute Results in 3-3 Deadlock With Cincinnati
Jared Blincow added a goal for the second straight match but DePaul fell 2-1.
Rebound Score in 75th Minute Leads to Double-Overtime Tie With Valparaiso
Career: 2011-12 BIG EAST Conference All-Academic Team
2011 (Sophomore): Played in four matches with two starts before sustaining a season-ending injury... took a shot against SIU-Edwardsville.
2010 (Freshman): Leading freshman player competed in all 19 matches with 17 starts... scored first two goals of his career in final two regular-season games... scored insurance goal in 2-0 win over Rutgers that clinched a spot in the BIG EAST Conference Championship... scored the goal in 1-1 tie with Cincinnati... had one assist and finished with five points... launched 22 shots with seven on goal... BIG EAST Conference Rookie of the Week.
High School: De Leon squared off against fellow DePaul freshman Mauricio Velasco in the District 8 semifinals in Texas... De Leon scored 17 goals in his senior season and was named to the SportsDay All-Area team... equally proficient in the classroom, he graduated with a 3.9 grade-point average on a 4.0 scale... competed on the nationally renowned Dallas Texans club team with another DePaul freshman, Jared Blincow.
Personal: Son of Ray De Leon and Lourdes Lopez... has four siblings, Christian, Ryan, Roman and Kennedy... plans to major in Communications.