m-soccer Héctor Arellano Bio - Loyola University Maryland Official Athletic Site

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Héctor Arellano

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Virginia Beach, Va.

High School:
Kellam

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 185

Position:
Midfield


Worth Noting
• NSCAA Regional Scholar Honorable Mention ('11)
• Three-time MAAC All-Academic Team ('10, '11, `12)

2012 (Senior): Started and played in 18 of 20 contests, playing 1,657 minutes...Started the first eight games of the season as a defensive midfielder...Stepped back into the lineup at Niagara after injury and started remainder of season...Assisted Thompson's game-winning goal vs. Siena...MAAC All-Academic Team honoree.

2011 (Junior): Named an NSCAA Regional Scholar Honorable Mention... Also earned MAAC All-Academic Team honors for the second-straight year...Played all 18 games, starting 17...Scored his first collegiate goal - the game-winner - at Manhattan on a header off a corner kick...Notched first career assist on the game-winning goal against Rider...Also assisted the game-winning goal against Canisius after intercepting a pass in the Griffs' defensive end.

2010 (Sophomore):Named to MAAC All-Academic Team...Appeared in 10 games, starting 7... Tallied eight shots, including three on goal.

2009 (Freshman): Saw action in nine games, making one start in his first season as a Greyhounds' midfielder... Made his collegiate debut against Mount St. Mary's (9/4)... Started for the first time at Loyola as an offensive midfielder against Manhattan (11/8).

High School: Earned four letters in varsity soccer as a high school student-athlete... Played his freshman and sophomore seasons at Annapolis (Md.) High School before moving to the Virginia Beach area and attending Kellam High School... Earned All-County First Team honors each of his four seasons... Selected to the All-State and All-Tidewater Area team both seasons in Virginia... Helped Kellam win the 2009 Beach District title... Member of the principal's list and honor roll and was ranked in the top five percent of his graduating class... Played club soccer for the Virginia Rush Academy and was a member of the U-16 USL National Team Pool.

Personal: Héctor Eduardo Arellano... Son of Victoria and Hector Arellano... Born in Ceiba, Puerto Rico... Has one younger sister, Andrea.

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