10   Luis De La Cerda
Luis De La Cerda

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Guadalajara, Mexico

High School:
Waubonsie Valley

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 168

Position:
M/F

Birthdate:
01/17/1988


2008: Started 10 matches while recording time in 18. Scored two goals, one in the 4-0 win over Xavier. Netted the lone Huskie goal against No. 22 Duke. Assisted Brad Horton's goal in the victory over No. 2 SMU and Drew Jeskey's second score against Florida Atlantic. Ranked second on the squad with 27 shots. Fired 10 shots on goal. Named to the Academic All-MAC Team.

2007: Started nine matches and appeared in 19. Took 20 shots, with shots on goal against Notre Dame, UW-Milwaukee and Butler (2).

2006: Ranked second on the team and seventh in the MAC in goals (5). Finished the season with 13 points, the ninth-best total in the MAC. Scored two goals, including the match-winning score in NIU's 5-0 triumph over IPFW. Registered insurance goals against Bowling Green, Western Michigan and Buffalo. Assisted on game-winning goals against Western Michigan, Buffalo and Akron. Appeared in 20 matches. Moved into the starting line-up in the Huskies' 1-0 win over Wisconsin, and later found a place there for the last four matches of the season as a midfielder.

High School: Attended Cervantes High School in Guadalajara until the end of the winter semester in 2005 and completed his studies at Waubonsie Valley. Played for Toluca Club from 2004 through 2005, including the squad which reached finals of the 2005 Mexican National Reserve Tournament. Was a member of the Chivas Youth Team, which captured three straight Cordica League championships, from 2001 through 2003. Selected to Jalisco state-level elect squad in 2003.

Club: Joined Chicago Magic club in January 2006 and played forward along with NIU teammates Steve Kolzow, Kyle Knotek, and Alan Bickel. Was on the Magic squad which finished second in 2006 USYSA Championships.

Major: Finance

Season MP-MS Goals Assists Points Shots Shot Pct. SOG SOG Pct. GW
2006 20-5 5 3 13 24 .208 12 .500 1
2007 19-9 0 0 0 20 .000 4 .200 0
2008 18-10 2 2 6 27 .074 10 .370 0
Career 57-24 7 5 19 71 .099 26 .366 1