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Aaron Lopez (born 28 February 1983 in Mexico) is a former footballer who last played for Chivas USA in 2005.

Aaron Lopez
Personal information
Full name Rogelio Aaron Lopez[1]
Date of birth (1983-02-28) February 28, 1983 (age 36)[1]
Place of birth Mexico[1]
Playing position Defender
Youth career
Carpinteria High School[1]
Santa Barbara High School[1]
College career
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2001–2004 UCLA Bruins 80 (9)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005 Chivas USA[2] 4 (0)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Contents

CareerEdit

CollegeEdit

Helped the UCLA Bruins to the 2002 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Championship title, their fourth-ever title in the competition, with a free-kick goal versus Stanford in the dying minutes of the game to make it 1-0.[3][4]

Chivas USAEdit

Featuring in 4 league games and starting three, registering 238 minutes, Lopez' time at Chivas USA proved ephemeral as he was released form the club alongside Alfonso Loera in August 2005.[5]

HonorsEdit

All honors listed on his UCLA profile.[1]

High schoolEdit

  • CIF Div. III Defensive Player of the Year
  • Channel League MVP
  • Athletic Round Table Soccer Player of the Year
  • Student Sports All-America selection

CollegeEdit

  • UCLA's Rookie of the Year(1): 2001
  • NCAA College Cup Offensive MVP(1): 2002
  • Honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection(2): 2002
  • UCLA's Team MVP(1): 2002
  • Pac-10 Player of the Week(1): 2003[6]
  • Second-team All-Pac-10 selection(1): 2003
  • M.A.C. Hermann Trophy watch list(2): 2003,[1] 2004[7]
  • First-team NSCAA All-Far West(1): 2004
  • First-team All-Pac-10 selection(1): 2004
  • Soccer America pre-season All-American(1): 2004

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "Player Bio: Aaron Lopez - UCLA Official Athletic Site". Uclabruins.com. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  2. ^ "Chivas USA vs. DC United - Football Match Summary - April 2, 2005 - ESPN". ESPNFC.com. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  3. ^ "Lopez goal with minute left gives UCLA fourth NCAA title 1-0 over Stanford". Soccertimes.com. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Lopez's late tally leads UCLA to College Cup". Deseretnews.com. 16 December 2002. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  5. ^ "Chivas USA release defenders Alfonso Loera and Aaron Lopez". Mlssoccer.com. 22 January 2010. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  6. ^ "UCLA's Aaron Lopez Named Men's Soccer Player of the Week". Pac-12. Retrieved 11 November 2017.
  7. ^ "Aaron Lopez One Of 15 Semifinalists For 2004 MAC Hermann Trophy :: Bruin senior up for college soccer's highest individual honor". Cstv.com. Retrieved 11 November 2017.