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Richard Abrego
Richard Abrego

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Las Vegas

High School:
Silverado HS

Height:
5-9

Position:
Forward

Experience:
3L


05/09/2012

Great Grads 2012

60 UNLV student-athletes eligible for May 12 commencement ceremonies.

(2010 - RS Junior): Excelled in his first year as a starter ... Finished fourth on the team in scoring with seven points off two goals and a team-high tying three assists ... Scored the game-winner in a 4-1 win over Mount St. Mary's (Sept. 24).

(2009 - Junior): Did not compete for the team, served as a manager during the season.

(2008 - Sophomore): Started three games on the season while appearing in 17 games ... Posted one assist for one point.

(2007 - Freshman): Missed the beginning of the season due to an injury ... Made 11 appearance with two starts ... Attempted seven shots. High School: Two-time Sunrise and Southeast MVP, and twice earned first team All-Southern Nevada, first team Sunrise Region, and first team Southeast honors ... Three-year starter for the SkyHawks ... Helped team to a state championship in 2004, qualifying for the regional playoffs every season he played ... Silverado also won two regional championships. Club: Played for Las Vegas Premier since 2005 ... Team has won the state championship both years, and was also ranked fifth in the region and 16th in the nation ... Was a member of the Portland Timbers U-23 squad in the summer of 2010, and helped it to the 2010 PDL championship.

Personal: Richard Abrego ... Born on April 12, 1989, in Las Vegas, Nev. ... Son of Jesus and Erica Abrego ... Has three sisters, Ilsin (27), Susy (25), and Nately (6), along with three brothers, Andy (26), Eric (24) and Andrew (8) ... Majoring in hospitality management.

ABREGO'S CAREER STATISTICS
Year	G-GS	Shots	Goals	Assists	Points
2007	11-2	7	0	0	0
2008	17-3	9	0	1	1
2009	Sat out the season
2010	17-16	16	2	3	7
Totals	45-21	32	2	4	8
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