Rodrigo Fuentes
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Rodrigo Fuentes

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
San Diego, Calif.

High School:
San Ysidro HS

Height:
5-11

Position:
Midfielder

Experience:
2L

08/29/2014

Coletti's First Career Strike Lifts Rebels

UNLV earns first season-opening win since 2009 with 2-1 overtime victory against Western Illinois.

08/25/2014

Rebels Picked Second In WAC Preseason Poll

League-high four players named to preseason all-conference squad, Harding named Preseason Defender of the Year.

11/12/2013

All-Conference Rebels

Four players named to the All-WAC team, including three earning their first career honor.

10/27/2013

Rivas Leads Rebels To 5-2 Senior Day Win

Las Vegas native finishes with two goals and assist, Joe Vitale with the win in goal as Rebels top Houston Baptist, move into third place.

10/20/2013

Shutout Sunday

Rebels claim 1-0 shutout victory over San Jose State.

(2013 - Sophomore): Earned second team All-WAC honors after posting 16 points and six goals, which tied fifth and sixth respectively in the conference ... Became the first player in school history to be named National Player of the Week by two organizations (College Soccer News, Top Drawer Soccer) after a eight-point weekend (three goals, two assists) in UNLV's 4-1 upset over Bradley (Sept. 6) and 4-2 win over Georgia State (Sept. 8) ... That performance also earned him WAC Player of the Week honors ... Notched one game-winner, in a 1-0 win over San Jose State (Oct. 13).

(2012 - Freshman): Played and started in the most games of any Rebel freshman with 20 appearances and 18 starts ... Tied for fourth on the team with seven points, thanks to three goals and an assist ... First career goal helped UNLV to a 1-1 double-overtime tie at Loyola Marymount (Aug. 31).

High School: Played two seasons for San Ysidro High, and helped them to one league championship ... Was the league's top scorer in 2010 with 25 goals.

Club: Played all three field positions for Players SC in Las Vegas ... Helped the team to the state cup title and a regional championship as well.

Personal: Rodrigo Fuentes ... Born in Sylmar, Calif. ... Son of Rodrigo Fuentes and Veronica Sandoval ... Has two brothers, Jesse (15) and Alondra (14) ... Majoring in economics.

Fuentes' Career Honors & Awards
2013 Second Team All-WAC

Fuentes' Career Statistics Year G-GS Shots Goals Assists Points 2012 20-18 34 3 1 7 2013 19-16 44 6 4 16 Totals 39-34 78 9 5 23

 
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