Men's Soccer



    2 Eriq Zavaleta  
    Eriq Zavaleta

    Class:
    Senior

    Hometown:
    Westfield, Ind.

    High School:
    Westfield/Bradenton Prep

    Height / Weight:
    6-1 / 185

    Position:
    Forward

    Birthdate:
    08/02/1992


    2012 (SOPHOMORE)

    Scored his first goal of the season in a 2-1 victory over Saint Louis ... had a pair of goals, including the game-winner, in a 3-0 victory that captured the Billiken Classic title ... for his three-goal performance named the Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week, NSCAA Player of the Week, Soccer News Net Player of the Week, Chicagoland Soccer News Player of the Week, Top Drawer Soccer Player of the Week and to the Top Drawer Soccer and College Soccer News Teams of the Week ... tallied a pair of goals, including the game winner, in a 3-0 win over Clemson ... had six shots, five of which were on goal, in a 0-0 tie with San Diego State ... named to the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic All-Tournament team ... Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week for the second-straight week ... led IU with three shots, two on-goal, against No. 4 Akron ... recorded his sixth goal of the season to tie the match at 2-2 in a 3-2 win over Oregon State ... notched his team-leading seventh goal of the season on a penalty kick in a 2-0 win at Ohio State ... led the team with four shots in a 1-0 double overtime win at Penn State ... recorded his third multiple-goal game of the season with two goals and two assists in a 4-1 win at Kentucky ... tallied a pair of goals, including the game winner, in a 2-0 win over Wisconsin ... named the College Soccer News and Top Drawer Soccer National Player of the Week ... Soccer America Team of the Week ... tallied his 12th goal of the year in a 2-2 tie at Louisville, scoring the game-tying goal in the 70th minute ... scored his 13th goal of the season and fourth game winner in a 2-0 victory over Butler ... led the team with seven shots vs. Michigan ... recorded his 14th goal of the season and fifth game winner in a 2-0 victory over Evansville ... scored his 15th goal of the season at Michigan State ... had his 16th goal of the season playing all 110 minutes in a 1-1 tie with Northwestern ... tallied an assist in Indiana's 4-1 win over Xavier in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... had the game-winning goal in a 2-1 double OT win at No. 1 seed Notre Dame ... sent IU to the College Cup with his 18th goal of the season at No. 9 seed UNC in the quarterfinal round ... assisted on the game-winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Georgetown to give Indiana its eighth NCAA title ... finished the year first in the Big Ten and tied for third in the country in goals scored with 18 ... unanimous Big Ten Offensive Player of the Year selection ... also a unanimous pick to the All-Big Ten first team ... named to the Big Ten All-Tournament team ... NSCAA third-team All-American ... College Soccer News first-team All-American ... named to College Cup All-Tournament team ... Chicagoland Soccer News Player of the Year ... Soccer America MVP first team ... started all 24 matches.

    2011 (FRESHMAN)

    Made his first career start in the season opener, a 0-0 double overtime tie at No. 12 Notre Dame ... tallied his first career goal and assisted on the game-winning goal in a 3-1 win over Saint Louis ... scored his second goal of the season and tallid his second assist of the year in a 6-0 win over Dayton which gave IU the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic title ... named to the Classic All-Tournament team and was named tournament MVP ... earned Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week award for his efforts ... also named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week and the Soccer America Team of the Week ... tallied the first game-winning goal of his career in a 3-2 victory over Denver, scoring in the 77th minute ... had one shot on goal in a 2-1 win over Denver that gave IU the Mike Berticelli Memorial Tournament title ... played 54 minutes in a 0-0 tie at No. 14 St. John's ... tallied a pair of shots in a 2-0 win at Rutgers ... had two shots in a 1-0 win over No. 16 Penn State ... had two shots at Wisconsin ... recorded his fourth goal of the season in a 3-2 loss to No. 11 Louisville ... had a pair of shots in a 1-0 loss to No. 5 Creighton ... scored the game-winning goal in a 1-0 win at Butler ... had three shots in the match ... tallied his sixth and seventh goals of the season in a 4-1 win at Michigan ... first career multiple goal game ... had a team best six shots in the match ... named Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week, Soccer American Team of the Week, Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week and College Soccer News Team of the Week ... added his eighth goal of the season and his third game winner with a penalty kick in a 2-0 win over Kentucky ... had six shots and added an assist in a 2-2 tie with Michigan State ... had two shots in a 2-1 win at Evansville ... tallied his team-leading ninth goal of the year in a 2-2 tie at Northwestern ... had a team-high four shots, two on goal, in a 1-0 win over Ohio State ... tallied two assists in a 2-1 win over Michigan State in the Big Ten Tournament ... scored his 10th goal of the season vs. Northwestern in the Big Ten Tournament ... Big Ten Freshman of the Year ... unanimous selection to the All-Big Ten first team and Big Ten All-Freshman team ... had one shot on-goal in a 3-0 win over No. 21 Old Dominion in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... finished the year as the Big Ten leader in goals scored (10), points (25) and points per game (1.14) ... named to College Soccer News All-Freshman first team ... NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region first team selection ... Soccer America All-Freshman first team ... Chicagoland Soccer News Player of the Year ... started all 22 games.

    PREP/PERSONAL

    Played his freshman and senior seasons at Westfield High School, scoring 25 goals and nine assists as a freshman and 20 goals and 10 assists as a senior ... 2010-11 Indiana Gatorade Boys Player of the Year ... as a freshman he was an honorable mention All-State, first-team All-District and All-Conference selection ... as a senior he was named a National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-American and ESPN Rise first-team All-American while receiving first-team All-District, All-Conference and All-State honors ... also named the Indianapolis Star Super Team Player of the Year ... spent his sophomore and junior years as a member of the U.S. Soccer U-17 National Team Residency Program in Bradenton, Fla. ... as both a sophomore and junior he was named a Parade All-American, as well as an NSCAA All-American his junior year ... helped the U.S. advance to the round of 16 at the 2009 U-17 World Cup and won the Copa Macae in Brazil with the U-17s ... currently a member of the U.S. U-20 Men's National Team pool ... has spent time with both the Real Salt Lake, Chivas USA and Columbus Crew academy teams ...helped lead the Columbus Crew Jrs. to the 2011 USL Super-20 championship ... has one sister (Alexa) and one brother (Casey) ... parents are Carlos and Kristi Zavaleta ... born Aug. 2, 1992.

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