7 - Edgar Herrera
Edgar Herrera
Height: 5-5
Weight: 145
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Four Oaks, N.C.
High School: South Johnston HS
Position: F
Major: Biology

AS A JUNIOR
Appeared in all 16 games... Made 13 starts... Led team in shots with 27... Scored one goal in win over Tampa (09/19/12)... Tied for third on the team with five points... Led team in shots on goal with 12.

AS A SOPHOMORE (2011)
Competed in all 15 games for the Lions…Compiled a career high 1,142 minutes of playing time…Scored a team high second best five goals and tied a career high with six assists for 16 points…Posted one game-winning goal…Fired 22 shots toward the net for a .489 shot-on-goal percentage…Added one penalty kick goal…Finished in the top-three of every offensive category.

AS A FRESHMAN (2010)
2010 Sunshine State Conference Freshman of the Year…2010 Daktronics All-South Region Second Team…Two-time Saint Leo Male Athlete of the Week (9/20/10, 10/11/10)…Competed in and started each of the Lions 15 games…Compiled 1,050 minutes of playing time...Scored a team-high 11 goals and added a team-best six assists for 28 points…Posted three game-winning goals, including the game-winner at SSC rival, Lynn (10/12/10)...Fired 22 shots towards net for a .458 shot-on-goal percentage...Finished in the top-five of nearly every offensive category...Placed in the top-100 in the nation in six categories…Totaled three multiple-goal games...Collected a season-high four points on three occasions (Carson-Newman 09/02/10, Tennessee Temple 09/03/10, Southeastern 10/05/10).

CAREER
Herrera competed at South Johnston HS under the tutelage of Jeremy Byrd…While at SJHS, Herrera was tabbed top freshman in the state, tallying 44 goals and adding 14 assists…In 2007, he earned Player of the Week and Team MVP honors, and was an All-Region selection...As a senior, he once again earned Team MVP honors and was selected ECC Player-of-the-Year… He was selected to the 3A All-State team and the 2010 Men’s East All-Star Team…He was All-County all four years, All-Conference and All-Region three times, JUSA County Most Valuable Offensive Player, and was a 2010 Clash of the Titans East-West All-Star participant…Named Mr. Soccer in 2009…His 158 career goals currently rank him third in North Carolina history.

PERSONAL
Born March 29 in Cuenda, Guanajuato, Mexico…His hobbies include playing soccer, spending time with friends and family, and helping others…He lists his career goals as contributing to the growth of the Saint Leo soccer program, obtaining a degree, and enjoying a successful four-year career at Saint Leo…Believes his consistent hard work and dedication are his two best assets to the team…Names Cristiano Ronaldo his favorite player and Manchester United his favorite team…He chose Saint Leo because of the soccer program, the welcoming atmosphere, and the campus environment…Son of Esteban Herrera and Juana Montoya…Has seven siblings, Yovani, Eusebio, Jesus, Francisco, Jesus, Stephanie, and Jackeline…His brother, Eusebio, played soccer at Saint Leo from 2005-09.