7 - Reinaldo Brenes
Reinaldo Brenes
Height: 5-10
Weight: 155
Year: Sr.
Hometown: San Jose, Costa Rica
High School: Edison Academic Center [Fla.]
Position: F
Major: International Business
g 8
a 2
sh % .143
gw 5

Honors
Hermann Trophy Watch List (2013)
Senior CLASS Award Watch List (2013)
NSCAA All-America (Third Team, 2013)
2x CoSIDA Academic All-America (Third Team, 2013; First Team, 2012)
NSCAA Academic All-America (First Team, 2013)
All-Great Lakes Region (First Team, 2013)
2x All-MAC (First Team: 2012, 2013)

as a Senior (2013):
NSCAA All-America Third Team honoree ... also earned NSCAA Academic All-America First Team status (3.74 GPA, International Business) ... CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team honoree ... All-Great Lakes Region First Team ... voted one of three team captains ... started all 18 games he appeared in ... paced the Akron attack with eight goals and five game winners ... missed four straight games with a leg injury from Oct. 18-30 ... scored four goals in his final six contests of the season, including a brace against defending national champion Indiana in the first round of the NCAA Tournament (Nov. 24) ... his second-half goal against the Hoosiers was the eventual game winner in the Zips 3-2 victory ... also notched game winners against West Virginia (Sept. 29), Bowling Green (Sept. 21), Rutgers (Sept. 8) and Furman (Sept. 1) ... scored a goal and added an assist in a 4-1 win over Western Michigan (Nov. 17) in the championship match of the MAC Tournament ... also helped Akron to a 2-1 victory with an assist at Cleveland State (Oct. 9).

as a Junior (2012):
Enjoyed a breakout season, setting career highs for goals (11), games played (17), games started (13) and minutes played (998) ... rated the No. 45 upperclassman in the country by Top Drawer Soccer ... named to the CoSIDA Academic All-America First Team ... was an All-MAC First Team honoree as well as the Zips' top goal scorer ... also netted a team-leading four game-winning goals ... Academic All-MAC ... recorded the decisive strike in three straight matches from Sept. 29 to Oct. 10 against Buffalo, Florida Atlantic and Penn State ... also notched the game-winner against Ohio State (Oct. 23) ... recorded the first hat trick of his career against the Bulls on Sept. 29 ... followed that up with a two-goal performance against the Owls on Oct. 5 ... found the net 10 times over eight matches from Sept. 29 to Oct. 27 ... was named to the National Team of the Week by College Soccer News (Oct. 1, 29) and Top Drawer Soccer (Oct. 1, 8) multiple times ... also earned All-MAC Player of the Week honors twice (Oct. 2, 17) ... was named MAC Scholar Athlete of the Week on Oct. 3.

as a Sophomore (2011):
Appeared in 11 games ... made the second start of his career against Cal Poly (Sept. 18) ... netted his first career goal with a header against Wake Forest (Oct. 29) ... recorded a pair of assists, including the cross on Luke Holmes' game-winning strike, in a come-from-behind victory at Buffalo (Oct. 21) ... also assisted goals at Tulsa (Sept. 24) and against Hartwick (Oct. 15).

as a Freshman (2010):
Appeared in 15 games, including one start ... recorded his first career point with an assist in a 4-0 win against Buffalo (Oct. 16) ... finished with four shots on the season ... saw the field in four postseason matches, including a pair of NCAA Tournament games against West Virginia (Nov. 21) and Indiana (No. 28).

Prior to Akron:
Was a member of the U-18 Costa Rican National Team as well as the U-17s ... was the 39th-ranked recruit in the nation, according to Top Drawer Soccer ... won the Coaches Award at IMG for the U-18s in 2008 and in 2009.

Personal: Born Dec. 19, 1991.

Recent Games
Nov 6 Penn State W, 2-1
Nov 9 at Western Michigan W, 2-1
Nov 15 West Virginia W, 3-0
Nov 17 Western Michigan W, 4-1
Nov 21 Indiana W, 3-2
Nov 24 at Marquette L, 1-0
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 18 4
Games started 18 4
Goals 8 3
Assists 2 0
Points 18 6
Shots 56 15
Shot Pct .143 .200
Penalty kicks 1-2 0-1
Game-winning goals 5 2
Date Opponent Score g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 20 Marshall W, 4-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Aug 24 at Saint Louis L, 2-0 - - - - - - -
Aug 30 at Col. of Charleston W, 2-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 1 vs. Furman W, 1-0 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 1
Sep 6 at St. John's (N.Y.) L, 2-1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 8 at Rutgers W, 2-1 1 0 2 5 .200 1-1 1
Sep 13 VCU L, 1-0 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 15 San Diego St. W, 2-1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 21 Bowling Green W, 1-0 1 0 2 5 .200 0-0 1
Sep 24 Ohio State W, 1-0 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 29 at West Virginia W, 1-0 1 0 2 1 1.000 0-0 1
Oct 5 Hartwick L, 2-0 0 0 0 5 .000 0-1 0
Oct 9 at Cleveland State W, 2-1 0 1 1 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 15 Wake Forest W, 1-0 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 18 at Buffalo W, 1-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 23 Michigan State T, 0-0 - - - - - - -
Oct 26 Northern Illinois W, 2-1 - - - - - - -
Oct 30 at Michigan W, 2-1 - - - - - - -
Nov 6 Penn State W, 2-1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Nov 9 at Western Michigan W, 2-1 1 0 2 4 .250 0-0 0
Nov 15 West Virginia W, 3-0 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Nov 17 Western Michigan W, 4-1 1 1 3 3 .333 0-0 0
Nov 21 Indiana W, 3-2 2 0 4 5 .400 0-0 1
Nov 24 at Marquette L, 1-0 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2010-11 15 1 0 1 1 4 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
2011-12 11 3 1 4 6 13 .077 3 .231 0 0 0-0 0
2012-13 17 13 11 2 24 42 .262 21 .500 1 0 0-0 4
2013-14 18 18 8 2 18 56 .143 22 .393 2 0 1-2 5
Total 61 35 20 9 49 115 .174 46 .400 3 0 1-2 9
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 18 18 8 2 18 56 .143 22 .393 2 0 1-2 5
Conference 4 4 3 0 6 15 .200 9 .600 0 0 0-1 2
Exhibition 1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0 0

Home 10 10 4 1 9 33 .121 15 .455 0 0 0-1 2
Away 7 7 3 1 7 20 .150 6 .300 2 0 1-1 2
Neutral 1 1 1 0 2 3 .333 1 .333 0 0 0-0 1

Wins 14 14 8 2 18 41 .195 20 .488 1 0 1-1 5
Losses 4 4 0 0 0 15 .000 2 .133 1 0 0-1 0

September 8 8 4 0 8 23 .174 7 .304 1 0 1-1 4
October 3 3 0 1 1 9 .000 3 .333 1 0 0-1 0
November 6 6 4 1 9 23 .174 11 .478 0 0 0-0 1
December - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -