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- Oswaldo Gallegos
Oswaldo Gallegos

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Northbrook

Height / Weight:
5- / 155

Position:
Defender/Midfielder

Birthdate:
08/28/1925

Experience:
3L



2002...Played in all 19 contests, starting five times...had breakthrough year, recording career highs in goals scored (2) and added first career assist...was named to the Soccer America national team of the week (Sept. 30-Oct. 8) for scoring a goal and assisting on the game-winner in victory over Charlotte...also added a career-best three shots on goal against the 49ers...scored other goal of season against Georgia State...had 17 shots during campaign, 12 of which were on goal...named to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for a second consecutive year...also the president of the Student Athletic Advisory Comittee (SAAC).

2001...Competed in nine games during the season...scored first collegiate goal on 10/20 in 4-0 victory over C-USA rival DePaul...had four shots on goal during season...had season-best two shots against Florida Atlantic...named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.

2000...Saw action in four matches...played in opener against College of Charleston and against North Carolina...also played in wins over Birmingham-Southern and Coastal Carolina.

High School...Twice selected as district MVP and selected to the All-District team four times...three-time team MVP...lettered in football and cross country in addition to soccer...won cross country district title as a senior...finalists for Houston's Scholar Athlete Award during senior year.

Other Soccer Info...Was a two-year member of South Texas State Olympic Development Team...also a member of the Houstonian Soccer Club coache by former Blazer Eric McCurdy...adidas ESP Participant in 1998.

Personal...Parents are Pedro Gallegos and Florencia Escamilla...majoring in Exercise Science...born Aug. 28, 1981...chose UAB over Farleigh Dickinson.