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#16 Paul Torres
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 151
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Bethesda, Md.
High School: Walt Whitman
Experience: 1 Letter

As a Sophomore in 2010: Appeared in 21 matches in the midfield, starting in seven...earned his first start of the season against Colgate (10/19)... scored first career goal in a win at Virginia Tech (10/8)...also added an assist to Jason Herrick against the Hokies...dished on Matt Kassel's score versus Northeastern (9/5)... assisted Patrick Mullins on his game-winner against No. 2 UCONN (10/5)... tacked on Maryland's second goal in a 3-2 defeat of Clemson (10/16)...scored the first goal of the match in a key win against Wake Forest (10/23)...started off November strong with a goal against William and Mary (11/2)...added a goal to the 5-0 shutout of Coastal Carolina on Senior Night (11/5)...posted an assist to Billy Cortes against Clemson (11/10) in the quarterfinals of the ACC Championship...finished the year with career-highs in goals (5), assists (4), points (14), games played (21) and shots (14).

As a Freshman in 2009: Played in 19 matches as a rookie, including six starts...played both the forward and attacking midfielder position...tallied first career assist as a Terrapin in Maryland's 3-1 win against Seton Hall (10/20)...came off the bench in Maryland's NCAA Tournament action versus Loyola (11/19), No. 7 seed Penn State (11/22) and one of five freshman to play in the Terps' Elite Eight matchup against eventual national champion Virginia (12/4).

Before Maryland: Member of the DC United U18 Development Academy Team...named to the USSF U16 Development Academy starting IX in 2008...selected to the Disney Showcase All-Star team traveling to Chelsea in summer of 2009...three-time state champion at Walt Whitman High School...D.C. United Player of the Year....U-17 MLS Cup MVP...two-time First Team All-State, All-Gazette, All-County, All-Met and All-South.

Personal: Full name is Paul Esteban Torres...the son of Gerver and Carolina Torres...born Oct. 22, 1991...has one brother, Sebastian...meditates before every game...born in Caracas, Venezuela...chose Maryland to excel and challenge himself on-and-off the field.

Torres' Career Statistics
SeasonGP-GSGoalsAssistsPointsShotsGW
2009 19-601190
201021-75414140
TOTAL 40-135515230


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