2011-12 Men's Soccer
Jose Diaz de Villegas
Jose Diaz de Villegas
Jose Diaz de Villegas

HOMETOWNPalmetto Bay, Fla.
PREVIOUS SCHOOLGulliver Preparatory HS

As A Freshman (2011)
Utilized redshirt.

High School
A 2011 graduate of Gulliver Preparatory in Miami, Fla. … member of the Florida ODP team in 2007-2008 … competed in the Region III ODP championships in 2008 … played in the US Soccer Development Academy with Kendall SC from 2008 to 2011, qualifying for the USSDA U16 playoffs in 2009 … club team won consecutive Disney Showcase championships in 2007 and 2008 … started on goal at Florida Christian School as a freshman and transferred to Gulliver Prep his junior year … as a junior he recorded a .5 goals-against average, leading his team to the District 15-3A Championship and the Regional Semifinals … named third-team All-Dade in 2010 by the Miami Herald … was hampered by injuries during his senior year, but recorded shutouts in all four matches he played, including the District 15-3A Championship.

Born on October 19, 1992 in Stamford, Conn. … business major … son of Gloria and Jorge Diaz de Villegas … one sister, Sofia … chose FGCU after attending the soccer camp because he liked the coaching staff and wanted to be part of a rising Division 1 soccer program … likes the campus environment and the size of the student body.