2014-15 Men's Soccer
|HOMETOWN||Boca Raton, Fla.|
|PREVIOUS SCHOOL||North Broward Preparatory School|
As A Junior (2013) | Game-By-Game Stats
Finished tied for fourth on the team with nine points … contributed to the Eagles' conference-leading offense by being one of three FGCU players to net exactly four goals … tied for second on the team with six points during conference play … tied for eighth in the conference in goals … tied for second in the conference for goals during A-Sun matches with three … his 14 shots on goal was tied for third on the team … recorded a shot on goal in 12 of his first 14 games … recorded a shot on goal for six straight games … scored the game-winning goal against the top-ranked defense in the conference, ETSU, on Oct. 11, 2-1 in overtime … played the second-most minutes among all FGCU forwards with 1,024 … appeared in 17 games … started in 12 of them.
As A Sophomore (2012) | Game-By-Game Stats
Named to the Preseason Atlantic Sun All-Conference Team ... also named to the College Sports Madness Preseason A-Sun First Team ... listed as TopDrawerSoccer.com's No. 4 A-Sun Player to Watch entering the year ... played in six games … in those games he played, FGCU won five … missed the first half of the season … had one shot on goal.
As a Freshman (2011) | Game-By-Game Stats | A-Sun All-Conference Teams
Named the Atlantic Sun Freshmen of the Year … selected to the A-Sun All-Conference second team and All-Freshmen team … guided the Eagles to a 12-6-2 overall record while securing the program’s second consecutive A-Sun regular season title with a 7-1 league mark … appeared in 15 contests while making seven starts at forward … led the team with 15 points on six goals, including a team-best four game-winners, and three assists … topped the A-Sun in game-winning goals while ranked seventh in goals scored … made collegiate debut in the season-opening 3-1 loss to FAU (Aug. 26) … tallied first collegiate goal in the 4-0 rout of Rhode Island (Sept. 8) … netted the game-winning goal in the 1-0 victory at USC Upstate (Oct. 14) … supplied back-to-back game-winners in the 3-1 win over Belmont (Oct. 23) and the 2-1 defeat of Jacksonville (2-1), while adding an assist against the Bruins … scored for the third straight match in the 4-1 victory at North Florida (Oct. 30) in the A-Sun regular season finale … provided a three-point game in the Eagles’ 2-1 semifinal victory over fourth-seeded Mercer (Nov. 11) in the A-Sun Championship Tournament, assisting the opening goal and scoring the game-winner … helped the Green and Blue earn the A-Sun’s automatic berth into the NCAA Championship Tournament in their first year of postseason eligibility with a pair of one-goal victories in the league championship tournament … earned A-Sun All-Tournament team honors … ranked No. 36 in College Soccer News’ Top 150 College Soccer Recruits.
2011 graduate of North Broward Prep High School … played for coach Diego Cardona … led the team in scoring in both junior and senior seasons … finished senior year with 27 goals and 12 assists … named team MVP… named to Broward County All-Star first team by both the Sun-Sentinal and Miami Herald … selected to Florida Athletic Coaces Association (FACA) All-Star team … named MVP of FACA South team … finished junior season with 25 goals and 16 assists … won District and Regional 14-3A championships … Florida State runner-up … selected to Broward County All-Star first teams by Sun-Sentinel and Miami Herald … netted 16 goals and assisted 10 others as a sophomore … crowned District 14-3A champions … selected to Broward County All-Star first team by Miami Herald and second team by Sun-Sentinel … recorded nine goals and seven assists as a freshman … team won District 14-3A championship … also were champions of Adidas Palm Beach High School Soccer Classic … a Broward County All-Star second team selection by the Miami Herald.
Born on June 16 1993 … resort and hospitality management major … son of Xavier Silva-Buitron and Blanca Silva … has two siblings: Naike Silva-Lawary and Maria Silva … chose FGCU over NC State, Tulsa, Boston College, Richmond, USF, UNF, Appalachian State and USC.
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