19 - Erik Hurtado
Erik Hurtado
Height: 5-9
Weight: 180
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Beaverton, Ore.
High School: Westview
Position: Forward

2009 All-WCC Second Team
2009 WCC All-Freshman Team

FRESHMAN (2009): Outstanding first-year collegiate forward... led Santa Clara in virtually every offensive category including goals (7), points (16) and shots (42) ...netted three game-winners ...honored as an All-WCC Second Team player and also earned a spot on the All-WCC Freshman Team ... played in 19 of SCU's 20 matches, starting nine ... brilliant unassisted goal in the 76th minute against Sacramento State (Sep. 13) allowed SCU a 1-0 victory ... split the middle-defense en route to scoring in the first half at No. 7 Cal (Sep. 20) ... credited with an assist on teammate's Rodrigo Da Silva's tying goal midway through the second half at Portland (Nov. 1) ... netted the game-winner over USF (Nov. 6) under the lights of Buck Shaw Stadium in a match televised live on the Fox Soccer Channel as the NSCAA's 'Game of the Week' ... scored in the 86th minute to force overtime at St. Mary's (Oct. 25).

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2009 graduate of Westview High School in Beaverton, Ore. ... lead the Wildcats to two straight league championships in 2007 and '08 ... team was state finalists in 2008 ... named Oregon Class 6A and Metro League Player of the Year in 2007 and '08 ... also named first-team all-state in 2007 and '08 ... was a first-team All-American in 2008 by ESPN RISE ... played with the Westside Metros club team, which was the 2007 and '08 State Champions, Regional finalists in 2007 and Regional semifinalists in 2008 ... team's leading goal scorer in both seasons ... played a couple of friendlies in South America with the U.S. U-18 National team.

PERSONAL: Born in Fredericksburg, Va. ... parents are Geovanni and Nicole Hurtado ... has two younger siblings Kohl and Morgan.