Vicente Vega | #21 | D/MF
Hometown: Greeley, Colo.
Previous School: Northridge HS
As a Sophomore (2011): Played in 15 games and made as many starts in the 2011 campaign… Took two shots, placing one on goal.
Before ASU: Attended the University of Denver in 2009-10 and New Mexico Highlands University in 2010-11… Played club soccer at both institutions.
Prep: 4-year varsity starter and all-conference pick for the Northridge HS Grizzlies of Greeley, Colo… Earned first team all-conference honors as a senior in the fall of 2008, a year in which Steve Brubacher was the head coach… Played midfield position… Had played for coach Sam Chuenchit the three prior years… Was the recipient of the Sam Chuenchit award as a senior… Earned second team all-conference honors as a junior… Was also an honorable mention selection as a sophomore and freshman.
Club: Played for coach Scott Winn and the Northern Colorado Soccer Club during his U-11 through U-16 years… Later played for the Colorado Rapids Soccer Academy U17-18 squad in 2008-09… Was also a guest player for the Littleton United Soccer Club that were State Cup runner-ups… Also involved in the Olympic Development program in 2005 and 2008.
Academics: Is majoring in business… Plans on obtaining an M.B.A. and to open a few businesses or possibly teach… Was on the dean’s list at New Mexico Highlands… Earned first team academic all-state honors as both a sophomore and junior in high school.
Off the Pitch: Born 8/29/91… Son of Vicente Vega Chavez and Felicitas Vega… Siblings are Elmer, Favian and Lucy… Favorite movies are anything with Jackie Chan… Favorite foods are pizza and sushi.
Why I Chose Adams State: "I like small class sizes and this is a place where I see myself excelling."