Graciano, Mario

IMG_2056Mario Graciano

Position: Goalkeeper

Year of High School Graduation: 2018

Thornwood High School, South Holland, IL

GPA: 3.1

ACT: To be taken

My style of play is different from many goalkeepers. I am very comfortable with the ball at my feet, and I like to be involved in the game. I’ve consistently been the first team keeper with my club teams, winning many individual and team honors.

  • Started playing soccer in 2004 at South Suburban Soccer Academy
    • NISL (National Illinois Soccer League)
    • Disney Cup- Florida- 2010
    • Empire Cup- New York- 2011 & 2013
    • USA Cup- Minnesota- 2013
    • Nationals- Colorado- 2014
    • Junior Irish Cup- Indiana- 2014 & 2015
    • Nationals- Wisconsin
    • Nationals- Libertyville/Waukegan- 2014 
  • Illinois ODP- Olympic Development Player
o   National Tournament- Rockford- 2014
o   Regional Tournament- Arizona- 2014
  •   Thornwood High school Varsity Team
o   Won Conference (IHS) 2014
o   Won Regional (IHS) 2014
o   Won first sectional in school’s history
o   Competed in Super Sectional Finals
  • Chicago Fire Soccer Academy
o   National League- North Carolina- 2015
o   Disney Cup- Florida- 2015


Gongora, Axel

AxelAxel Gongora is a sophomore at Mt. Carmel High School in Chicago.

He is 5’7. He has played varsity since freshman year and this past year helped his high school team secure a bid to the state finals.

Fast and skilled, he will stop attacks and bring the ball up field.

He can be reached through his high school soccer coach: Antonio Godinez,

Vargas, Giovanny


Name: Giovanny Vargas

GPA : 4.3

Position : Defender

Jersey number : 11

Class of 2018

Mount Carmel High School,  Chicago, Illinois

I am an intelligent, mature young man that has dedicated my time to excel in all my academic opportunities i get. I have won a couple of scholarships for high school and seek to receive many more for college. I am also a hard working dedicated athlete that thinks smartly on the field. I balance my time with my education and soccer and to succeed in both.

Valencia, Salvador

ChavaSalvador Valencia

Center Mid/Center Attacking Mid – #9

Class of 2018

Mount Carmel High School – Chicago, IL

GPA – 4.4 – ACT – 26 – 773-569-5494

As a center midfielder, I try to be most creative player on the field. My greatest strength is my vision, which enables me to find gaps in the defense and effectively distribute the ball. I am hard working both on and off the field. My hard work academically has enabled me to have a good GPA and ACT score going into my senior year. My dedicated training in soccer has led to success in US Youth Soccer National League, Regionals, a 2nd place at US Youth Soccer nationals championship, and in the IHSA 2A State Championship game with my high school. overall, my hard work has repaid me in many ways that will only make me look forward to what’s in store for the future.



Spartiatis, Evangelo

Forward Striker
2019 graduate year
Lincoln Park High School, Chicago, IL
2015-2016 US Youth National Soccer League top scorer, Golden Ball award and Best Eleven Award. Right and left footed. Anticipates situations and creates opportunities. Ability to beat defenders and finish.

Sanchez, Moises

moises (2)Player name: Moises Sanchez
Position: Right Back
Graduation Year: 2018
High School: Mount Carmel High School, Chicago
GPA: 3.68
I have been playing soccer for ten years, and have played as a defender throughout that time. Since I was 13 I have competed in a national championship either in US youth soccer organization or US club soccer, some examples of this are, at the age of 13 I went to Kansas to compete in the 2013 US youth national championship.The following year I went to Maryland and North Carolina to compete in the 2014 national championship and 2014 national league season.