7 - Edgar Herrera
Edgar Herrera
Height: 5-5
Weight: 145
Year: Fr.
Hometown: Four Oaks, N.C.
High School: South Johnston HS
Position: F
Major: Biology

CAREER
Herrera competed at South Johnston HS under the tutelage of Jeremy Byrd…While at SJHS, Herrera was tabbed top freshman in the state, tallying 44 goals and adding 14 assists…In 2007, he earned Player of the Week and Team MVP honors, and was an All-Region selection...As a senior, he once again earned Team MVP honors and was selected ECC Player-of-the-Year… He was selected to the 3A All-State team and the 2010 Men’s East All-Star Team…He was All-County all four years, All-Conference and All-Region three times, JUSA County Most Valuable Offensive Player, and was a 2010 Clash of the Titans East-West All-Star participant…Named Mr. Soccer in 2009…His 158 career goals currently rank him third in North Carolina history.

PERSONAL
Born March 29 in Cuenda, Guanajuato, Mexico…His hobbies include playing soccer, spending time with friends and family, and helping others…He lists his career goals as contributing to the growth of the Saint Leo soccer program, obtaining a degree, and enjoying a successful four-year career at Saint Leo…Believes his consistent hard work and dedication are his two best assets to the team…Names Cristiano Ronaldo his favorite player and Manchester United his favorite team…He chose Saint Leo because of the soccer program, the welcoming atmosphere, and the campus environment…Son of Esteban Herrera and Juana Montoya…Has seven siblings, Yovani, Eusebio, Jesus, Francisco, Jesus, Stephanie, and Jackeline…His brother, Eusebio, played soccer at Saint Leo from 2005-09.