19 - Jose Cortez|
|Hometown:||San Jose, Calif.|
|Previous School:||William C. Overfelt HS|
AS A FRESHMAN (2007)
Appeared in 16 of the Hornets 19 matches during his freshman campaign...made three starts...showed signs of being a playmaker and threat on the front line...collected 10 shots on the season, including four on goal.
A 2007 graduate of William C. Overfelt HS in San Jose, Calif...three year varsity letterwinner for the Royals....scored 15 goals and tallied 21 assists during his senior season... scored 14 goals and added 13 assists as a junior...named team MVP his final two seasons...played club ball with the West Valley Cobras, led team to Cal Cup title in 2006...played ODP U-14 ball.
Born Jan. 26 1989....parents are Mirna and Juan Carlos Cortez Sr... younger brother of volunteer assistant coach Juan Carlos Cortez...goes by nickname "Pepe"...major is kinesiology