7 Juan Monge Solano
7 Juan Monge Solano
Height: 5-8
Weight: 150
Year: Sr.
Hometown: Cartago, Costa Rica
High School: Universidad Fidelitas
Position: D
JUAN MONGE SOLANO - CAREER STATISTICS
Year GP-GS Goals
Assists
Points
Shots
Shots %
SOG
SOG %
GW
PK-Att.
2011
20-20 5 1 11 19 .263 9 .474 0 0-0
2012
18-18 1 1 3 13 .770 7 .538 0 0-0
2013 20-20 0 5 5 9 .000 3 .333 0 0-0
201414-90003.0001.33300-0
Totals
72-67
6
7
19
44
.163
20
.455
0
0-0

WHILE WITH THE RAMS:

2014/SENIOR

  • Played in 14 games, starting in nine of those matches.

2013/JUNIOR

  • Played in and started 20 of VCU's 21 matches
  • NSCAA Mid-Atlantic Region Third Team
  • Atlantic 10 Second Team
  • Provided the game-winning assists in both 1-0 wins over #7 Akron and Niagara as VCU won the 2013 Akron Invitational
  • Helped lead a defense that posted seven shutouts
  • Named one of the team's three captains

2012/SOPHOMORE

  • Started 18 matches for the Rams as a sophomore
  • Named to the NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region Third Team
  • Finished the season with a goal and an assist for three points
  • Scored his goal in the Second Round of the NCAA Tournament against Syracuse
  • Named one of the team's three captains

2011/FRESHMAN

  • Named to College Soccer News and Soccer America 2011 All-Freshman second teams
  • Garnered NSCAA All-South Atlantic Region second team honors
  • Earned All-CAA first team honors and placed on the All-CAA Rookie Team
  • Played and started in all 20 games
  • Scored his first collegiate goal in his first official appearance for the Black & Gold in a 4-1 victory over Navy (8/26)
  • Recorded a season-high three points with one goal and one assist in the team's 3-2 victory over Towson (10/30)

PRIOR TO VCU

  • Member of the Costa Rican U-17, U-20 and U-23 teams
  • Recently participated in his first ever training camp with the Costa Rican Olympic Team
  • 2009 CONCACAF champion as a member of the U-20 squad

Coach Giffard on Monge Solano: “Cheese has had three consecutive years as an All-Region player at left back.  He is one of the best attacking fullbacks in the college game and I would expect him to have a strong senior season.”