Austin da Luz
Austin  da Luz


Winston-Salem, N.C.

High School:
St. Stephen's Episcopal {TX}

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 160



Deacs in the MLS - July 25

A look at how several former Demon Deacons are doing in the professional ranks


Deacs in the MLS - July 9

A look at how several former Demon Deacons are doing in the professional ranks


Three Former Deacs Lead RailHawks to Upset of Chivas USA

Austin da Luz, Akira Fitzgerald and Zack Schilawski are playing together for the Carolina RailHawks


Anthony Arena Signs with Houston Dynamo

Arena was drafted in the First Round of the 2013 MLS Supplemental Draft

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2009 (Senior): Started all 24 games and finished second on the team with 27 points with six goals and a team-high 15 assists ... Also led the Demon Deacons with eight game-winning assists in 2009 ... Led the ACC in assists and finished tied for second in points ... Leaves Wake Forest as the school's all-time assist leader with 39 helpers ... Named to NSCAA All-South region first team ... Selected to All-ACC first team ... Assisted on Zack Schilawski's game-winning goal in season-opening victory against William & Mary (9.1) ... Recorded second assist of the season on Sean Randolph's game-winning goal against Indiana (9.6) ... Named to Top Drawer Soccer's Team of the Week after performance in season-opening week ... Earned all-tournament team honors at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic ... Added two assists in 3-1 victory at Clemson (9.13) ... Scored first goal of the season in victory against Elon (9.23) ... Assisted on Anthony Arena's game-winning goal against No. 8 Harvard (9.26) ... Broke the Wake Forest record for career assists with his helper on Kyle Adams's goal in victory at Virginia Tech (10.2) ... Scored second goal of the season in Wake's 3-0 win at UNC Greensboro (10.6) ... Assisted on Sam Redmond's game-tying goal in the first half in 2-2 tie against North Carolina (10.9) ... Notched eighth assist of the season against College of Charleston (10.13), assisting on Anthony Arena's game-winning goal ... Contributed on all four goals in win at NC State, scoring the game-winner and tying a career high with three assists ... Also set a new career high with five points against the Wolfpack ... Scored fourth goal of the season and second game winner in victory against Davidson (10.27) ... Added 12th assist of the season in ACC Tournament quarterfinal against Clemson (11.11) ... Tallied fifth goal of the season in NCAA Tournament win against UNC-Wilmington (11.22) ... Scored a goal and assisted on two other goals in Wake's 4-2 win against Duke (11.29) in the third round of the NCAA Tournament ... Had the assist on Zack Schilawski's game-winning goal in quarterfinal win against UCLA (12.5).

2008 (Junior): Scored three goals and recorded eight assists in 14 games played, including seven starts ... Started the season strong, scoring a goal and adding an assist in two games at the Nike Carolina Classic ... Named to the All-Tournament Team at the Nike Carolina Classic ... Came off the bench and scored a second-half goal and an assist in 4-2 victory at No. 2 Maryland (9/28) ... Named ACC Player of the Week and Soccer America Men's Player of the Week after performance against the Terrapins ... Assisted on two goals in victory at NC State (10/11) ... Returned from injury to play 11 minutes against USF (12/6) and 24 minutes against North Carolina (12/12) in the NCAA Tournament ... Enters senior season ranked fifth in career assists at Wake Forest with 24, just five shy of tying the school record ... Named to ACC Honor Roll.

2007 (Sophomore): Tied single season assist record with 13 ... Posted three assists in Wake's 5-0 win over Appalachian State on Oct. 9, the most for one Deacon in a game since WFU played Central Florida in August of 2006, where then-senior Steve Curfman also registered three .... Landed his first goal of the season against Coastal Carolina on Oct. 23 ... Posted two assists over Davidson, including the assist in Schilawski's game-winner on Nov. 6 ... Netted WFU's lone goal in the 2-1 ACC Championship loss to Boston College on Nov. 18 ... Assisted in Cody Arnoux's final goal in Wake's 3-1 win over West Virginia in the third round of the NCAA Tournament (Dec. 2) ... Had the golden overtime goal that sent Wake Forest to the College Cup in Wake's 1-0 victory over Notre Dame (Dec. 8).

2006 (Freshman): Saw action in 17 games with 10 starts ... Earned one goal and three assists ... Registered first career goal and game winner vs. William and Mary (Aug. 27) ... Led freshmen class in shots (35) ... Earned spring season goal vs. Charleston Battery (April 5).

Prior to Wake Forest: Earned a varsity letter at Reynolds HS before transferring to St. Stephen`s Episcopal School in Austin, Texas where he played for two years ... Member of the North Carolina 1987 Olympic Development State Team from 2000-05 ... Member of the Region III Olympic Development Program ... Twice participated in the adidas/ESP Program ... Plays club soccer with Lonestar in Austin, Texas ... Former member of the Greensboro Soccer Club, along with teammate Sam Cronin.

Personal: Born in San Diego, California on October 9, 1987 ... Son of current Wake Forest women's soccer coach Tony & Amy da Luz ... Pursuing a degree in English.

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