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Luca Gimenez
Luca Gimenez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sao Paulo, Brazil

High School:
South Kent School

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 160

Position:
Midfielder/Forward

Club Team:
Beachside

01/21/2014

Ibikunle, Gimenez Picked in MLS SuperDraft

Four Deacons were drafted for the first time since 2010

01/09/2014

Three Deacons Invited to MLS Combine

Chris Duvall, Luca Gimenez and Jared Watts will attend

12/12/2013

Four Deacons Earn All-South Region Honors

Watts, Okoli, Robinson and Gimenez all receive All-Region accolades

11/30/2013

Deacs Head to Notre Dame for NCAA Third Round

Winner will advance to play Michigan State or Georgetown in NCAA Quarterfinals

11/24/2013

Deacs Beat Navy and Advance to NCAA Third Round

Ricky Greensfelder scores the game-winner to cap off his first-career three-point night

09/12/2013

Under the Lights

Wake Forest Men's Soccer: Under the Lights

08/19/2013

A Dominating Style of Play

The Wake Way

07/18/2013

Earn the Jersey

Earn the Jersey

11/24/2013

Wake Forest - Navy Men's Soccer

Wake Forest defeated Navy 2-1 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Nov. 24, 2013

11/02/2013

Wake Forest Men's Soccer vs. Notre Dame

Wake Forest vs. Notre Dame - November 2, 2013

09/28/2013

Wake Forest vs. North Carolina - 9/28/13

Wake Forest and North Carolina tied 1-1 on September 28, 2013.

09/13/2013

Wake Forest Men's Soccer vs. Virginia

Wake Forest defeated Virginia 3-2 on Sept. 13, 2013 at Spry Stadium.

08/30/2013

Wake Forest vs. Coastal Carolina - 8/30/13

Wake Forest dropped the season opener to Coastal Carolina 1-0.


Career Accolades
- First Team All-ACC (2013)
- Second Team All-ACC (2012)
- ACC Player of the Week (10/1/12)
- All-ACC Tournament Team (2011)
- All-ACC Freshman Team (2010)

2013 (Senior)
Selected 63rd overall in the MLS SuperDraft by Philadelphia Union...Named Second Team All-South Region ... Earned First Team All-ACC honors ... Was named ACC Player of the Week and earned a spot on College Soccer News Team of the Week on Oct. 22 ... Scored his first goal of the season vs. Monmouth (9/1) in a 3-0 win ... Put the Deacs on the board with a PK in a 3-2 win over Virginia (9/13) ... Took a career-high nine shots and dished out an assist in a win at Pitt (9/21) ... Scored the Deacs only goal in a 1-1 vs. Clemson (10/11) ... Came off the bench for the first time of the season at Maryland (10/19) and scored two goals and dished out an assist en route to his ACC Player of the Week honor ... Scored a goal in three straight games: at Duke (10/25), vs. Notre Dame (11/2), vs. Syracuse (11/8) ... Had an assist in the Second Round of the NCAA Championship vs. Navy (11/24).

2012 (Junior)
Played in all 20 games and made 15 starts for the Demon Deacons ... Earned Second Team All-ACC honors ... Finished third on the team with seven goals and 17 points ... Also added three assists on the season ... Was named ACC Co-Player of the Week on Oct. 1 after recording a hat trick at Virginia Tech (9/28) ... Recorded one assist in back-to-back games vs. Boston U. (8/31) and West Virginia (9/2) ... His assist vs. the Terriers set up Chris Duvall, while his helper vs. the Mountaineers came on Sam Fink's game winner ... Scored his first goal of the season vs. Ga. Southern (9/18) after starting and playing 67 minutes ... Took four shots, putting all of them on goal, in a 4-0 win over Appalachian St. (9/25) ... Scored his first-career hat trick at Virginia Tech (9/28), taking seven shots and putting five on goal ... Followed that up with the game-winning goal at Davidson (10/2) ... Assisted on one of Sean Okoli's three goal vs. NC State (10/19) ... Tied the game at 1-1 with a goal vs. South Carolina (10/27) ... Scored the game-winning goal against top-ranked and previously unbeaten Maryland (11/1).

2011 (Sophomore)
2011 All-ACC Tournament selection ... Started and took two shots, with one on goal, against USF (8/27) ... Started and fired off two shots on goal against No. 1 Louisville (9/2) ... Started and played the full 110 minutes against Oregon State, firing a career-high five shots and tying his career-high with two on frame (9/4) ... Took two shots in 47 minutes against Clemson (9/9) ... Recorded first assist of 2011 on Andy Lubahn's game-winner against Cleveland State in the 77th minute (9/14) ... Took a career-high six shots, with three on frame, and struck for his first goal of the season with the game-winner against Winthrop (9/25) ... Scored his second game-winner in a row against Davidson (9/28) ... Fired off four shots and one on frame in the double OT win over VT (10/1) ... Took a team-high five shots, including a career-high four on frame, and was named the KFC Player of the Game by Fox Soccer Channel against the College of Charleston (10/11) ... Recorded first-career brace in just 37 minutes of action at NC State (10/22) ... Scored two goals within 1:13 of each other in the 2011 ACC Quarterfinals against Virginia and led the Deacs with four shots on frame (11/8) ... Saw action in both NCAA Tournament matches for the Deacs, making tourney debut at South Carolina ... Converted Wake Forest's second PK attempt to help the team advance 4-3 past the Gamecocks (11/17).

2010 (Freshman)
Named to All-ACC Freshman Team ... Saw time in every game and made 15 starts ... Finished second on the team with five goals and 12 points ... Made collegiate debut against Seton Hall (9.3), scoring the game-tying goal late in the second half and playing 70 minutes ... Earned first start of collegiate career against Akron (9.5), playing 71 minutes ... Tied for the team high with two shots, including a shot on goal, in loss to College of Charleston (9.21) ... Scored second goal of the season and also added first career assist in win at UNC Greensboro (9.25) ... Attempted a team-high tying two shots, including a shot on goal against William & Mary (10.12) ... Tallied third goal of rookie year against NC State (10.16), giving the Deacons a first half lead ... Scored fourth goal of the year at Elon (10.26) ... Recorded second assist of the season in win vs. Boston College (10.30) ... Converted second penalty kick goal of the season at Duke (11.5) ... Attempted a team-high two shots, including a shot on goal, in ACC Tournament quarterfinal against Virginia (11.10).

High School/Club
Played high school soccer for South Kent School in Connecticut ... Named first team all-state in 2009 after scoring a team-high 16 goals ... Helped team to the New England Championship ... Played club soccer for Interclubes in Brazil ... Led team in goals with 21 in 2007 and 15 in 2008 ... Named MVP of Kerkyra Cup in Greece ... Helped club team to first place in the Kerkyra Cup in 2007 and second place in the Helsinki Cup.

Personal
Born April 23, 1992 ... Son of Carmen Resende ... Majoring in economics.


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