CU (M) Soccer BIO
3 Benito Amaral

CREIGHTON CAREER - 2012 (Junior): Made first career start as Bluejay vs. Loyola-Chicago (10/2) ... Played in a dozen matches with six starts … Scored game-winning goal in 3-2 overtime win at Princeton (10/9) that also marked his first goal at CU … Played all 106 minutes in win vs.SIUE (10/6) … Saw first action on pitch in Blue and White at Tulsa (9/25) playing 12 minutes ... Posted pair of shots on goal at Drake (9/29) and vs. Loyola-Chicago (10/2).

COLLEGIATE CAREER - 2010-11 (San Jacinto College): Dished off a pair of assists in his second season with the Coyotes.

PREP CAREER: Went to Menlo Atuerton High School ... Also spent time with the North California Olympic Development Program during his prep days.

PERSONAL: Son of Ignacio and Maria Amaral ... One of three children; Adrian and Marcos ... Benito was born on September 4, 1991 ... Majoring in communications with a minor in business.

Position: Defender
Height: 5'7"
Weight: 150
Year: Senior
Hometown: East Palo Alto, Calif.
High School: Menlo Atherton
Other College: San Jacinto
Club: De Anza Force