Valentin Salinas

10 Valentin Salinas

  • Birth Date:
    1/5/97
  • Height:
    5-11
  • Weight:
    164
  • Year:
    Sr.
  • Hometown:
    Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • High School:
    Colegio Santa Maria
  • Position:
    Midfield
  • Major:
    Marketing
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pts 19
gw 2

2018 (Senior): A 2018 NAIA Scholar-Athlete…Named First-Team Academic All-District I selection by CoSIDA…Second-Team All-Sun Conference selection…Appeared in 15 matches for the Wildcats, making six starts in 2018…Finished the year tied for second on the team in total points (19), and goals (6) while registering a career-best seven assists (tied for the team lead)…His point total and goals scored were also single-season highs…Scored two game-winners this season (at Faulkner – 9/7 & vs. Dalton State – 9/8)…Ranked tied for No. 5 in the Sun Conference in assists-per-game, averaging 0.47…Posted seventh assist of the season at Southeastern (11/6) in the TSC Semifinals…Notched sixth assist of the season in a 3-1 win at Warner (10/27)…Assisted on the game-tying goal at the end of regulation at Keiser (10/13)…Had a goal and an assist in JWU’s 5-4 win versus Florida Memorial (10/3)…Registered three points (1g, 1a) at Ave Maria (9/26)…Recorded fourth goal of the season with the game-winner versus Dalton State (9/8)…Notched game-winner (his third goal of the season) at Faulkner (9/7)…Registered a career-high six points (2g, 2a) during the Wildcat's season-opening victory versus Johnson (Fla.) (13-0 on 8/25)…Named to the TSC All-Academic Team.

2017 (Junior):
All-Sun Conference Honorable Mention selection…Appeared in all 15 matches for the Wildcats…Finished fifth on the team in total points (7 – 2g, 3a)…One of six Wildcats with two-or-more goals during the season…His three assists were the second-most on the team…Registered 22 total shots with eight on net…Led the team with 18 corner kicks…Recorded two-or-more shots six times…Scored second goal of the season versus Keiser (10/14), registering four shots (three on net) to go along with four corner kicks…Tallied two assists in a 7-0 win over Florida Memorial (10/4)…Notched first assist of the season at Webber International (9/22)…Scored first goal of the season in a 5-2 win over Spring Arbor (Mich.) (9/1)…Made season debut versus Vanguard (8/26).

Prior to JWU: Graduated from Colegio Santa Maria in Buenos Aires, Argentina…Has played soccer since he was four years old…Competitively played in Brazil for Rio Sport Center Academy…Also played in his home country for River Plate’s Academy.

Personal: Parents – Gabriela Barcessat and Marcelo Salinas…Siblings – Paloma and Mora…Born January 5 in Buenos Aires, Argentina…Majoring in marketing…Is a huge Racing Club fan…Favorite food is the ‘asado” and his favorite quote is “Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better.”

Recent Games
Oct 13 at (rv) Keiser L, 2-1
Oct 20 at Thomas (Ga.) L, 3-1
Oct 24 St. Thomas (FL) L, 2-1
Oct 27 at Warner University W, 3-1
Nov 3 at St. Thomas (FL) (No. 3 seed) W, 3-2
Nov 6 at (rv) Southeastern (Fla.) (No. 2 seed) T, 2-2
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 15 8
Games started 6 3
Goals 6 2
Assists 7 4
Points 19 8
Shots 29 14
Shot Pct .207 .143
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 2 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 25 Johnson (FL) W, 13-0 1 2 2 6 4 .500 0-0 0
Sep 1 at #8 Georgia Gwinnett College L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 3 vs. LSU-Alexandria L, 2-1 - 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Sep 7 at Faulkner W, 3-2 1 1 0 2 4 .250 0-0 1
Sep 8 vs. Dalton State W, 3-2 - 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 1
Sep 12 at Eckerd   - - - - - - - -
Sep 22 Webber Int'l W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 26 at Ave Maria W, 5-1 - 1 1 3 2 .500 0-0 0
Sep 29 at #24 Southeastern (Fla.) L, 4-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 3 Fla. Memorial W, 5-4 1 1 1 3 4 .250 0-0 0
Oct 6 SCAD - FORFEIT W, 1-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 13 at (rv) Keiser L, 2-1 - 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 20 at Thomas (Ga.) L, 3-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 24 St. Thomas (FL) L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 27 at Warner University W, 3-1 - 0 1 1 4 .000 0-0 0
Nov 3 at St. Thomas (FL) (No. 3 seed) W, 3-2 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Nov 6 at (rv) Southeastern (Fla.) (No. 2 seed) T, 2-2 - 0 1 1 1 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2015-16 11 1 .36 .00 .73 1.27 .286 .55 .429
2016-17 12 9 .42 .25 1.08 2.50 .167 1.17 .467
2017-18 15 14 .13 .20 .47 1.47 .091 .53 .364
2018-19 15 6 .40 .47 1.27 1.93 .207 1.07 .552
Total 53 30 .32 .25 .89 1.79 .179 .83 .463
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2015-16 11 1 4 0 8 14 .286 6 .429 0 0 0-0 1
2016-17 12 9 5 3 13 30 .167 14 .467 2 0 0-0 2
2017-18 15 14 2 3 7 22 .091 8 .364 6 0 0-0 0
2018-19 15 6 6 7 19 29 .207 16 .552 3 0 0-0 2
Total 53 30 17 13 47 95 .179 44 .463 11 0 0-0 5
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 15 6 .40 .47 1.27 1.93 .207 1.07 .552
Conference 8 3 .25 .50 1.00 1.75 .143 1.25 .714
Exhibition - - - - - - - - -
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Home 4 3 .75 .75 2.25 2.75 .273 1.50 .545
Away 9 3 .22 .44 .89 1.56 .143 1.00 .643
Neutral 2 - .50 .00 1.00 2.00 .250 .50 .250
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Wins 8 3 .75 .63 2.13 3.00 .250 1.88 .625
Losses 6 3 .00 .17 .17 .67 .000 .17 .250
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August 1 1 2.00 2.00 6.00 4.00 .500 2.00 .500
September 7 2 .43 .14 1.00 2.00 .214 .57 .286
October 5 3 .20 .60 1.00 1.80 .111 1.80 1.000
November 2 - .00 .50 .50 1.00 .000 .50 .500
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 15 6 6 7 19 29 .207 16 .552 3 0 0-0 2
Conference 8 3 2 4 8 14 .143 10 .714 2 0 0-0 0
Exhibition - - - - 0 - - - - - - 0-0 -
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Home 4 3 3 3 9 11 .273 6 .545 0 0 0-0 0
Away 9 3 2 4 8 14 .143 9 .643 2 0 0-0 1
Neutral 2 - 1 0 2 4 .250 1 .250 1 0 0-0 1
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Wins 8 3 6 5 17 24 .250 15 .625 1 0 0-0 2
Losses 6 3 0 1 1 4 .000 1 .250 2 0 0-0 0
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August 1 1 2 2 6 4 .500 2 .500 0 0 0-0 0
September 7 2 3 1 7 14 .214 4 .286 2 0 0-0 2
October 5 3 1 3 5 9 .111 9 1.000 1 0 0-0 0
November 2 - 0 1 1 2 .000 1 .500 0 0 0-0 0