Central Florida got a goal from Omar Vallejo in the 40th minute and a clean sheet from Sebastian Evers to post a 1-0 win over Kentucky men's soccer, on a cold and rainy Wednesday night at the UK Soccer Complex.
* 2012 UKIT All-Tournament Team
2014 Played 15 games and started 14 ... Started the final 13 games of the season in the midfield, owning a three-assist game at South Carolina, netting goals vs. No. 9 Louisville and at UAB as the game winner ... Had assists at Ohio State, Xavier and on a qulaify combination with Napo Matsoso to net the opener vs. Charlotte ... Missed the first four games of the year, returning to come off the bench vs. ETSU ... Finished season with two goals and six assists in 15 games.
2013 Played in 12 games as a sophomore, making starts in all 12 ... Logged 857 minutes ... Played the full time in six contests ... Recorded three assists, which ranked fourth on the team ... Fired seven shots, with two coming on target ... Started the last 10 games of the season ... Collected an assist in the season-opener vs. Georgia State ... Also had an assists at Marshall and in UK's 6-1 win vs. Florida Atlantic ... Fired a season-best two shots vs. South Carolina.
2012 Became one of the top freshmen in collegiate soccer in 2012, playing in all 21 games with 11 starts as an attacking midfielder and forward ... Logged 1317 minutes ... Totaled a goal and four assists, with his four assists ranking second-best on the club ... Fired 12 shots, with eight coming on target ... Netted his first career goal as a game-winning tally vs. St. Joseph's, the first win of the Johan Cedergren era ... Totaled assists vs. Memphis, FIU, Tulsa and SMU ... Started the last 10 games ... Earned the starting assignment in the season opener at Dayton ... Played the full time four times, including 110 minutes vs. SMU in the C-USA Tournament semifinals, with UK battling through injuries ... Fired a season-high two shots vs. St. Joe's and Memphis ... In C-USA games alone, ranked sixth in the league in assists.
Pre-College A native of Houston, Texas, and product of Mayde Creek High School ... Coached by Carl Flemming of the Texans FC ... Member of US National Team U-17, U-15, and U-14 teams ... Helped led the Texans FC to a 12-4-8 record while notching five goals ... Rated by TopDrawerSoccer.com as the 75th best soccer player in his class as well as the 10th best in the state and 22nd best at his forward position.
Personal Full name is Bryan Celis ... Born on Jan. 8, 1994 in Houston, Texas ... Son of Luis Fernando Celis and Martha Espana ... Has two brothers, Jonathon Gil (26) and Matthew Celis (12) ... Member of the Honor Roll his senior year at Mayde Creek High School.