|14 Bryan Celis
* 2012 UKIT All-Tournament Team
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.
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.
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.