Comets Indoor Soccer

Bryan Perez #9

Position: Midfielder
Height: 5′ 9″
Weight: 165
Hometown: San Jose, Costa Rica
College:
UMKC
DOB: 11/01/1987
Twitter: @bptico

2015-16 MASL Season: Perez was once again one of the Comets’ Ironmen last season, appearing in every game for his third consecutive season with the club. He tallied 20 points with 14 goals and 6 assists on the year

2014/15 MASL Season: “BP” played all 20 games for the Comets and totaled 44 points with 22 goals and 22 assists. He was named Man of the Match on numerous occasions and helped the team finish the regular season with a perfect 20-0 record.

National Team: Called to play for the US Men’s National Futsal Team prior to the 2014/15 season.

Professional/Club: Finished the 2013/14 MISL season with 28 points recording 10 goals and eight assists.

  • Before being acquired by Milwaukee in February 2013, he accumulated 29 points on 10 goals and 7 assists between Wichita and Syracuse
  • 2012-2013: Week 8 Player of the Week with the Silver Knights Perez after having a five-point night against the Rochester Lancers sealing a 16-14 victory
  • 2011-2012: Accumulated 47 points with 19 goals and six assists in with Wichita, Player of the Week for Week 14 after scoring the match-winning goal in overtime to cap a five-point night,
  • February 2010: Signed by Miami FC of the USSF Division 2 Professional League
  • Made professional debut June 2010 as a substitute in a 3-1 loss
  • Only played in one other game before being released by the team
  • 2011: Signed to play for Des Moines Menace in the USL PDL

College/High School:

  • Played four years at UMKC
  • Ended his career as the team’s all time leader in goals (29), points (70), shots (160), and games played (78)
  • Became the first three-time first team all-league honoree and the first four-time all-league selection, also was the first three-time all-region honoree in school history
  • One of just seven players in UMKC history to tally a hat trick, a feat he accomplished in the 4-3 win over Drake on Sept. 30, 2008
  • 2009: Summit League Offensive Player of the Year, NSCAA/Performance Subaru all-Midwest Region second team honoree, led the team and ranked first in The Summit League in goals (11) and points (25), ranked second in shots (54) and tied for fourth in assists (3), tallied a goal in the 3-0 shutout victory over No. 23 Drake, which led to him being named to the all-Tournament Team at the Holiday Inn at the Plaza UMKC Invitational, named The Summit League Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 5 after netting the game-winning goal in the 1-0 double overtime win over Western Illinois, making him the record holder for career strikes, named The Summit League Offensive Player of the Week a second time on Oct. 19, selected as The Summit League Men’s Athlete of the Month in October after registering six goals and a pair of assists over the course of the month, named to the Summit League Championship all-Tournament team after leading the ‘Roos to their second straight final appearance, and recipient of UMKC’s Circle of Champions Award, which is given to the best overall student-athlete based solely on the individual’s athletic performance.
  • 2008: second player in school history to receive multiple NSCAA honors, ranked second in the league in goals (10), goals per game (.50), points (26), points per game (.50) and was tied for second in assists (6) and was tied for third in game-winning goals (3), was fifth in shots (43) and assists per game (.30) and was sixth in shots per game (2.15), tallied the fifth hat trick in UMKC history in the 4-3 win over No. 19/21 Drake, which led to him being named to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week, the Soccer America Team of the Week and the Summit League Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 6, named to the Summit League Championship all-Tournament team after helping the ‘Roos to the league title and NCAA Tournament berth and notched the game-winning goal in the 1-0 win over Western Illinois (11/14) in the semifinals, and the recipient of UMKC’s Circle of Champions Award
  • 2007: the first Kangaroo player since 2003 to earn all-region honors, struck for a team-high six goals on the season, including two penalty kicks (at FAU, vs. Loyola Chicago) and a game-winning strike at IPFW, was named to the all-tournament team for the Blue-and-Gold at both the UMKC/Mr. Goodcents Brookside Invitational and the NIU-adidas/Baymont Inn Invitational, and named to The Summit League Fall Academic all-League team
  • 2006: started all 20 games, averaging nearly 80 minutes per game (78.9) for the Blue-and-Gold, earned second-team all-Mid Con honors, finishing with seven points (2 g, 3 a) on the year, and recipient of the Dutton Brookfield Award, which is presented to a talented student-athlete who demonstrates great potential for the future
  • While in college, he also played with Kansas City Brass in the USL PDL
  • High School: earned honorable mention all-Florida honors for Class 6A schools as a junior and second-team all-Florida honors as a senior

Personal:

  • As a child, was a member of the Saprissa’s Futbol Academy in Costa Rica
  • Age 11: chosen as a member of the Saprissa traveling youth club
  • Moved to Miramar, Florida in early 2000s and attended Miami Killian HS