Trio of freshmen make deep runs into U.S.S.F Development Academy playoffs
Chris Gurule will be a second generation athlete at UNM, but will letter in a different sport from his parents.
2012 - FRESHMAN SEASON Redshirt season
CLUB/DEVELOPMENTAL Played with the Colorado Rush of the USSF Developmental Academy... Helped squad make playoffs after finishing second in their division.
HIGH SCHOOL 2011 ESPN-HS All-Colorado Team following his senior season at Niwot HS... Scored eight goals in 2010... Named the Colorado State 4A Northern Conference Player of the Year and the Times Call Player of the Year... Named to the coaches' first-team All-State, first-team Colorado 4A Northern Conference, first-team All-Area Boulder County and first-team All-City... Member of the 2010 U.S. Soccer Development Academy Showcase Select Team... Scored three goals in 2009... Earned all-state Honorable Mention honors and helped his team to the 2009 state championship title... Also made an appearance in the 2008 state championship title game... Team earned runner-up spot.
PERSONAL Full name is Christopher Daniel Gurule... Originally born in Albuquerque to Jean and Anthony Gurule on Oct. 10, 1993... Both parents are UNM alumni... Mother played basketball at UNM from 1976-80 (former Jean Rostermundt)... Father played basketball 1979-80... Has three siblings, Michael, Antonio and Dominic... Favoite food in enchiladas... Favorite athlete is Ozil... Intends to major in engineering.