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Guillermo Delgado
Player Profile:
Guillermo Delgado 1740445
Position: Forward (Captain)
Height: 5'8"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Tres Cantos, Spain
High School: Jose Luis Sampedro
Major: Health & Physical Education
Experience: 3 Letters

Four-time letterwinner for the Blue Hens • four-time All-American  • finished his career the all-time leading scorer in school history with 117 points • All-time career goal scorer in school history with 49 goals • All-time career assists leader in school history with 19 • career-leader with 16 game-winning goals and 287 shots • Graduated from Delaware in May 2017 • Drafted 27th overall by the Chicago Fire in the 2017 MLS SuperDraft. 


Team captain alongside Thibault Philippe and Ben Sampson named to MAC Hermann Award Watch List Preseason All-CAA • enjoyed a very successful senior season in which he appeared in the starting XI in all 19 games he played in • led the CAA in multiple categories including shots with 56, points with 32, goals with 12 and assists with 8 • ranked 14th nationally in goals, 9th in total points, and 7th with 1.68 points per game  
NSCAA Third Team All-American • NSCAA All-Midwest Region First Team • ECAC 1st Team All-East  CAA Player of the Year  All-CAA First Team  CAA All-Tournament Team  MAC Hermann Award Watch List  UD Alumni Association Team Most Valuable Player for the fourth year in a row  UD Alumni Association Outstanding Male Athlete of the Year for the third year in a row  CAA Player of the Week (Aug. 29, Sept. 19)  College Soccer News National Player of the Week (Aug. 29)  National 5 & 10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week (Sept. 19)  MLS Draft Player Combine Participant • Captained a Blue Hen squad that won the CAA Championship and clinched a berth in the NCAA Tournament. 

Team captain alongside Thibault Philippe and Ben Sampson • NSCAA Third Team All-American • NSCAA Third Team All-Midwest Region • All-CAA First Team • MAC Hermann Award Watch List • Top Drawer Soccer Preseason Best XI Second Team • appeared in the starting XI in all 20 games played • helped lead Delaware to second straight CAA title game appearance • led the CAA and was 12th nationally with 3.95 shots per game • also was tops in the league with 10 goals on the year and 1.20 points per game, marks good for 26th and 55th, respectively, across NCAA Division I rankings • registered a career-best five points off two goals and an assist in team's 4-0 victory over James Madison (Oct. 28), the first against the Dukes in Newark since 2009 • earned CAA Player of the Week accolades on Nov. 2 • third in program single-season history with 79 shots and four game-winning goals • tied for 13th in UD single-season history with 24 points • tied for ninth all-time for the Blue Hens with a season-best seven shots in 5-1 win against Drexel (Oct. 14) • D1 HERO of the Week (Nov. 11).

NSCAA first team All-American • NSCAA first team All-Midwest Region • third team Best XI • CAA Player of the Year • first team All-CAA • Preseason MAC Hermann Award Watch List • UD Alumni Association Outstanding Male Athlete of the Year • UD Alumni Association Team MVP • started all 19 games during sophomore campaign • led the CAA and Delaware and finished ninth nationally with 11 goals on the season • third in the NCAA with six game-winning goals • tied school record with six game-winning goals, a mark he set in 2013 • added two assists to give him a season total of 26 points, which was good for 19th across the country • ranked 21st in the NCAA with 1.37 points per game • recorded a season-high two goals in Delaware's victories over Iona and St. Bonaventure • scored in four straight games from Sept. 4-14 • registered 65 shots on the season • recorded five game-winning goals including deciding goals in the final seconds of overtime in UD's victories over UNCW and Hofstra • guided Delaware to first CAA regular season title in school history • CAA Player of the Week (Sept. 8; Oct. 20) • National 5 & 10 Best of the Blue Hens Athlete of the Week (Oct. 20) • Corvias ECAC Tri-Player of the Week (Oct. 21).

Enjoyed an outstanding freshman season in which he was one of the nation's most prolific scorers • became first freshman in school history to earn All-American honors when he earned second team honors by NSCAA/Continental Tire • earned fourth team All-American honors and was selected as national Freshman of the Year by College Sports Madness •  ranked No. 5 freshman in the nation by • first team All-South Atlantic Region and second team ECAC All-East • named Colonial Athletic Association Rookie of the Year and first team All-CAA • UD Alumni Association Team Most Valuable Player •  two-time CAA Rookie of the Week • started all 20 games at forward and tallied 15 goals and 5 assists for 35 points • led all NCAA freshman and was No. 4 overall in total goals (15) and ranked No. 4 in total points (35) • led a Delaware offense that ranked No. 2 in the nation with 2.25 goals per game • recorded 87 total shots with 47 of them on goal • scored a goal in each of his first five career games and scored at least one goal 12 times and had at least one point 16 times • scored two goals each vs. UNLV (collegiate debut) and in consecutive games vs. Seton Hall and Saint Bonaventure in September • dished out two assists vs. Iona • had season-high seven shots vs. Manhattan, Saint Peter's, and Drexel • one of only two players on squad to start all 20 games (Ben Sampson) • part of team that set a school record for wins in a season (14-5-1) and made its second trip to the NCAA Tournament in three years for head coach Ian Hennessy.

Attended Les Jose Luis Sampedro High School.

Guillermo [ghee—air—moh] León Delgado • born July 8, 1994 in Madrid, Spain • nickname is ‘Guille' • son of Juán José León and Maria del Rosario Delgado Abad • has one younger sibling • health and physical education major at Delaware with a minor in strength & conditioning • enjoys cooking, playing video games, hanging out with friends, and listening to music in his spare time • also very interested in technological gadgets • aspires to become a personal trainer • lists Real Madrid as his favorite professional soccer team • took part in the Union Summer Selection Program during summer of 2014 • led Sounders FC U23 squad to Premier Development League Western Conference Championship and tournament semifinal appearance in summer 2015 under head coach Darren Sawatzky • returned to the Sounders FC U23 PDL team during the summer of 2016.

Points:  5 -- 2x, last at Bucknell (8/26/16)
Goals:  2 – 11x, last at Maryland (10/25/16)
Assists: 2 vs. Iona (9/25/13)
Shots: 8 vs. Iona (9/4/14)
SOG: 6 vs. Iona (9/4/14)

Year GP/GS Goals Assists Points Shots SOG GW PS-Att.
2013 20/20 15 5 35 87* 47 6* 0-0
2014 19/18 12 2 26 65 38 6 0-0
2015 20/20 10 4 24 79 36 4 0-0
2016 19/19 12 8 32 56 33 2 0-0
TOTALS 78/78 49* 19*
117* 287* 154 18* 0-0

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