Highlights: Paul Islas

22 January 6:25 de la tarde

Highlights: Paul Islas

By Olivia Cervantes

Chivas USA selected Paul Islas from Fresno Pacific University in the MLS Supplemental Draft on Tuesday morning as the only forward selected in the draft.

“I was watching the live feed and the draft tracker on the website and it was having trouble loading up,” said Islas to FPUathletics.com. “I started getting all these texts saying congratulations and I had no idea what they were talking about until someone finally said I got drafted by Chivas USA.”

In 2012, Islas played in 19 games (18 starts), scoring 22 goals and adding 12 assists, a collegiate personal best. In his four years at Fresno Pacific, the Fresno native disputed a total of 69 games (64 starts), scored a total of 55 goals, and sums 33 assists.

In the match below, Islas scored two goals for Fresno, helping the team earn a spot in the NCCAA West Finals: