2013: Started in each of his 25 appearances, recording one goal and one assist in the process ... Lone goal came from the penalty spot in a 2-1 win against the Portland Timbers on July 27 ... He had a game-winning assist one week later, helping San Jose to a 2-0 result against Chivas USA ... Part of a backline that allowed just two goals in all competitions over the final two months of the season ... Started and played 90 minutes in two of the club's four CONCACAF Champions League group games.
2012: Named to the MLS Best XI after scoring two goals and recording one assist in 24 games during his first season with San Jose ... Finished as the runner-up in MLS Newcomer of the Year and MLS Defender of the Year voting ... Made his MLS debut in a 1-0 win against the New England Revolution on March 10 ... Scored his first career MLS goal in a dramatic 4-3 comeback win against the LA Galaxy on June 30 in front of 50,391 fans at Stanford Stadium ... Also netted the game winner in a 4-0 result against Chivas USA on Sept. 2 ... First career MLS assist was a game winner against Seattle Sounders FC on Sept. 22.
Professional Experience: Joined San Jose following three years with Belgian Pro League giant RSC Anderlecht from January of 2009 through 2011 … The hulking center back appeared in 22 matches for the Purple & White, including three UEFA Europa League fixtures … In 2011, played in games for Lierse SK (Belgium) and Indios (Mexico) while on loan … Notched a pair of set-piece header goals for Indio to turn a 2-0 deficit into a 2-2 draw at Pumas Morelos over the final 12 minutes in the Torneo Apertura of the Liga de Ascenso on 10/2 … The 6-foot-2 defender appeared in seven games during Anderlecht’s Belgian Pro League championship season in 2009-10 … From 2004-08, suited up for C.D. Motagua of the Honduran first division, where he played in 62 games and scored 10 goals … Two of his goals came in the 2006-07 Apertura final, as Motagua defeated Olimpia, 4-2 on aggregate … Knack for clutch performances shone through again on 9/2/07, when he laced a 40-yard free kick past the Marathon goalkeeper in El Clasico de las Emes, capping a 4-1 win for Motagua … Began his professional career with his hometown team, C.D. Vida, in La Ceiba, Honduras, in 2003.
International: Has earned 52 caps for the Honduras national team, and has scored two goals … Played 90 minutes for Los Catrachos in a 0-0 tie against Switzerland at the 2010 FIFA World Cup … Played a key role in Honduras’ qualifying campaigns for the 2006 and 2010 World Cup, appearing 17 times while helping the squad to a 9-4-4 record over that time … Started each of Honduras’ five games at the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup, helping his team reach the semifinals before bowing out 2-0 against eventual champion Mexico … Previously represented Honduras at the U-23 level.