Daniel Steres
Daniel  Steres


Calabasas, Calif.

High School:
Calabasas HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 170




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Aztec alum signs with LA Galaxy


Aztec Alum Nominee for USL Defender of the Year

Aztec alum nominee for USL Defender of the Year


Former Aztec Daniel Steres to Face FC Barcelona

Former Aztec Daniel Steres to face FC Barcelona

Collegiate Honors
  • 2011 Co-Captain
  • 2010 All-Pac-10 (Second Team)
  • 2010 Tri-Captain
  • College Soccer News National Team of the Week (Sept. 20)
  • Middleton Sports and Fitness Festival Most Valuable Defensive Player
  • Middleton Sports and Fitness Festival All-Tournament Team
  • 2009 All-Pac-10 (Honorable Mention)
  • 2009 Pac-10 All-Academic Team (Honorable Mention)
  • 2009 Courtyard Marriott San Diego Central All-Tournament Team
  • 2008 Courtyard Marriott San Diego Central Most Valuable Defensive Player
  • 2008 SDSU/USD all-tournament team

    2011: Picked as a co-captain.

    2010: Picked as a tri-captain ... Became the first junior captain since Raul Bautista in 2005 ... Was named to the all-Pac-10 second team ... Started all 18 games he appeared in ... Had 10 points on four goals and two assists, despite predominately playing in the back ... The 10 points were tied for third on the team, while the four goals were alone in third ... His 1,650 minutes were most on the team among the non-goalkeepers ... Seven of his 11 shots were on net ... Had three game-winning goals, which tied five others for second in the Pac-10 ... Played every minute of the first six games ... Had an assist, two shots and a shot on goal against Oakland on Sept. 12 ... Scored a goal in both games at the Middleton Sports and Fitness Festival in Madison, Wis., on Sept. 17-19 helping San Diego State to a 1-0 win over Wisconsin and a 1-1, double-overtime tie against Wisconsin-Milwaukee ... Was named the tournament's most valuable defensive player and was picked on the all-tournament team ... Also was selected to the College Soccer News National Team of the Week on Sept. 20 for his efforts ... Scored the game-winning goal early in the first overtime and assisted on another as SDSU downed Washington, 4-3, on Oct. 3 ... Scored the game-winner on his only shot attempt at Cal State Fullerton (Oct. 30) ... Was a part of five Aztec shutouts ... San Diego State was 4-0-1 when he recorded a point.

    2009: Was named to the all-Pac-10 team as an honorable mention pick ... Also was selected to the Pac-10 all-academic team (honorable mention) and the Courtyard Marriott San Diego Central all-tournament team ... Started 17 of 18 games a year ago ... Only two other players - Raymundo Reza and Jose Altamirano - started all 18 games as well ... Led SDSU with 1,653 minutes played and averaged 91.8 minutes per game ... Played every minute of the Aztecs' final 12 games, including all 10 Pac-10 contests ... Had three points on one goal and one assist ... Recorded eight shots on the season with four coming on net ... Started on the backline and played every minute of all three SDSU shutouts (Princeton - Sept.27, at Washington - Oct. 2 and at No. 11 California - Oct. 25) ... Scored a goal and had two shots on net in the team's 2-1 loss in the Sept. 1 season-opener to Loyola Marymount ... Had a shot attempt in San Diego State's 4-2 upset over No. 6 UC Santa Barbara on Sept. 25 ... Assisted on the team's goal in a 2-1 loss to No. 16 Stanford on Oct. 16 ... Had two shots two days later in a 2-1 win over No. 6 California ... Added solo shot attempts in three straight games from Nov. 1-8.

    2008: Had a solid first season on The Mesa ... Finished fourth on the team in points (eight) on three goals and two assists ... The three goals tied four others for third on the squad ... Appeared in 17 games and made 14 starts, which tied Justin Davies for the most among freshman ... Had 23 shots (fourth on team) and 11 shots on goal (third on team) ... Had a tremendous first weekend of his collegiate score, tallying two goals and an assist for five points en route to being named the Courtyard Marriott San Diego Central Most Valuable Defensive Player ... Had one goal on two shots in the team's 3-2 overtime loss to Michigan on Sept. 5 ... Scored a goal and assisted on another two days later, while also setting season highs in shots (seven) and shots on goal (five) ... Had an assist at Denver on Sept. 12 making it three consecutive games to start his career with at least one point ... Scored his final goal of the season at home against UC Davis on Sept. 21 ... Earned SDSU/USD all-tournament honors following the UC Davis (and Sept. 19 UC Irvine game) ... Fired three shots against Washington on Oct. 19 ... Played in the back the better part of the second half of the season.

    High School: Started three seasons as a defender for the Cal-South ODP squad ... Also played four years for Calabasas High School ... Was a two-time Maramonte League selection and an all-CIF pick ... Three-year member of the JCC Maccabi U.S. championship squad ... Started for the state champion DMS 11 team, which went 9-0-2 in the U-19 Coast Premier League and won the Dallas Cup, Surf Cup and NHB Cup.

    Personal: Daniel Steres was born Nov. 11, 1990 in Burbank, Calif. ... Son of Suzie and Mark Steres ... Picked San Diego State over Cal Poly, UC Irvine, Saint Mary's and Santa Clara among others ... Undecided on a major.

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