Luis Silva

Luis Silva
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Midfielder
  • D.C. United
  • 5' 11"
  • 170 lbs.
  • 10-12-1988
  • Los Angeles, CA,

MLS EXPERIENCE

2013: Acquired from Toronto FC on 7/9, Silva stepped in and made an immediate impact for the Black-and-Red scoring goals in his first three games. In his first start for United on 7/20, the striker notched his first goal of the season against the Chicago Fire, which was nominated for AT&T MLS Goal of the Week. On 7/27 against the New England Revolution, he opened the scoring for both squads and tallied his second goal to give the Black-and-Red the early lead. He was the catalyst in United’s 3-1 victory over the Montreal Impact on 8/3 as he found the back of the net once again, and with doing so took over the lead for the United’s golden boot. He creative attacking midfielder finished the season with three goals and two assists in 13 games played (13 starts) logging 1,042 minutes and tied former teammate Dwayne De Rosario for most goals on the team.

2012: After being selected fourth overall in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft by Toronto FC, Silva made his debut on 3/7/12 against the Los Angeles Galaxy in the first leg of the 2011-12 CONCACAF Champions League quarterfinals, scoring as the game ended in a 2-2 tie. Silva made his MLS debut on 3/17 against Seattle Sounders FC and tallied his first League goal on 7/11 against Vancouver Whitecaps FC. Three days later, Silva scored the only goal of the game in an away win over the New England Revolution. Silva was also part of the Toronto FC side that won the Canadian Championship on 5/9, coming on as a late substitute in the first leg of the Final against Vancouver Whitecaps FC on 5/16, with Toronto winning 2-1 on aggregate. Silva made 30 MLS appearances (22 starts) for Toronto FC his rookie season, tallied five goals and added five assists.

COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

2011: Silva enjoyed a very successful senior year at UCSB as he played and started 22 games, scored 17 goals and notched 10 assists for a total of 44 points. His goals total was the joint fourth-most in Gauchos history and his points total was the joint-most in the history of UCSB. Silva was named to the 2011 NSCAA All-American First Team; the 2011 College Soccer News All-American First Team; and was named Big West Conference Midfielder of the Year. Silva was also a semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy. He was drafted fourth by Toronto FC in the 2012 MLS SuperDraft, the highest pick in UCSB history.

2010: In his junior year, Silva appeared in 22 games (16 starts), the joint-most among all UCSB players that season. He tied for second in goals scored with six and tied for fourth in assists with four. His points tally (16) was the joint third-most on the team. Silva was again part of the team that made the NCAA Tournament, but the Gauchos fell 2-1 in the second round to California-Berkeley in overtime. Silva was named to the 2010 All-Big West Conference First Team.

2009: As a sophomore, Silva played and started 23 games, with the 2,008 minutes he logged the seventh-most in UCSB history. Silva tallied four goals, three game-winners, and was fourth overall on the team with 13 points. Silva also tied for third-best in assists (5). Silva played all 270 minutes for the Gauchos in the sides run to the NCAA Tournament (third round), eventually falling 2-1 to UCLA. Silva was named to the 2009 All-Far West Region Third Team, the 2009 All-Big West First Team and the 2009 Goal.com Third Team.

2008: In his freshman year with the University of California-Santa Barbara Gauchos, Silva made 21 appearances (18 starts), logged four assists and scored once in the 2-2 tie against UCLA on 10/1. That year, Silva played the most games and most minutes of any freshman and his 25 shots was good for second highest among freshmen. Silva was joint second best in assists, accumulated the fifth-most total points (6) and earned an All-Big West Honorable Mention. Silva played alongside D.C. United midfielder/forward Chris Pontius in what would be Pontius’ last year with the Gauchos.

ACQUIRED

Acquired from Toronto FC on 7/9/13 in exchange for allocation money.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2014 D.C. United 13 8 4 617 1 18 7 10 1 0 0
2013 D.C. United 13 13 3 1042 2 25 8 8 2 1 0
2013 Toronto FC 14 11 0 940 2 20 8 12 4 2 0
2012 Toronto FC 30 22 5 2061 5 50 19 14 5 1 0
Career Totals 70 54 12 4660 10 113 42 44 12 4 0

2014 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season D.C. United 13 8 4 617 1 18 7 10 1 0 0

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season D.C. United 13 13 3 1042 2 25 8 8 2 1 0
MLS Regular Season Toronto FC 14 11 0 940 2 20 8 12 4 2 0

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Toronto FC 30 22 5 2061 5 50 19 14 5 1 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
7/11/2014 DC @ SJ W 2-1 Started 75 1 0 2 1 2 0 0 0
7/5/2014 DC @ TOR W 2-1 Started 62 0 1 1 0 1 2 0 0
6/28/2014 SEA @ DC L 1-0 Started 76 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0
6/11/2014 DC @ MTL W 4-2 Started 66 3 0 3 3 1 1 0 0
6/7/2014 CLB @ DC T 0-0 Started 62 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
5/31/2014 KC @ DC W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/24/2014 DC @ NE L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/21/2014 HOU @ DC W 0-2 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/17/2014 MTL @ DC T 1-1 Subbed On 25 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
5/10/2014 DC @ PHI W 1-0 Subbed On 2 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
5/3/2014 DC @ POR L 2-3 Subbed On 19 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
4/26/2014 DAL @ DC W 1-4 Subbed On 11 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4/19/2014 DC @ CLB T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/12/2014 NY @ DC W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/5/2014 NE @ DC W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/29/2014 CHI @ DC T 2-2 Started 38 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
3/22/2014 DC @ TOR L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 0
3/8/2014 CLB @ DC L 3-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
10/27/2013 HOU @ DC L 2-1 Started 79 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0
10/18/2013 DC @ KC L 0-1 Started 63 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
10/12/2013 PHI @ DC T 1-1 Started 67 0 0 5 0 0 1 0 0
10/4/2013 CHI @ DC L 3-0 Started 90 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
9/28/2013 DC @ TOR L 1-4 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/21/2013 DC @ NE L 1-2 Started 72 0 0 1 0 1 3 0 0
9/14/2013 LA @ DC T 2-2 Started 69 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
9/8/2013 DC @ CHV L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
8/31/2013 DC @ NY L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 5 1 0
8/24/2013 TOR @ DC T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 3 2 0 2 0 0
8/17/2013 DC @ MTL L 1-2 Started 83 0 1 3 2 0 0 0 0
8/10/2013 DC @ PHI L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/3/2013 MTL @ DC W 1-3 Started 69 1 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
7/27/2013 NE @ DC L 2-1 Started 90 1 0 2 1 3 3 0 0
7/20/2013 DC @ CHI L 1-4 Started 90 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
7/3/2013 MTL @ TOR T 3-3 Started 75 0 1 3 1 3 1 0 0
6/29/2013 RSL @ TOR L 1-0 Subbed On 35 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
6/22/2013 TOR @ HOU T 0-0 Started 59 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
6/15/2013 TOR @ DC W 2-1 Started 87 0 0 1 0 2 3 0 0
6/1/2013 PHI @ TOR T 1-1 Started 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/25/2013 TOR @ NE L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 3 1 1 1 1 0
5/18/2013 CLB @ TOR L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 1 0 2 5 0 0
5/8/2013 TOR @ SJ L 1-2 Started 69 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
5/4/2013 TOR @ COL L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 3 2 1 1 0 0
4/27/2013 NY @ TOR L 2-1 Started 90 0 0 3 2 0 1 0 0
4/20/2013 HOU @ TOR T 1-1 Started 74 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
4/13/2013 TOR @ PHI T 1-1 Started 73 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/6/2013 DAL @ TOR T 2-2 Subbed On 45 0 0 1 1 1 0 1 0
3/30/2013 LA @ TOR T 2-2 Subbed On 18 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/16/2013 TOR @ MTL L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/9/2013 KC @ TOR W 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/2/2013 TOR @ VAN L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/28/2012 TOR @ CLB L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
10/20/2012 MTL @ TOR T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 3 0 0
10/6/2012 DC @ TOR L 1-0 Started 86 0 0 2 1 3 1 0 0
9/29/2012 TOR @ NY L 1-4 Started 45 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
9/22/2012 TOR @ LA L 2-4 Started 90 1 1 2 2 0 1 0 0
9/15/2012 PHI @ TOR T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 0
9/12/2012 CHI @ TOR L 2-1 Started 90 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0
9/1/2012 TOR @ KC L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 0 3 0 0
8/25/2012 TOR @ HOU T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 5 3 0 0 0 0
8/22/2012 TOR @ CLB L 1-2 Started 90 1 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
8/18/2012 KC @ TOR L 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
8/15/2012 POR @ TOR T 2-2 Started 90 1 0 4 2 0 4 0 0
8/4/2012 TOR @ CHI L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
7/28/2012 HOU @ TOR L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 3 0 0 2 0 0
7/18/2012 COL @ TOR W 1-2 Started 90 0 2 2 1 0 1 0 0
7/14/2012 TOR @ NE W 1-0 Started 89 1 0 3 2 1 0 0 0
7/11/2012 VAN @ TOR W 2-3 Started 90 1 0 2 1 2 1 1 0
7/8/2012 TOR @ PHI L 0-3 Subbed On 25 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/4/2012 TOR @ DAL T 1-1 Subbed On 22 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/30/2012 NY @ TOR T 1-1 Subbed On 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/27/2012 TOR @ MTL W 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/23/2012 NE @ TOR T 2-2 Subbed On 31 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
6/20/2012 TOR @ HOU T 3-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/16/2012 TOR @ KC L 0-2 Subbed On 28 0 0 3 1 0 2 0 0
5/26/2012 PHI @ TOR W 0-1 Started 70 0 0 2 1 0 2 0 0
5/19/2012 TOR @ DC L 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2012 DC @ TOR L 2-0 Started 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/28/2012 TOR @ RSL L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/21/2012 CHI @ TOR L 3-2 Subbed On 22 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
4/14/2012 CHV @ TOR L 1-0 Started 71 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
4/7/2012 TOR @ MTL L 1-2 Subbed On 38 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
3/31/2012 CLB @ TOR L 1-0 Subbed On 45 0 0 3 0 2 1 0 0
3/24/2012 SJ @ TOR L 3-0 Started 90 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 0
3/17/2012 TOR @ SEA L 1-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves