17 Marshall Cazares
17 Marshall Cazares
Height: 5-9
Weight: 150
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Brooklyn, N.Y.
High School: Birmingham HS
Position: Defender


2013: Appeared in 15 of the team's final 18 games after making his season debut at UCLA on Sep. 13 ... The versatile Cazares saw time at left-back, attacking midfielder, and winger ... Scored his first career goal in spectacular fashion, volleying a long pass from Ismaila Jome past the keeper in the Big West Conference Tournament Semifinals against Cal State Northridge ... Picked up an assist on the only goal in a 1-0 win over Loyola Marymount on Sep. 29.

2012: Redshirted.

2011: Played in eight games his first season with the Gauchos, starting six…Played in both NCAA Tournament matches against Providence (Nov. 20) and Creighton (Nov. 27). 


Played club with Chivas USA Academy, with which he competed in the SUM Under-17 Cup…Was selected to the Development Academy U-16 West Conference Starting XI and was also selected to the Starting XI for the entire 77-team league…Also played with Blast, Galaxy, Elite and Rampage…Competed for the Surf Cup with Rampage.

Attended Birmingham High School…Helped his team to league championships in 2009 and 2011…Ranked as the No. 4 Southern California Player to Watch according to Top Drawer Soccer in the spring of 2011…Also competed in track and tennis.
Marcial “Marshall” Cazares was born on July 16, 1993 in Bakersfield, Calif.…Parents are Maria Elena and Manuel Cazares…Has an older brother, Manuel…Enjoys watching movies when not on the field…Can’t do without his iPod…Listens to music and prays before games…Can best be described as “chill”…Would love to play against Barcelona with his favorite athlete Samir Nasri…Cheers for Arsenal…Enjoys watching “The Hangover” franchise, “Old School” and “House of Payne”…Favorite reads are the work of S.E. Hinton: “The Outsiders” and “Rumble Fish.”