Marcelo Acuna

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  • Acuna

  • Position
    Forward
  • Class
    Senior
  • Height
    6' 2
  • Weight
    180 lbs.
  • High School/Other
    Saint Paul HS / Houston Baptist University
  • Club Team
    Deportivo Saprissa
  • Hometown
    San Jose, Costa Rica
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YearGP-GSGAPTSSHSHOT%SOGSOG%YC-RCGWPK-ATT
201622-221132594.11741.4360-051-1
201720-201232763.19034.5400-053-4
Career42-4223652157.14675.4786-0104-5

Updated: October 3, 2017

2016 Second Team All-ACC

2016 NSCAA All-South Region First Team

2016 NSCAA All-America Third Team

2017: Provided the assist on the Tech game-winning goal against Boston College ... Scored the Hokies' first goal against Longwood ... Put away two goals to defeat No. 1 Notre Dame ... Named the ACC Offensive Player of the Week Sept. 25 ... Scored from the penalty spot against Davidson ... Had two goals in the win over Binghamton ... Had the Hokies' lone goal against Omaha.

2016: Started all 22 games ... Tallied 11 goals, scoring against No. 18 Ohio State, Oakland, South Florida (2), NC State, VMI (3), Duke, and No. 10 Charlotte (2) ... Accumulated 25 points ... Scored a hat trick against VMI ... Tallied five game-winning goals ... Lead the team in points, goals, game winning goals, shots (94) and shots on goal (41) ... Three-time Virginia Tech Student-Athlete of the Week ... ACC Offensive Player of the Week for Weeks 1 and 7.

Prior to Tech: Acuna played at Houston Baptist University for a year…In 2015, he played all 19 games with 18 starts…He led the team in goals (10) , points (24), shots (52, shots on goal (23) and game winners (4)…Tallied two two-goal games and two three-goal games…Second Team All-Western Athletic Conference…In 2014, Acuna attended Universidad Escuela Derecho in San Jose

High School: Acuna attended Saint Paul High School where he lettered five years. He was named Best Player and Top Goal Scorer in 2012. He played for club teams Belen FC and Saprissa Academy, scoring 14 goals in one tournament in 2012 with Belen and went on to earn Top Goal Scorer at the U-17 Championships that year. He contributed to two national championships with each club team (2012 and 2014). He also played internationally for U-20 Costa Rica youth national team.

Personal: Born August 28, 1995 to Elena and Luis…One sister Maria..Majoring in Business.