2013 Pro Soccer Combine – Men's Player Profile
Nicolas Cruz
Player Profile
Positions Played   Central Midfielder (Attacking)
Height   5' 7"
Weight   137 lbs.
Nationality/Passport   USA & UK Passports
Birthdate / Birthplace   November 24, 1994 / Missouri
School/Last Season of Eligibility   N/A
Last Professional Team   N/A
Combine Coach   Steve Widdowson, Harrisburg City Islanders (USL Pro)

Scouting Report
Technical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Dribbling 4 Good dribbling ability
Passing 3 Has good passing ability but needs some work on longer range passing
1st Touch 3
Crossing 3  
Finishing 2 Finds shooting opportunities but does not hit target enough
Heading 2 Must be stronger in the air

Tactical (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Decision Making 3
Communication 2 Needs to tatlk a lot more and find the ball
Executes Under Pressure 3
Movement Off Ball 3 Needs to provide better supporting angles
Small-Sided Game 3
Full-Field Game 3 Creates some goal-scoring opportunities

Physical Ability (1 - 5: 5=strongest)
Category Score Comments
Strength 2 Needs more strength on the ball
Speed 3
Quickness 3 Good quickness
Endurance 3
Agility 3

Combine Coach's Overall Comments
Nicholas played as an attacking center midfielder and did well. He has good technical skills and a good game sense. He is a young player with some potential. He needs to develop physically and keep getting games and start to influence the cetner midfield more. Continued development could make him a solid prospect.

Collegiate Soccer Career
N/A


Professional / Semi-Pro / Club Soccer Career
St. Louis Scott Gallagher, 2000-11; Empoli Soccer Academy (Italy) 2011-12... 3 months with Real Valladolid (La liga Spain)

Injury and Medical Information
No injuries or medical conditions reported

Contact Information
Email: soccer@infosportinc.com

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