Earned a medical redshirt last season after suffering from a knee injury.
As a Freshman: Played in 22 games for the Cardinals, starting in 17... Named BIG EAST Rookie of the Year...Earned second team All-BIG EAST honor while also being named to the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team...Named a second team selection to Top Drawer Soccer's All-Rookie team...Named a second team NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region selction...Named to the Soccer America All-Freshman Team...Also named to the Top Drawer Soccer All-Rookie second team...Dished out his first career assist against N.C. State...Scored his first collegiate goal against Fordham...Ranked second on the team in points with eight goals and four assists for 20 points... Scored three game-winning goals against Providence, Kentucky and Notre Dame...Dished out an assist against USF, College of Charleston and North Carolina...Named BIG EAST Rookie of the Week for the week of Sept. 27 and Oct. 25...Named BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 4 while also being named to the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week, and College Soccer News Team of the Week...Took a career-high six shots against DePaul...Named one of Top Drawer Soccer's Top 100 Freshmen to watch.
High School: Played for Zionsville Community High School...
Finished his senior year with 24 goals and 10 assists... Named to
the Indianapolis Star Super Team his senior year...Earned all-state
honors his junior and senior seasons...Earned all-district honors
his junior and senior years...Also earned all-district honors for
three consecutive seasons...Helped guide his team to the state
championship his senior year with an overall record of 23-2-2...
Helped his team to a state runner-up finish his junior season...Played
for the U.S. Soccer Development Academy with the U15/U16 team
in 2008-09 and the U17/U18 in 2009-10.
Personal: Parents are Luis and Barb Mares...Majoring in
psychology...Born on 2/11/92...Brother Dustin plays soccer at