Ruben is an incoming freshman from Los Angeles, CA and will major in Buisness Management. In high school he played four years at South East High School, winning the Eastern League Championship three times. In his senior year he helped his team being undefeated in league playing as a forward and center back.
"We achieved many goals in our season being able to play and communicating as a team and myself as a senior showing leadership," states Ruben Quintero.
Ruben has been a strong, confident player for the Pioneers so far this season. His play in the midfield has allowed a strong counter attacks and shot opportunities for the team as a whole. As a freshman, Ruben is very vocal on the field keeping everyone in constant communication. In the Pioneers first game against the Multnomah Lions he took five shots with two being on goal. The continous offensive pressure is and power behind his shots, give his teamates opportunites to score off a rebound.
Ruben states, "I am really looking forward to this team and what we can achieve this year, I will put everything in my hands to take the team the farthest possible and put 100% effort every time I step in the field."