2018 - 2019 MARYLAND
BOYS SOCCER
PLAYER OF THE YEAR
DANIEL
DIAZ-BONILLA
MIDFIELDER
THE HEIGHTS SCHOOL
POTOMAC, MARYLAND
SENIOR
HEIGHT: 5-FOOT-11
PRESS RELEASE

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HIGHLIGHTED STATS
27
GOALS
16
ASSISTS
“Daniel was a dominant player in the WCAC this past season. He is very good running at people in 1v1 situations. In terms of technical ability he’s one of the best around.”
Chris Jennings
Head Coach - Head coach of Bishop O’Connell High

Athletic Excellence


The 5-foot-11, 170-pound senior midfielder led the Cavaliers to a 17-0-1 record and the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference tournament championship this past season. Diaz-Bonilla tallied 27 goals and 16 assists, including a score in The Heights’ 3-0 win over Paul VI High in the WCAC title game. The WCAC Player of the Year, Diaz-Bonilla was a Washington Post First Team All-Met selection and participated in the High School All-American Game in Orlando in December.

Academic Achievement


Diaz-Bonilla has maintained a weighted 4.39 GPA in the classroom. He has made a verbal commitment to attend Princeton University, where he will play soccer, beginning this fall.

Exemplary Character


The oldest of 10 children, Diaz-Bonilla spends much of his free time helping take care of his siblings. He has volunteered locally as a youth soccer coach.