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He's qualified because: Noted for pinpoint placement on through passes and tenaciousness in starting counterattack by coach Bladimir Pizano.
Velarde was main distributor for North Yosemite League and D-II champion Pirates, earning league MVP honors.
Two-time All-NYL pick had nine goals and 15 assists as senior, and 19 goals and 39 assists in four-year varsity career.
Being recruited by Fresno Pacific.