Senior Troy McClelland named co-PFL Defensive Player of the Week
Homecoming/Family Weekend contest
Lopez scored goals in each of USD's wins this past weekend.
Turnovers proved to be the difference in USD's first PFL loss of the season.
Pioneer Football League opener for both teams
USD: Second season with Toreros where he will once again compete for playing time at wide receiver.. Turned in a solid freshman campaign appearing in all 11 games and earning six starts... Ranked fourth on the team with 26 receptions for 312 yards (12.0 average) and 1 TD (Harvard)... Season-best 8 receptions for 99 yards at Drake... Had at least one catch in 10 of 11 games.
HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Vista Del Lago High School in Folsom, CA where he played for Coach Chris Jones... In his senior season broke a California state record with 152 catches and 1899 receiving yards... Was honored as an All State selection and helped his school win its first playoff game in school history...His junior year had 35 catches for 617 yards and was named to the Sierra Valley Conference First Team.
PERSONAL: Born June 4, 1994 in Placerville, CA... Son of Steve and Kim Smith... Came to USD for its academic reputation, location, and the football coaching staff... Also recruited by Fresno State, San Diego State, Wyoming, Sacramento State, UC Davis, Cornell, Princeton, Brown, and Yale... Enjoys working with special needs children... His father played hockey at the University of Arizona.