Roger Downes

Roger  Downes


San Clemente, CA

High School:
Santa Margarita Catholic HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190




Nitti, Perez Named to All-Far West Region Teams

Craig Nitt earned his second Second Team selection while Adrien Perez was named to the Third Team.


Nitti Name to MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List

Craig Nitti is the third player in LMU men's soccer history to be named to the MAC Hermann watch list, joining the ranks of Rafael Baca (2009) and Roger Downes (2011).


Nitti Named to NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Far West Region Team

Redshirt defender Craig Nitti was a second team selection on the NSCAA Continental Tire NCAA DI Men's Soccer All-Far West Region Team.


Athletics Honors Class of 2012

Graduation ceremonies held for Class of 2012.


Men's Soccer Featured in LMU Magazine

LMU men's soccer has sent nine players into the MLS and aims to continue that trend. LMU Magazine took a look inside the program and the successful transitions the Lions have made from college to the pro ranks.


Mens Soccer VS San Diego

Matt Balentine Photos November 9, 2011


Men's Soccer vs San Francisco - November 14, 2010

Men's Soccer vs San Francisco - November 14, 2010


Men's Soccer vs. Gonzaga - Oct. 8, 2010

Men's Soccer vs. Gonzaga - Oct. 8, 2010. Photos by Allie Shorin


Men's Soccer vs. San Diego State

Sept. 01, 2010


MSOC vs. San Diego State - Sept. 1, 2010

MSOC vs. San Diego State - Sept. 1, 2010

Roger Downes concluded his four-year career with the Lions in 2011... departed LMU with 57 career matches played, 4,894 minutes, one goal, two assists and four points...

At LMU...

Preseason All-WCC... Hermann Trophy Watch List... started the first seven matches of the season, but was then sidelined for the remainder of the year due to injury...

Third Team NSCAA All-West Region... WCC Defender of the Year... First Team All-WCC... National Team of the Week (Oct. 4)... Wildcat Invitational All-Tournament Team... started all 20 games, leading the team in minutes played with 1,798... scored one goal with one assist for three points... attempted 10 shots, putting five on target... scored first career goal in 88th minute to send season-opener into overtime in eventual 2-1 win over San Diego State (Sept. 1)... supplied assist on game-tying goal in 89th minute in 1-1 tie at Santa Clara (Oct. 15)...

Preseason All-WCC Team... missed much of the season due to injury... played in 12 matches, starting 11... logged 863 minutes in central defense... registered first career point with an assist on the second goal in the 3-2 win over #5 Dartmouth (Sept. 20)...

WCC Freshman of the Year... Second Team All-WCC... College Soccer News Third Team Freshman All-American... started all 18 of his appearances... attempted seven shots, putting three on target... played the third-most minutes (1,651) of any Lion... LMU Fall Classic All-Tournament Team... LMU Male Freshman of the Year...

High School...
Four-year letterwinner at Santa Margarita Catholic High School for coach Curt Bauer... earned First Team All-CIF and All-Trinity League recognition as a senior... named the CIF Defensive Player of the Year and Los Angeles Times Player of the Year his senior season... awarded All-Orange County honors... team captain...

Roger Scott Downes was born on March 14, 1990 in Mission Viejo, Calif.... parents are Cheryl and Scott Downes... has an older brother, Trent, and an older sister, Whitney, who played soccer at San Francisco State... chose LMU over Saint Mary's, UC Santa Barbara, Southern Methodist, and University of San Diego... competed against LMU teammate Logan McDaniel in high school... history major... spent summer of 2009 with L.A. Galaxy Under-20 team...

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