|High School:||Kennelon HS|
as a Freshman (2011): College Soccer News Freshman All-American ... rated the No. 6 freshman in the country by Top Drawer Soccer ... All-MAC Second Team selection ... named to All-Ohio team ... started all 22 games his appeared in ... began the season at center back ... move to defensive midfield in the regular-season finale at Florida Atlantic (Nov. 6) solidified the starting lineup for UA's postseason run ... named to Top Drawer Soccer's National Team of the Week (Oct. 17).
Prior to Akron: 10th-ranked recruit in the nation and a five-star prospect, according to Top Drawer Soccer ... captain of the U.S. U-18 Youth National Team ... also a member of the U-20s ... Parade All-American ... four-time all-state honoree ... three-time team captain at the N.Y. Red Bulls Academy (U-16, U-17 and U-18) ... won three state cup championships, one regional championship and a national title ... also won three straight high school state championships at Kinnelon HS.
Personal: Parents are Luis and Sandra Gallego ... has one sister, Andrea (22) ... is fluent in Spanish.