Jersey No.: 12
Weight: 168 lbs.
Date of Birth: February 17, 1997
Place of Birth: Framingham, Mass.
Hometown: Medway, Mass.
High School: Medway High School
Youth Club Team: NEFC
Status: Under-16 roster
2012 MLS RESERVE DIVISON: Was called up once to the Revolution’s Reserve team, but did not made an appearance. Was a member of the game day roster against the New York Red Bulls (Sept. 22).
2011-12: Made 18 appearances, all starts, with the Under-16 team. Posted a 1.29 goals against average and secured six shutouts: against Met Oval (Nov. 19), NY Cosmos Academy (Nov. 20), Potomac (April 28), Baltimore Bays Chelsea (April 29), South Central Premier (May 12) and Oakwood SC (May 13). Made his Revolution debut in the season opener against Met Oval (Nov. 19). Made one appearance, a start, during the U.S. Soccer Development Academy Winter Showcase (Dec. 3-6) in Sarasota, Fla. Made three appearances, all starts, and played every minute for the U16s during the Development Academy Playoffs (June 26-29) in Frisco, Texas.
HIGH SCHOOL: Is a sophomore at Medway High School (Medway, Mass.) … played one season before the Development Academy moved to a 10-month model … earned 2011 Tri-Valley League all-star honors.
BEFORE REVS: Became Region I champion and two-time State Cup champion during four seasons as a member of NEFC … also earned 2010 State Cup MVP honors … played with the New England Eagles as a U12 … came up through Medway Youth Soccer and played with district select teams for four years.
U.S. NATIONAL TEAM: Participated in three U.S. Soccer Training Centers: Jan. 2012, June 2012 and Nov. 2012 (Mass.).
PERSONAL: Austin William Aviza … is the son of John and Eileen Aviza … has three siblings, Johnny (17), Shannon (13) and Isabelle (10) … lists Iker Casillas, Lionel Messi, Robin van Persie and David Villa among his favorite professional soccer players … supports Arsenal, FC Barcelona, Manchester United and the Spanish National Team … also follows all major Boston sports teams, as well as the New Orleans Hornets … enjoys playing basketball and golf, traveling with family and spending time with friends.