Gerson Mayen

Gerson Mayen
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  • 5' 7"
  • 161 lbs.
  • 02-09-1989
  • Los Angeles, CA

Overview

A native of Los Angeles and veteran of local youth clubs Arsenal FC and the Chivas USA U-18’s, Mayen was signed by the Red-and-White on March 27, 2008 after training with the club throughout preseason. Mayén made his MLS debut in Chivas USA’s second game of the 2009 season, a 2-0 win at FC Dallas on March 29, and also earned his first assist in the match. Mayén played in 12 games and led Chivas USA with four assists on the season. In 2010, Mayén played in four matches (two starts) before he was loaned to second-tier side Miami FC on August 6.

Mayén played with the United States U-20 National Team at numerous camps and tournaments throughout 2008 and 2009, including the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt. Born in Los Angeles, Calif., on February 9, 1989, Mayén attended Manual Arts High School. His parents, Raúl Armando and Aldanubia, are natives of El Salvador; Mayen is fluent in English and Spanish and is the youngest of five children.

MLS Experience
2009: Mayén played in 12 games (five starts) with Chivas USA and lead the team with four assists on the season. Made his MLS debut on 3/29/09 at FC Dallas.

2008: Mayén did not make an appearance with the first team, but was tied for first on the team in appearances with the Reserve Team (12; 10 starts), where he notched one assist in 936 minutes, playing primarily as a defender and defensive midfielder.

International
Mayén joined the United States U-20 National Team for numerous camps and tournaments throughout 2009, playing in the Copa Ciudad de Rosario in Argentina and played in the FIFA U-20 World Cup in Egypt. Was also with the team twice in 2008, first for the Campos Verdes International Tournament in Portugal, where he played one match, his first with the squad. He was also with the team for a five day camp in Sunrise, Fla., which also included a pair of friendly matches against CONCACAF foe Guatemala.

Youth Teams
Mayén played for Arsenal FC before joining the Chivas USA U-18 team, where he was playing before being signed by Chivas USA.

Personal
Parents are Raul and Alda Mayen, and is the youngest of five siblings. Was born and raised in Los Angeles, where he still lives with his family…Family is originally from El Salvador, where his uncle was a professional soccer player and member of the national team…Favorite movie is Transformers, favorite music is Latin, hip-hop, and R&B, favorite food is seafood…Plays basketball in his free time and is the Los Angeles Lakers’ biggest fan…Best soccer memory is winning three national championships with Alta Loma Arsenal, winning two golden boot awards. Other favorite memories include trips to different countries. “I am just grateful to God and all of my family for helping me reach my goals and dreams.”

Acquired
Signed by Chivas USA to a Developmental Contract on March 27, 2008

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Year Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
2011 Chivas USA 4 1 0 106 1 0 0 2 0 0 0
2010 Chivas USA 4 2 0 152 0 0 0 2 1 0 0
2009 Chivas USA 12 5 0 428 4 2 1 5 0 0 0
2008 Chivas USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career Totals 20 8 0 686 5 2 1 9 1 0 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Chivas USA 4 1 0 106 1 0 0 2 0 0 0

2010 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season Chivas USA 4 2 0 152 0 0 0 2 1 0 0

2009 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Chivas USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Chivas USA 12 5 0 428 4 2 1 5 0 0 0

2008 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs Chivas USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season Chivas USA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Date Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
10/22/2011 SEA @ CHV L 3-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/16/2011 CHV @ LA L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/2/2011 PHI @ CHV T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/24/2011 TOR @ CHV W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/21/2011 CHV @ DC T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/17/2011 CHV @ CHI L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/10/2011 DC @ CHV L 3-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/27/2011 RSL @ CHV L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/24/2011 CHV @ POR L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/20/2011 CHV @ COL T 2-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/13/2011 CHV @ SEA T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/6/2011 CHV @ NE W 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/31/2011 CHV @ DAL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/23/2011 HOU @ CHV W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/16/2011 NY @ CHV T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/9/2011 CHV @ KC T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/6/2011 SJ @ CHV W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/2/2011 CHI @ CHV T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/25/2011 CHV @ PHI L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/18/2011 DAL @ CHV L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/11/2011 CHV @ HOU L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/4/2011 POR @ CHV W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/1/2011 VAN @ CHV T 1-1 Started 60 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0
5/28/2011 CHV @ CLB T 3-3 Subbed On 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/21/2011 LA @ CHV L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/15/2011 CHV @ NY W 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/7/2011 CHV @ RSL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/30/2011 NE @ CHV W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/23/2011 CHV @ SJ W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/16/2011 CHV @ VAN T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/9/2011 CLB @ CHV T 0-0 Subbed On 22 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
4/2/2011 CHV @ TOR T 1-1 Subbed On 23 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
3/26/2011 COL @ CHV L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/19/2011 KC @ CHV L 3-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/23/2010 CHI @ CHV L 4-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/20/2010 CHV @ SJ L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/15/2010 CHV @ SEA L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/9/2010 TOR @ CHV W 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
10/3/2010 LA @ CHV L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/25/2010 CHV @ PHI L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/19/2010 KC @ CHV L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/10/2010 NE @ CHV W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/4/2010 CHV @ COL L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/29/2010 DC @ CHV W 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/21/2010 CHV @ DAL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/14/2010 SEA @ CHV T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/7/2010 CHV @ TOR L 1-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/31/2010 CLB @ CHV W 1-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/24/2010 CHV @ RSL T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/10/2010 CHV @ KC W 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/3/2010 PHI @ CHV T 1-1 Subbed On 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/26/2010 DAL @ CHV L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/5/2010 CHV @ NY L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/29/2010 CHV @ DC L 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/22/2010 RSL @ CHV L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/15/2010 CHV @ CLB L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/8/2010 HOU @ CHV L 2-0 Started 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2010 CHV @ NE W 4-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
5/1/2010 CHV @ CHI T 1-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/24/2010 SJ @ CHV W 2-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/17/2010 CHV @ HOU L 0-3 Subbed On 12 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
4/10/2010 NY @ CHV W 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
4/1/2010 CHV @ LA L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/26/2010 COL @ CHV L 1-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, OFF: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves