HOW ACQUIRED: Signed as a Homegrown Player on Feb. 27, 2009. Re-joined Houston on July 5, 2018.
Deric was the first Dynamo Academy and second Homegrown Player in league history to be promoted to senior roster. He won the starting job in 2014 after Tally Hall went down with injury and retained it in 2015. He suffered injury issues of his own in 2016, but has regained his starting spot to start 2017. Deric is particularly known for his quick reflexes.
COLLEGE: Attended University of North Carolina in 2007-08 … Starting goalkeeper as a freshman, starting 17 of 20 games with a 0.94 goals against average … Named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference Freshman Team … Posted six shutouts and made 48 saves.