Colombian signs BC soccer letter

By Steve Sell
July 08, 2014

LINDSBORG — Bethany College men’s soccer coach Shane Taylor continued his international recruiting recently with the signing of Erick Orland Torres Velasco of Bogota, Colombia.

Torres Velasco, a left and right wing, has been at Mid-Continent University for two seasons. He started 12 games, scoring three goals in the 2013-2014 season. Torres Velasco was named Most Dedicated and Hard Working Player in 2013.

Prior to his time at Mid-Continent University, Torres Velasco attended Colegio Centro Panamericano de Capacitacion.

"We are excited to welcome Erick Torres to our soccer program and Bethany College," Taylor said. "Erick possesses the work ethic talent, and experience we are looking for on the field and a solid academic background for success in the classroom. We are expecting nothing but good things from him and we are happy to have him sign with us."

Torres Velasco is the son of Orlando Humberto Torres Sanin and Blanca Dorys Velasco. He will major in business.