|Hometown:||Santa Barbara, Calif.|
|High School:||Santa Barbara HS|
UC SANTA BARBARA
2011: Played in four contests for the Gauchos: wins over Seattle University (Aug. 27), Sacramento State (Sept. 25), and UC Davis (Oct. 8)…Suffered an injury that limited his playing time.
2010: Redshirted his first season at UCSB.
2009: Played in two games for the Bruins: against UC Davis (Sept. 10) and UNLV (Sept. 27)...UCLA won the Pac-10 title.
2008: Played in 14 games and recorded starts against Maryland (Aug. 29) in the season-opener and at San Diego (Sept. 25)...Recorded an assist in the 1-1 tie at San Diego...Played a season-high 97 minutes against Maryland...UCLA won the Pac-10 title.
Played club soccer for Real SoCal for four years and won two consecutive national titles...Was a member of the Region IV ODP team for four years and traveled to Argentina and Italy with the team...Also played for the Cal South State ODP team for four years.
Was a three-year letterwinner at Santa Barbara High School under coach Todd Heil...Led his team to three Channel League titles and earned First Team All-CIF honors as a junior.
Christian Elias Vazquez was born on August 14, 1990 in Santa Barbara, Calif....Parents are Jose Elias and Noemi Vazquez...Has an older sister, Jacqueline...Is majoring in sociology at UCSB...Aspires to one day play professional soccer and pursue a career as a sports psychologist...When he is not playing soccer he is usually studying...Says he can't do without his car...Before a game he listens to music...Can best be described as "calm and collected"...Names winning consecutive national championships with Real SoCal as his most memorable sporting moments...Is fluent in several languages...He would love to play with Xavi Hernandez of Barcelona FC, which is his favorite sports team...His favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant...Names "Original Kings of Comedy" as his favorite movie while "Family Guy" is his favorite show..."Great Expectations" is his favorite book.