20 - Armand Bagramyan
Armand Bagramyan
Height: 6-0
Weight: 155
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: La Canada, Calif.
High School: La Canada HS
Position: Forward

UC Santa Barbara

2013: As a freshman, appeared in seven of the team's first nine games ... Hampered by injuries down the stretch, he entered just one match after Sep. 29 ... Featured mostly as an attacking midfielder ... Picked up game-winning assist in Sep. 1 defeat of Illinois-Chicago by sending a cross to the head of Goffin Boyoko ... Utilized a medical redshirt year.

High School/Club

At La Canada High School, was captain his junior and senior seasons... Three-year Varsity starter with a career total of 87 goals, 44 assists and 218 points ... Broke school’s 16 year, single-season scoring record with a high of 43 goals ... Had a hand in 64 of 73 goals with 21 assists ... Named Rio Hondo League’s Offensive MVP, All-CIF Southern Section Division V First Team for both junior and senior years ... Also earned Most Valuable Offensive Player for the Spartans, in addition to La Canada High School Senior Award ... Guided Spartans to Rio Hondo league champions 3 years in a row ...  Pasadena Star News Player of the Year both junior and senior years ... Glendale News Press, La Canada Valley Sun, Burbank Leader and Pasadena Sun 2012-2013 All Area Player of the Year ... Selected for CIF Southern California and Southern California Senior All-Star games and scored two goals in each contest, earning MVP honors in both ... Max Preps No. 11 National leader in points, No. 6 State Leader and No. 3 Southern Section Leader. Trained and/or played with a number of club teams, including Chivas USA U18 Development team, Pateadores SC U15 and U16, West Coast FC U14, LA Premier U13 and U16, and RCD Espanyol.

PERSONAL

Armand Bagramyan was born on Sep. 13, 1995 to parents Tony and Monica in Los Angeles ... Goes by the name Armand Lucas ... Aspires to be a professional soccer player ... Has three siblings – Agassi, Aram, and Ahren ... When not playing soccer, he is listening to music, playing FIFA, watching soccer, or spending time with friends and family ... Can't live without a soccer ball and his cell phone ... Can best be described as a leader and passionate about soccer ... Most memorable sporting moment is training with RCD Espanyol in Barcelona, Spain ... Would love to play with strikers Messi and Neymar at FC Barcelona ... Lists Messi, David Villa, Andres Iniesta, Marco Reus, and Lucas Moura as his favorite athletes ... The Dark Knight Rises is his favorite flick ... Watches Family Guy and Entourage ... FC Barcelona is his favorite team ... Favorite book is The Fault in our Stars by John Green, while F. Scott Fitzgerald is his favorite author.

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