6 - Nick DePuy
Nick DePuy
Height: 6-4
Weight: 185
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Irvine, Calif.
High School: Regis Jesuit HS
Position: Midfielder/Defender

UC Santa Barbara
2013 All-Big West Honorable Mention
2013 Big West All-Freshman Team

2013: As a freshman, was one of just four Gauchos to appear in all 21 of the team's games ... Saw time at midfield and outside back early in the year, shifted to center back in the latter part of the season ... Though he was held off the scoresheet, he was a danger on set pieces, accruing 20 shots over the course of the season ... Picked up an assist in 3-0 exhibition win over crosstown rival Westmont ... Registered six shots in the Oct. 11 come-from-behind victory over then-No. 4 Cal State Northridge ... Started all but three games, and was featured in the Starting XI for every Big West game ... Ranked No. 56 by Top Drawer Soccer in the website's final freshman player rankings ... After the season, was named to the All-Big West All-Freshman Team as well as picking up an All-Big West Honorable Mention ... Team allowed one goal or less in five of the six games he played at center back to close the season.

Attended Regis Jesuit High School and graduated in 2013 … Played the Midfield and Forward positions for the Raiders in the Centennial League.

Nicholas Brady DePuy was born on November 14, 1994 in Irvine, Calif. … Parents are Mark and LuAnn DePuy … Has two older sisters, Natalie and Nicole … Has yet to declare his major … Aspires to be a professional soccer player … When he is not playing soccer, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends … Can’t do without his cell phone … Prior to games, he listens to music and focuses on the game … Can best be described as “dedicated” and “loyal” … His most memorable sporting moment is watching the U.S. Men’s National Team play in a blizzard … Would like people to know that he is “proud to be a Gaucho” … Would love to play with Bastian Schweinsteiger … Cheers for Manchester United, the Denver Broncos and Bayern Munich … Favorite athletes are Kobe Bryant and Bastian Schweinsteiger … Enjoys watching the “Bourne” movies and ESPN … Robert B. Parker is his favorite author.

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