3 - Kevin Garcia-Lopez
Kevin Garcia-Lopez
Birth Date: 08/29/1992
Height: 5-6
Weight: 142
Year: Senior
Hometown: Torrance, Calif.
High School: North HS
Position: Defender


2013: As a junior, got into 14 games with 10 starts ... Operated mostly as a right back ... Scored his first goal on Oct. 13 at UC Irvine, a golden goal that gave UCSB a 2-1 win over the Anteaters ... Finished the season with three assists, most among the team's defenders ... Entered all 10 Big West games with eight starts ... Appeared in 12 of the team's final 13 games.

2012: Appeared in five matches for the Gauchos, including three straight from Oct. 7-16 against conference rivals CSUN, UC Davis, and Sacramento State ... Contributed to a clean sheet against Sacramento State on Oct. 16.

2011: Did not appear in any regular season matches. 

2010: Redshirted his first season at UCSB.

Played with the South Bay Force Soccer Club for nine years...Also spent a season with the Pateadores Academy...Won the 2006 CalSouth National Cup and the 2002 San Diego Surf Cup...In 2007, he was a finalist at the 2007 U.S. Soccer National Region IV Championships...Was a CalSouth National Cup finalist in 2005 and 2007...In 2006, he was a Far West Regional Cup Finalist...Was the Pateadores' Player of the Week in January 2010.

Attended North High School...Helped the Saxons to three-consecutive Pioneer League Championships...Was a First Team All-Pioneer League pick in 2009...Scored seven goals for North High School.

Kevin Roberto Garcia-Lopez was born on Aug. 29, 1992 in West Los Angeles, Calif....Parents are Roberto Garcia and Carmen Lopez-Garcia...Has an older brother, Jonathon...Has yet to declare a major at UCSB, but would like to pursue a career in engineering...When he is not playing soccer, he is spending time with his friends...Can't do without his phone...Can best be described as "outgoing"...Would like people to know that big things come in small packages...Most memorable sporting moment was winning a national championship...Cheers for Chivas...Enjoys watching "Entourage"...Names "Pride and Prejudice" as his favorite book.