00 Brenden Baca
00 Brenden Baca
Birth Date: 05/26/1987
Height: 6-2
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Solvang, Calif.
High School: Santa Ynez HS
Position: Goalkeeper
UC Santa Barbara
2005: His personal goal is to not allow a single goal in match this season. Club
Began his club career with SY United from 1999 to 2001...Played the summer of 2000 with the Central Coast Elite, winning the USL Super Y League Western Region Championship to qualify for the National Finals...Played from 2001 to 2004 with Atletico Madrid FC before joining the APEX Vipers...Won the U.S. Club Soccer Region F Championship with APEX, qualifying for the U.S. Club Soccer National Championships...Losing by one after allowing a PK to advance to the finals of the US Club tourney is his most disappointing moment in sports...Can best be described as quiet and shy...Has two older sisters, Jackie and Rachel...Son of Brian and Allison Baca. High School
Baca was a three-year starter between the pipes at Santa Ynez High School...Led the Pirates to a pair of Los Padres League Championships as a junior and senior...Named Second Team All-LPL as a junior and first team as a senior...Guided SYHS to an appearance in the CIF Finals as a senior, garnering him First Team All-CIF honors...Baca also served as the Pirates' punter and place kicker on the football team. Personal
Brenden Reed Baca was born May 26, 1987 in Ventura, California...Enters UCSB as a Computer Science major...When he is not playing soccer he is usually watching TV...Before every game he listens to music...Cannot do without his MP3 player...Roots for Real Madrid and would love to play alongside its star David Beckham...Is a fan of Kasey Keller...Enjoys watching "The Daily Show"...His favorite movie is "Shawshank Redemption"...Dan Brown's "Angels and Demons" tops his list of good reads...."FIFA 2005" is his favorite video game What is it that you bring to the UCSB men's soccer program and what would like to help it accomplish?
"I would like to help the program go undefeated on the season and win a National Championship."