|Hometown:||Laguna Hills, Calif.|
|High School:||Laguna Hills HS|
Doi was a midfielder and forward at Laguna Hills High School...A First Team Seaview League selection and a Third Team All-CIF choice in both his junior and senior seasons...Produced 19 goals and 13 assists as a junior...Helped to lead Laguna Hills to a pair of Pacific Coast League titles in 1996 and 1997...Recorded three hat tricks in his high school career...Coached by Scott Johnson...Also ran track for Hawks.
Competed for the Mission Viejo Pateadores on the club level...Helped lead the Pateadores to a Nomads Tournament Championship and League Crown...Netted the game-winning goal in the semi's to advance the team to an appearance in the Finals of the State Tournament.
Darren Hideo Doi was born April 28, 1982 in Mission Viejo, CA...Majoring in Business Economics...Would like to play soccer professionally in Japan and eventually own a professional sports franchise...A Big West Scholar Athlete Award recipient...Was a member of the Honor Roll all four years in high school...He was Laguna Hills' Scholar Athlete of the Year and a California Scholarship Federation Seal Bearer as a senior...When not playing soccer he is usually playing basketball or video games, or just hanging out with friends...Fan of Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers...Robert Horry's game-winning three-pointer against the Sacramento Kings in the 2002 conference championships is his most memorable moment in sports...Would like to play with Francesco Totti...Likes to read "Sports Illustrated"...Enjoys watching "The Matrix"...Always has Gatorade in his refrigerator...Before a game he takes a nap to relax and stay fresh...His favorite stadium to play in is Harder Stadium...Has an older brother, Bryan...Son of Gary and Kay Doi.
What does being a member of the UCSB men's soccer team mean to you?
"It's a real honor to be a part of this team. We have a great group of guys and it's an experience that I'll never forget."