5 Joe Eubanks
5 Joe Eubanks
Birth Date: 04/17/1989
Height: 6-2
Weight: 175
Year: Junior
Hometown: Denver, Colo.
High School: J.K. Mullen HS
Position: Forward
2009: Played in four games for the Gauchos...First appearance in the blue and gold was in the season-opener against Cal State Bakersfield (Sept. 1)...Scored first career goal on his first shot attempt in a 3-0 win at UC Davis (Oct. 15)...Found the back of the net against UC Davis just six minutes after taking the field. 2008: Did not appear in any matches. 2007: Redshirted his first season at UCSB.

Was a four-year member of the Region IV Olympic Development Program and was named offensive MVP in 2005...His team qualified for the Disney Super Group that year and faced national squads from Spain, Japan, and the United States...Helped guide the team to inter-regional final appearances in 2005 and 2006...Also competed with the Colorado ODP team from 2003-07 and the Colorado Rush Soccer Club from 2004-07...Led the Rush to the U.S. Club Regional Championship in 2005 and to four consecutive State Cup titles starting in 2004...The Rush were also back-to-back Disney Showcase champs in 2004 and 2005...Was named the 2007 State Cup MVP and earned the Golden Boot award this past season...Has faced noteworthy opponents such as FC Barcelona of Spain and FC Basilea of Switzerland during his club career.

Eubanks played center forward and center mid for four years at J.K. Mullen High School...Was selected as the Mustangs' varsity team captain as a junior and senior...Named to the All-State 4A High School First Team in 2005 and 2006...An honor roll student at J.K. Mullen.

Joseph Lawrence Eubanks was born April 17, 1989 in Denver, Colo....Enters his second year at UCSB as a Biology major...When he is not playing soccer he is thinking about soccer...Before every game he makes sure to rest and eat a good pre-game meal...Roots for Manchester United and his favorite athlete Cristiano Ronaldo...Would love to play alongside Eric Cantona...Traveling with the regional team ranks as his most memorable sporting moments...Enjoys watching ESPN's "P.T.I."...His favorite movie is "Snatch"...Can be found reading "Sports Illustrated"..."FIFA 2007" is his favorite video game...Best described as motivated and he wants to get better every time he plays...Son of Jerry and Victoria Eubanks...Has an older brother, Len, and two older sisters, Jessica and Georgia.