UC SANTA BARBARA
Played in 17 games and started two as a true freshman...Posted a season-high four shots in a 1-1 tie with Wisconsin (Sept. 20)...Earned his first career start in the following contest against San Diego State (Sept. 25).
Captained both the Region IV team and the USYSA Cal South ODP squad... Also played for the Irvine Strikers, Pateadores and San Diego Surf Soccer...While with the ODP team, he won a USYSA ODP National Championship - scoring two goals and tallying an assist in the championship game - and was a finalist in 2007...Won four consecutive Regional Championships from 2004-08...Won the prestigious ODP Golden Boot award at the 2008 USYSA ODP National Championship...Won the Cal-South Premier State Championship while playing for Pateadores...Was a State Cup finalist with the Irvine Strikers...Named Player of the Game in the 2008 Regional IV ODP Final...Won the 2008 Surf Cup playing with San Diego Surf...Named the Cal-South Player of the Year for 2008-09.
Played center midfield and forward at La Quinta High School...Scored 17 goals and tallied 10 assists as a freshman and collected 18 goals and eight assists as a sophomore...Did not play his junior or senior seasons for the Aztecs.
Christian Ramirez was born in Santa Ana, Calif. on April 4, 1991...Parents are Juan and Elizabeth...Has three younger siblings: Manuela, Sebastian and Steven...Off the field, he enjoys spending time with his friends...Describes himself as "motivated"...Cheers for Real Madrid and his favorite player is Robinho...Names "Forgetting Sarah Marshall" as his favorite film while "Fox Soccer Report" is his favorite television show...Says "The Great Gatsby" is his favorite book.