5 Pat Scott
5 Pat Scott
Birth Date: 12/16/1983
Height: 5-11
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: Seattle, Wash.
High School: Northwest HS
Position: Defender
UC Santa Barbara
2005: His personal goal for the season is to start every match...2004: Cracked the starting lineup in week five and remained there for the final 16 matches of the season without missing a single minute...Named First Team All-Big West, giving Santa Barbara first team honorees at all three defensive positions, as well as goalkeeper...Helped anchor the UCSB defense to a school record, and nation's best, 15 shutouts and 0.53 goals against average, the third lowest in the nation...With Scott in the starting lineup, the Gauchos held the opposition to one goal or less all but two contests...Scored one of the biggest goals in Gaucho history for his first career tally, netting the golden goal in UCSB's NCAA Tournament win over Wisconsin-Milwaukee to advance to it first-ever Sweet 16...Finished the year with two assists to give him four total points on the season...Helped limit the opposition to eight shots or less in 10 of the 16 matches he started, while allowing double-digit totals just twice...2003: Made a career-high 12 appearances and five starts in his second active season at UCSB...Scott became an integral part of the Gauchos' defense, helping the backline hold opponents to an average of just 11.7 shots per game...In his five starts, UCSB gave up just four goals, including two shutouts, and outshot their opponents by a +21 margin...Posted a career-high three shots in the win over Westmont...Played in the final seven matches of the season, helping hold opponents to 12 or less shots in four...2002: With such a strong defensive backline, Scott had just six appearances in his first active season at UCSB, the most showings by any player without a start...Played in both of the Gauchos' matches in a tourney sweep at the St. Louis University Nike Classic...A defensive player he did not recorded any shots on goal...2001: Redshirted his first year at UCSB. National/Club
Played six years with the Emerald City FC club team, serving as the team captain for all six...Helped Emerald City to a state championship in '98...Awarded the Golden Boot award in 2001 by Emerald City as its best player in the club...Spent four years on the Washington State ODP squad. High School
Scott came to UCSB from Northwest High School...Scored 72 goals in four years with the varsity squad, scoring 23 in one season...Holds the school record for career scoring...Twice scored 4 goals in a single match...Tallied 3 goals and 2 assists in the quarterfinals of the Washington State Tournament...Four-time first team all-league selection, earning MVP honors twice...Also an all-league basketball player at the Northwest High School...Graduated NHS in the top 10th percentile of the state. Personal
Patrick Kumai Scott was born on December 16, 1983 in Seattle, WA...Majoring in Communication at UCSB with a minor in Sports Management...Looks towards a career in sports journalism upon graduation...Regards UCSB's loss in PK's to Indiana for the National Championship as his most disappointing moment in sports...Can probably be found watching movies or the TV when he is not playing soccer...Always has juices in is refrigerator...He can not do without his music, which he listens to before every game...Roots for the Seattle Mariners...Fan of Lance Armstrong...Would love the chance to play basketball against Shaq, and soccer on the same team as Zidane Zidane...Favorite movie is "Top Gun"...Likes to watch "Entourage" and "Arrested Development" on TV..."Between a Rock and a Hard Place" is his top read...Favorite video game in "Top Spin"...Harder Stadium is his favorite venue to play in...Can best be described as "a happa" (or half Asian)...Has an older sister, Jessica...Son of Robert Scott and Claudia Kumai. What is it that you bring to the UCSB men's soccer program and what would like to help it accomplish?
"I bring leadership and experience to the team and I want this year's team to be a better team than last year."