9 Ramiro Saldain
Birth Date: 06/27/1983
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Simi Valley, Calif.
High School: Royal HS
Position: Driver
2004: Scored 28 goals as a junior, the third-highest on the team...Gauchos had a record of 14-2 when he scored at least one goal...Scored three goals against both Occidental and Long Beach State...2003: Scored 13 goals during his sophomore campaign at UCSB...Fifth-highest point total among Gaucho returnees...Rattled the back of the cage a team-high four time during victory over Whittier...2002: Scored three goals during his freshman campain at UCSB...scored goals in games against Pepperdine, Pacific and Redlands...2001: Redshirted his first year at UCSB. High School
Played for Steve Snyder at Royal High School in the Marmonte League...MVP of the Marmonte League...All-American Sixth Team...Youth Team National Member "A" Team...Holds the record at Royal and in the Marmonte League for most goals in a season, 184...High school team has been league champions 26 years in a row. Personal
Born June 27, 1983 in Buenos Aires, Argentina...Son of Liliana and Oscar Saldain...Also competed in swimming in high school...Enjoys all sports, mainly basketball and soccer...Favorite book is "The Adventures of Huckelberry Finn"...Favorite Movie is "Braveheart" and he enjoys the TV show "South Park"...Most memorable sports moment was winning the Marmonte League in 2001...Favorite athletes are Jack Kokur and Manuel Estiarte...Also recruited by UC Irvine...Has a brother Ignacio Saldain and a sister Leticia Saldain.