13 - Zsombor Vincze
Zsombor Vincze
Height: 6-3
Year: Senior
Hometown: Szeged, Hungary
Previous College: University of Szeged
Position: UTL

UC SANTA BARBARA
2009 HONORABLE MENTION ALL-AMERICAN
2009 GOLDEN EAGLE RING AWARD
2009 ACADEMIC ALL-MPSF
2009:
Played in 21 contests for the Gauchos...Was second on the team with 38 goals scored and ranked sixth in the MPSF with an average of 1.81 goals per game...Fourth on the team with 36 earned penalties or ejections...Also posted nine field blocks, seven steals and five assists...Had multiple goals in 11 games, including seven games with a hat trick or more...Tallied a season-high six goals in the seventh place game against Pacific (Nov. 29) at the MPSF Tournament...Led the team with 11 goals between three games at the MPSF Tournament...Scored seven goals at the Northern California Invitational including hat tricks against Air Force (Sept. 19) and Pepperdine (Sept. 20)...Netted the game-winning goal in that 11-10 win over Pepperdine...Longest scoring streak of the season was five games from Oct. 11 to Oct. 24 in which he tallied nine goals...Led the team with four goals against UCLA (Nov. 15), one day after posting a team-best hat trick against UC Irvine...Earned Honorable Mention All-American honors...Won the men's Golden Eagle Ring Award, given to the UCSB student-athlete with the highest cumulative GPA...Also earned Academic All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honors for the second time. 2008: Medical Redshirt...Played in four games before being sidelined with injury...Tallied nine goals and one assist...Scored a hat-trick against Loyola Marymount (Sept. 6) and scored four goals against UC San Diego (Sept. 7) both at the UC San Diego Triton Invitational...Also recorded one steal and earned one penalty or ejection drawn.

2007 ALL-MPSF HONORABLE MENTION
2007 GOLDEN EAGLE RING AWARD
2007 ACADEMIC ALL-CONFERENCE
2007 ACWPC ALL-MPSF
2007: Earned his second consecutive All-MPSF Honorable Mention honor after a solid sophomore season...Played in 29 of the Gauchos' 33 contests...Was third on the team with 46 goals and 25 assists...Led UCSB earning 46 penalties or ejections...He also tallied 15 steals and 10 field blocks...Longest scoring streak of the season lasted nine games (Sept. 1 thru Sept. 14) and included three hat tricks...Notched a season-high four goals in narrow loss to UC Irvine (Sept. 30)...Recorded three consecutive hat tricks, all against top-four ranked teams (Stanford, Cal, and UCLA), including three goals in the Gauchos' win over Stanford (Oct. 27)...Earned MPSF Co-Player of the Week on Oct. 29 for his standout performance against the Cardinal...Recorded three goals in an 8-7 victory over Pepperdine in the second round of the MPSF Tournament...Was named Academic All-MPSF and earned ACWPC All-Academic accolades...Won the UCSB Athletics Department Golden Eagle Ring Award, which is given to the Gaucho student-athlete with the highest GPA.

2006 ALL-MPSF HONORABLE MENTION
2006: Earned All-MPSF Honorable Mention accolades after an impressive freshman campaign...Played in 25 games and scored 30 goals, good for fourth on the team and tops amongst Gaucho freshmen...Ranked 26th amongst MPSF players with his 1.20 goals per game average...Also handed out 23 assists...Had a six-goal weekend at the Inland Empire Classic, including his first collegiate hat trick against Claremont-Mudd-Scripps (Sept. 9)...Led the team with three goals in a 10-6 win over MPSF foe UC Irvine (Sept. 30)...Handed out a season-high four assists vs. USC (Oct. 6)...Had a pair of six-game scoring streaks, the first beginning at the Southern California Tournament where he led UCSB with two goals vs. USC (Oct. 14)...Also posted a goal and earned three penalties or ejections in a narrow overtime loss to Stanford (Oct. 22)...Ended the season with his second six-game scoring streak...Had a goal in an overtime loss to UCLA (Nov. 12)...Scored four goals at the MPSF Tournament including a pair in the 13-11 win over UC Irvine (Oct. 25)...Collected 20 steals and earned 30 penalties or ejections...Also notched seven field blocks.

HIGH SCHOOL
Played for Vilmos Éles and Andras Gyongyosi at Radnoti Miklos.

CLUB
Played for Szegedi Vizipolo Suli and Szeged Beto Ve.

PERSONAL
Zsombor Vincze was born on Feb. 13 in Mako, Hungary...Parents are Istvan Vincze and Andre Winter...Is a business economics major at UCSB...Enjoys listening to music and reading in his free time... Led Zeppelin is his favorite band..."Doctor Zhivago" is named as his favorite book...His favorite movie is "Once Upon a Time in the West"...Names his gradfather Istva'n Vincze as his personal hero.