Junior defender earns second career honor from the league after a pair of shutouts
Freshman picks up his first career honor in helping UC Davis to an unbeaten start
UC Davis heads to Southern California to take on Cal State Fullerton in first round clash
UC Davis welcomes Cal Poly in home finale before heading south to take on division-leading UCSB
UC Davis opens week against North Division-leading UC Santa Barbara before rematch with Causeway rival Sacramento State
2007: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERNCE SECOND TEAM... Played in 17 games, making 16 starts... Finished T2nd on team, T8th in conference with 5 goals (0.29 pg)... Led the team with 44 shots (17 on frame) and tied for the team lead with two game-winning goals... Added two assists for a total of 12 points... Scored the Aggies' lone goal in their first-ever NCAA Division I playoff game at California (11/23)... .
2006: Played in all 18 games, starting all but one... Led the team in goals (9), points (19), total shots (43) and shots on goal (19)... Scored a team-high three game-winning goals, which included the lone goals in 1-0 victories over Sac State and UC Riverside... One of only two Aggies (along with Paul Marcoux) to score two goals in one game, doing so against Cal State Fullerton (9/15)... Also recorded team season bests with 8 total shots and 5 shots on goal in that contest... Scored the final goal of the 2006 season against UC Riverside (10/25) off an assist from Chris Leer... Lone assist set up Paul Marcoux's game-winning goal against Cal Poly (10/7).
2005: Played in 19 games, starting 6... Tied for 2nd on team with 7 points, scoring 2 goals with 3 assists... Both goals came in comeback win over UC Irvine (11/5)... Tied game in 59th minute on assist from Nicholas Lind, then scored game-winner less than three minutes later (assisted by Mariano Arrua)... First Aggie assist went to Arrua in last-minute goal to beat Notre Dame de Namur (9/7)... Assisted on game-winner in overtime four days later vs. Dayton (9/11), sending pass to Lind in 109th minute... Drew foul in penalty box that led to Juan Hernandez' game-winning PK in overtime vs. UC Riverside (10/8)... Led team with 36 shots for the year, including 14 on frame.
LIBERTY HS '05: Two-sport standout, excelling in both soccer and track & field... Earned back-to-back South East Yosemite League MVP honors in soccer... Led the county in scoring to capture Offensive Player of the Year merit... Led team to SEYL title as a junior... Competed in pole vault for track & field team, setting school record of 14-3... Played club ball for Bakersfield Alliance.
PERSONAL: Born in Bakersfield, Calif.... Majoring in biological sciences... Parents are Charles & Veronica Amarikwa... Hobbies include magic.