Omar Zeenni
Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arcadia, Calif.

High School:
Crespi Carmelite HS '10

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 190

Position:
GK

Major:
Communication

2013: NSCAA ALL-FAR WEST REGION SECOND TEAM... BIG WEST CONFERENCE GOALKEEPER OF THE YEAR... FIRST TEAM ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE... Became the first Aggie to win conference goalkeeper of the year honors and only the fourth to earn first team all-conference laurels... Honored as the 21st UC Davis player to earn all-region accolades... Started 18 matches while setting school records for career saves (220) and shutouts (18), and finishing in the top half of of the league in numerous statistical categories including minutes (5th, 1651:13), goals allowed (t2nd - 17), goals against average (3rd, 0.93), save percentage (3rd, .767), and shutouts (t3rd, 5)... Finished his career ranked tied for 10th on the Big West lists for career shutouts, ninth in goals against average, fifth in minutes, and eighth in victories... Ranked No. 50 in the NCAA in goals against average and No. 87 in save percentage (.767)... Named Big West Defensive Player of the Week on Sept. 30 after helping the Aggies to a 2-1 upset of nationally ranked New Mexico in Albuquerque, stopping a penalty kick and finishing with a season-high seven saves overall... Also earned National Team of the Week accolades from College Soccer News following the win over the Lobos... Posted shutouts of Seattle, Saint Mary's, San Francisco, UC Irvine, and Sacramento State, on the year... also added six saves in a 1-1 draw with division rival Cal Poly on Oct. 22 in San Luis Obispo, facing a season-high 20 shots... Allowed more than one goal just four times in 18 starts.

2012: ALL-BIG WEST CONFERENCE SECOND TEAM... Started 20 of the Aggies' 21 games in goal... Posted a 10-6-4 record with a 0.91 goals against average in 1884:34 minutes, the second best GAA in the Big West and 49th best in the NCAA... His 0.90 GAA in conference games was the best in the Big West... Helped the Aggies to a 3-0-1 record against top-25 foes... Allowed 19 goals while facing 241 shots... Only game missed was at SMU on Sept. 16... Record three straight shutouts to open the season against UNLV on Aug. 24, No. 17 CSU Bakersfield on Aug. 27 and Air Force on Aug. 31... Also recorded a clean sheet win against UC Riverside on Oct. 5, No. 8 UC Santa Barbara on Oct. 13 and Cal State Fullerton in the semifinals of the Big West Tournament on Nov. 7... Made a season-high seven saves in a 2-1 victory over No. 23 Tulsa on Sept. 14... Registered six saves while facing a season-high 26 shots at No. 25 UC Santa Barbara on Oct. 28... Allowed more than one goal just four times in 20 starts... Guided the Aggies to a season-long four-game winning streak which started on Sept. 30 at UC Irvine.

2011: Started all 19 games he appeared in to finish with a .750 save percentage... Recorded 66 saves, which ranks fourth in the Aggie single-season history books... Stopped a career-high 7 shot attempts in scoreless tie against CSU Bakersfield on Sept. 11... Posted 5 saves on three other occasions... Twice named Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week... Picked up first honor after leading UC Davis to a 2-1 overtime win at Cal State Northridge on Oct. 15, recording five saves in the process... Repeated as the weekly honoree after allowing just two goals in over 188 minutes of action at No. 7 UC Irvine on Oct. 19 and Cal Poly on Oct. 22... Clocked over 1,820 minutes in goal.

2010: Made 12 appearances in goal, with eight starts, as a true freshman... Recorded season-high six saves in 2-1 loss at Cal Poly on Oct. 24... Registered five saves in 1-0 win at Cal State Northridge on Oct. 9... Named Big West Conference Defensive Player of the Week after posting back-to-back shutout victories against UC Riverside on Oct. 13 and Cal State Northridge on Oct. 16... Played every minute of both games which each extended into overtime... Became first Aggie freshman to win the conference honor since UC Davis officially joined the Big West in 2007... Helped Aggies to three-game winning streak, the longest of the season, facing 30 shot attempts without allowing a goal during that span... Recorded 29 saves and allowed 10 goals in over 875 minutes in the net for a .744 save percentage... Finished debut season with 4-5-1 record and picked up three shutout wins.

CRESPI CARMELITE HS `10: Mission League Goalkeeper of the Year as a rookie in 2007... Led Crespi Carmelite HS to a second round appearance at the CIF Southern Section Championships in 2008 and 2009... Named to the All-CIF Southern Section second team in 2009... Two-time recipient of the NSCAA All-Academic Award... Was a member of the LA Galaxy Academy club team.

PERSONAL:Born in Downey, Calif... . Parents are Hassan and Mercedes Zeenni and has two siblings, Natalie and Kareem... Uncle Peter Prieto played professional soccer for Tecos in Guadalajara, Mexico... Can speak English, Spanish and Arabic... Majoring in communications with plans to attend law school... If he won a million dollars, he would pay off his parents' home and build soccer fields for underprivileged children... Lists his career highlight as when he saved six penalty kicks at the Dallas Cup in 2008 to help his team reach the finals.

CAREER STATISTICS:

Year GP-GS Minutes GA GAA Saves Save% W-L-T SHO
2010 12-8 877:03 10 1.03 29 .744 4-5-0 3
2011 19-18 1824:59 22 1.08 66 .750 7-8-4 4
2012 20-20 1884:34 19 0.91 69 .784 10-6-4 6
2013 18-18 1651:13 17 0.93 56 .767 8-8-2 5
Career 69-64 6237:49 68 0.98 220 .764 29-27-10 18