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7 Zachary Lagotta

AS A JUNIOR IN 2016
Appeared in 23 games, drawing 22 starts on the right wing ... Made season debut as starter vs. Westmont (9/3) ... Provided critical right-sided cross that caused own-goal overtime winner at 94:11 vs. Cal Poly Pomona (11/18) in West Region final ... Only missed opener vs. Azusa Pacific (9/1), due to yellow-card accumulation from prior year ... Came off bench vs. Saint Martin's (9/10).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015
All-CCAA honorable mention ... One of four Tritons to start all 18 games, on the right wing.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014
Appeared in 19 matches in first year of college soccer, with 17 starts, primarily on the left side of midfield ... Was sixth on the squad with six total points from two goals and two assists, all coming over first six contests ... Two of his five shots on the year found the back of the net for a team-best percentage of .400 ... Four were on target (.800) ... Made debut in starting role in season opener vs. Saint Martin's (9/4), and earned first collegiate point by providing the assist on Sam Palano's 80th-minute game-winner ... First career goal, a powerful shot from the left diagonal, was the 75th-minute winner in a 2-1 decision vs. Dixie State (9/11) ... Also capped the scoring in 3-0 victory vs. California Baptist (9/18) ... Other assist was a left-sided cross on 37th-minute winner in 4-0 rout vs. Cal State San Marcos (9/14) ... Only missed the match at Cal State Monterey Bay (10/17), due to injury ... Played a season-high 93 minutes in first round of NCAA Championship vs. No. 14 Cal State L.A. (11/13).

CLUB
Played for San Diego Surf's U.S. Soccer Development Academy side from 2011-14 ... Scored five goals, second-most on the team, in 25 games during the 2013-14 season, with 23 starts.

HIGH SCHOOL
A 2014 graduate of Cathedral Catholic High School in San Diego ... Team MVP for the Dons in 2011 ... Also competed for two years as a running back, linebacker and kicker on the football team, earning Team MVP-Offense honors in 2010.

PERSONAL
Born June 8 in San Diego ... Parents are Steve and Kimberlee Lagotta ... Father attended San Diego State while mother went to the University of San Diego ... Has an older brother named Alex and a younger brother named Nick ... Nick is a freshman soccer player at UC Irvine ... Human biology major at Roosevelt College ... Career goal after completing his UC San Diego undergraduate degree is to go to medical school and become an orthopedic surgeon ... Counts competing at the club level at the Mediterranean International Cup (MIC) near Barcelona, Spain, as a top soccer memory ... Enjoys surfing ... Roots for Aston Villa FC ... Favorite athlete is Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt ... Loves burritos.

CAREER STATISTICS
Season GP GS MIN G A Pts SHOT SHOT% SOG SOG% GW PK-Att
2014 19 17 1309 2 2 6 5 .400 4 .800 1 0-0
2015 18 18 1001 1 3 5 8 .125 6 .750 1 0-0
2016 23 22 1009 1 1 3 9 .111 5 .556 0 0-0
Totals 60 57 3319 4 6 14 22 .182 15 .682 2 0-0

GAME-BY-GAME STATISTICS
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2017

Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 150
Year: Senior
City/State: San Diego, CA
High School: Cathedral Catholic HS
College: Roosevelt
Major: Human Biology
Experience: 3 Letters
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