Height: 6'0"
Year: Senior
City/State: San Diego, CA
High School: University City HS
Major: Biochemistry and Cell Biology
Experience: 3 Letters


Career Stats

AS A SENIOR IN 2010: Named to Daktronics NCAA Division II Men's Soccer All-America Second Team, Daktronics/NCAA Division II All-West Region First Team and All-CCAA First Team... Led the team with four goals and eight points... Also led the team with a .250 shooting percentage... Scored the game-winner in a two-goal performance in the 100th minute in a 3-2 win over Chico State on October 15... CCAA Player of the Week for the week of October 11-17... Started all 18 of UCSD matches, finishing second on the team with 1,708 minutes played... Tied the game in a 1-1 draw against Humboldt State on September 17.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2009: A stalwart for UCSD’s backline, he played consistently solid defense for a squad that posted a goals against average of 1.05 in 2009... The Tritons allowed 22 goals while facing 305 shots in 20 matches... Earned All-CCAA Honorable Mention accolade and also was named to the NSCAA All-West Region Third Team... Appeared in and started 19 matches while adding a goal and an assist... Finished the year on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll at the Bronze Level (includes GPAs from 3.00-3.299).

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2008: Started in all of UCSD’s 18 contests, earning a spot on the All-CCAA Second Team... While anchoring the Triton defense, ranked tied for third on the squad with three goals... Tallied two game-winning scores off headers, the first coming in the 90th minute to secure a 2-1 victory at home over Cal State San Marcos on Sept. 5 with the second opening the scoring in a 3-0 home win against Cal Poly Pomona on Sept. 26... Ended the year on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll at the Bronze Level.

Played in all of UCSD’s 17 matches and earned the starting nod in 15 of those contests... Awared with an All-CCAA Honorable Mention at the close of the season... Concluded the year on the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll at the Bronze Level.

A 2007 graduate of nearby University City High School in San Diego… Helped team to Western League and CIF Division 2 Championships as a sophomore… Was named First Team All-Western League and team MVP as a senior.

Born Sept. 27, 1989 in San Diego… Parents are Ray and Donna Kukura… Has two siblings named Adam and Chelsea… Is a Biochemistry and Cell Biology major at Muir College... Aspires to work with pharmaceutical development.

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Men's Soccer vs. SFSU Postgame
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Men's Soccer vs. Cal State San Marcos Postgame