Coaching Staff on Zatarain: "As a returning senior and captain, her strengths are shooting and leadership. We are hoping to cash in on Alexia's ability to hold the ball up and be a target player for the team."
As a Junior in 2008: Played in 21 of UCSD's 23 matches, while earning the starting nod on 18 occasions... tied for second on the team in points with 11, coming off of four goals and three assists... two of her goals turned out to be game-winners... scored in overtime to beat Western Washington 2-1 on the road Aug. 30... her final goal of the season opened the scoring on Oct. 12, a 3-0 road victory over Chico State.
As a Sophomore in 2007: Saw action in all but one of UCSD's matches and started in 11 contests during her sophomore campaign... ranked third on the team with three assists while also netting one goal... recorded a four-point game on Sept. 2 at Hawaii Pacific, firing a free kick past the keeper and also dishing out two assists during the 5-0 Tritons' victory.
As a Freshman in 2006: Played in 22 matches for the Tritons, starting once... scored one goal and assisted on one other during rookie season... lone goal came in the 5-0 victory at Cal State Stanislaus on September 15... picked up an assist in the 4-0 victory at home over Cal State L.A. on October 13... got first collegiate start in the 4-0 win at CSULA on September 24.
High School: A 2006 graduate of Canyon High School in Canyon Country, Calif... helped soccer team to the CIF semifinals as a freshman in 2002... team advanced to the CIF quarterfinals in both 2003 and 2004.
Personal: Born April 29, 1988... parents are Eduardo and Barbara Zatarain... has two younger siblings named Daniel and Samantha... is a Political Theory major and Law and Society minor in Revelle College... enjoys the beach, reading and European soccer in her spare time.