AS A JUNIOR IN 2013
CCAA All-Academic ... Appeared in 21 matches, missing only the match at Cal State East Bay (10/6) ... Drew 19 starts, primarily on the left wing, after starting just three times over the previous two seasons ... Assisted on final goal of 3-0 win vs. Point Loma in home opener (9/7) ... Scored equalizer at 49:06 in CCAA Championship semifinal vs. Chico State (11/8) as UCSD rallied to win in overtime ... Played a season-high 110 minutes vs. Chico State (11/16) in NCAA Championship second round ... Credited with taking three shots in a game five times on the year.
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2012
CCAA All-Academic ... One of just four Tritons to appear in all 17 games, each in a reserve role ... First collegiate goal was the winner in a 1-0 decision vs. Cal State Stanislaus (10/19), as he knocked in the rebound at 54:05 after teammate Kian Malek's initial effort was saved by the Warrior goalkeeper ... Earned first point of career with an assist vs. Cal State San Bernardino (9/30), crossing from the left for Will Pleskow to head home and clinch a 2-0 win ... Played a season-high 58 minutes vs. Chico State (10/21) ... Credited with a season-high three shots at Cal State San Bernardino (9/16).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2011
CCAA All-Academic ... Started in three of his 12 appearances ... Played 55 minutes off the bench in making his college debut in the opener at Cal Baptist (9/1) ... Earned first collegiate start vs. Cal State San Bernardino (9/25) ... Finished the year with the highest total minutes played of the 2011 freshman class (397).
A 2010 graduate of Cleveland High School in Reseda ... A first-team all-league selection as a junior ... Second-team all-league pick as a sophomore.
Born July 26, 1992 in Woodland Hills ... Parents are Hagai and Jill Gefen ... Has two older brothers named Noah and Ari ... Is a political science (international relations) major with a business minor at Warren College ... Future goals include founding his own company and traveling the world ... Counts going to Argentina this past summer, staying at the Boca Juniors facilities and playing professional sides, as well as scoring his first collegiate goal in a 1-0 home win over Cal State Stanislaus last season as top UCSD moments ... Enjoys snowboarding, surfing and golf ... Roots for the Los Angeles Lakers and New England Patriots ... Favorite athlete is Kobe Bryant ... A Night at the Roxbury is a top movie ... Listens to White Noise ... Has traveled the world extensively.