• Triton Q&A (10/13/16)
AS A SENIOR IN 2017
Team co-captain ... United Soccer Coaches All-West Region Second Team ... All-CCAA Second Team ... CoSIDA Academic All-District 8 First Team ... Won CCAA Charnofsky Award for academic and athletic distinction ... United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-West Region Team ... UCSDtritons.com Athlete of the Week (9/25) ... Team's Jared Kukura Performance Award and Tyler Zupan Teammate Award ... Made season debut as starting left back in home opener vs. Occidental (9/2) after missing opener at Biola (8/31) through injury, and in 36th career appearance, capped scoring in 88th minute with first collegiate goal, through great individual run to left end line and narrow-angle left-footed shot after throw-in to freshman teammate Jonathan Sabouri and return pass ... Played all 90 minutes of 3-0 shutout victory.
AS A JUNIOR IN 2016
All-CCAA honorable mention ... CCAA All-Academic ... CCAA Fall All-Academic ... Appeared in 22 games, drawing 21 starts at left back ... Fourth among UC San Diego field players with 1919 minutes ... Part of defense that finished fourth nationally in team goals-against average (0.52) ... Played all 90 minutes of season's first shutout vs. preseason No. 6 Colorado Mines (9/8) ... Missed game vs. Westmont (9/3).
AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2015
CCAA Fall All-Academic ... Appeared in 10 games, primarily at left back, with eight starts ... Earned first collegiate start at left back in opener at Saint Martin's (9/3) ... Started each of first six contests before missing next seven due to injury ... Season-high 110 minutes as he played all of 1-1 draw at Azusa Pacific (9/10) ... Also played all 90 minutes of 1-0 clean sheet in home opener vs. Concordia (9/8), and CCAA Tournament loss at Cal State LA (11/3), gaining credit for season-high two shots.
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2014
Appeared in three matches in a reserve role on the back line ... Made college debut as a substitute at left back for the final 10 minutes of 4-0 home win vs. Cal State San Marcos ... Played last eight minutes vs. Cal State San Bernardino (10/3) and season-high 19 at SF State (10/19).
AS A FRESHMAN IN 2013
Attended UC San Diego during the 2013-14 academic year, but was not on the men's soccer roster.
Played for the Fullerton Rangers.
A 2013 graduate of Laguna Hills High School ... All-Sea View League First Team selection as a junior and senior for the Hawks.
Born May 26 in Mission Viejo ... Parents are Kim and Hawn Mac ... Has an older brother named Ryan ... Completed his bachelor's degree in physiology and neuroscience at Revelle College in June of 2017 ... In fall of 2017, began two-year graduate-school program within the UC San Diego Division of Biological Sciences, with an emphasis in neuroscience ... Career goals are becoming a physician and professor ... Most memorable soccer moment is achieving 2016 treble and playing in national semifinal in Kansas City ... Favorite UC San Diego moment is chasing after former teammate Sam Palano after his overtime winner in 2016 CCAA Tournament final ... Enjoys rock climbing and cooking ... Avid fan of Arsenal FC ... Favorite athlete is Arsenal and France center back Laurent Koscielny ... Listens to Gorillaz and Arctic Monkeys ... Greatest influence is his brother ... Fluent in Spanish ... Works at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies in La Jolla.