17 Mark Vasquez
17 Mark Vasquez
Birth Date: 11/22/1992
Height: 5-8
Weight: 155
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Fullerton, Calif.
High School: Whittier Christian HS
Position: D
Experience: 1V

Started nine games and played in 20 matches overall as a sophomore...collected three points and finished with three assists on the season, tied for the second most on the team...took a total of 16 shots with six being on-goal for an on-goal percentage of .375.

FRESHMAN (2011): Mark Vasquez was a major contributor in 2011 as a true freshman, appearing in 17 of the 19 matches, 5 as a starter… Scored a goal – on Oct. 29 in a 4-3 loss to UC Santa Barbara.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year varsity letterman for Coach Matt Morse at Whittier Christian High School... league MVP as a senior left wing when he scored 22 goals... second-team selection as a freshman and sophomore... gave up junior season to play with the L.A. Galaxy Youth Academy... played in the Orange County All-Star Game.

CLUB: L.A. Galaxy Youth Academy.

PERSONAL: Born on Nov. 22, 1992, in Whittier, California... parents are Julio Vasquez and Cynthia Bastida... has an older sister, Gabrielle... kinesiology major who hopes to become a stock broker or athletic trainer... enjoys camping, fishing and the outdoors... credits Coaches Billy Bizaro and Jerry Laterza for "making me stronger mentally and physically... making me the player I am today."