28 Jesse Vega
28 Jesse Vega
Birth Date: 11/21/1992
Height: 5-11
Weight: 155
Year: RS Sophomore
Hometown: Whittier, Calif.
High School: La Serna HS
Position: D
Experience: SQ

SOPHOMORE (2012): Played in a career-high 19 games and started a career-high 13 contests...collected 11 shots, with six of them coming on goal for an on-goal shot percentage of .545 (second best on the team).

REDSHIRT FRESHMAN (2011): Jesse Vega started in 6 of his 9 appearances in 2011… Scored a goal in a 1-1 tie at UC Davis on Nov. 2… Sat out his true freshman season in 2010 as a redshirt.

FRESHMAN (2010): Redshirted the season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Jesse Vega played only basketball at La Serna High School in Whittier, lettering as a junior and senior guard.

CLUB: Legends FC

PERSONAL: Born on Nov. 21, 1992, in Lakewood, California... Parents are Francisco and Karen Vega of Whittier... Has a younger sister, Dannielle... communications major... Enjoys playing tennis and going to the beach... Most memorable sports thrill was accidentally scoring on a free kick from beyond the midfield stripe... Credits Coaches Jerry Laterza and Billy Bizarro for most influence on his soccer career: "They pushed me to be the bet soccer player and person I can be."


2011: 9 matches, 6 starts, 1 goal, 2 points