15 - Gabriel Farfan
Gabriel Farfan
Born: 06/23/1988
Height: 5-10
Weight: 150
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Chula Vista, CA
High School: Edison Academy
Position: F
Experience: 1V

CSF: Gabriel Farfan lived up to the hype in 2006 as one of the most highly credentialed recruits ever to become a part of the Titan soccer program... Earned second-team All-Big West honors after playing in 16 matches, 15 as a starter... Had a goal (Oct. 7 vs. UC Riverside) and 2 assists (Oct. 7 vs. UCR and Sept. 27 vs. UCI).... Was second on team with 43 shots... Will move up to a forward's spot in 2007.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Edison Academic Center in Bradenton, Florida, while training with the U.S. team... Parade magazine high school All-American... Won All-CIF honors at Castle Park High School in Chula Vista as an underclassman.

PERSONAL: Born on June 23, 1988, in San Diego... Parents are Luis and Kathy Farfan of Wildomar, California... Has an older sister, Kathy (21), and a younger brother, Louie (13), as well as twin brother Michael, with whom he enrolled at CSF in Spring, 2006, after a two-year residency with the United States Under-17 team... Played in the 2000 World Youth Championships in Japan... Was a member of 2004 Olympic Development Program national champions... ODP state finalist in 2005... Played club soccer for the La Jolla Nomads.... Goal is to play professional soccer... Loves dancing... Most memorable sports thrill was being selected for the United States' Youth World Cup team... Credits his father for the most influence on his soccer career: "Because he knows everything about the game of soccer"... Chose Fullerton because of its proximity to Chula Vista and the beach.