Statler, Gozashti named Scholar All-Region

Seniors Statler (9) and Gozashti (3) led UCSC this season on offense and defense.
Seniors Statler (9) and Gozashti (3) led UCSC this season on offense and defense.

KANSAS CITY - Seniors Landen Gozashti and Ari Statler were named to the Scholar All-West Region team by the United Soccer Coaches Association of America.

Student-athletes receiving Scholar recognition achieved at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale)  throughout their career, started more than 50 percent of all games and are a Junior or above in academic standing.

Gozashti. a Developmental Bio major, made the USCAA West Region team for the second-consecutive year after starting 12 of the Slugs' 16 games this season. Statler led the team in scoring this season and will graduate with a degree in Ecology.

"I am very proud of Landen and Ari. Having two of our seniors selected to the all-West Region team is a tremendous honor for our team and athletic department," said head coach Mike Runeare.

"Both of these outstanding players have excelled on the field and in the classroom because of their commitment, dedication and passion."

FULL WEST REGION TEAM