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Junior Ybarra
Junior Ybarra

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Santa Barbara, CA

High School:
Santa Barbara HS

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 155

Position:
MF

Birthdate:
01/20/1985

Experience:
3V



Briefly...
Junior Ybarra begins his fourth season at LMU...2005 Far West Region Third Team selection... 2005 All-WCC First Team... 2003 All-WCC second team...will see extensive time as a midfielder... great possessor of the ball...engine that runs the team... incredible technical skills which make him very tough to defend...climbing the LMU record books... 15 career assists puts him in sixth place...

At LMU...2005...
named to the NSCAA/adidas Far West Region third team... first team All-WCC... appeared in 20 games, starting 19... fourth on the team in points with two goals and four assists (8 points)... scored his first goal of the season against Gonzaga, the game-winner (Sept. 30)... added another goal against #5 Santa Clara (Oct. 9)... recorded an assist against North Florida (Sept. 5)... three of his assists came in WCC play... all three assists were LMU's first goals of the game... assisted against Saint Mary's (Oct. 23), Gonzaga (Oct. 28), and #5 Santa Clara (Nov. 6)...took 30 shots with 13 on goal...

2004...
played all 22 games, starting 20... contributed four assists on the year, including three game-winning goals...biggest assist of the year was LMU's game-winner in the first round of the NCAA Tournament... also assisted on the game-winning goals against Gonzaga (Oct. 1) and Santa Clara (Oct. 17)... also added an assist against San Francisco (Oct. 8)... took three shots against Wake Forest... had 16 shots on the season, six on goal...

2003...
saw action in 18 games and started in nine...finished second on the squad and third in the West Coast Conference with seven assists...led the conference in assists (6) in WCC contests...had a multiple-assist game against Gonzaga (Nov. 2)...also posted five shots on the year...

High School...
a 2003 graduate of Santa Barbara High School in Santa Barbara, CA...a four-year soccer letterwinner...served as team captain as a junior and senior...was a two-time All-Santa Barbara city and all-area pick...twice was selected as an All-Channel League member...a two-time All-CIF selection and All-America honoree...played as a center midfielder and at sweeper...prep coach was Todd Hill...

Personal...
Raul G. Ybarra, Jr. was born on January 20, 1985 in Santa Barbara, CA...the son of Raul and Lourdes Ybarra...has two brothers, Marco and J.P...also recruited by UC Santa Barbara, UCLA, SMU and Saint Mary's...chose LMU because of the beautiful campus...a Business major.

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