UCLA Men's Soccer BIO
Edgar Contreras
Player Profile:
Edgar Contreras 1509337
Position: Defender
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 185
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Lamont, Calif.
High School: Arvin HS
Experience: 3 Letters

2015 -- Team captain … honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic selection … appeared in 20 games, making 20 starts at center back, logging 1,627 minutes … logged 90 minutes or more 12 times … played every minute of the final four matches of the season … contributed to all four shutouts (New Mexico, San Diego State, California, Cal Poly).

2014 -- Appeared in 23 games, making 21 starts, splitting time between center back and right back, logging 1,967 minutes … recorded two assists on the season … assisted on the second goal in a shutout of Oregon State on Oct. 19 … assisted on the first goal in a draw with Stanford on Oct. 30 … contributed to all eight shutouts (at North Carolina, Santa Clara, Cal Poly, UC Santa Barbara, CSUN, at San Diego State, Oregon State and Virginia).

2013 -- Redshirted the season.

Taft College/High School/Club -- Transfer from Taft College in Taft, Calif. who attended the school for two years, playing under head coach Angelo Cutrona ... named the CVC Defender of the Year and was a second-team NSCAA All-American while at Taft ... attended Arvin High School (Arvin, Calif.), playing soccer under head coach Mauricio Lobos and football under head coach Edgar Mares ... earned All-League honors in soccer at Arvin.

Personal -- Decided to attend UCLA because it is a great Division I school and a great program to expand his education ... admires Spanish defender Carles Puyol for his leadership ... hobbies include playing soccer, spending time with his family and reading ... Parents: Antonio and Candelaria Contreras ... has three older brothers, Fernando Vasquez, Marco Contreras and Alejandro Contreras  ... Full name is Edgar David Contreras ... Born August 1, 1991 ... Chicano Studies major.

Career Statistics

Yr GP GS Sh Gl A Pts
2014 23 21 3 0 2 2
2015 20 20 4 0 0 0
Totals 43 41 7 0 2 2
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