Men's soccer player Joe Sofia leads the list with a 3.96 cumulative GPA
Get to know UCLA's six sophomores and redshirt freshmen
Swimmer Kelsey Hall holds highest cumulative GPA.
Introducing 2012 UCLA Men's Soccer sophomores and redshirt freshmen
2012 -- Did not play.
2011 -- Redshirted the season.
High School/Club -- Played club soccer with the LA Galaxy Youth Academy ... Part of the U.S. Soccer Youth Development Academy since 2009 ... Played with the Galaxy Academy at the 2010 MLS U-17 SUM Cup ... At California Academy of Mathematics & Science, he twice earned first-team all-league honors ... Led his team in scoring as a sophomore and junior ... Also earned all-league honors in volleyball as a junior.
Personal -- Described his greatest athletic thrill as blocking five shots in a penalty kick shootout ... Admires Lance Armstrong, Iker Casillas and Lionel Messi ... Parents: Chevo and Aracely ... Has three younger siblings, Cristian, Renzo and Isabela ... Father Chevo played professional soccer for Chivas second division ... Full name is Alexis Padilla ... Born Aug. 6, 1993 in Long Beach, CA ... Economics major.
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