Bruins to open 2012 season this weekend at Michigan Invitational
Played in eight matches...scored two goals on five attempts...totaled five earned exclusions and two steals...scored goals against Colorado State (Jan. 21) and Michigan (Feb. 5).
Four-year varsity water polo letterwinner at Whittier High School under head coach Chris Schneider...was also a four-year varsity swimming and tennis letterwinner...playing water polo, earned team MVP honors and served as team captain as a junior (2010) and senior (2011)...captured first-team All-CIF Southern Section Division III honors as a senior and second-team accolades as a junior...secured first-team all-league accolades as a senior, junior and sophomore...led Whittier to the Del Rio League title during her freshman season (2008)...scored 125 goals as a senior, 105 as a junior and 55 during her sophomore year...as a varsity swimmer, competed in the CIF Division III championship in the 4x100 freestyle relay as a junior and in the 4x100 mixed relay as a sophomore...guided Whittier's swimming team to the Del Rio League title as a freshman (2007-08)...on the tennis court, was the No. 1 singles champion as a sophomore (2008-09), earning first-team all-area accolades...led Whittier to the Del Rio League championship that year, snapping Serna High School's 25-year streak of consecutive league titles.
Competed for Commerce Water Polo Aquatics...named a scholar-athlete and an outstanding all-academic team selection in 2010-11...secure honorable mention All-America accolades at Junior Olympics in 2008-09...was an all-academic team selection in 2008-09...served as a starting two-meter player for the under-18 division team...named the most improved athlete in 2009-10.
Full name: Gabrielle Lomeli Juarez...born Dec. 9, 1992, in Artesia, Calif...Gabby is the youngest of Jose and Margarita Juarez's three children...has one older sister, Lorena, and one older brother, Joseph...brother, Joseph, is a senior at UCLA majoring in sociology...political science major.