6 Nick DePuy
6 Nick DePuy
Height: 6-5
Weight: 205
Year: Senior
Hometown: Irvine, Calif.
High School: Regis Jesuit HS
Position: Forward
g 6
a 2
pts 14
gw 2

UC Santa Barbara
2013 All-Big West Honorable Mention
2013 Big West All-Freshman Team
2014, 2015, 2016 Big West Offensive Player of the Year
2014, 2015, 2016 All-Big West First Team
2014 NSCAA Far West All-Region Third Team
2015 NSCAA Far West All-Region First Team
2015 MAC Hermann Trophy Semifinalist
2015 NSCAA First Team All-American
2016 Mac Hermann Trophy Watch List
2016 NSCAA Far West All-Region Second Team
2016 CSN Preseason All-American 

Career Stats: 83 games played, 80 starts, 31 goals, four assists, 66 points, 226 shots, 98 shots on goal, 16 game-winning goals

Career Ranks
Goals: 31 – T-4th in UCSB history, T-7th in Big West history
Game-winning goals: 16 – 2nd in UCSB history, 3rd in Big West history
Shots: 226 – 4th in UCSB history, 4th in Big West history 

2016: In his senior season, DePuy appeared in and started all 20 of UCSB's games, playing a team-high 1,872 minutes ... Totaled six goals and eight assists for 14 points ... After the regular season, was named the Big West Offensive Player of the Year for the third straight season ... First player in league history to earn Big West Offensive Player of the Year honors three times ... Led the league with a 3.15 shots per game average, his six goals ranked seventh ... Before the season, was named to the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List ... Picked up College Soccer News Preseason All-America honors ... Was included on the 11-man Preseason Big West All-Conference Team ... Named to the Top Drawer Soccer Preseason Best-XI Third Team ... Listed as the No. 26 player in Top Drawer's Preseason Top-100 ... Was listed at No. 40 in Top Drawer's midseason Top-100 ... Was named the Big West Offensive Player of the Week on Sept. 5 after scoring one goal apiece in triumps over San Diego and St. Mary's ... The weekly honor was the sixth of his career from the Big West, second most in league history ... His best stretch of play came in late September, when he scored in three straight games against Loyola Marymount, Cal, and UC Riverside ... Scored an overtime golden goal at UC Davis on Oct. 19 ... Had a season-high five shots in six different contests ... Occassionally moved to center back late in games when UCSB was ahead. 

2015: One of the top strikers in the country, DePuy started all 23 of UCSB's contests ... Scored 15 goals and added one assist for 31 points ... Led the nation with eight game-winning goals ... After the season. was named the Big West Offensive Player of the Year for the second straight year ... His 15 regular season goals were the most of any Division I player ... Was an NSCAA First Team All-American, UCSB's fourth-ever First Team honoree ... Was named a Semifinalist for the MAC Hermann Trophy, collegiate soccer's highest individual honor ... Fourth Gaucho to be a MAC Hermann Semifinalist ... Other accolades include All-Big West First Team and NSCAA All-Far West Region First Team ... Since being converted to a forward on Sept. 26, 2014, no other player in Division I men's soccer has more goals than him (24) as of the conclusion of the 2015 season ... In late September and early October, received three consecutive Big West Offensive Player of the Week awards, the first player in league history to do so ... Played 2,055 minutes, the only Gaucho to eclipse the 2,000-minute mark ... Led team in minutes, goals, points, shots, shots on goal, and game-winning goals ... Named to the Top Drawer Postseason Best XI ... Was ranked as the No. 51 player in the nation by Top Drawer Soccer before the season ... Named to the 11-man Preseason All-Big West team ... As of the end of the 2015 season, his five career Big West weekly awards ranks third all-time ... As of the end of 2015, his 14 career game-winning goals rank second in school history (Drew McAthy, 25) and third in Big West history ... Heading into his senior season, he ranks in UCSB's all-time top-10 in the following categories: goals (T-9th, 25), shots (8th, 163) ... His 2015 ranked in the UCSB all-time single season top-10 in the following categories: goals (T-6th), game-winning goals (2nd), points (10th), shots (T-5th), and minutes (7th) ... He is the Big West's leading active career goalscorer ... With DePuy leading the attack, UCSB led the Big West with 1.83 goals per game ... UCSB went 10-0-2 when he recorded a point, making the Gauchos 16-0-4 all-time when DePuy is on the scoresheet all-time ... In a four-game span between Sept. 27 and Oct. 10, he scored five goals including four game-winners ... In the regular season, was held off the scoresheet in back-to-back games on just one occasion ... Led Big West in goals, game-winning goals, shots, and points ... Nationwide, ranked first in game-winning goals, third in total goals, seventh in points, and 25th in shots ... Had three multi-goal games: at UCLA on Sept. 21, at CSUN on Oct. 3, and vs. Sacramento State on Oct. 28.

2014: Was named the Big West Offensive Player of the Year while also picking up All-Conference First Team and All-Region Third Team honors ... For the season, recorded team-high 10 goals and one assist for team-best 21 points ... UCSB's seventh Off. PotY since 2001, and first since 2010 (Sam Garza) ... Started the season as a midfielder before moving up top just before the start of conference play ... In Big West play, led all players in goals (eight), game-winning goals (five), shots (42), and points (17) ... Recorded six game-winning goals overall ... In the final five games of the regular season, DePuy recorded six goals (four game-winners, one game-tying goal) as part of an unbeaten streak ... Named National and Big West Offensive Player of the Week on Nov. 3 after scoring three goals in two UCSB wins over Cal Poly and UC Davis ... His brace against Cal Poly on Nov. 2 clinched the Big West North Division title for UCSB ... Named National and Big West Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 6 after recording two goals – both game-winners – and an assist over a pair of UCSB wins against Cal State Northridge and then-No. 3 UC Irvine ... Scored a goal-of-the-year candidate with less than a minute remaining in regulation to beat UC Irvine on Oct. 5 ... Team was 5-0-1 in conference play when he scored, just 1-1-1 when he didn't ... Recorded a Big West single-game high of nine shots against UC Davis on Oct. 29.

2013: As a freshman, was one of just four Gauchos to appear in all 21 of the team's games ... Saw time at midfield and outside back early in the year, shifted to center back in the latter part of the season ... Though he was held off the scoresheet, he was a danger on set pieces, accruing 20 shots over the course of the season ... Picked up an assist in 3-0 exhibition win over crosstown rival Westmont ... Registered six shots in the Oct. 11 come-from-behind victory over then-No. 4 Cal State Northridge ... Started all but three games, and was featured in the Starting XI for every Big West game ... Ranked No. 56 by Top Drawer Soccer in the website's final freshman player rankings ... After the season, was named to the All-Big West All-Freshman Team as well as picking up an All-Big West Honorable Mention ... Team allowed one goal or less in five of the six games he played at center back to close the season.

High School
Attended Regis Jesuit High School and graduated in 2013 … Played the Midfield and Forward positions for the Raiders in the Centennial League.

Personal
Nicholas Brady DePuy was born on November 14, 1994 in Irvine, Calif. … Parents are Mark and LuAnn DePuy … Has two older sisters, Natalie and Nicole … Has yet to declare his major … Aspires to be a professional soccer player … When he is not playing soccer, he enjoys spending time with his family and friends … Can’t do without his cell phone … Prior to games, he listens to music and focuses on the game … Can best be described as “dedicated” and “loyal” … His most memorable sporting moment is watching the U.S. Men’s National Team play in a blizzard … Would like people to know that he is “proud to be a Gaucho” … Would love to play with Bastian Schweinsteiger … Cheers for Manchester United, the Denver Broncos and Bayern Munich … Favorite athletes are Kobe Bryant and Bastian Schweinsteiger … Enjoys watching the “Bourne” movies and ESPN … Robert B. Parker is his favorite author.

Recent Games
Oct 15 at Cal Poly W, 2-1
Oct 19 at UC Davis W, 2-1
Oct 22 Cal Poly T, 0-0
Oct 26 at Sacramento State W, 1-0
Oct 30 UC Davis L, 1-0
Nov 9 Cal State Fullerton L, 2-1
Statistics category Overall Conf
Games 20 10
Games started 20 10
Goals 6 2
Assists 2 1
Points 14 5
Shots 63 30
Shot Pct .095 .067
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 2 1
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 20 Westmont W, 3-0 1 1 0 2 2 .500 0-0 0
Aug 26 vs. Oakland W, 2-1 1 0 1 1 5 .000 0-0 0
Aug 28 at Ohio St. W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 2 San Diego W, 5-2 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 0
Sep 4 St. Mary's (Cal.) W, 1-0 1 1 0 2 4 .250 0-0 1
Sep 9 vs. Butler L, 4-2 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 12 at Akron L, 2-0 1 0 0 0 4 .000 0-0 0
Sep 17 UCLA L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
Sep 21 Loyola Marymount L, 4-3 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 0
Sep 24 Cal L, 3-2 1 1 0 2 5 .200 0-0 0
Sep 29 at UC Riverside T, 2-2 1 1 0 2 5 .200 0-0 0
Oct 1 at Cal State Fullerton W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 6 UC Irvine W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Oct 8 Cal State Northridge W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 5 .000 0-0 0
Oct 12 Sacramento State T, 1-1 1 0 1 1 5 .000 0-0 0
Oct 15 at Cal Poly W, 2-1 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 19 at UC Davis W, 2-1 1 1 0 2 3 .333 0-0 1
Oct 22 Cal Poly T, 0-0 1 0 0 0 5 .000 0-0 0
Oct 26 at Sacramento State W, 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Oct 30 UC Davis L, 1-0 1 0 0 0 2 .000 0-0 0
Nov 9 Cal State Fullerton L, 2-1 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2013-14 21 18 .00 .00 .00 .95 .000 .38 .400
2014-15 19 19 .53 .05 1.11 3.32 .159 1.37 .413
2015-16 23 23 .65 .04 1.35 3.48 .188 1.74 .500
2016-17 20 20 .30 .10 .70 3.15 .095 1.20 .381
Total 83 80 .37 .05 .80 2.72 .137 1.18 .434
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2013-14 21 18 0 0 0 20 .000 8 .400 4 0 0-0 0
2014-15 19 19 10 1 21 63 .159 26 .413 5 0 0-0 6
2015-16 23 23 15 1 31 80 .188 40 .500 2 0 0-0 8
2016-17 20 20 6 2 14 63 .095 24 .381 2 0 0-0 2
Total 83 80 31 4 66 226 .137 98 .434 13 0 0-0 16
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 20 20 .30 .10 .70 3.15 .095 1.20 .381
Conference 10 10 .20 .10 .50 3.00 .067 1.20 .400
Exhibition 1 1 1.00 .00 2.00 2.00 .500 1.00 .500
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Home 11 11 .36 .09 .82 3.55 .103 1.55 .436
Away 7 7 .29 .00 .57 2.71 .105 .71 .263
Neutral 2 2 .00 .50 .50 2.50 .000 1.00 .400
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Wins 10 10 .30 .10 .70 2.80 .107 1.00 .357
Losses 7 7 .29 .00 .57 2.86 .100 1.14 .400
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August 2 2 .00 .50 .50 4.00 .000 1.50 .375
September 8 8 .63 .00 1.25 3.38 .185 1.38 .407
October 9 9 .11 .11 .33 2.78 .040 1.11 .400
November 1 1 .00 .00 .00 3.00 .000 .00 .000
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 20 20 6 2 14 63 .095 24 .381 2 0 0-0 2
Conference 10 10 2 1 5 30 .067 12 .400 2 0 0-0 1
Exhibition 1 1 1 0 2 2 .500 1 .500 0 0 0-0 0
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Home 11 11 4 1 9 39 .103 17 .436 0 0 0-0 1
Away 7 7 2 0 4 19 .105 5 .263 2 0 0-0 1
Neutral 2 2 0 1 1 5 .000 2 .400 0 0 0-0 0
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Wins 10 10 3 1 7 28 .107 10 .357 2 0 0-0 2
Losses 7 7 2 0 4 20 .100 8 .400 0 0 0-0 0
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August 2 2 0 1 1 8 .000 3 .375 0 0 0-0 0
September 8 8 5 0 10 27 .185 11 .407 0 0 0-0 1
October 9 9 1 1 3 25 .040 10 .400 2 0 0-0 1
November 1 1 0 0 0 3 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0