|High School:||St. Benedict's Prep HS|
UC Santa Barbara
2015,2016 All-Big West First Team
Career Stats (UCSB): 42 games played, 38 starts, three goals, 11 assists, 17 points, 46 shots, 12 shots on goal, one game-winning goal
2016: As a senior, made 20 appearances and 19 starts for UCSB while registering one goal and a team-high seven assists for nine points ... After the season, was named to the All-Big West First Team for a second straight year ... Scored the game-winning goal, a rebound in the 76th minute, in UCSB's season-opening 2-1 win over Oakland on Aug. 26 ... His seven helpers ranked second in the conference behind UCR's Romario Lomeli (he and Lomeli went back and forth for the league lead all year) and 38th in the country at the conclusion of the regular season ... Had a season-high two assists in a 5-2 win over UC San Diego on Sept. 2 ... Two of his assists came on game-winning goals ... Also scored a goal in UCSB's exhibition opener against Westmont ... Notched three assists in Big West play ... Played a total of 1,595 minutes, fourth-most among the team's outfield players.
2015: In his first year with the Gauchos, appeared in 22 games and started 19 ... Scored a pair of goals and added four assists for eight points ... The playmaking midfielder was a First Team All-Big West pick after the season ... Best game of the year came on Sept. 21 at UCLA, as he assisted on the game-winning goal and scored an insurance marker in a 4-2 win, UCSB's first-ever victory in Westwood ... Had a point in four of five games, seven total, between Sept. 18 and Oct. 1 ... Registered a helper in UCSB's Sweet 16 matchup at No. 2 Clemson on Nov. 29 ... Logged 1,463 minutes of action.
Florida International University
España spent two years at FIU, making 30 appearances en route to two career goals and two career assists ... Scored his first career goal on Sept. 1, 2013 in a 5-3 win against San Diego State ... Averaged over a shot per game in his sophomore season ... Started 12 contests.
Players Development Academy / St. Benedict's Prep
Before going to FIU, he was regarded as one of the top prospects in the 2012 senior class ... Named the Newark Star-Ledger Prep Player of the Year in 2012 after helping St. Benedict’s to an 18-0 season, a 24th-straight state title and a second-straight ESR Fall Top 50 national crown ... Scored 11 goals and had 16 assists in 2012 … Played for head coach Sam Nellins at the Players Development Academy in New Jersey … Started all four contests he played in 2013 … In 2011, won the MLS Generation Adidas U17 Cup … Scored seven goals while making 17 starts and 21 appearances with the Galaxy’s Under-15/16 Development Academy team.
Angel Josue España was born on Apr. 4, 1995 in Glendale, Calif. to parents Jose and Daisy España ... Has one sister, Jennifer ... Plans on majoring in sociology ... Aspires to be a professional soccer player or guidance counselor ... Roots for Real Madrid and the Los Angeles Lakers ... Calls Kobe Bryant his favorite athlete ... Dazed and Confused is his favorite movie ... Enjoys watching Breaking Bad, Parks & Rec, and Sons of Anarchy.
|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|
|Aug 20||Westmont||W, 3-0||1||2||0||4||2||1.000||0-0||1|
|Aug 26||vs. Oakland||W, 2-1||1||1||0||2||2||.500||0-0||1|
|Aug 28||at Ohio St.||W, 1-0||1||0||0||0||4||.000||0-0||0|
|Sep 2||San Diego||W, 5-2||1||0||2||2||0||-||0-0||0|
|Sep 4||St. Mary's (Cal.)||W, 1-0||1||0||0||0||0||-||0-0||0|
|Sep 9||vs. Butler||L, 4-2||1||0||1||1||1||.000||0-0||0|
|Sep 12||at Akron||L, 2-0||1||0||0||0||0||-||0-0||0|
|Sep 17||UCLA||L, 2-1||1||0||0||0||2||.000||0-0||0|
|Sep 21||Loyola Marymount||L, 4-3||1||0||1||1||1||.000||0-0||0|
|Sep 24||Cal||L, 3-2||1||0||0||0||3||.000||0-0||0|
|Sep 29||at UC Riverside||T, 2-2||1||0||1||1||3||.000||0-0||0|
|Oct 1||at Cal State Fullerton||W, 2-1||1||0||1||1||2||.000||0-0||0|
|Oct 6||UC Irvine||W, 1-0||1||0||1||1||2||.000||0-0||0|
|Oct 8||CSUN||W, 2-1||1||0||0||0||0||-||0-0||0|
|Oct 12||Sacramento State||T, 1-1||1||0||0||0||1||.000||0-0||0|
|Oct 15||at Cal Poly||W, 2-1||1||0||0||0||0||-||0-0||0|
|Oct 19||at UC Davis||W, 2-1||1||0||0||0||1||.000||0-0||0|
|Oct 22||Cal Poly||T, 0-0||1||0||0||0||1||.000||0-0||0|
|Oct 26||at Sacramento State||W, 1-0||-||0||0||0||1||.000||0-0||0|
|Oct 30||UC Davis||L, 1-0||1||0||0||0||0||-||0-0||0|
|Nov 9||Cal State Fullerton||L, 2-1||1||0||0||0||0||-||0-0||0|