14 Mateo Restrepo Mejia
14 Mateo Restrepo Mejia
Height: 5-10
Weight: 160
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Toronto, Canada
High School: Dante Alighieri Academy
Position: Defender
g 0
a 1
pts 1
gw 0

UC Santa Barbara

2016: UCSB's opening day right back, Restrepo Mejia went on to make 17 appearances and five starts as a true freshman ... Notched one assist for the season, added two shots (both on goal) and was booked twice ... His assist came on UCSB's very first goal of the year, a Daniel Amo score in the fifth minute against Oakland on Aug. 26 ... Totaled 595 minutes of action for the season ... Was ranked by Top Drawer Soccer as the No. 91 freshman in the college game.

Team Canada / Toronto FC Academy
Spent three years with the Toronto FC Academy, five years in the Canadian National Team program, and one year with FC Ingolstadt in the U-19 Bundesliga (Germany) ... In the Bundesliga, played against prestigious opponents such as Bayern Munich, 1860 Munich, Hoffenheim, Nuremberg, and Stuttgart ... In 2015, was called up to the U-18 Canadian National Team, where he participated in the Slovakia Cup playing against the likes of Slovakia, China, and Poland ... In 2014, trained with the Brentford F.C. Academy in London ... In 2014, played in the Coup de Limoges Tournament in France with the Canada U-18 team ... Played in the Aegon Future Cup with Toronto FC in 2014 ... Got his first call-up to Canada's U-18s in April 2013 ... Participated in the MLS Cup with Toronto in 2013 ... Captained the Canada U-15 Ontario Provincial team to a National Championship in 2012 ... In 2012, received his first national team call-up, to the Canada U-17 team, at just 14 years of age.

Personal
Mateo Restrepo Mejia was born on Apr. 29, 1997 to parents Jose Fernando Restrepo and Diane Mejia in Le Ceja, Colombia ... Has one younger sister, Sophia ... Plans on majoring in molecular, cellular, and developmental biology ... Aspires to become a doctor ... When not playing soccer, he is hanging out with friends, watching movies, and reading ... Can't do without his family ... Can best be described as hard-working ... Most memorable sporting moments is getting two assists in the U-19 Bundesliga against 1860 Munich (the first place team at the time) to avoid relegation ... Would love to play with FC Barcelona against Real Madrid ... Roots for FC Barcelona ... Lists Spanish defender Carles Puyol as his favorite athlete ... Goal! The Dream Begins is his favorite movie ... Likes to watch That 70's Show ... His favorite read is The Alchemist by Paolo Coehlo ... Attended Dante Alighieri Academy in Toronto. 

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 17 8
Games started 5 1
Goals 0 0
Assists 1 0
Points 1 0
Shots 2 0
Shot Pct .000 -
Penalty kicks 0-0 0-0
Game-winning goals 0 0
Date Opponent Score gs g a pts sh pct pk gw
Aug 20 Westmont W, 3-0 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Aug 26 vs. Oakland W, 2-1 1 0 1 1 0 - 0-0 0
Aug 28 at Ohio St. W, 1-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 2 San Diego W, 5-2 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 4 St. Mary's (Cal.) W, 1-0 - 0 0 0 1 .000 0-0 0
Sep 9 vs. Butler L, 4-2 1 0 0 0 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 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 21 Loyola Marymount L, 4-3 1 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 24 Cal L, 3-2 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Sep 29 at UC Riverside T, 2-2 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 1 at Cal State Fullerton W, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 6 UC Irvine W, 1-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 8 CSUN W, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 12 Sacramento State T, 1-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 15 at Cal Poly W, 2-1 - 0 0 0 0 - 0-0 0
Oct 19 at UC Davis W, 2-1 - - - - - - - -
Oct 22 Cal Poly T, 0-0 - - - - - - - -
Oct 26 at Sacramento State W, 1-0 - 0 0 0 0 - 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 - - - - - - - -
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
2016-17 17 5 .00 .06 .06 .12 .000 .12 1.000
2017-18 19 10 .00 .00 .00 .37 .000 .00 .000
2018-19 11 2 .00 .00 .00 .09 .000 .00 .000
Total 47 17 .00 .02 .02 .21 .000 .04 .200
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
2016-17 17 5 0 1 1 2 .000 2 1.000 2 0 0-0 0
2017-18 19 10 0 0 0 7 .000 0 .000 4 0 0-0 0
2018-19 11 2 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
Total 47 17 0 1 1 10 .000 2 .200 6 0 0-0 0
  gp gs gpg a/g pts/g sh/g sh% sog/g sog%
Total 17 5 .00 .06 .06 .12 .000 .12 1.000
Conference 8 1 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
Exhibition 1 1 .00 .00 .00 1.00 .000 .00 .000
-
Home 9 2 .00 .00 .00 .11 .000 .11 1.000
Away 6 1 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
Neutral 2 2 .00 .50 .50 .50 .000 .50 1.000
-
Wins 9 1 .00 .11 .11 .11 .000 .11 1.000
Losses 6 4 .00 .00 .00 .17 .000 .17 1.000
-
August 2 1 .00 .50 .50 .00 - .00 -
September 8 3 .00 .00 .00 .25 .000 .25 1.000
October 7 1 .00 .00 .00 .00 - .00 -
  gp gs g a pts sh sh% sog sog% yc rc pk gw
Total 17 5 0 1 1 2 .000 2 1.000 2 0 0-0 0
Conference 8 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 1 0 0-0 0
Exhibition 1 1 0 0 0 1 .000 0 .000 0 0 0-0 0
-
Home 9 2 0 0 0 1 .000 1 1.000 1 0 0-0 0
Away 6 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 1 0 0-0 0
Neutral 2 2 0 1 1 1 .000 1 1.000 0 0 0-0 0
-
Wins 9 1 0 1 1 1 .000 1 1.000 1 0 0-0 0
Losses 6 4 0 0 0 1 .000 1 1.000 1 0 0-0 0
-
August 2 1 0 1 1 0 - 0 - 0 0 0-0 0
September 8 3 0 0 0 2 .000 2 1.000 1 0 0-0 0
October 7 1 0 0 0 0 - 0 - 1 0 0-0 0