17 A.J. Albertalli
17 A.J. Albertalli
Height: 6-3
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fremont, Calif.
High School: Washington
Position: Defender
The veteran Albertalli was the Gauchos' defensive stopper, consistently shutting down opponents' top scorers...Had an assist in UCSB's win over Cal Poly in season opener and then he did not score again...Attempted ten shots on the season...Played in and started 18 matches for a total of 1,545 minutes...Albertalli was one of three Gauchos to receive an ejection in 1999.

Albertalli helped anchor the Gaucho back line as a full-time starter in his sophomore campaign...Notched a goal and an assist...Played the third-most minutes among Gaucho returners.

A late addition to the roster, made 13 starts and 16 total appearances for the Gauchos in freshman season...Scoreless in four shots on goal...Recorded one assist.

High School
Spent prep days at Washington HS under coach Jerry Losson...A four-year starter and three-time All-MVAL choice...Also played club ball for the 1993 State champ Fremont Dynamo at fullback.

Born June 16, 1978 in Orange, CA...A Law and Society major...Aspires to be a firefighter... Enjoys The Negotiator and favorite book is A Civil Action...Roots for the Galaxy, Niners and Cubs...The son of Charles and Kristine Albertalli.