7 - Darren Doi
Darren Doi
Birth Date: 04/28/1982
Height: 5-6
Weight: 145
Year: Senior
Hometown: Laguna Hills, Calif.
High School: Laguna Hills HS
Position: Midfielder
UC Santa Barbara
2003:
His personal goal for the season is to "score some goals and help the team win a national championship"...2002: For the second consecutive year, Doi appeared in every match...Only Gaucho to have played every game of the UCSB's two Big West Conference Championship seasons...Netted one goal on five shots for a .200 shot percentage, the sixth highest average on the team, and the best of any midfielder...His lone goal came in UCSB's 3-1 win at Cal Poly...One of the Gauchos' quickest players, Doi was frequently utilized to mark the opponents' top offensive player when using a fast lineup...Tallied an assist in UCSB's home opener against St. Mary's...2001: Doi was one of only two Gauchos to play in all 19 matches, starting in 12...After leading the team in assists in 2000, he was not involved directly on any goals this season...Playing more of a defensive role he still managed to place four shots on goal...2000: The freshman proved to be a key player for the Gauchos in the midfield...Led the team in assists with 4 on the season despite only appearing in 12 games, starting 11... Tallied 5 shots on goal...Doi notched a career game high when he assisted on both goals in a 2-0 win over Centenary College...Tied for eighth in the MPSF Pacific Division for assists (4).

High School
Doi was a midfielder and forward at Laguna Hills High School...A First Team Seaview League selection and a Third Team All-CIF choice in both his junior and senior seasons...Produced 19 goals and 13 assists as a junior...Helped to lead Laguna Hills to a pair of Pacific Coast League titles in 1996 and 1997...Recorded three hat tricks in his high school career...Coached by Scott Johnson...Also ran track for Hawks.

Club
Competed for the Mission Viejo Pateadores on the club level...Helped lead the Pateadores to a Nomads Tournament Championship and League Crown...Netted the game-winning goal in the semi's to advance the team to an appearance in the Finals of the State Tournament.

Personal
Darren Hideo Doi was born April 28, 1982 in Mission Viejo, CA...Majoring in Business Economics...Would like to play soccer professionally in Japan and eventually own a professional sports franchise...A Big West Scholar Athlete Award recipient...Was a member of the Honor Roll all four years in high school...He was Laguna Hills' Scholar Athlete of the Year and a California Scholarship Federation Seal Bearer as a senior...When not playing soccer he is usually playing basketball or video games, or just hanging out with friends...Fan of Kobe Bryant and the Los Angeles Lakers...Robert Horry's game-winning three-pointer against the Sacramento Kings in the 2002 conference championships is his most memorable moment in sports...Would like to play with Francesco Totti...Likes to read "Sports Illustrated"...Enjoys watching "The Matrix"...Always has Gatorade in his refrigerator...Before a game he takes a nap to relax and stay fresh...His favorite stadium to play in is Harder Stadium...Has an older brother, Bryan...Son of Gary and Kay Doi.

What does being a member of the UCSB men's soccer team mean to you?
"It's a real honor to be a part of this team. We have a great group of guys and it's an experience that I'll never forget."