9 Tino Nuñez
9 Tino Nuñez
Birth Date: 08/22/1984
Height: 5-8
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Long Beach, Calif.
High School: Millikan HS
Previous College: Compton College
Position: Forward
2006: Appeared in a total of 19 games for UCSB and started seven, including five of the first six games of the season...Scored his only goal of the year against Akron in the season-opener (8/25), netting the game-winner just 8:25 into the match...The Gauchos went on to defeat the seventh-ranked Zips 5-0...Ranked fourth on the squad in both shots and shots on goal with 29 and 15, respectively...Both of those totals were career-highs...Took a season-high four shots in Santa Barbara's 2-1 double overtime victory over Cal State Fullerton (9/21)...Saw time against Wake Forest and UCLA in the College Cup after missing the previous three tournament contests. 2005: Nuñez reshirted the season to rehabilitate an injury. 2004: The Gauchos' second leading returning scorer after tallying 10 points, which was fifth overall on the team...All 10 of his points came in a seven game span (9/19-10/13), missing the scoresheet in just one of the seven...Was one of 10 players to appear in 23 of UCSB's 25 matches...Tallied six assists, tying for sixth in the Big West in his first season with the Gauchos...Poked in the game-winning goal in UCSB's thrilling 4-3 overtime win against Cal State Fullerton for his first career goal (10/6)...Finished the season with two goals...Was one of seven players to tally multiple assists in a match, assisting on two of the Gauchos' three goals in their win over UC Riverside (10/13)...Was fourth on the team with 26 shots, which was second among returners. COMPTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Played one season at Compton Community College, earning team MVP honors in 2003 after leading the Tartars with 15 goals...Nuñez continued his streak of finishing the season as his team's scoring leader, which he had done every year he played organized soccer prior to coming to UCSB...Posted two hat-tricks in '03. CLUB
Played with NHB Soccer Club from the under-12 to the under-18 levels...Helped NHB to numerous tournament medals, including three league cup championships...Also guided NHB to three National State Cup Runner-Up finishes...Losing in the State Cup to the same team in back-to-back seasons is his most disappointing moment in sports. HIGH SCHOOL
Attended Millikan High School where he was a four-year letterwinner...Guided the Rams to four consecutive Moore League Championships and a CIF Championship as a junior...Named First Team All-Moore League, All-CIF, and league offensive player of the year as a senior...Began his career by earning team freshman of the year honors and capped it with a team-high 25 goals and 18 assists as a senior. PERSONAL
Agustin Nuñez was born August 22, 1984 in Long Beach, Calif....Is a Spanish major at UCSB...Hopes to become a professional soccer player upon graduation...Losing to Indiana in the national championship game in 2004 was his most disappointing moment in sports...When he is not playing soccer he is probably working...Is a fan of Rafael Marquez...Roots for Barcelona...His favorite movie is "Remember the Titans"...Enjoys watching "Family Guy"...Likes to read "FHM" magazine...His favorite video game is "Winning Eleven"...He cannot do without his team...Harder Stadium is his favorite to play in...Before every game he prays...Can best be described as a silent leader...Wants people to know that he is not a quitter...Has an older brother, Alex...Son of Salvador and Maria Nuñez. CAREER STATISTICS