Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday
#9 Gabi Stoian
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'5"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Scottsdale, Ariz.
High School: Pinnacle HS
Experience: High School
Stoian Photos

2014 All-Pac-12 Second Team

2014 Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week (9/8)

2014: Stoian posted one of the best seasons in Arizona history as a freshman in 2014 … She played in all 21 matches for Arizona and started in 19 of them … As an attacking midfielder and center forward, Stoian tallied 13 goals which is tied for the second-best total in UA history … Stoian also dished out seven assists which is the No. 3 total in program history for assists in a season … In total, Stoian racked up 33 points, the second-best total in school history for points a season … Stoian is one of only six athletes in school history to record a hat trick in a match, the last coming in 2005, courtesy of Mallory Miller … That hat trick came against the Nevada Wolfpack on 9/12/14 … Stoian also had three matches in which she scored at least two goals, Nevada, Oklahoma State (regular season) and Utah, all three of those games were wins for Arizona.

Prep: Stoian graduated from Pinnacle High School in Scottsdale, Ariz. … She was a one-year letterwinner as an attacking midfielder … Stoian was a first-team all-conference honoree as well as a first-team all-state honoree … She was the 2014 Arizona Gatorade Player of the Year … Stoian was named the Division I: Section IV Player of the Year per AIA 365 …. named her the All-Arizona Player of the Year, Per, Stoian was the All-Arizona Big Schools Player of the Year … Her senior year, she tallied 24 goals and nine assists in 26 games … She is the only female soccer player in Pinnacle High School history be named the Arizona Gatorade Player of the Year … Stoian led the team to a first-place finish in their league and they won the Division I Arizona State Championship … The team was ranked No. 16 in the country by MaxPreps.

Personal: She was born in Portland, Ore. and is the daughter of Constantin and Luliana Stoian … She has one brother, Michael … She is pursuing a degree in physiology.