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#9 Gabi Stoian
Position: Midfielder
Height: 5'5"
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Scottsdale, Ariz.
High School: Pinnacle HS
Experience: High School
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2014 All-Pac-12 Second Team

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

2015 Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week (8/25)

2015 District 8 CoSIDA Academic All-District Second Team

2015 Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention

2015 All-Pac-12 First Team

2015 NSCAA All-Pacific Region First Team

2015: Despite an injury this year that kept her out of four matches this season, Stoian still played in 18 matches and started in 15 of them for the Wildcats this season … She led the team in goals with six, assists with eight (tied for the second-most in school history), points with 20 and shots with 59 … She finished first in the conference in total assists … Stoian now has the fifth-most career goals in Arizona history with 19 … Has the third-most career assists in Arizona history with 15, four behind Jaden DeGracie and Mallory Miller who have 19 career assists … Has the fourth-most points in Arizona history with 53 … Scored two game-winning goals this season and now has the third-most in Arizona history with five … Scored two goals in the season opener against Abilene Christian and earned Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week for her efforts … Also scored the equalizer against Stanford in the regular season in the 71st minute that sent the match into extra time.

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 …. AZKicksIt.com named her the All-Arizona Player of the Year, Per azcentral.com, 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.