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Player Bio: Kristi Loro?a :: Women's Soccer

  Kristi Loro?a
Kristi Loro?a
Player Profile

Tucson, Ariz.

High School:
Canyon del Oro HS





Club Team:
Tucson United

General: Team’s best dribbler and most crafty forward... Capable of getting under defenses... Is tied for second on the UA career list for gamewinning goals (three), is tied for third in career goals scored (nine), sixth in total points (20) and ninth in shots (56)...

2000: Was second on the team in scoring with four goals (eight points)... Also second with 31 shots... Had team’s only shot against UCLA (11/5/00)... Took two shots against USC (11/3/00)... One shot at Arizona State (10/26/00)... Notched two shots against Washington (10/15/00)... Had one shot against Washington State (10/13/00)... Had game-high-tying five shots at Oregon (10/8/00)... Took one shot at Oregon State (10/6/00)... Notched the only goal of a 1-0 win over Northern Arizona (9/30/00)... Had three shots in that game... Took one shot against Long Island (9/29/00)... Scored both of Arizona’s goals in 3-2 loss at LMU (9/24/00) within a two-minute timespan... Had team-high three shots in that match... Scored first goal of season at Pepperdine (9/22/00)... Collected game-high-tying five shots in that contest... Took one shot versus Evansville (9/16/00)... Had one shot against Pittsburgh (9/8/00)... Had Arizona’s only two shots at Vanderbilt (9/3/00)... Notched a pair of shots at Tennessee (9/1/00)...

1999: Saw time in all but one match... Broke into the starting lineup for eight games... Finished third on the team in scoring with five goals and two assists (12 points)... Her five goals is 10th on the UA single-season list in that category... Had two gamewinning goals... Collected 22 shots... Notched only the fourth hat trick in school history as she led the UA to a 4-1 win over Oregon State (11/5/99)... Notched first goal in 3-2 loss at Washington State (10/29/99)... Scored the only goal in a 1-0 win over Pepperdine (10/1/99)... Had season-highs of four shots against both Oregon State and Pepperdine... Assisted the final goal of a 4-3 loss at Texas-El Paso (9/23/99)... Assisted the second goal in a 3-2 overtime win over Wisconsin-Milwaukee (9/11/99)...

1998: Came off the bench in 11 matches... Collected three shots for the year... Had one shot each in games against Washington State (10/25/98), at Stanford (10/11/98) and at Wyoming (9/4/98)...

Prep: Chosen first team All-Southern Conference each of her four years at Canyon del Oro High School in Tucson... Team MVP both freshman and junior years... Three-time All-Tucson selection... Named second team All-Arizona as a senior... Tallied 27 goals and nine assists as a senior, setting a new school record for single season goals scored... Helped the Dorados to the state championship in 1997 and a league championship in 1998... Received Scholar-Athlete recognition and named Luz Hispanic Player of the Year... Played for club team Tucson United... Guest-played for club team Tempe Sereno, winning a state championship in 1998...

Personal: Born Kristi Marie Loro?a on June 11, 1980 in Kearny, Ariz.... Daughter of Sam and Mary Loro?a... Has a younger brother, Sammy... Majoring in nutrition science.

Kristi Loro?a’s Stats at Arizona

Year   GP   GS   S   G   A   Pts   GWG
1998   11    0   3   0   0    0     0
1999   18    8  22   5   2   12     2
2000   19   15  31   4   0    8     1
Totals 48   23  56   9   2   20     3