10 - Ernesto Carranza|
|Previous School:||Oakdale HS|
AS A SENIOR (2010)
Became the most prolific passer in school history when he moved into No. 1 all-time with 20 career assists...tied for fourth all-time with 18 career goals...second all-time at Sacramento State with 54 career points...played in 82 matches in four-year career, a school record...started 81 career matches, a school record...had 12 points on four goals and four assists in three MSPF tournament games and two NCAA tournament games...had two goals and two assists in 6-2 MPSF quarterfinal win over Air Force - tying for No. 2 all-time in school history with six points in a single game...scored the Hornets' lone goal in NCAA 2nd round loss to UCLA...scored first of two goals in NCAA 1st round win over Santa Clara...had seven goals and team-best eight assists to rank second on the team with 22 total points...in the MPSF, ranked No. 3 in points with 21, No. 5 in goals with seven and No. 2 in assists with seven...his eight assists is the second most for a single season in team history...had two-or-more points in seven games, including four of five postseason games...a first-team All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation selection in 2010 after being selected first-team all-conference as a sophomore and junior as well...named a preseason All-America by College Soccer News ...was one of 39 men's soccer players nationally to be named to the Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy Watch List (nation's most outstanding player) for the 2010 season.
AS A JUNIOR (2009)
Became the first Hornet during the Division I era (1991-pres.) to earn first team all-Far West Region honors from the National Soccer Coaches Association of American following a season in which he was also named Mountain Pacific Sports Federation Player of the Year...led the Hornets during conference play with four goals and two assists, and recorded two game-winning goals...struck for the game winner in the 67th minute of the Hornets' 2-1 triumph over Denver on October 18...one game later, he collected the match’s lone goal in the Hornets' 1-0 victory at Seattle...finished second on the team in goals (six), assists (six) and points (18)...has appeared in 59 career matches, making 58 starts, and is on pace to shatter the school's career record in each category...currently ranks fourth all-time in assists (12) and needs nine points to enter the school's all-time top five.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2008)
Started all 19 contests for the Hornets during his sophomore campaign...saw action at both forward and midfielder...scored two goals and added three assists...earned all-tournament honors at the Saint Mary's Tournament after providing the game-winning assist against Houston Baptist...connected on lone penalty kick of the season at New Mexico on Oct. 12...posted 26 shots on the season.
AS A FRESHMAN (2007)
Earned honorable mention all-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honors after leading the Hornets in scoring with nine points...posted three goals and three assists while appearing in all 19 of the Hornets contests...one of five players to see action in every game...made 18 starts in the midfield and at forward...was the team’s designated penalty kicker, going 2-for-2 on the season...one of the MPSF’s quickest players with and without the ball.
A 2007 graduate of Oakdale HS in Oakdale, Calif...led Oakdale to an appearance in the playoffs his senior season after leading the VOL with 30 assists, while scoring 15 goals...four-time Modesto Bee all-district selection, including an MVP selection his junior season after he posted 38 goals and 28 assists...scored both goals in 2-1 section finals victory in 2005...scored 113 goals and tallied 114 assists during his high school career...led Mustangs to section titles each of his first three years...was high school teammates with fellow Hornet Manuel Verduzco...was member of U-15 U.S. National team...played club soccer with the San Juan Thunder...led team to State Cup final in 2006.
Born March 22, 1989...parents are Jose and Maria Carranza...major is business administration.