14 - Chris Leiva
Chris Leiva
Born: 08/06/1987
Height: 6-0
Weight: 180
Year: Senior
Hometown: Burbank, Calif.
High School: John Burroughs HS
College: Vanguard
Position: Midfielder
EXP: 2V

2010

Chris Leiva appeared in eight matches in his senior season at Cal State Northridge.

2008

In his inaugural season with the Matadors, Leiva played in all but one game (18 of 19), and was named to the starting line-up on one occasion ... took ten total shots, three of them on-goal ... finished the season with two total points ... earned assists in back-to-back games against UC Santa Barbara (10/29) and UC Riverside (11/1).

VANGUARD UNIVERSITY

Leiva played two seasons at Vanguard University, 2006 and 2007 ... scored 12 goals in his two seasons with the Lions.

JOHN BURROUGHS HIGH SCHOOL

Leiva played one season for at John Burroughs High School for Michael Kodoma, helping team to 12-4 record in 2005 ... earned All-Foothill League honors.

PERSONAL

Born on August 6, 1987 ... son of Connie and Carlos Leiva ... favorites include Real Madrid and footballer Ronaldinho ... chose Cal State Northridge because of its educational programs and the soccer ... lists former Matador Sean Franklin as the toughest player he's ever competed against ... undecided on a major.