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#11 Nate Pacheco
Position: Forward
Height: 5'8"
Year: Junior
Hometown: Albuquerque, NM
High School: St. Pius X
Experience: 2 Letters

High School:  Attended Pius X High in Albuquerque, NM... collected 77 career goals and 40 assists to rank second on the all-time scoring list with 194 career points...St. Pius X won the New Mexico State 4A title his freshman and sophomore seasons...All-State selection as a sophomore and senior and second-team All-State as a freshman...sat out junior year after suffering an anterior cruciate knee injury...State Gatorade Player of the Year as senior.

  Nathanael Pacheco's Collegiate Career

FRESHMAN (2011):  Appeared in 18 matches with nine starts...first start came in season opener against Washington, and scored his first collegiate goal coming off the bench in 2-1 loss at 14th-ranked UC Irvine...started last four non-conference matches and West Coast Conference opener at San Francisco...first match winner came in 3-2 double-overtime home win over San Diego, his heel touch to the post at 101:25 giving Gonzaga the victory...had assist in next match at home against Portland in a 1-1 tie, then had second assist of season in 4-1 setback at Loyola Marymount...started three straight matches late in WCC season...named to the WCC All-Freshman squad.

SOPHOMORE (2012): Saw action in 11 matches with five starts…missed three matches with a sprained ankle then came back to earn All-Tournament honors in the Hensor/Zaher Soccer Classic hosted by Oregon State…scored a pair of goals in the tourney, including match-winner in 2-1 win over UC Irvine…second goal came against Wisconsin-Green Bay on second day of tournament to give Zags a 1-0 lead in match they would win 3-2…was named West Coast Conference Player of the Week for his exploits at OSU…missed final six matches of season with leg injury.

Misc.: Club team, Classic Gladiators, is a six-time state champion and consistently ranked in Top 20 in the country and have been the top-ranked team...Gladiators were Region IV semifinalists from 2006-08 and finalists each of the past two seasons...captured the Far West Regional League title in 2009.