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Zoey Goralski

School

UCLA

Position
Defender/Forward
Major
Physiological Sciences

Classroom

Zoey Goralski is a three-time Pac-12 All-Academic Honorable Mention selection and 11-time member of the UCLA Athletic Director’s Honor Roll. She is expected to graduate in fall of 2017.

Character

Goralski is one of the team co-captains and has been a shining example both on and off the field. She came in injured as a freshman and had to watch and be supportive as her team won the program’s first NCAA Championship. She worked diligently in rehab to get back the next season, and she played in 22 games and earned All-Freshman honors while helping UCLA through an undefeated regular season record.

Community

Goralski has been involved with the Care Extender Program through UCLA Health in 2015 and 2016. She volunteered for the UCLA Prime Time Games in each of the last three years. She also participated in the Adopt-a-Classroom program, writing letters to students to encourage them to succeed in school.

Competition

Heading into the 2017 season, Goralski has played in 63 career games and made 39 starts, scoring three goals with 13 assists. She led the team in assists with five in 2015 and also recorded five assists in 2016. She was an All-Freshman Team selection by Soccer America in 2014 and is a current member of the U.S. Under-23 National Team.