21 Jalil Anibaba
21 Jalil Anibaba
Height: 6-0
Weight: 170
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Davis, Calif.
High School: Davis Senior High School
Position: Midfielder
College: 2V

Action Photos All-WCC First Team 2009 & 2007
2009 NSCAA All-West Region honoree
2008 All-WCC Second Team
Middleton Sports & Fitness Invitational Defensive MVP, 2008
Soccer America Preseason All-American, 2008
2007 WCC Freshman of the Year
Top Drawer Soccer All-Freshman First Team
College Soccer News Team of the Week, Oct. 15, 2007

JUNIOR (2009): Team captain, earning All-WCC honors for the third consecutive season ... All-WCC First Team pick for the second time ... National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-West Region team ... mostly played center-back, anchoring a defensive that posted five shutouts ... helped the Broncos go 3-0-2 to finish the season and tie for fourth in the WCC in wins ... started in all 20 matches.

SOPHOMORE (2008): Saw action in 19 games, starting in 18 ... led the team with 34 shots ... recorded six points on two goals and two assists ... named All-WCC second team ... was a Soccer America Preseason All-American ... helped the Broncos' defense to a 1-1-0 weekend against Loyola Chicago and UIC ... earned Defensive MVP honors at the Middleton Sports & Fitness Invite ... played a solid defensive game vs. then-No. 4 California (Sept. 12) ... helped the Broncos to a tie against San Jose State (Sept. 24) ... notched his first assist of the season on Connor Mitchell's goal against Stanford (Sept. 27) ... scored his first goal of the season against Saint Mary's (Oct. 12) ... scored his second goal of the season against Saint Mary's (Nov. 7) ... dished out an assist on Alex Fitschen's goal against SMC (Nov. 7).

FRESHMAN (2007): Started all 22 games and led team in minutes played with 2,035 ... started first two games of career in midfield vs. Alabama A&M on Aug. 31 and Vermont on Sept. 2 ... notched first career assist vs. Vermont on Sept. 2 ... moved from midfield to central defense on Sept. 14 vs. Stanford and started at center back every game after that ... team went 13-1-4 in games Anibaba started in central defense ... scored game-winning goal with two seconds left in regulation with incredible side-volley vs. San Francisco on Oct. 12 ... named to CSN National Team of Week on Oct. 15 ... WCC Freshman of the Year ... All-WCC First Team ... Top Drawer Soccer Team of Season All Freshman First Team ... played 90 minutes vs. UCLA in NCAA second round on Nov. 28 ... started and played 90 minutes vs. Notre Dame on Dec. 1 in NCAA third round ... played in Pan Am Games with U.S. team in July in Brazil.  

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate from Davis Senior High School in Davis, Calif ... named Gatorade California Player of the Year for soccer in 2006-07 ... named Delta Valley Conference MVP in 2006-07 as a senior after scoring 16 goals and dishing out 12 assists ... led team to a 22-1-2 record and a berth in the sectional playoffs ... participated in soccer and basketball ... helped soccer team to section championship during junior year ... led Davis to league title in 2006 ... named All-League from 2004-2006 ... named All-Metro from 2005-2006 ... earned league's Defensive MVP award in 2005 ... traveled to Mexico with U.S. U18 national team in early 2007 ... club team was the champion of the Nomads gold bracket ... made first appearance with U.S. U20 team on March 26, 2007 in a scimmage against SMU ... also played for U20s vs. Haiti on March 28, 2007 in a 2-1 victory.

PERSONAL: Born in Fontana, Calif. ... parents are Jammal & Elizabeth Anibaba and Melaine Clark ... has three brothers, Jammil, Sule, Josh Reese, and a younger sister, Jasmine ... Jammil redshirted in soccer at UC Davis last season and Sule scored two goals for the Aggies team in 17 games ... involved in the Peer Helping program in high school ... enjoys playing basketball, listening to music and researching Yoruba music and culture ... planning to major in business administration.