25 Monika Sola
25 Monika Sola
Birth Date: 03/01/1983
Height: 5-9
Year: Senior
Hometown: Saratoga, Calif.
High School: Archbishop Mitty
Previous College: Texas
Position: Defender
College: 3V

AS A SENIOR IN 2004: Saw action in four contests... started the second half against San Jose State and scored first collegiate goal just four minutes later... tapped in a corner kick in the 50th minute.

AS A JUNIOR IN 2003: Saw action in two contests, making Bronco debut at San Jose State.

AS A SOPHOMORE AT TEXAS IN 2002: Played for Texas... saw action in two matches as the Longhorns advanced to the first round of the NCAA Tournament and finished with a 15-5-1 overall mark.

AS A FRESHMAN AT TEXAS IN 2001: Played for Texas... made collegiate debut against Houston on October 7... saw action in the Horns' 6-0 victory over Iowa State during the opening round of the Big 12 Tournament... helped the Texas defense post a school-record eight shutouts and set the UT mark for longest opponent stretch without a goal (418:40)... team advanced to the first round of the NCAA Tournament and finished with a 14-6 record... named to the Spring 2002 Big 12 Commission's Honor Roll.

CLUB TEAM: Played for the De Anza Dynamite from 1993-99 and the Santa Clara Sonic in 1999-2000 with current Bronco teammates Lana Bowen and Alyssa Sobolik... won the Premier State Playing League U19 Championship and reached the semifinals of both the Pleasanton Friendship Classic and the Surf Cup as the captain of the Sonic in 1999... led Sonic to the Nor-Cal State Championship and the Pleasanton Friendship Classic title in the 2000, while also aiding the Sonic to a berth in the Surf Cup quarterfinals and the Western Region finals... captained the Dynamite from 1998-99 when it won U19 Abronzino Premier League Championship and U16 CYSA-N State Cup title... also reached Pleasanton Friendship Classic and U14CYSA-N State Cup in 1997.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for head coach Russ Baba at Archbishop Mitty High School in San Jose, Calif... as a senior, led team to 20-0-4 record, a top-five national ranking according to Student Sports Magazine, and championships at the Central Coast Section and Blossom Valley Athletic League Championships... the BVAL title was the teams third in three years... a three-time San Jose Mercury News and BVAL honoree... as a senior, was selected as school's Scholar Athlete award recipient and was runner up for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award... a two-time Mitty Defensive MVP and was the SJMN CCS Junior of the Year... a member of the National Honor Society and volunteered at the Greenhills Nursing Home, the America Cancer Society and the Sacred Heart Church.

PERSONAL: Full name is Monika Tanja Sola... born March 1, 1983... parents are Jure and Michelle Sola ... has an older brother and an older sister... majoring in marketing.




Sola's Career Statistics


Year M-S Shots Goals GW Goals Assists Points
2001 (UT) 3-0 1 0 0 0 0
2002 (UT) 2-0 0 0 0 0 0
2003 2-0 0 0 0 0 0
2004 4-0 2 1 0 0 2
Career 11-0 3 1 0 0 2