3 Chris Gaschen
3 Chris Gaschen
Height: 5-6
Weight: 140
Year: SR
Hometown: Granite Bay, CA
High School: Granite Bay HS
Position: MF/F

Summer 2012
Trained with German club VfL Osnabrück of the 3. Fußball-Liga (third division).

2011 (Junior)
Started during two of 16 appearances and registered a goal and an assist during 5-0 victory versus UC Riverside (Oct. 9) … three points versus UC Riverside were a Cal Poly individual season high … enjoyed seven multi-shot games, topping out with three attempts versus No. 12 West Virginia (Sept. 11) and at No. 16 UC Santa Barbara (Nov. 4) … averaged 35.3 minutes per appearance.

2010 (Sophomore)
Earned All-Big West Conference honorable mention praise after finishing third among Mustangs with three goals … produced game-winning strikes during 1-0 triumph at Denver (Sept. 3) and, on Fox Soccer Channel, during a 2-1, overtime victory against No. 19 UC Santa Barbara … also scored at UC Davis (Oct. 30) … placed a career-high three shots on target during win at Denver.

2009 (Freshman)
Led program with four assists and finished third with eight points … totaled a pair of assists in 4-0 victory versus Sacramento State (Sept. 18) and during 3-1 triumph versus Cal State Northridge (Oct. 24) … both goals of the season came during 3-0 home win against UC Riverside (Oct. 17) … placed 62 percent of shots on goal, the top mark of any Mustang.  

Granite Bay HS (Granite Bay, Calif.)
A four-year letterwinner set program records with 96 career goals and 51 assists … established single season program records for goals (35) in 2007 and assists (18) in 2008 … led program in shot attempts every season, topping out with 127 in 2007 … added 27 goals as a senior to earn ESPN RISE All-America honorable mention praise … named ESPN National High School Player of the Week for Nov. 26, 2008 … during four-year career, helped program to a 72-17-10 overall record, a 41-5-2 Sierra Foothill League mark, league titles in 2005, 2007 and 2008 and California Interscholastic Federation Division III Sac-Joaquin Section championships in 2006 and 2008 … NSCAA Academic All-America selection during senior season … earned three letters in track (2006-08) … at club level, helped San Juan Lightening ’91 side to NorCal State Cup championships in 2004 and 2005 … also a member of the Region IV Olympic Development Program and the Real San Juan club team (2006-09).

Personal
Son of Fred and Sheila Gaschen … has two sisters, Megan Gaschen and Jen Granatelli … majoring in business … biggest thrill at Cal Poly was scoring the game-winning goal on Fox Soccer Channel to help Cal Poly upend rival UC Santa Barbara on Oct. 27, 2010 … member of Campus Crusade, Athletes in Action and Bible Club at Cal Poly … named to honor roll at Granite Bay HS … Chris Michael-Roy Gaschen was born Aug. 29, 1990 in Los Angeles.