Ricky Garbanzo
Ricky Garbanzo


Rock Hill, S.C.

High School:
Northwestern HS

Height / Weight:
5-7 / 140


• 2013 First Team All-Big South
• 2013 First Team All-Big South
• 2012 First Team All-Big South

• 2011 Big South All-Freshman Team

2013 (Junior): First team All-Big South ... first team All-Big South ... College Soccer News National Team of the Week (Oct. 21) ... National Team of the Week (Nov. 11) ... Two-time Big South Conference Attacking Player of the Week (Oct. 14 and Nov. 11) ... Two-time Big South Player of the Week (Oct. 14 and Nov. 11) ... Led the Chanticleers in scoring with 13 goals and tallied one assist for 27 total points ... Finished the season ranked 22nd in the NCAA in total points (27), ninth in goals (13), 58th in points per game (1.13) and 31st in goals per game (0.54) ... Recorded a team and Big South-high eight game-winners on the year ... Notched a trio of multi-goal games ... Posted the game-winner via penalty kick in the Chants' 4-2 victory at No. 15 UNC Greensboro ... Provided the lone goal in the 1-nil upset at No. 5 VCU ... Scored in four straight games from Oct. 8 through Oct. 20, including two in CCU's 3-0 win at College of Charleston ... Netted two goals against both Campbell and Longwood in back-to-back matches to end the regular season ... Tallied the eventual game-winner against Liberty in the Big South Tournament championship match ... Scored 4:14 into the match to lift the Chants over 13th-seeded Charlotte in the second round of the NCAA Tournament ... Attempted 78 shots on the season with 31 falling on frame for a .397 shots on goal percentage ... Started 21 of 24 matches played, totaling 1,595 minutes of action.

2012 (Sophomore): First team All-Big South ... Two-time Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week honoree (Sept. 23 and Oct. 29) ... College Soccer News National Team of the Week (Nov. 29) ... National Player of the Week (Oct. 15) ... Big South Conference Attacking Player of the Week (Oct. 29) ... Named to the Ohio State-hosted Wolstein Classic all-tournament team ... Scored a career-high 13 goals and added five assists to total 31 points ... His 13 goals ranked 18th in the NCAA ... Ranked 20th in the country in total points with 31 ... Turned in three multi-goal games ... Scored his first career hat trick to lead Coastal over South Carolina, 3-2 ... Netted two goals in the opening 23 minutes at Liberty ... Found the back of the net twice in Coastal's 8-0 romp at VMI ... Counted a team and Big South-high six game-winning goals ... Recorded a goal in five straight games from Oct. 24 - Nov. 9 ... Attempted 55 shots with 25 coming on frame ... Starter in 17 of 25 games played ... Averaged 1.24 points per outing ... Provided the assist on three game-winning goals ... Had a hand in each of Coastal's first three goals against VMI (2g/1a) ... Attempted a season-high six shots against Presbyterian College in the first round of the Big South Tournament ... Saw 1,294 minutes of play ... Named to the 2012-13 Big South Presidential Honor Roll for posting at least a 3.0 GPA for the academic year.

2011 (Freshman): Drew starts in 19 of 22 games played ... Finished the season ranked fourth on the team in points with 19 (6g/7a)... Named to the Big South All-Freshman Team.... Named CCU Invitational Offensive MVP after scoring two of Coastal's four goals including the game-tying score against No. 16 Virginia Commonwealth ... Named to the 2011-12 Big South Presidential Honor Roll.

At Northwestern HS: Four-year letterwinner at Northwestern High School under head coach Dom Wren ... Member of a team that was region, upper state and state champions from 2007-09 ... Helped guide his team to a national championship as a sophomore following a 24-0-0 undefeated record ... Had at least one goal in all three South Carolina State Championship games ... Named all-region as a freshman ... Was an ESPN Rising All-American Honorable Mention as a sophomore ... Tabbed all-state and was the High School Sports Report Player of the Year as a junior ... Named an ESPN Rising All-American as a junior ... Selected to the 2010 NSCAA All-South Team ... Scored 93 goals and 38 assists in his first three years in high school ... Member of the ODP team for South Carolina and Region III in 2008 and 2009 ... Helped lead his club team to the Disney Soccer Showcase Championship in 2009 and 2010 ... His club team was the Region III Premier League East Champion in 2008 and the Region III Champion in 2009 ... Led his club team to a third place showing at the ODP National Championships in Boston, Mass.

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