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  Yuval Barak

Yuval Barak

Player Profile

Class:
RS Sophomore

Hometown:
Tel Aviv, Israel

High School:
Aliance HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 160

Position:
Defender/Midfielder

Birthdate:
02/17/1987

Experience:
1V

Major:
Undecided

2010

Yuval Barak redshirted the 2010 season.

2009

In his inaugural season with the Matadors, Barak participated in 15 games and took four total shots, one on goal ... earned his first game-winning assist vs. Cal State Fullerton (11/4).

PERSONAL

Parents are Yochi and Shimo Barak ... has two siblings Dor (16) and Ben (23) ... father was a weightlifter for the famed Israeli club Maccabi Tel Aviv ... was a member of Maccabi Tel-Aviv, Maccabi Herzliya, and Beitar Ramat-Gan soccer clubs ... is an Israeli champion on his U-17 team, Israeli Cup Holder for his U-19 team, and Israeli Cup Holder runner-up on his U-17 squad ... favorite professional team is Maccabi Tel Aviv ... favorite athlete is David Beckham ... enjoys watching "Family Guy" and "You Don't Mess with the Zohan" ... chose to attend CSUN because he felt that the people were really nice and liked the campus ... greatest sports moment is winning the U-19 cup in Israel ... best athlete that he has competed against is Ben Sahar, Chelsea's striker ... likes to sleep when he has time to relax ... favorite website is sports.co.il ... most famous person met in person is Bar Rafaeli ... best advice ever given to his is that "anything is possible if you decide to make it possible" ... would choose Adam Sandler to play the role of himself if a movie were made about his life ... cannot imagine going a week without soccer ... considers his military service as the biggest obstacle he has ever had to overcome ... his brothers and parents always make him smile ... considers David Beckham as his greatest sports hero ... currently undecided on a major.