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#21 Lo'eau LaBonta
Position: Midfielder/Forward
Height: 5'2"
Year: Senior
Hometown: Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
High School: Los Osos
Major: Product design
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At Stanford:

  • Great playmaker with vision and skill
  • Brings creativity to the midfield and a goal-scoring mentality to the forward line

As a Senior in 2014:

  • Played in 19 regular season matches and started 18
  • Led the Cardinal with 11 goals in the regular season, nine of which were converted from open play, two of which were scored from the penalty spot, both team highs as well
  • Led the Cardinal in points with 25 (11 goals, three assists) heading into the NCAA tournament
  • Second on the team in shots with 61
  • Scored away goals at Duke, UCLA, Arizona, and Cal
  • Scored two goals from seven attempts and notched an assist against Oregon State
  • Scored five game-winning goals in the regular season

As a Junior in 2013:

  • Named to the NSCAA All-Pacific Region first team
  • Named team captain
  • Played in 21 matches and started 17
  • Earned All-Pac-12 second-team honors
  • Scored four goals in the regular season, with no assists
  • Scored a dramatic tying goal against UCLA on Oct. 10, taking a cross from Taylor Uhl, and pushing past a defender with a great first touch
  • The goal came in the 89th minute
  • She also scored the only goal in a 1-0 victory at Washington on Oct. 31

As a Sophomore in 2012:

  • Played in 22 matches and started 18
  • Made her first eight starts at midfield and final 10 at forward
  • Scored two second-half goals against UCLA in the NCAA quarterfinals, leading Stanford to a 2-1 comeback victory (Nov. 23)
  • The first, in the 55th minute, was a redirection of a Sydney Payne shot
  • The next, in the 69th minute, was a five-yard shot after a scramble in the goal mouth
  • Both were part of corner-kick sequences
  • Was named to the Team of the Week and selected as the Stanford/Muscle Milk Athlete of the Week, both on Nov. 26, following the UCLA match
  • Her five goals tied for fifth-most on the team
  • Named All-Pac-12 honorable mention
  • Made first collegiate start in 1-0 victory over visiting Boston University (Sept. 7)

As a Freshman in 2011:

  • Made collegiate debut with 23-minute outing in season-opening 4-0 victory over Penn State (Aug. 19)
  • Played season-high 33 minutes in 6-0 victory over Northwestern (Sept. 4)
  • Limited by injury over final half of regular season

National Team Experience:

  • A member of the U.S. U-17 national team player pool, has excelled at the Cal-South and Region IV Olympic Development Program levels

High School/Club:

  • A 2011 graduate of Los Osos High School in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif.
  • Earned All-CIF Southern Section Best Offensive Player honors after scoring 17 goals with 11 assists in a 21-4-1 senior season
  • Standout in club play for Arsenal FC


  • Carried a 4.33 weighted GPA ... won Los Osos award for excellence in social sciences

LaBonta's career statistics:

Year GP-GS Shots Goals Assists Points
2011 11-0 3 0 0 0
2012 22-18 47 5 2 12
2013 21-17 40 4 0 8
2014 22-21 81 13 5 31
Totals 76-56 171 22 7 51