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Kaya Ignacio

F/M
Position
5'8''
Height
170 lbs.
Weight
Sophomore
Class
Georgetown, Texas
Hometown
UT Texas High School
High School / Club
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Kaya Ignacio - Men's Soccer - Virginia Cavaliers

Kaya Ignacio Pronunciation

2020
• Appeared in 13 games and made nine starts as a true freshman
• Started all eight games of the spring season
• Totaled five points (2g, 1 a) and 10 shots (five on goal)
• Scored first collegiate goal on Oct. 18 at home against Pitt, the third game of his career
• Credited with the game-winner in a 2-0 win over Virginia Tech on March 19
• Played full matches against Notre Dame (March 7) and North Carolina (March 13)

PREP
• No. 127 on TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 150 Club Soccer Player Rankings
• Played club soccer for Lonestar SC (2014-18) before joining Houston Dynamo Academy (2018-20). Served as captain for both clubs
• Attended Georgetown High School (2 years), Shadow Creek High School (1 year) and graduated from UT Austin High School.
• A member of the U-15 U.S. Boys National Team
• Named the 2018-19 Houston Dynamo Academy Player of the Year
• While at Georgetown, ran track/field & cross country. Was a District Champion, Regional Qualifier, State Qualifier in the 800m, 1600m & 4×100 relay. Was named the 2017 Freshman of the Year.

PERSONAL
• Yet to declare a major at UVA
• Born in Austin, Texas
• Son of Andrew and Hollee Braun
• Has an older sister, Hannah and younger brother, Luke