Rafael Baca

Rafael Baca
30
Midfielder
  • 5' 9"
  • 160 lbs.
  • 09-11-1989
  • Tuxpan, Mexico

2012: MLS: Played 90 minutes vs. NE on 3/10 … Started and played the first half vs. HOU on 3/17 … Came on as a substitute in the 57th minute at TFC on 3/24 and assisted on the game’s final goal in the 67th minute … Played 90 minutes at SEA on 3/31 and vs. VAN on 4/7 … Played 90 minutes at NY on 4/14 and tallied his first goal of 2012 (second of career) to tie the game at 1-1 in the 15th minute … Started at right wing in the absence of the suspended Marvin Chavez and played 82 minutes vs. RSL on 4/21 … Played 90 minutes at PHI on 4/28, moving from the right wing into central midfield in the 61st minute … Came on as a substitute for the last 27 minutes vs. DC on 5/2 … Played 90 minutes at VAN on 5/5 … Started and played 60 minutes vs. CHV on 5/13 … Started and played 70 minutes vs. CLB on 5/19 … Started and played 74 minutes at LA on 5/23 … Started and played 65 minutes at SKC on 5/27 … Played 65 minutes on 6/20 at COL … On bench but DNP at RSL on 6/23 … Started and played 90 minutes vs. LA on 6/30 … Started and played 59 minutes vs. POR on 7/3… Started and played 90 minutes at FCD on 7/7, 7/14 vs. RSL and vs. FCD on 7/18 … Started and played 82 minutes at VAN on 7/22 … Started and played 59 minutes vs. CHI on 7/28 … Started and played 90 minutes vs. SEA on 8/11 … Started and played 74 minutes at MTL on 8/18 … Started and played 90 minutes against COL on 8/25, recording an assist in the 31st minute … Started and played 83 minutes vs. CHV on 9/2 …Started and played 90 minutes at CHV on 9/15… Started and played 63 minutes vs. POR on 9/19 …Started and played 88 minutes on 9/22 at SEA …Started and played 90 minutes vs. FCD on 9/29 … Started and played 90 minutes vs. COL on 10/6, vs. LA on 10/21, at POR on 10/27 … Reserves: Started and played 90 minutes at CHV on 6/8 … MLS Cup Playoffs: Started and played 57 minutes against LA in the second leg of the Western Conference Semifinals … Started and played 90 minutes on 11/4 at LA in the first leg of the Western Conference Semifinals …Open Cup: Came on as a substitute in the 88th minute against FTL on 5/29 … Came on as a substitute in the 77th minute against MIN on 6/5 … Started and played 80 minutes vs. SEA on 6/26 …  Exhibition: Came on as a sub in the 71st minute vs. SC on 7/31, assisting on Steven Lenhart’s equalizing goal in the 85th minute.

2011: MLS: Made MLS debut coming on as a substitute in 80th minute vs. PHI on 7/9 … Came on as a substitute in 62nd minute at CLB on 7/16 … Came on as a substitute in 42nd minute vs. VAN on 7/20 … Made first MLS start and played 90 minutes at RSL on 7/23 … Came on as a substitute in 82nd minute vs. POR on 8/6 … Played 90 minutes and received a yellow card at LA on 8/20 … Started and played 83 minutes at TFC on 8/27 … Played 90 minutes vs. CHI on 9/10 and notched an assist … Played 90 minutes at HOU on 9/17 … Played 90 minutes at POR on 9/21 and notched an assist … Started and played 83 minutes at COL on 9/24 … Started and played 66 minutes vs. SKC on 10/1 … Played 90 minutes at NE on 10/8 and at SEA on 10/15 … Played 90 minutes vs. FCD on 10/22 and scored first MLS goal … Exhibition: Started and played 61 minutes vs. West Brom on 7/12 … Reserves: Played 90 minutes vs. VAN on 3/22 … Came on as a halftime substitute vs. SEA on 4/3 … Started and played 56 minutes at CHV on 7/26 … Started and played 75 minutes vs. POR on 8/7.

College:
Three-time First Team All-West Coast Conference selection … No. 2 leader in career games played with 79, shots with 213, and assists with 19 … No. 3 all time in points with 57 and goals with 19 … Captain as a sophomore, junior and senior … Twice honored as the West Coast Conference Player of the Week … Selected to the TopDrawerSoccer.com National Team of the Season Second Team and was an NSCAA Third-Team All-American … Selected to the NSCAA First-Team All-Far West Region as a senior … Led the WCC with eight assists as a senior, the No. 2 single-season mark all-time at LMU … Named to Goal.com All-America First Team as a junior … One of 30 players selected for the MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List as a junior.

High School/Club:
Attended Amino Leadership High School in Inglewood, Calif. … All-CIF, All-State, All-Harbor League, All-Area, All-City selection in his senior season … Scored 58 goals during high school career … Two-year letter winner … Team captain as a senior … Won the school’s award for top Student-Athlete.

Personal:
Parents are Rafael and Graciela Baca … Has a sister, Jennifer … Majored in Spanish while at Loyola Marymount University.

Career Statistics (Regular Season)

Año Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC Apagado Y R
2013 San Jose Earthquakes 31 28 0 2379 2 30 7 17 5 6 1
2012 San Jose Earthquakes 33 31 1 2551 4 24 7 22 4 4 0
2011 San Jose Earthquakes 15 11 1 1046 3 12 4 12 2 2 0
Career Totals 79 70 2 5976 9 66 18 51 11 12 1

2013 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season San Jose Earthquakes 31 28 0 2379 2 30 7 17 5 6 1

2012 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Playoffs San Jose Earthquakes 2 2 0 147 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
MLS Regular Season San Jose Earthquakes 33 31 1 2551 4 24 7 22 4 4 0

2011 Season Statistics

Competition Club GP GS G MIN A SHT SOG FC OFF Y R
MLS Regular Season San Jose Earthquakes 15 11 1 1046 3 12 4 12 2 2 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, Apagado: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves

Regular Season Game Log

Fecha Match Result Appearance MINS G A SHT SOG FC FS Y R
10/26/2013 DAL @ SJ W 1-2 Subbed On 19 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
10/20/2013 SJ @ LA T 0-0 Started 59 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
10/9/2013 COL @ SJ W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0
9/29/2013 SJ @ CHV W 1-0 Started 75 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 0
9/21/2013 SJ @ RSL W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 2 1 1 0 0 0
9/14/2013 VAN @ SJ T 0-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9/8/2013 PHI @ SJ W 0-1 Started 57 0 0 1 0 2 1 1 1
8/31/2013 SJ @ LA L 0-3 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/24/2013 SJ @ DAL T 2-2 Started 87 0 1 0 0 1 2 1 0
8/18/2013 KC @ SJ W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 2 0 0
8/10/2013 SJ @ VAN L 0-2 Started 89 0 0 2 1 1 3 1 0
8/3/2013 CHV @ SJ W 0-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
7/27/2013 POR @ SJ W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
7/13/2013 SEA @ SJ W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/6/2013 SJ @ NE L 0-2 Started 76 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
7/3/2013 SJ @ CHI L 2-3 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
6/29/2013 LA @ SJ W 2-3 Started 80 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
6/22/2013 SJ @ DC L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 4 0 0
6/15/2013 SJ @ COL W 2-1 Started 90 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/1/2013 SJ @ RSL L 0-3 Subbed On 50 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/25/2013 SJ @ DAL L 0-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/18/2013 COL @ SJ T 1-1 Started 42 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/11/2013 SJ @ SEA L 0-4 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0
5/8/2013 TOR @ SJ W 1-2 Subbed On 32 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/4/2013 MTL @ SJ T 2-2 Started 62 0 0 3 2 1 0 1 0
4/27/2013 SJ @ CHV T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0
4/21/2013 POR @ SJ T 1-1 Started 84 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
4/14/2013 SJ @ POR L 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
4/6/2013 VAN @ SJ T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 1 1 0
3/30/2013 SJ @ HOU L 0-2 Started 61 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/23/2013 SEA @ SJ W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 0 0
3/16/2013 SJ @ CLB T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
3/10/2013 NY @ SJ W 1-2 Started 66 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
3/3/2013 RSL @ SJ L 2-0 Started 90 0 0 3 1 2 0 0 0
10/27/2012 SJ @ POR T 1-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 2 0 0
10/21/2012 LA @ SJ T 2-2 Started 90 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0
10/6/2012 SJ @ COL W 4-1 Started 90 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0
9/29/2012 DAL @ SJ T 3-3 Started 82 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
9/22/2012 SJ @ SEA W 2-1 Started 88 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
9/19/2012 POR @ SJ T 2-2 Started 63 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
9/15/2012 SJ @ CHV W 2-0 Started 90 0 0 2 0 1 0 0 0
9/2/2012 CHV @ SJ W 0-4 Started 83 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0
8/25/2012 COL @ SJ W 1-4 Started 90 0 1 0 0 2 2 0 0
8/18/2012 SJ @ MTL L 1-3 Started 74 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
8/11/2012 SEA @ SJ W 1-2 Started 90 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
7/28/2012 CHI @ SJ T 1-1 Started 59 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0
7/22/2012 SJ @ VAN L 1-2 Started 82 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
7/18/2012 DAL @ SJ W 1-2 Started 90 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/14/2012 RSL @ SJ W 0-5 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0
7/7/2012 SJ @ DAL T 0-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0
7/3/2012 SJ @ POR L 1-2 Started 59 0 0 1 1 0 2 0 0
6/30/2012 LA @ SJ W 3-4 Started 90 0 0 3 1 0 0 0 0
6/23/2012 SJ @ RSL W 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
6/20/2012 SJ @ COL W 2-1 Started 65 0 0 0 0 2 2 0 0
5/27/2012 SJ @ KC L 1-2 Started 65 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
5/23/2012 SJ @ LA W 3-2 Started 74 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 0
5/19/2012 CLB @ SJ T 1-1 Started 70 0 0 3 0 1 0 0 0
5/13/2012 CHV @ SJ T 1-1 Started 60 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
5/5/2012 SJ @ VAN L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0
5/2/2012 DC @ SJ W 3-5 Subbed On 27 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
4/28/2012 SJ @ PHI W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0
4/21/2012 RSL @ SJ W 1-3 Started 82 0 0 2 2 1 2 0 0
4/14/2012 SJ @ NY T 2-2 Started 90 1 0 1 1 2 3 0 0
4/7/2012 VAN @ SJ W 1-3 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/31/2012 SJ @ SEA W 1-0 Started 90 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 0
3/24/2012 SJ @ TOR W 3-0 Subbed On 33 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 0
3/17/2012 HOU @ SJ L 1-0 Started 45 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
3/10/2012 NE @ SJ W 0-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 3 0 1 0
10/22/2011 DAL @ SJ W 2-4 Started 90 1 0 1 1 0 0 0 0
10/15/2011 SJ @ SEA L 1-2 Started 90 0 1 1 1 2 1 0 0
10/8/2011 SJ @ NE W 2-1 Started 90 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0
10/1/2011 KC @ SJ T 1-1 Started 66 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
9/24/2011 SJ @ COL T 1-1 Started 83 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0
9/21/2011 SJ @ POR T 1-1 Started 90 0 1 2 1 2 0 1 0
9/17/2011 SJ @ HOU L 1-2 Started 90 0 0 0 0 3 2 0 0
9/10/2011 CHI @ SJ W 0-2 Started 90 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0
8/27/2011 SJ @ TOR T 1-1 Started 83 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
8/20/2011 SJ @ LA L 0-2 Started 90 0 0 2 1 2 2 1 0
8/13/2011 COL @ SJ L 2-1 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
8/6/2011 POR @ SJ T 1-1 Subbed On 8 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
7/30/2011 DC @ SJ L 2-0 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/23/2011 SJ @ RSL L 0-4 Started 90 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/20/2011 VAN @ SJ T 2-2 Subbed On 48 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/16/2011 SJ @ CLB T 0-0 Subbed On 28 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
7/9/2011 PHI @ SJ T 0-0 Subbed On 10 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
7/6/2011 SJ @ CHV L 0-2 Unused Sub 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
GP: Games Played, GS: Games Started, G: Goals, MIN: Minutes Played, A: Assists, SHT: Shots, SOG: Shots on Goal, FC: Fouls Committed, FS: Fouls Suffered, Apagado: Offsides, Y: Yellow Cards, R: Red Cards, GF: Goals For, GA: Goals Against, SO: Shutouts, SV: Saves, CK: Corner Kicks, PKA: Penalty Kick Attempts, PKG: Penalty Kick Goals, PKS: Penalty Kick Saves