2012 (R-JUNIOR): Selected as 1-of-42 players to the Hermann Trophy Watch List...named CollegeSportsMadness.com second team preseason All-American...selected CollegeSportsMadness.com preseason MPSF Player of the Year.
2011 (R-SOPHOMORE): Named as 1-of-15 semifinalists for the the 2011 Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy...named to Soccer America’s second team MVP...chosen third team Soccer News All-American All-American and third team Continental Tires/NSCAA All-American...selected first team 2011 Continental Tires NSCAA Division I All-Far West Region as well...chosen 2011 MPSF Player of the Year, started 19 times, scoring 18 goals and posting two assists for 38 points...put half of his shot attempts on goal (55 of 110)...in the final NCAA Division I Statistical Report Zardes was fourth in goals, fourth in goals per game (.90), seventh in points, and eighth in points per game (1.90)...was featured in the Oct. 3 edition of Sports Illustrated’s Faces in the Crowd.
2010 (R-FRESHMAN): Named MPSF Newcomer of the Year as well as first team All-Conference...Selected to Soccer America’s All-Freshman second team...named third team NSCAA All-Far West Region...led team and ranked second in the MPSF in assists (6) and assists per game..ranked sixth in the conference in points (12) and points per game (0.71).
2009 (REDSHIRT): Sat out the season as a redshirt at CSUB...CLUB: Led the LA Galaxy U-20 club team to the national championship game in Chicago during the Summer of 2010.
HIGH SCHOOL: A first team All–Bay League performer for Leuzinger High School...led the league in goal scoring and was named MVP of the league’s all star game...earned honor roll accolades as a senior...also played football and was listed as a top–30 kicker in California.
PERSONAL: Born Sept. 2, 1991...Son of Glen and Linda Zardes...a physical education and kinesiology major.