7 Yaritza Arista
Yaritza  Arista


Livingston, Calif.

High School:
Livingston HS

Last College:
Modesto JC





38 Student-Athletes Honored As Academic All-Mountain West

Five Spartans have earned the academic honor each of their four years.


Regular Season Champs Celebrate 2017 At Team Banquet

Team awards, video tributes and an appearance from a special guest were all part of the celebration.


#1-Spartans Knocked Out Of MW Tournament On Penalty Kicks

The Spartans came from behind twice in the match.


Spartans Go Streaking Into Mountain West Tournament

The Spartans are taking a six-match winning streak into the MW Tournament.


Six Spartans Earn All-Mountain West Honors; Hanson Wins Coach Of The Year

Lauren Hanson is the MW Coach of the Year for the second time in three seasons.

AT SJSU: Completed her first season with the Spartans as a junior college transfer in 2016 ... A Mountain West All-Newcomer Team choice in her first year as a Spartan midfielder.

2016: Competed in all 20 matches and made 19 starts … Third on the team with 1,537 minutes of action … Academic All-Mountain West honoree … Selected to the Mountain West All-Newcomer Team … recorded seven points with a pair of goals and three assists from the midfield position … Scored the game-winning goal in a 2-1 win over UNLV (9/23) on the road in the Mountain West opener … Second goal of the year came at Utah State (10/9) … Recorded three assists on the year in as many matches, all of which were Spartan victories.

JUNIOR COLLEGE: The points leader for #10-nationlly ranked Modesto Junior College in 2015 … Third overall in the California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) with 60 points at the end of the 2015 season … 21 goals and doled out 18 assists … Led Modesto JC all the way to the California State Final Four, where it would wind up third in the state, and 10th-ranked nationally by the final National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) poll … selected an all-Northern California Region midfielder.

HIGH SCHOOL: A graduate of Livingston (Calif.) High School, where she scored 22 goals and had nine assists as a senior … Finished her high school career with 28 goals and 17 assists in 31 games played.

YARITZA: Pronounced yarr-EET-sa Are-EE-sta ... Majoring in health Science ... Goes by the nickname Yari ... Enjoys swimming and paddle boarding ... A native of Turlock, Calif., who now calls Livingston, Calif., home.