Redshirt Junior - 2011 Season
Appeared in all 26 matches with 24 starts for the Tar Heels, primarily as the right outside back • Tallied two goals and two assists on the year • Posted the game winning goal against NC State in the ACC Quarterfinal round Nov. 8 • Also scored the scored the game winner in UNC’s 1-0 win at Wake Forest Sept. 16 • Part of a defense that allowed just 18 goals on the year, a GAA of 0.66 which ranked No. 11 in the country • Made Dean's List Spring 2012.
Redshirt Sophomore - 2010 Season
Appeared in 19 matches with three starts in the midfield • Posted a goal and an assist on the season • Tallied a goal against Virginia Tech • Doled out an assist against East Tennessee State • Posted eight shots on the year with four on goal.
Redshirt Freshman - 2009 Season
Appeared in seven games with two starts on the year • Tallied his first career goal against Stetson Oct. 28 • The goal against Stetson was the game winner.
Freshman - 2008 Season
Redshirt season • Did not see any game action for the Tar Heels.
Prep - Cathedral Catholic High School
Prep standout at Cathedral Catholic High School in Del Mar, Calif. • Named San Diego County and CIF Player of the Year in 2008 • Selected 2008 San Diego County Athlete of the Year for boys soccer • Also a first-team all-county, All-Western League and All-CIF choice as a senior • Earned second-team all-county and first-team all-league and All-CIF accolades in 2007 • As a senior, led team to 2008 CIF Division III and Western League titles, as well as an appearance in the Division II state finals • Helped team to a pair of CIF titles • Served as team captain as a senior • Played club soccer with Arsenal FC and served as team captain • Won the National Red Bull League championship in 2007 • Member of the second honors Dean’s List.
Jordan C. Gafa is the son of Mike and Annette Gafa • Born June 19, 1990, in San Diego • Has two brothers and one sister • Majoring in exercise and sport science at Carolina and plans a career in professional soccer.