A native to Norwalk, CT, but also a Nicaraguan citizen, Jake Zuniga has been involved in soccer since the age of three. Joining the Beachside soccer program at age ten, he was able to find success as a state champion and Region 1 semi-finalist. In addition, he captained his Super-20 team to Nationals. Jake played four years of varsity soccer at Norwalk High School, where he was an All-FCIAC and All-State first team member, before graduating from Fairfield University Men’s Soccer team with a Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing.
A member of the 2011 MAAC regular season and tournament champions, the Stags went on to the NCAA tournament where Jake was able to register his first collegiate goal. In 2015 Jake was awarded All-MAAC First Team honors by College Sports Madness.
Jake was called up by the Nicaraguan National team in 2014.
“The game is beautiful, so play it that way.”