|High School:||St. Mary's|
Appeared in all 27 matches this season for the Tigers. Finished with 30 goals and 21 assists for 51 points. Registered a goal in 17 games and recorded eight multi-goal games along with five hat tricks. Posted a season-high eight points in the Tigers' season opener against No. 14 Bucknell (Sept. 3). Also recorded three goals in the NCAA opening round against No. 17 Pomona Pitzer. Scored two goals in the NCAA Semifinal match against No. 1 UCLA (Dec. 2).
Luis Araya earned All-Golden Coast Honorable Mention accolades in 2016 as he scored 33 goals as a freshman with 15 assists for 19 points. He posted 12 multi-goal games and scored in 18 of 26 games, including the final 12 games of the season. Turned in three hat tricks on the year, with a season-high three goals against No. 3 Southern Cal (Oct. 1), No. 14 George Washington (Oct. 20), and No. 7 Long Beach State (Nov. 19) in the GCC semifinals. Also turned in three games with multiple assists. For the year, he recorded 20 steals and drew 10 exclusions.
Luis Araya is a Stockton native an a two-time All-American at Saint Mary's High School. He was a First Team All-TCAL selection each of the last four years, scoring 381 goals and helping the Rams to three TCAL championships. He was also named the Stockton Record's boys water polo top player.
He helped the USA Men's team to the 2016 Junior Pan Ams gold medal game with 29 goals at the tournament in Edmonton, including six in the gold medal game.