2024 Biola Lacrosse Roster

Photo of lacrosse team on a field

Front Row (L-R): Zac Siewert, Xavier Martinez-Ordonez, Jason Loftis, Henry Beck, Caden Booth, CJ Emde
Back Row (L-R): Head Coach Aaron Klett, Nick Breen, Caden Leedy, Anthony Portillo, Benjamin Yudkin, Jesse Perez, Ricardo Tirado, Jacob Kaholokula, Perrin Mullinax, Gabriel Aden Carillo

# NAME POS. YR. HT. WT. HOMETOWN HIGH SCHOOL MAJOR
1 Tony Portillo Defense So. 5’11” 198 San Francisco, CA Redwood Business Administration
3 Jason Loftis II (C) Attack Jr. 5’8″ 182 San Marcos, CA Mission Hills Cinema & Media Arts
4 A.J. Willard Midfield Sr. 5’7″ 155 Los Angeles, CA Phillips Exeter Academy Engineering Physics
6 J.D. Saddler Midfield Fr. 6’0″ 170 Chicago, IL Victor J. Andrew Cinema & Media Arts
7 Josiah Iwan Midfield Fr. 5’6″ 140 Monrovia, CA Western Academy of Beijing Political Science
9 Kai Allen Midfield Fr. 5’11” 165 Lahaina, HI Futures Academy Business Administration
10 Xavier Martinez-Ordonez Midfield Jr. 5’7″ 205 Canoga Park, CA Agoura History
16 Aden Carillo Midfield So. 6’4″ 180 Salinas, CA Xian International Business Administration
17 Nick Breen Midfield Jr. 6’0″ 215 West Hills, CA Grace Brethren Nursing
18 Sean Nyberg Midfield So. 5’9″ 148 Brea, CA Hope Christian PSP Business Administration
21 Jesse Perez (C) Midfield Jr. 5’11” 195 Long Beach, CA Millikan Kinesiology
22 Robbin Nell Attack Jr. 5’11” 210 Montebello, CA Schurr Communication
23 Elijah Gomez Defense Fr. 6’0″ 245 Norwalk, CA Cypress Engineering Physics
24 Levi St. Pierre Goalie So. 6’0″ 191 San Diego, CA Foothills Christian Multi-Disciplinary
25 Holden Irving Defense Fr. 6’0″ 195 Lihue, HI El Dorado Business Marketing
26 Victor Garcia Attack Fr. 5’7″ 160 Rancho Cucamonga, CA Rancho Cucamonga Communication Disorders
27 Ricky Tirado Defense So. 5’10” 210 Calipatria, CA Calipatria Animation

(C) = Team Captain

Coaching Staff

Volunteer Head Coach

Aaron Klett

Aaron Klett returns for his 15th season as head coach in 2023. This is his 17th season as a Biola lacrosse coach, with two seasons (’07-’08) as defensive coordinator prior to taking over the head coach position (’09-Present). Under his coaching Biola has amassed 63 All Conference selections and 12 All America selections.

Coach Klett played at Biola from 2002-2006 as a defenseman. He was an All-WCLL Second Team defenseman in 2004 and 2005, an All-WCLL First Team defenseman in 2006, an Academic All-America in 2005, and a Third Team All-America defenseman in 2006, the first All-America award recipient in Biola lacrosse history.

Volunteer Assistant Coach

Jacob Kaholokula

Jacob Kaholokula returns to the Eagles as an assistant coach, working with the defense, after a four-year career as a defender. A 2023 graduate of Biola, Jacob was an all conference defender and team captain.