UCLA Men's Soccer BIO
Victor Chavez
Player Profile:
Victor Chavez 1263752
Position: Forward
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: Fontana, Calif.
High School: A.B. Miller HS
Club: Real SoCal
Experience: 4 Letters

2013 -- Second-team All-Pac-12 selection ... second-team NSCAA All-Far West selection ... earned All-Pac-12 honors for the fourth straight season, making him the first UCLA player to accomplish the feat since David Estrada did it from 2006-09 ... one of just two members of the team to start all 20 matches ... finished second on the team in goals (8), assists (7) and points (23) ... ranked second in points, fifth in assists and sixth in goals in the Pac-12 ... ranked as the No. 65 player to watch in the country by Top Drawer Soccer ... ranked 40th nationally in points ... scored the game-winning goal in overtime at No. 1 Indiana on Sept. 1 at the adidas/IU Credit Union Classic ... earned adidas/IU Credit Union Classic All-Tournament Team honors ... had a two-goal game at Cal State Northridge on Sept. 22 ... also scored the game-winner vs. San Diego State on Oct. 5, adding an assist ... was named the Pac-12 Player of the Week for the week of Oct. 21-27 after recording an assist at Washington on Oct. 21 and scoring a goal against the Huskies on Oct. 27 ... also notched assists at UC Irvine, at Oregon State, at Stanford and at San Diego State ... added a goal vs. No. 1 California on Oct. 13 ... scored two goals vs. Elon in the NCAA Second Round on Nov. 24, including the game-winner ... logged an assist vs. Connecticut in the NCAA Third Round ... selected in the fourth round of the MLS Draft by the Portland Timbers (No. 71 overall).

2012 -- Second-team All-Pac-12 selection ... Finished tied for third on the team and ninth in the Pac-12 with five goals ... Scored game-winning goals against Oregon State (Oct. 5) and at San Diego State (Oct. 12) ... Also netted goals at California (Sept. 30), at Oregon State (Oct. 26) and vs. Stanford (Nov. 1) ... Played in 13 games, making eight starts ... missed six matches due to injury.

2011 -- Received honorable mention All-Pac-12 acclaim ... Finished fourth on the team in scoring with 11 points ... Scored a goal in three of the team's last six games and totaled four goals overall ... Netted game-winning goals at Stanford and at San Diego State ... Recorded three assists on the year ... Played in all 24 games and made seven starts.

2010 -- Second-team All-Pac-10 ... First-team All-Rookie selection by Top Drawer Soccer and second-team by Soccer America ... Voted UCLA's Offensive MVP ... Pac-10 leader in goals scored with 10 ... Team leader and ranked second in the Pac-10 in points scored with 25 (10g, 5a) ... Ranked third on the team with five assists ... Tied for the team lead with three game-winning goals ... Named the Pac-10 Player of the Week and the UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week and selected to the National Teams of the Week after recording a hat trick against Oregon State on Oct.. 3 ... Scored his three goals in the span of four and a half minutes ... Had a two-goal game in the 2-1 win at Cal State Northridge ... Recorded a pair of one-goal, one-assist games against UC Riverside and San Diego ... Scored the game-winner in overtime against UC Riverside and also had game-winners against Oregon State and Cal State Northridge.

U.S. National Team -- Scored the game-winner for the U-18s in a 1-0 win over Romania in the 2010 Lisbon International Tournament ... Played with the U-20 National Team at the Chivas Tournament in Mexico ... Member of the 2009 U.S. U-17 World Cup team and a member of the 2009 Macae Cup championship squad ... Had five caps and two goals with the U-17s in 2009 ... Played with U.S. Beach Soccer National Team at the 2011 Miami Cup, scoring one goal to help the U.S. earn second place.

High School/Club -- Parade and NSCAA Youth All-American ... Ranked No. 61 in the Top Drawer Soccer Top 100 list ... Played soccer during his freshman and sophomore seasons at A.B. Miller HS ... Scored seven goals and five assists for 19 points as a freshman ... Recorded 16 goals, 10 assists and 42 points during his sophomore season to earn all-league honors ... Also played one year of varsity volleyball as a freshman ... Played club soccer with the successful Real So Cal club team, leading his team to the 2007 League Cup Championship and the 2008 Region IV Championship and National finals ... In 2009, scored 14 goals for Real So Cal and was named to the U16 West Conference Starting XI and the U16 U.S. Soccer Academy Starting XI ... Led Real SoCal to the Development Academy Finals in 2010.

Personal -- Hobbies are playing guitar and drums ... Admires Barcelona forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic ... Parents: Jose and Beatriz Chavez ... Has younger siblings, Alejandra and Christian ... Full name is Victor Ruben Chavez Lopez ... Born August 25, 1992 in San Bernardino, CA ... Philosophy major.

Career Statistics

Yr GP GS Sh Gl A Pts
2010 22 15 50 10 5 25
2011 24 7 28 4 3 11
2012 13 8 22 5 0 10
2013 20 20 36 8 7 23
Totals 79 50 136 27 15 69
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