UCLA Men's Soccer BIO
Michael Amick
Player Profile:
Michael Amick 1508738
Position: Defender
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 170
Year: Junior
Hometown: Sunnyvale, Calif.
High School: The Harker School
Club: De Anza Force
Experience: 2 Letters

2015 -- Team captain for the second consecutive season … honorable mention All-Pac-12 selection … first team Pac-12 All-Academic selection … Capital One Academic All-District team selection … third team CoSIDA Academic All-America selection … appeared in 19 games, making 16 starts at center back, logging 1,262 minutes … logged 90 minutes or more nine times … scored one goal (two points) on the season … scored his first career goal in a 4-1 win over Cal Poly on September 18 … contributed to all four shutouts (New Mexico, San Diego State, California, Cal Poly).

2014 -- Team captain … first team All-Pac-12 selection … first team NSCAA All-Far West selection … second team College Soccer News All-American selection … second team Top Drawer Soccer Best XI selection … second team Pac-12 All-Academic selection … third team NSCAA All-American selection … ranked the No. 33 overall player in the country by Top Drawer Soccer … selected to the 2014 College Cup All-Tournament team … started all 24 matches at center back, logging 2,287 minutes (most among UCLA field players) … contributed to all eight shutouts (at North Carolina, Santa Clara, Cal Poly, UC Santa Barbara, CSUN, at San Diego State, Oregon State and Virginia).

2013 -- Earned first-team All-Freshman honors from Top Drawer Soccer and College Soccer News ... spent the season mostly at center back, playing in 18 games and making 16 starts ... helped the Bruins earn shutouts vs. Notre Dame, at Indiana, vs. UC Riverside, vs. Stanford, at San Diego State and in the NCAA Second Round vs. Elon ... named as the No. 7 freshman to watch in the country by Top Drawer Soccer.  

U.S. National Team -- Member of the U.S. U-18 National Team throughout 2012 ... competed for the U.S. at the 2012 Lisbon International Tournament in Portugal ... also participated in the U.S. U-18 European training camp, earning caps in friendly matches against the Netherlands U-18 National Team, Borussia Dortmund's U-18 Academy team, Club Brugge's U-19 Team and Feyenoord Rotterdam's U-19 team ... scored the game-winning goal against Borussia Dortmund and scored the USA's lone goal against Club Brugge ... participated in two friendly matches against Canada in November of 2012, helping the U.S. earn a win and a draw against Canada's U-18 National Team ... trained with the U.S. U-20 Men's National Team in January of 2014 ... led the U.S. U-20's to a runner-up finish at the 2014 Dallas Cup.

High School/Club -- Earned two varsity letters in soccer at The Harker School (San Jose, Calif.) under head coach Shaun Tsakiris, who played at UCLA from 1997-2000 ... ranked as the No. 18 club player in the country by Top Drawer Soccer ... also ranked No. 15 on College Soccer News's list of Top 150 Recruits for 2013 ... captained the De Anza Force Academy Team for three years ... named to the U.S. Soccer U-15/16 Starting XI for the 2011-12 season ... 2012 NSCAA Youth Boys All-American.

Personal --  Decided to attend UCLA because of the opportunity to pursue a great education while also having the chance to continue to develop as a player in an elite soccer program ... lists his biggest thrill as scoring the game-winning goal against Borussia  Dortmund with the U.S. U-18 National Team ... admires former NFL quarterback Kurt Warner ... Parents: Robert and Tamra Amick ... has two younger sisters, Alyssa and Julia ... Full name: Robert Michael Amick ... Born April 3, 1995 ... Intends to major in chemistry.

Career Statistics

Yr GP GS Sh Gl A Pts
2013 18 16 2 0 0 0
2014 24 24 0 0 0 0
2015 19 16 4 1 0 2
Totals 61 56 6 1 0 2
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