UCLA Men's Soccer BIO
Matt Wiet
Player Profile:
Matt Wiet 1263739
Position: Defender
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 170
Year: Senior
Hometown: Columbus, OH
High School: Worthington Kilbourne HS
Experience: 4 Letters

2012 -- Earned First-Team NSCAA All-Far West Region honors, making him the first UCLA player to earn NSCAA All-Region honors three years in a row since Seth George did it from 1996-98 ... Second-team All-Pac-12 selection for the second year in a row ... Team captain ... College Soccer News Preseason All-American (3rd team) ... Started 18 of UCLA's 19 games ... Finished fourth on the team in minutes played with 1,674 ... Anchored the UCLA defense, helping the team earn six shuouts in 19 games.

2011 -- NSCAA Third-team All-Far West selection for the second year in a row ... Second-team All-Pac-12 selection ... Voted UCLA's Defensive MVP for the second consecutive year ... Earned honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic honors ... Named to Top Drawer Soccer's Team of the Week for Sept. 26-Oct. 2 after helping the Bruins post shutouts over Cal and Stanford ... Starter in all 24 games and recorded one assist at Oregon State ... Defensively, helped lead UCLA to 12 shutouts, the third-highest total in school history, including a school-record tying eight in a row.

2010 -- NSCAA All-Far West third-team selection ... Voted UCLA's Defensive MVP ... One of four players to start and play in all 22 games ... Third on the team in minutes played with 1,985 ... Helped the Bruin defense record nine shutouts on the year, the most by a UCLA team since 2005.

2009 (Indiana Univ.) -- Appeared in 21 matches with 20 starts for the Hoosiers ... Unanimous selection to the Big Ten All-Freshman Team ... Named to the Top Drawer Soccer All-Rookie second team ... Recorded his first career assist in a 3-2 win over New Mexico and added another assist against Evansville ... Named to University of Akron Tournament All-Tournament Team ... Moved back to defense, where he helped record eight shutouts.

High School/Club -- 2008 NSCAA/adidas Boys High School All-American ... Named the 2008 Huntington Bank/Ohio High School Magazine Boys Player of the Year ... Ohio Scholastic Soccer Coaches Association Player of the Year, Central District Player of the Year and OCC Central Division Player of the Year ... Two-time All-Ohio and all-district honoree and OSSCA first team selection ... Four-year starter and part of a team that recorded 43 shutouts in 79 career matches ... Recorded 11 goals and 17 assists ... Team captain his junior and senior seasons ... Led team to two regional championship appearances and four district titles ... In 2008 the squad was 18-3-0, winning the Ohio Capital Conference championship and was a regional runner-up ... Played for Crew Soccer Academy, which made the U.S. Soccer U-18 Developmental Academy national tournament semifinals and finished the year ranked third nationally.

Personal -- Member of the National Honor Society and maintained a 4.0 GPA in high school ... Parents: Gregory and Susan Wiet ... Has three brothers, Christopher, Ryan and William, and two sisters, Katie and Abby ... Born September 23, 1990 ... Molecular, Cell and Developmental Biology major.

Career Statistics

2009 (IU)21204022
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