Brandon Owens
Brandon Owens

Player Profile
RS Senior

Murrieta, CA

High School:
Edison Academic Center

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 170



U.S. National Team -- Earned his first cap with the Under-20 National Team for a game against Honduras in 2004 ... Co-captain of the Under-17 National Team at the 2003 World Youth Championships ... Member of the U-17 residency program for two years, earning over 30 international caps ... Also played with the U-14s and U-16s.

2007 -- Earned honorable mention All-Pac-10 acclaim to become UCLA's first four-time All-Pac-10 honoree since 2002 ... Started in 10 of 14 games played.

2006 -- Tore his ACL in Spring 2006 and was granted a medical redshirt year.

2005 -- Earned second-team All-Pac-10 honors ... Named to the Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Season (fourth team) ... Started and played in 19 games ... Assisted on the game-winning goal at LMU and was subsequently named to the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Week ... Key member of UCLA's defensive unit that led the nation in shutout percentage (0.70) and ranked 12th in the nation with a 0.67 goals against average ... Third-team pre-season All-American by College Soccer News.

2004 -- Second-team All-Pac-10 selection ...Starter in 18 of 19 games played ...Helped the Bruin defense earn a 0.82 team GAA and eight shutouts.

2003 -- Soccer America Freshman All-American ...Named to College Soccer News' All-Freshman team ...Only freshman selected to the All-Pac-10 first team ... Starter in the backfield in UCLA's last 18 games ...Helped the Bruins achieve a team goals against average of 0.52, tied for the lowest team mark in school history ...Scored his first career goal at Fresno State ... Recorded the game-winning goal in UCLA's Pac-10 clinching win over Oregon State ... Named to Soccer America's Team of the Week for Nov. 3-9.

High School -- Graduated a year early to join the Bruins ...2003 McDonald's and two-time Parade All-American ...Rated the No. 3 recruit in the nation by Soccer America ... Member of the Region IV ODP state and regional teams ...Played one year of prep soccer at Murrieta Valley HS, earning all-league and all-league academic honors as a freshman ...Also competed in track and field in sprints and long jump ...Offensive Player of the Year on the freshman football team as a wide receiver and kicker ... Team captain of the Nomads Soccer Club, which were the 1999 State Cup and regional champions ... Featured in Sports Illustrated's Faces in the Crowd in January 2003 ... Awarded by the USOC the FLAME (Finding Leaders Among Minorities Everywhere) Award.

Personal -- Greatest athletic moment was going to Finland with the U-17 National Team for the World Championships ... Admires defender Liliam Thuram ... Full name is Dwight Brandon Anthony Owens ... Born January 23, 1986 in West Covina, CA ... Sociology major.

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