Maxwell Griffin
Maxwell Griffin

Player Profile

Palmdale, CA

High School:
Littlerock HS





UCLA at Loyola Marymount Photo Gallery

UCLA at Loyola Marymount 8-20-06 (Exhibition)

2008 -- First-team All-Pac-10 and second-team NSCAA All-Far West Region selection ... Second-team Pac-10 All-Academic honoree ... Nominee for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award ... Soccer America's National Player of the Week for Nov. 4 after scoring both goals in the 2-0 win over Stanford that clinched the Pac-10 title for UCLA ... Led UCLA in goals scored for the second consecutive year with a career-high 10 and ranked second in scoring with 22 points ... Also led the team with four game-winning goals ... Played in 21 games and had 17 starts ... Named the team's Offensive MVP for the second-straight year ... Finished his career with 11 career game-winning goals to rank sixth in the UCLA record books in that category.

2007 --Honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection ... Team leader in goals scored (9), game-winning goals (3) and points (18) ... Named the NSCAA National Player of the Week on Sept. 19 after recording his first career hat trick against Penn State and netting a goal in the 3-1 upset win over Ohio State ... Scored the game-winner in the 88th minute against Cal ... Recorded the game-winner against Oregon State for his second goal in as many games against the Beavers ... Scored UCLA's only goal at Stanford and at Cal.

2006 -- Was UCLA's leading scorer with five goals and one assist (11 points) when he tore his left ACL three minutes into the eighth game of the season at Cal on Sept. 22 ... The week prior to his injury, he had scored a goal and assisted on the game-winner in the 2-1 win over then-undefeated Santa Clara and then scored the game-winner against another undefeated team, San Francisco, two days later ... His heroics in those two games earned him consensus National Player of the Week honors as well as Pac-10 Player of the Week acclaim ... Was also named the Pac-10 Player of the Week and selected to the Soccer America Team of the Week after scoring both goals in the 2-0 win at New Mexico ... Earned honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic acclaim.

2005 -- Ranked third on the Bruin squad in goals scored (four) and points (10) ... Scored a goal in each of his first two collegiate games, including the game-winner against Maryland ... Recorded the only goal of the game in a 1-0 win at Stanford ... Assisted on the game-winning goal against Oregon State ...Had two assists on the year ... Held UCLA's highest shot percentage, scoring on four of 11 shots (.364) ... Played in 20 games with seven starts.

High School/Club -- Leading scorer for Littlerock HS ... Lettered four years under coach Eric Stanford ... Third-team All-Antelope Valley as a sophomore ... Team won the league title and reached the CIF Quarterfinals his senior year ... Named to the Southern California High School All-Star Team ... Three-year letterman in cross country ... Leading scorer for Arsenal FC, which won the 2004 U.S. Club Soccer National Championship and the 2005 Dallas Cup (U-17s) ... Club team was also Surf Cup and league champion, as well as North/South champions.

Personal -- Brother Leonard Griffin played for the Chicago Fire and Columbus Crew in MLS and was a first-team All-American at UCLA in 2003 ... Lists his biggest athletic thrill as winning the Dallas Cup ... Admires France's Thierry Henry ... Enjoys listening to music and playing the piano ... Parents: Leonard and Maxine Griffin ... Has three older siblings, Leonard, Elliot and Angela ... Full name is Maxwell Ramon Griffin ... Born September 17, 1987 in Riverside, CA ... Sociology major with a Film minor.

Career Statistics

Yr GP GS Sh Gl A Pts
2005 20 7 11 4 2 10
2006 8 6 16 5 1 11
2007 21 12 37 9 0 18
2008 21 17 51 10 2 22
Totals 70 42 115 28 5 61