Nov. 26, 2001
Junior forward Tim Pierce (Dana Point, CA/Santa Margarita HS) of the UCLA Men's Soccer Team was selected as the UCLABruins.com Student-Athlete of the Week for the week of Nov. 19-25.
Pierce scored three goals in two games this past weekend to help lead UCLA to NCAA first and second round victories on the road. Against Loyola Marymount in the first round, Pierce scored two goals, including the game-winner in the 109th minute, to give UCLA the 3-2 double overtime win. Pierce scored another goal in the second round against host San Diego, capping a 4-0 Bruin victory. He now leads the team in scoring with 10 goals and 22 points.
This is Pierce's first career UCLABruins.com Student-Athlete of the Week honor.
Also nominated: Breana Boling (women's soccer), Michelle Greco (women's basketball), Jason Kapono (men's basketball) and Brett Ormsby (men's water polo).