Vanessa Clark
Vanessa Clark

Player Profile

Upland, CA

High School:
Upland HS



1998 ... Named to the Soccer Buzz All-West Freshman team ... One of six players to start all 22 games for the Bruins ... Assisted on UCLA's third goal in its 5-1 win over No. 11 Nebraska ... Registered an assist in UCLA's lone goal in the 1-0 defeat of Villanova ... Recorded an assist on UCLA's first goal in the 2-1 win over No. 25 Stanford ... Scored the game-winning goal in the 86th minute to lead the Bruins to a 2-1 victory over ASU.

High School ... Received first-team All-CIF honors her sophomore, junior and senior seasons at Upland ... Named her team...s Best Defender in 1996-98 ... Earned team MVP honors as a sophomore and Best Rookie and Best Offensive Player as a freshman ... As a freshman, she received Best Rookie honors ... Named Best Offensive Player by her school as a freshman ... Lettered four years in soccer under head coach Richard Torres ... Lettered two years in Cross Country/Track ... Member of the club team the Southern California Blues ... Helped lead the Blues to the state title in 1997 and 1998 ... Member of the ODP Regional team 1995-97.

Personal ... Decided to come to UCLA because of its strong academic and athletic excellence and because her sister is an alumnus of UCLA ... Full name is Vanessa Lynn Clark ... Parents are John and Pamela Clark ... Has one brother, Julian (13) and two sisters, Raquel (23) and Candice (10) ... Born June 27, 1980 in Upland, CA ... Major is undeclared.

Career Statistics
Year  GP  GS   Min   Sh   Gls  GWG  A   Pts
1998  22  22   1390  19    1    1    3   5