1998 - Started the season playing right back but moved to right wing in November ... Contributed to 12 Bruin shutouts ... The only UCLA player to start all 21 games ... Ranked second on the team in minutes played with 1742 ... Assisted on game-winners against Davidson and UC Irvine ... Voted Most Inspirational by his teammates ... Member of the U.S. Under-23 National Team pool ... Participated in the adidas League.
1997 - Played in 19 total games with eight starts ... Scored a goal and three assists ... Assisted on the game-winning goal in UCLA's NCAA semifinal win over Indiana in sudden-death overtime ... Scored his first collegiate goal against Duke ... Also recorded assists in league games against Cal State Northridge and UCSB.
High School - Three-sport letterman at Alta Loma HS ... Played with Bruin teammate Carlos Bocanegra ... Lettered four years in soccer under coach Mike Collins ... Three-time all-league selection ... Earned All-CIF honors as a senior ... NSCAA All-American in 1993 ... Led his team to three league championships and a CIF title in 1995 ... Scored 30 goals in his prep career ... Lettered three years in track & field ... Earned all-league acclaim in the 200m and 400m ... CIF Masters finalist in the 400m relay ... Football letterman in 1993-94 ... Led his team to a CIF Championship in 1994 ... Played club soccer with RC United, which won the State Cup the past two years, made the semifinals of the Dallas Cup in 1997 and placed first at the Nomads Tournament in 1996.
Personal - Lists his biggest athletic thrill as winning the NCAA Championship in 1997 ... Aspires to be like the literary character Atticus Finch from To Kill a Mockingbird ... Enjoys reading, coaching young kids, cooking and watching movies ... Member of the Bruin Athletic Council and the athlete mentor program ... Brother Rodney was a wide receiver for the UCLA football team from 1994-97 and now attends Pepperdine Law School ... Full name is Ryan Cory Lee ... Born December 23, 1978 in Fontana, CA ... History major who plans to attend graduate school.
Yr GP GS Min Sh Gl A Pts 1997 19 8 897 9 1 3 5 1998 21 21 1742 7 0 2 2 Totals 40 29 2639 16 1 5 7