Tim Pierce
Tim Pierce

Player Profile

Dana Point, CA

High School:
Santa Margarita HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 160




2002 -- Ranked first on the team in goals (12, tied) and game-winning goals (five) and second in assists (7) and points (31) ... NSCAA All-American and All-Far West first team honoree ... First-team All-Pac-10 selection for the second consecutive year ... Ranked second in the Pac-10 in goals, third in points and assists and first in game-winning goals ...Two-time Pac-10 Player of the Week (Oct. 1, Nov. 19) and the conference's all-time leader in Player of the Week honors with four ... Also named to Soccer America's Team of the Week those same two weeks ... Tied the school record for multiple-goal games in a season with four ... Scored two goals, including the game-winner, in the Bruins' quarterfinal win over Penn State ... Recorded his first career hat trick with a three goal, one assist effort against San Diego State ... In that game, he set a new school record for fastest goal, striking 16 seconds into the match ... It was also the fifth-fastest goal in NCAA history ... Scored two goals at Oregon State on Oct. 25 and had two goals and one assist in the regular season finale at Fresno State ... Had a two-assist game at Cal State Fullerton.

2001 -- First-team All-Pac-10 and third-team NSCAA All-Far West selection ...Voted the team's Offensive MVP ... Team-leader in goals scored (10) and points (22) ... Tied for second in the Pac-10 in goals scored and tied for third in points scored ...Recorded two goals, including the game-winner in double overtime, against LMU in the NCAA first round ...Also scored a goal in the second round against San Diego ...MVP of the USF diadora Classic ...Two-time Pac-10 Player of the Week (Sept. 4-10, Oct. 8-15) ... Also named to Soccer America's Team of the Week those two weeks ...Voted the UCLABruins.com Student-Athlete of the Week for Nov. 19-25 ...Had a two-assist game in the 5-1 win over St. Mary's ...Scored game-winning goals against Santa Clara, Cal State Fullerton and Stanford.

2000 -- Scored his first career goal against San Diego State Sept. 6 ...Earned starts against Oregon State (Oct. 22), Cal State Fullerton, Portland and Washington (Nov. 3) ... Played in 11 games.

1999 -- Voted the team's Most Improved Player ...Made his first career start against Virginia in the regular season ... Also saw action in 10 other games.

1998 -- Redshirted the season.

High School -- Two-time All-CIF and all-league performer at Santa Margarita HS under coach Curt Bauer ... Broke former UCLA teammate Seth George's record for points in a season, scoring 57 (22 goals, 13 assists) in 1997-98 ... Named the CIF Offensive Player of the Year ... LA Times and Orange County Register first-team all-county ... Offensive MVP as a junior and senior ... Led Santa Margarita to CIF Championships those two years ... Scored the game-winning goal seven minutes into overtime to give Santa Margarita a 1-0 victory at Servite in the 1998 CIF semifinals ... Also scored the game-winner with 12 minutes left in a 2-1 first-round victory over Trabuco Hills ... Scored 36 goals and 22 assists (94 points) in his career ... Totaled four goals and three assists as a sophomore and 10 goals and six assists as a junior ... Also played volleyball for three years as a back row specialist ... Played club soccer with the Mission Viejo Pateadores, which were the U-17 Coast Soccer League Premier Champions and the State National Cup Champions.

Personal -- Enjoys attacking, creating and executing goals ... Admires Brazilian star Romario because of his "incredible talent of finishing" ... Describes his greatest athletic thrill as winning the CIF and State Cup Championships in his senior year ... Hobbies include golf, volleyball and going to the beach ... Full name is Timothy Lucian Pierce ... Born December 8, 1979 in Mission Viejo, CA ... Sociology major.

Career Statistics

Yr GP GS Sh Gl A Pts
1999 11 1 5 0 0 0
2000 11 4 11 1 0 2
2001 22 12 72 10 2 22
2002 23 17 63 12 7 31
Totals 67 34 151 23 9 55