Sasha Victorine
Sasha Victorine

Player Profile

Corona, Ca

High School:
Rio Americano HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 165



1999 - Became UCLA's first-ever Missouri Athletic Club and NSCAA/adidas Player of the Year winner ... Also the first men's winner from the West Coast ... Consensus first-team All-American ... NSCAA first-team All-Far West ... MPSF Pacific Division Player of the Year and first-team all-conference ... The MPSF's and UCLA's leading scorer with a career-high 33 points ... Also led in game-winning goals (five) and ranked tied for first in goals scored (12) and third in assists (nine) ... Three-time selection to Soccer America's Team of the Week (Sept. 13-19, Oct. 4-10, Nov. 1-7) ... Named the MET-Rx/UCLA Student-Athlete of the Week after scoring his first career hat trick in the Bruins' season opener ... Selected the MPSF's and's Player of the Week (Sept. 13-19) after scoring two goals and an assist in UCLA's 3-1 win at USF ... Selected the UCLA Pacific Soccer Classic Offensive MVP ... Named to the College Cup All-Tournament Team ... Named the UCLA/Sarah Leonard Fine Jewelers Male Student-Athlete of the Month for Sept.-Oct. ... Voted Team MVP ... Scored the game-winner in the fifth minute to down Virginia 2-0 in the NCAA Quarterfinals ... Chosen to play in the Umbro Select College All-Star Classic ... Pre-season first-team All-America selection by Soccer America and College Soccer Online ... Member of the U.S. Pan American Games team which won the bronze medal ... Scored a goal in the USA's 2-1 win over Jamaica.

1998 - NSCAA third-team All-American ... First-team NSCAA All-Far West and All-MPSF ... Missouri Athletic Club Player of the Year nominee and Hermann Trophy finalist ... Ranked second on the team with seven assists ... Had three of those assists in UCLA's season opener ... Recorded two more assists against San Francisco ... Assisted on the game-winner against LMU in overtime ... Came off the bench and came back from an injury to score the game-winner with less than four minutes to play in the NCAA first round game vs. Fresno State ... Soccer America pre-season All-American ... Member of the U.S. Under-23 National Team ... Played in the adidas Summer League.

1997 - Had his season cut short due to an ACL tear in his left knee Sept. 28 against Fresno State ... Just before the injury, he was selected as one of 10 nominees for the Missouri Athletic Club Player of the Year Award ... Was just embarking on a hot streak before the injury, scoring all five of his points in the two games prior ... Scored a goal and assisted on the winning goal against San Francisco ... Recorded two assists against Sacramento State ... Team co-captain ... Soccer America pre-season All-MPSF ... Played with the U.S. Under-20 national team ... Assisted on the game-winning goal in the U.S. team's first-round victory over China in the World Youth Championships.

1996 - One of the top freshmen in the country ... Named to the NSCAA All-Far West second team ... Selected to Soccer News' All-Freshman team ... Voted the team's co-Rookie of the Year ... First-team All-MPSF selection ... Tied for second on the team in goals scored (six) and third in points (14) ... In the MPSF, he ranked 10th (tied) in scoring and eighth (tied) in goals scored ...Named to Soccer America's Team of the Week after scoring the game-winner against Cal State Fullerton (Oct. 20) ... UCLA MetLife Soccer Classic all-tournament team selection ... Made a smashing collegiate debut, scoring two goals in the first eight minutes of play against Loyola Marymount ... Scored five of his six goals in the first 10 minutes of play ... Played most of the season with a separated shoulder suffered in the second game of the season.

High School - Voted the NSCAA national and state high school Player of the Year in 1995 ... One of USA Today's Top 25 high school recruits ... Parade All-American in 1996 ... Four-year starter and letterman at Rio Americano HS under head coach Phil Sheridan ... Four-time All-Capital Valley Conference (CVC) first team selection ... CVC MVP during his junior and senior seasons ... Team captain and MVP for three years ... Scored 66 goals and 44 assists throughout his prep career ... Tallied 29 goals and 14 assists in his senior season ... Scored 17 goals and 10 assists as a junior ... All-Metro first team as a junior and senior ... Earned All-Metro Player of the Year honors as a senior ... Member of the U.S. Under-20 national team ... Represented the U.S. in the CONCACAF Under-20 Championship in Mexico ... Also played with the Under-18 national team ... Competed in the 1996 Puma Cup All-American Tournament ... Played club soccer for San Juan Soccer Club, the Under-16, Under-17 and Under-18 state champions.

Personal - Has been playing soccer since he was four ... Was recruited by over 25 Division I Universities ... Chose UCLA over Washington, Clemson, North Carolina and Maryland because of the great soccer tradition, superior coaching and academic excellence ... Admires France's Eric Cantona for his passion, vision and skill ... Greatest soccer accomplishment was playing for the U.S. Under-20 and Under-23 National Teams ... Full name is Sasha Caleb Victorine ... Born February 3, 1978 in Santa Ana, CA ... Economics major.

Career Statistics

Yr     GP  GS  Min   Sh   Gl  A   Pts
1996   18  17  1459  19   6   2   14
1997   7   7   583   14   1   3   5
1998   18  17  1482  25   2   7   11
Totals 43  41  3524  58   9   12  30