2001 — Nominee for both the Hermann Trophy and M.A.C. Player of the Year Award …?Second-team All-Pac-10 selection … Third-team All-American by the NSCAA …?Starter in 22 games …?Assisted on the game-tying goal with 43 seconds to play to send the game to overtime against LMU in the NCAA first round …?Key member of UCLA defense that shut out nine opponents and held eight teams to 10 shots or less in a game. … Pre-season second-team All-American by CollegeSoccer.com …?Starter for the U.S. U-20 National Team at the World Youth Championships.?
2000 — Honored as the Pac-10 Freshman of the Year …?Also earned second-team All-Pac-10 acclaim …?Selected to Soccer America’s All-Freshman Team … Named one of five “Players to Watch” by the Missouri Athletic Club …?One of just three Bruins to start all 19 games …?Recorded his first career point with an assist against San Diego State … Led the U.S. U-20 National Team with 21 starts.
High School — Started five matches for the U-17 National Team at the 1999 FIFA World Youth Championships, where the U.S. finished a national-best fourth … Helped the U.S. shut out Uruguay in the third round … Played every minute of every game at the 1999 FC Qualifying Tournament … Compiled 39 career caps with the U-17s, scoring two goals …?Made his international debut with the U-17s against Mexico Feb. 13, 1998 …?First-team Parade All-American in 2000 … Two-time NSCAA All-American …?Awarded all-met, all-league and all-county honors in 1998 at McDonogh HS …?Scored one goal from his sweeper position in 1998 … Played football his freshman year in high school … Played club soccer for FC Potomac.?
Personal — Father Kyom played for the Korean Youth National Team …?Enjoys snow skiing, reading books and spending time with family … Speaks Korean …?Full name is Alexander Hyum Yi … Born March 21, 1982 in Alexandria, VA … Undeclared major.