Pete Vagenas
Pete Vagenas

Player Profile

Pasadena, Ca

High School:
St. Francis HS

Height / Weight:
5-8 / 150



1999 - Earned second-team All-America honors by College Soccer Online ... Second-team NSCAA All-Far West pick ... First-team All-MPSF Pacific Division ... One of 15 finalists for the Missouri Athletic Club Player of the Year Award ... Voted to the All-Tournament team at the College Cup ... Ranked fourth on the team in scoring with 17 points and second in assists with a career-high 11 ... His 11 assists ranked ninth all-time on UCLA's single-season assist list, and his 30 career assists rank fifth ... Scored the game-winning goals in overtime against Butler and in regulation against San Diego State ... Assisted on the game-winners at LMU in overtime, at UNLV, at Saint Louis and against Virginia ... Had two assists against UNLV, Virginia and San Diego ... One of four Bruins to start in all 22 games ... Ranked 23rd nationally in assists per game (0.5) ... Also in the Top 15 in the MPSF Pacific Division in scoring ... Ranked No. 2 in the MPSF Pacific Division in assists ... Selected to participate in the Umbro Select College All-Star Classic ... Pre-season first-team All-America selection by Soccer America and College Soccer Online ... Leading scorer (two goals) and team captain of the U.S. bronze medal-winning Pan American Games team ... Scored the winning goal in Team USA's opening 1-0 win over Cuba ... Also scored the USA's only goal in a 2-1 loss to Honduras.

1998 - Earned team MVP honors for the second consecutive year ... Honorable mention All-MPSF selection ... All-tournament selection for the second consecutive year at the UCLA Pacific Soccer Classic ... Held a point scoring streak of six games from Oct. 18-Nov. 8 where he scored two goals and four assists ... Third on the team in scoring with 16 points (6g, 4a) ... Scored on two penalty kicks in the Bruins' season opener and another in the NCAA first round game vs. Fresno State ... Assisted on game-winners against Sac State and Saint Mary's ... Soccer America pre-season All-American ... Played with the U.S. Under-23 National Team ... Scored a goal and an assist in a 4-1 win over the Manchester United reserves in the U-23's England tour in August ... Also played in the adidas Summer League

1997 - Selected by teammates as team MVP ... Earned All-MPSF Pacific Division first-team honors for the first time in his career ... Tied his career high with three goals and set a new career mark with eight assists ... All three goals scored were on penalty kicks ... Scored the game's only goal on a penalty kick to lead UCLA to a 1-0 win over Stanford in the MPSF Championship game ... Was subsequently named to Soccer America's Team of the Week (Nov. 18) for the second consecutive time after the MPSF Championship game ... Scored the game-tying goal on a penalty kick against Clemson in the NCAA Quarterfinals but suffered an ankle injury later in the game that kept him out of the Final Four ... Had his second career multiple-assist game with two against Loyola Marymount ... One of those assists set up the game-winning goals ... Named to the all-tournament team at the UCLA Pacific Division Classic ... Ranked fourth in the MPSF Pacific Division and in the Far West Region in assists ... Selected to play in the adidas Summer League.

1996 - Honorable mention All-MPSF selection ... Voted the team's co-Rookie of the Year ... Tied for second on the team, fourth in the MPSF and 11th in the region with seven assists ... Tied for 12th in the MPSF and fifth on the team in scoring with 13 points ... Scored both of UCLA's goals in a 2-1 overtime win over Portland ... Recorded a goal and assist in the MPSF title game against Cal ... Earned his first-ever selection to Soccer America's Team of the Week (Nov. 19) for his efforts in the MPSF title game ... Assisted on the game-winning goal in four games ... Enjoyed a two-assist game versus Sacramento State.

High School - 1995 NSCAA All-American ... 1996 Division 3 Player of the Year and Star News and Daily News Player of the Year ... Led his team to the CIF Division 3 Championship ... Recorded a school-record 21 goals and was named the St. Francis Sportsman of the Year in 1996 ... Three-time St. Francis team MVP ... Two-time NSCAA All-Far West selection and Mission League MVP ... Named to the All-CIF first team in 1995 ... During his sophomore season, he was named to the All-Del Rey League first team and the All-CIF third team ... Lettered three years under head coach Glen Appels.

Personal - Lists his biggest soccer thrill as winning the national championship and winning a bronze medal at the Pan American Games ... Admires basketball star Michael Jordan for his fierce competitive drive ... Enjoys basketball and lounging ... Full name is Peter Alex Vagenas ... Born February 6, 1978 in Pasadena, CA ... Sociology major.

Career Statistics

Yr     GP   GS   Min   Sh   Gl  A   Pts
1996   20   16   1415  10   3   7   13
1997   21   21   1678  12   3   8   14
1998   19   14   1427  18   6   4   16
Totals 60   51   4520  40   12  19  43