Nandi Pryce
Nandi Pryce

Player Profile
Undergraduate Assistant Coach

1st Season


UCLA Athletics 2013 Hall of Fame Class Announced

Eight-member class will be inducted on Oct. 11.

Former Bruin All-American Nandi Pryce will be working with the UCLA women's soccer team in 2004 as an undergraduate assistant coach while completing her undergraduate degree.

One of the most successful players in UCLA history, Pryce was a two-time NSCAA/adidas All-American and annually listed as a contender for national player of the year honors. In 2002 and 2003 she was a semifinalist for the M.A.C. Hermann Trophy, given to the top player in collegiate soccer. She was a three-time All-Pac-10 selection and was named Co-Pac-10 Player of the Year as a senior in 2003. UCLA played in the NCAA Tournament all four years of her career, reaching the NCAA College Cup in 2000 and 2003. The Bruins advanced all the way to the NCAA Final during her freshman season in 2000.

Pryce was a fixture on several U.S. National Teams before and during her UCLA career. She was a member of the Under-21 U.S. team in 2003, helping that team capture its fifth-straight Nordic Cup title. She started every match for the U-21s during the tournament. She also helped the U-21s to Nordic Cup titles in 2000 and 2002 (Captain). An alternate on the 2000 U.S. Olympic Team, Pryce earned her first National Team cap in January of 2000 vs. the Czech Republic at the Australia Cup. She had been a member of the Under-18 and Under-21 National Team pools since 1999.

Prior to arriving at UCLA, Pryce was a Parade All-American while attending Lake Howell High School in Winter Park, Fla. She was named Parade's National Defender of the Year as a senior and was a two-time finalist of Gatorade's National Player of the Year award. A two-time NSCAA/adidas All-American, Pryce was selected as the Florida Athletic Coaches Association Player of the Year in 2000. She ended her high school career with 78 goals and 58 assists. She also competed in track & field.