UCLA Men's Soccer BIO
Grady Howe
Player Profile:
Grady Howe 1263728
Position: Midfielder/Defender
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 175
Year: Senior
Hometown: Newport Beach, Calif.
High School: Corona Del Mar HS
Club: LA Galaxy Youth Academy
Experience: 3 Letters

Career Notes -- Appeared in 83 of a possible 84 matches in his four-year career ... 2014 UCLA Scholar Athlete of the Year ... three-time first team Pac-12 All-Academic selection and three-time Capital One Academic All-District team selection.

2015 -- Team captain … first team Pac-12 All-Academic selection for the third consecutive year … Capital One Academic All-District team selection for the third consecutive year … appeared in 20 games, making 16 starts in the defensive midfield, logging 1,419 minutes … logged 90 minutes or more eight times … posted one assist (one point) on the season … assisted on Jose Hernandez’s first goal in a 4-3 overtime win over UC Irvine on September 27 … contributed to all four shutouts (New Mexico, San Diego State, California, Cal Poly).

2014 -- UCLA Scholar Athlete of the Year ... first team Pac-12 All-Academic selection … Capital One Academic All-District team selection … finalist for the Elite 89 academic award … honorable mention All-Pac-12 selection … appeared in all 24 games, making 20 starts as a defensive midfielder, logging 1,971 minutes … recorded a career-best two assists for the Bruins … assisted on the game-winning goal in the final game of the regular season against San Diego State on Nov. 16 … assisted on UCLA’s second goal in the NCAA Tournament Third Round win over Cal on Nov. 30 … contributed to all eight shutouts (at North Carolina, Santa Clara, Cal Poly, UC Santa Barbara, CSUN, at San Diego State, Oregon State and Virginia).

2013 -- Played in all 20 games, making 11 starts while splitting time between right/left back and defensive midfielder ... helped the Bruins earn seven shutouts on the year while recording nine shots and logging one assist ... one of six players to play in all 20 matches ... Capital One Academic All-District team selection ... first-team Pac-12 All-Academic selection ... recorded his only assist of the year in the NCAA Second Round against Elon on Nov. 24, setting up UCLA's first goal en route to a 4-0 win.

2012 -- College Soccer News Second-Team Freshman All-America selection ... Voted UCLA's Rookie of the Year ... Split time between right back and defensive midfielder, playing in all 19 games and making 16 starts ... One of six members of the team that played in all 19 games ... Helped the Bruins earn six shutouts on the year.

High School/Club -- Captained the Los Angeles Galaxy Youth Academy to 2012 League Championship ... Helped lead the Galaxy to the 2011 National Championship (best of 72 Academy teams nationwide), League Championship and Generation Adidas Cup Championship (composed of all Major League Soccer Youth Academy teams) ... Earned All-Pacific Coast League and Rookie of the Year honors as a freshman at Corona Del Mar High School (Corona Del Mar, Calif.), scoring 8 goals as the second leading scorer.

Personal -- Decided to attend UCLA because of the quality of the men's soccer program, competitive atmosphere, history of success, and promising future for success ... Lists his biggest thrill as winning the U-16 U.S. Soccer Development Academy National Championship ... Admires U.S. runner Steve Prefontaine ... Hobbies include surfing, playing the guitar, listening to music, and spending time with friends ... Parents: Grady and Marlynn Howe ... Father won an NCAA Championship as a water polo player at UC Santa Barbara ... Has a younger brother, Noah ... Full name is Jonathan Grady Howe ... Born February 15, 1994 ... Business Economics major.

Career Statistics

Yr GP GS Sh Gl A Pts
2012 19 16 1 0 0 0
2013 20 11 9 0 1 1
2014 24 20 6 0 2 2
2015 20 16 8 0 1 1
Totals 83 63 24 0 4 4
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