UCLA assistant Eddie Soto leads U.S. team to CONCACAF Championship.
U.S. National Team -- Member of the Under-18 National Team that won the 2005 Milk Cup and played in the Lisbon International Tournament.
2008 -- First-team All-Pac-10 selection and second-team NSCAA/adidas All-Far West Region ... Pac-10 and UCLA co-leader in assists with nine ... Ranked third on the team in scoring with 15 points (3g, 9a) ... Recorded goals against Cal State Northridge, Washington and at San Diego State ... Contributed to both goals in the 2-0 win over Washington, scoring the game-winner and assisting on the other goal ... Had a two-assist game against San Diego State ... Assisted on game-winning goals vs. Santa Clara and Cal Poly ... All-Tournament selection at the Wake Forest Deacon Fall Classic.
2007 --First-team All-Pac-10 selection ... Named to the Top Drawer Soccer honorable mention Team of the Season ... Although slowed by various injuries during the season, scored two goals with three assists ... Scored on a header off a corner kick against Ohio State ... Nabbed the game-winning goal at Oregon State on another header off a corner kick ... Also recorded an assist in that Oregon State game and assisted on the game-winner at Washington two days later to earn Pac-10 Player of the Week honors for Oct. 15-21 ... Was also named to Top Drawer Soccer's Team of the Week for that week ... Limited to just 24 minutes in the Sept. 22 Santa Clara game and missed the next two games with a hamstring injury ... Sprained an ankle against San Diego State in the regular season finale and sat out the NCAA first round game against New Mexico ... Returned off the bench against Santa Clara in the NCAA second round.
2006 -- Ranked second on the team in goals scored (8) and game-winning goals (3) and third in scoring (21 points) ... Second-team All-Pac-10 selection ... Scored UCLA's only goal in the NCAA Championship game and was selected to the College Cup All-Tournament Team ... His first three goals of the year were game-winners, against Santa Clara, Oregon State and UC Santa Barbara ... Recorded his first career multiple-goal game with a two-goal effort at Oregon State ...Scored one goal and assisted on the game-winner in the 3-1 win over San Diego ... Scored a goal and assisted on the game-winner in the 3-2 overtime win at Duke in the NCAA quarterfinals ... One of three players to start in all 24 games ... Voted the team's Most Improved Player.
2005 -- Played in 12 games with starts at Penn State and Cal State Northridge.
High School/Club -- Named the 2004 NSCAA/adidas Boys Scholar-Athlete of the Year and the 2004-05 Gatorade State Player of the Year ... NSCAA/adidas High School and Youth All-American ... 2005 Parade and EA Sports All-American ...Rated the No. 4 prospect in the nation by StudentSportsSoccer.com ... CIF Southern Section Division II Offensive Player of the Year in 2005 after scoring 15 goals and 10 assists ... Scored the game-tying goal in the CIF title game that finished in a draw ... Named the LA Times, Daily News and Ventura County Star Player of the Year in 2005 ... Three-year letterman at Thousand Oaks HS under coach Mark Tietjen and lettered as a freshman at West Torrance HS under coach Mike Shimizu ... Led his Thousand Oaks team to CIF Southern Section titles in 2004 and 2005 ... His 2005 squad started the season 0-7 without him in the lineup due to national team commitments, and when he returned, the team went 15-2-2 ... Scored 12 goals with 14 assists as a junior to earn all-league, all-county and All-CIF honors ... Played club soccer with SoCal United, which won the 2003 U.S. Youth Soccer National Championship ... Member of the Cal South ODP team since 2000 and was a member of the 2003 U.S. Youth Soccer ODP National Championship team ... ODP Region IV team member from 2001-2005 ... Trained with the U-20 Paulista F.C. in Sao Paulo, Brazil in August of 2004.
Personal -- Graduated in the Top 5 percent of his high school class ... Speaks four languages - English, Portuguese, French and Spanish... Lists his biggest athletic thrill as playing with the national team and representing his country by wearing its colors ... Admires Brazilian midfielder Ronaldinho ... Hobbies include surfing and snowboarding ... Parents: Mario and Sharman Leopoldo ... Has an older sister, Tracy ... Full name is Jason Sergio Leopoldo ... Born June 21, 1987 in New York ... Sociology major.
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