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.
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