UCLA at Loyola Marymount 8-20-06 (Exhibition)
U.S. National Team -- Former member of the Under-18 National Team.
2007 -- Team co-captain ... Started in all 21 games and played in all but two minutes ... Third-team NSCAA All-Far West and first-team All-Pac-10 honoree for the second-straight year ... First-team Pac-10 All-Academic ... Finalist for the Lowe's Senior CLASS award, honoring seniors who excel both on and off the field ... Third-team selection to the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Season ... Second on the team in goals (4) and assists (3) and ranked third in scoring with 11 points ... Scored the first goal of the game in the 4-1 victories over Penn State and Oregon State ... Also added an assist both of those games ... Assisted on the game-tying goal in the final seconds of regulation against Notre Dame ... Third-team pre-season All-American by College Soccer News.
2006 -- First-team All-Pac-10 and third-team NSCAA All-Far West selection ... Selected as UCLA's Defensive MVP ... Honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic for the second-straight year ... A defensive leader at left back, he ranked second on the team in minutes played with 2,165 ... Scored two goals and three assists on the year, netting goals against Oakland and Washington ... Played and started in 23 games, missing just one (vs. Oregon State) due to injury ... UCLA's highest-scoring upperclassman with seven points.
2005 -- Played in 16 games with seven starts, including starts in the last four games of the season ... Scored his first collegiate goal in the 4-0 win at LMU ... Assisted on the game-winning goal in the home win over Oregon State and also had an assist in the 4-0 win over Maryland ... Honorable mention Pac-10 All-Academic selection.
2004 -- Saw action in nine games and took three shots ... Scored the game-winning goal in an exhibition game against San Diego State in August.
High School -- Named to Soccer America's Top 25 recruits list at No. 21 ...Two-time Parade All-American and a member of the 2004 McDonald's All-American team and the 2003 NSCAA/adidas All-American team ...Gatorade State Player of the Year in 2004 ... Selected to the ESP All-Star Team in 2002 and 2003 ...Three-time all-region, all-state and all-city honoree ... Four-time all-conference selection and league MVP in 2003 ...Led his Bishop Gorman team to the high school state championship in 2002 ... Scored 34 goals as a senior, 25 as a junior, 13 as a sophomore and six as a freshman for a total of 78 career goals ...Earned a varsity letter in 2004 in bowling ...His club soccer team won seven Nevada state championships ...ODP Region IV team member from 2001-03.
Personal -- Starred as the leading man in JoJo's music video "Too Little Too Late" ... Greatest athletic moment so far has been traveling to England, France, Spain and Brazil to play with the regional and national teams ... Admires Brazilian defender Roberto Carlos ...Hobbies include bowling and playing Risk ...Brother Joe was the 2002 Pac-10 Freshman of the Year at Oregon State and also earned first-team Freshman All-America honors by Soccer America ... Full name is Michael Rory Zaher ... Born September 24, 1985 in Arizona ... Political Science major.
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