UCLA vs. Oregon State, Oct. 1, 2006 (Photos by Don Liebig, UCLA Photography)
UCLA at Loyola Marymount 8-20-06 (Exhibition)
2006 -- Second-team NSCAA All-American and first-team All-Far West ... Selected to Soccer America's MVP team ... First-team All-Pac-10 selection ... Named to the Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Season (First Team) ... Finished the year ranked second on the UCLA team in scoring with 23 points (7g, 9a) and tied for second with three game-winning goals ... Ranked first in the Pac-10 Conference in assists ... Led all players in the NCAA Tournament with five goals and one assist ... Scored the tying and game-winning goals in UCLA's 3-2 overtime comeback win at Duke in the NCAA Quarterfinals ... Recorded a goal and an assist and set up the third goal in UCLA's 3-0 win over Clemson in the NCAA 3rd Round ... Scored two first-half goals, including one less than two minutes into the contest, to lead UCLA to a 3-0 win over Harvard in the NCAA 2nd Round ... Named the UCLA/Muscle Milk Student-Athlete of the Week in consecutive weeks after the second/third rounds and after the quarterfinals ... Scored the game-winning goal in the 4-1 win over Oakland ... Also scored a goal at Cal ... Had a two-assist game in the 3-1 win at UC Santa Barbara and another assist in the 2-1 win at San Diego State and was subsequently selected to the Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week ... Named to the pre-season M.A.C. Hermann Trophy Watch List ... Member of the U.S. Under-20 National Team that advanced to the finals of the 2006 Milk Cup.
2005 -- Pac-10 Freshman of the Year and second-team All-Pac-10 selection ... Named to the All-Freshman teams by Soccer America (second-team), College Soccer News (first-team) and Top Drawer Soccer ... Ranked second on the team with five assists and fifth in scoring with seven points ...Scored a goal and had two assists in his first collegiate start against Maryland, earning him Pac-10 Player of the Week and Soccer America Team of the Week honors ... Assisted on game-winning goals against Maryland, UNLV, Stanford and Washington.
High School -- Member of the U.S. Under-18 National Team that played in the Lisbon International Tournament and the Milk Cup in Northern Ireland ... Parade and NSCAA/adidas Youth All-American in 2005 ... Received All-CIF honors from 2003-05 ... Member of the ODP Regional and State teams from 2002-05 ... Played on the ODP Cal South team that won the National Championship in 2003 ... Played club soccer with Hotspurs USA ... Four-year letterman in baseball at Patrick Henry HS ... Played center field and earned All-CIF honors in 2004.
Personal -- Full name is Salvatore Zizzo ...Biggest thrill playing soccer occurred this past summer when he competed with the U.S. U-18 National Team in Portugal against Portugal, Poland and Japan ... Admires Real Madrid's Michael Owen ... Hobbies are playing soccer and baseball ... Born Apr. 3, 1987 in San Diego, CA ... Undeclared major.
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