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2000 Olympic Men's Team

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Peter Vagenas
Height: 5-8.
Weight: 155.
Born: February 6, 1978.
Hometown: Pasadena, Calif.
College: UCLA. Club: Los Angeles Galaxy (MLS).


             U.S. National Team Statistics 2000

Opponent       Date   Score  GP  GS   MIN   G   A  Pts  Y   R

Mexico        Oct 25   2-0    1   0     5   0   0   0   0   0

Total                         1   0     5   0   0   0   0   0

National Team
Year Record GP/GS G A Pts
Total 2000 1/0 0 0 0
Total 1-0-0 1/0 0 0 0
Olympics
Year W-L-T GP/GS G A Pts
2000 1-2-3 6/6 3 0 6
Total 1-2-3 6/6 3 0 6
Professional
Year Club GP/GS G A Pts
2000 Los Angeles Galaxy(MLS) 16/12 3 1 7
Total (MLS) 16/12 3 1 7
College
Year Team GP G A Pts
1996 UCLA - 3 7 13
1997 UCLA - 3 8 14
1998 UCLA - 6 4 16
1999 UCLA 22 3 11 17
Total 82 15 30 60
NCAA Champion - 1997

National Team: First Appearance: Oct. 25, 2000, vs. Mexico ... First Goal: none.

Under-23: Leads all current U-23's in caps with 14 caps ... Has appeared in four of seven U-23 games in 2000 ... Was the "Man of the Match" in the a 3-1 win over the Armenia Men's National Team on Jan. 16, 2000, providing the game-winning goal and the assist on the game clincher ... Earned nine caps last year, scoring two goals to tie Ben Olsen for the team lead in international play ... Was the leading scorer for the U.S. U-23s at the 1999 Pan American Games, scoring goals in the first two games ... Served as captain of the U-23 team in Winnipeg, leading them to a bronze medal ... Called into the U-23 team for the first time in 1998, prior to the team's tour of England ... Scored a goal and added an assist in the USA's 4-1 win over the Manchester United reserves.

Professional: 2000 Has scored three goals in just nine games for the Galaxy through July 15 ... Selected as the 23rd overall pick (second round) in the MLS SuperDraft 2000 by the Los Angeles Galaxy, joining UCLA/U-23 teammate Sasha Victorine and fellow U-23 Danny Califf.

College: Started 73 of 82 matches over his four-year collegiate career at UCLA ... Registered 15 goals and 30 assists for 60 career points as a Bruin ... Captained UCLA to the Final Four in 1999, falling to eventual champion Indiana in a thrilling double overtime game in the semi's ... Named to the All-Far West Region Second Team as a senior in 1999 ... Was named a pre-season All-American by NSCAA prior to his junior and senior seasons ... Selected by his UCLA teammates as the Most Valuable Player in 1998 ... Also selected as team MVP after scoring six goals and four assists in helping the team win the NCAA National Championship ... Had three goals (all penalty kicks) and eight assists as a sophomore in 1997 ... Earned numerous accolades while at UCLA, including first-team All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honors ... Was an honorable mention All-MPSF selection as a freshman in 1996, scoring three goals and adding sven assists for 13 points ... High School: Was a 1995 NSCAA High School All- American at St. Francis High School, where he recorded a school-record 21 goals and led the team to the C.I.F. Division III championship during his senior season.

Personal: Considers winning the 1997 NCAA Championship and earning a bronze medal at the 1999 Pan American Games as his biggest thrills ... Admires basketball legend and former Chicago Bulls superstar Michael Jordan ... Enjoys hip-hop and R&B.

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