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Nick Rimando
Height: 5-10.
Weight: 170.
Born: June 17, 1979.
Hometown: Mont Claire, Calif.
College/Club: UCLA.

Profile: A technically sound goalkeeper, who possesses lightning quick reactions and an exceptional ability to play with his feet ... Made his Under-20 National Team debut on April 4, 1998 in a 1-1 draw versus Iceland ... Allowed 10 goals in 10 international matches in 1998, earning 3 shutouts along the way ... Played in three international matches with the U.S. U-18 National Team in 1997 ... Won a NCAA Division I National Championship in his freshman year (1997) at UCLA, where he currently plays for U-20 head coach Sigi Schmid ... Earned Honorable Mention All-MPSF honors despite playing just seven games (starting five) in his first year with the Bruins ... Held a shutout streak of 450 minutes to begin the season and allowed just one goal all season (in 485 minutes 0.19 GAA) ... Member of the U.S. Under-17 National Team that competed in the 1995 U-17 World Championship in Ecuador ... A 1997 Parade Magazine All-American selection following his senior year at Montclair H.S. ... Also played football in high school ... Admires Dutch midfielder Edgar Davids ... Enjoys spending time with family and friends.