11 Erik Ustruck
11 Erik Ustruck
Height: 5-9
Weight: 163
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: St. Louis, Mo.
High School: St. John Vianney
Position: Midfielder/Forward
College: 4V

AS A SENIOR IN 2006: Started all 23 games as a senior captain ... finished season with one goal and three assists while providing solid play in midfield ... named second-team All-WCC ... picked up two assists vs. Niagara on Sept. 4 ... named to UCI College Classic All-Tournament team ... notched assist on Peter Lowry's game-winner on Nov. 3 vs. Portland ... scored second career postseason goal on Nov. 15 vs. Washington in second round match, shot from top of the box deflected past goalkeeper ... goal vs. Washington was first of season ... started and played entire match at Indiana on Nov. 18 in third round of playoffs ... played 90 minutes in final collegiate match on Nov. 24 at Wake Forest in NCAA quarterfinals.  

AS A JUNIOR IN 2005: Appeared in 16 matches and started 14 overall ... started 11 matches at the midfield position before suffering a knee injury at Loyola Marymount ... missed six outings ... scored the game-winning goal in the 29th minute off an assist from Hector Guzman against Georgetown ... named WCC and national player of the week on Oct. 3 after scoring one goal and handing out two assists against Saint Mary's on Oct. 2 ... took two shots, both on goal, at San Diego.

AS A SOPHOMORE IN 2004: Appeared in all 21 matches in 2004, starting 19 at midfielder ... took 17 shots, including four on goal ... posted one goal and one assist in 2004 ... notched first point of the season as he assisted on the third goal of the match in SCU's 3-0 victory over Davidson ... scored the game-winning goal in the Bronco's final regular season match against San Diego on Nov. 14.

AS A FRESHMAN IN 2003: Started in 13 of his 22 matches played ... took 20 shots, 10 of which were on goal ... scored three game-winning goals in matches against USF, Gonzaga and Saint Mary's ... posted fourth goal of the season in 1-1 draw with SMU in the first round of the NCAA Tournament ... earned second-team All-WCC honors ... played with U-20 Men's National Team during the off-season ... made four starts in week-long camp in Haiti.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2003 graduate of St. John Vianney High School in Kirkwood, Mo. ... played soccer for head coach Dave Gauvain ... was also a member of the varsity baseball team ... helped soccer team to a 16-7-1 record as a senior, earning them the No. 2 ranking in Missouri and the No. 8 ranking in the nation according to the NSCAA ... was the team MVP as a senior after being named team captain and leading the team in assists ... earned first-team All-Metro, All-Conference and All-State honors as a senior ... totaled 28 goals and 29 assists during his four-year stint at Vianney ... was a member of the French Honor Society and the National Honor Society ... earned the Marianist Award and put in more than 100 hours of community service ... played club soccer for Scott Gallagher Soccer Club.

PERSONAL: Born in St. Louis, Mo. ... parents are Jay and Georgine Ustruck ... has one younger brother named Kurt ... majoring in psychology ... aspires to become a physical therapist or athletic trainer ... enjoys water skiing and snowboarding.



Ustruck's Career Statistics


Year M-S Goals Assists Points Shots GW Goals
2003 22-13 4 0 8 20 3
2004 21-19 1 1 3 17 1
2005 16-14 2 2 6 19 1
2006 23-23 1 3 5 17 0
Career 82-69 8 6 22 73 5


Ustruck's Career Honors
All-WCC Second Team 2003
National Player of the Week (Oct. 3, 2005)
WCC Player of the Week (Oct. 3, 2005)
All-WCC Second Team 2006
UCI Classic All-Tournament Team 2006