Zakiya Bywaters

BirthdayJuly 24, 1991
Hometown Las Vegas, NV


INTERNATIONAL: Was a member of the U.S. team that won the 2010 CONCACAF U-20 Championships in Guatemala in January of 2010 … Played in four matches during qualifying and had one assist … Played in 14 total matches for the USA in 2010 heading into the World Cup, including 12 international games … Scored one international goal, that coming against Mexico in a pre-World Cup friendly … Called into her first U.S. U-20 Women’s National Team camp in January of 2009 … Represented the U.S. Under-17 National Team at the Future Stars Tournament in New Zealand in 2008 … Earned five caps and scored one goal for the USA at the U-17 level, but was one of the last roster cuts for the World Cup Team … Played for the Under-16 U.S. National Team in 2007 … Attended the U.S. U-14 Development I.D. Camp in 2005.

COLLEGE: First-team NSCAA All-American and All-Pacific Region … Named to the Top Drawer Soccer Team of the Season first team … Pac-12 Player of the Year … First-Team All-Pac-12 selection … MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist … Twice named the Pac-12 Player of the Week and was the Soccer America National Player of the Week for Sept. 10-16 after recording four goals and one assist in games against Princeton and Pepperdine … Led the Pac-12 in goals (15), points (34) and game-winning goals (6) … Totaled five multiple-goal games, scoring twice against Princeton, Pepperdine, Arizona, Oregon State and San Diego State … Recorded game-winners against Illinois, Pepperdine, Arizona, Arizona State, California and San Diego State … Moved into UCLA’s Top 10 list for career assists (tied for 7th, 21), career multiple-goal games (tied for 7th, 5) and single-season game-winning goals (tied for 10th, 6). 2011 – First-Team All-Pac-12 selection … Also a member of the All-Pacific Region First-Team … One of five players to start all 21 matches … Finished the season with 12 points on three goals and six assists … Her six assists ranked second on the team … Assisted on three goals in the team’s 5-2 victory over cross-town rival USC on Nov. 4 … Also scored the team’s only goal in a 4-1 loss to top-ranked Stanford on Oct. 9 … Other two goals came in wins over Tennessee and Arizona. 2010 - Honorable Mention All-Pac-10 selection … Only field player to start all 23 matches … Ended the season with 10 points on three goals and four assists … Lone game-winning goal came in the team’s 7-0 victory over Cal Poly in the season opener … Also had an assist in that match. 2009 - Named to the Pac-10 All-Freshman Team … Only freshman to play in all 25 matches … Made 23 starts … Ended the season with 11 points on three goals and seven assists … Registered a goal and an assist in a 3-2 double-overtime victory over ASU … Also had a goal and an assist in 5-1 win over Oregon.



Zakiya’s Photos