Quick, explosive player...has gained strength through an off-season weight training program...has been a consistent offensive contributor during his Cal career and looks to step up his production as a senior. Cal: Started 18 of the 20 games he appeared in at striker as a JUNIOR in 1999...selected to the first team All-MPSF team and to the Academic All-MPSF team...placed third on Cal with 14 points...led the team with 8 assists, which is tied for fifth on Cal's season assist chart...all three of Simmonds goals were game winners - vs. San Francisco (1-0), Sacramento State (1-0) and vs. No. 1 Santa Clara (3-1)...named to Soccer America's Team of the Week, Oct. 18, after nailing the game-winning goals against Sacramento State and Santa Clara...as a SOPHOMORE in 1998, finished second on the team in points with 14...duplicated the five goals and four assists he tallied as a freshman...posted both goals in Cal's 2-0 win over nationally-ranked Butler...also netted the game-winning goal in a 3-1 win over USF...started 16 of Cal's 20 games...named to the Indiana-adidas/Metlife Classic all-tournament team...traveled to Europe during the summer of '98 with a college all-star team...named honorable mention All-MPSF as a FRESHMAN in '97...emerged in the second half of the '97 season to start nine games...one of the quickest players on the team...played in 17-of-18 games and scored five goals, while supplying four assists...finished the year ranked tied for second on the team in scoring...recorded the winning goal vs. Cal State Sacramento. High School: 1997 Snickers National Finalist as a member of the Valley United Blast club team...1996 California Offensive Player of the Year and LA Times Player of the Year...selected to the all-state team for three-consecutive years and in 1996 was the Maramounte League MVP...holds the Royal HS all-time scoring record and is second in assists...high school team was the California Division I champions in 1997...selected as a Scholar Athlete three years in a row...member of the Region IV ODP team...chose Cal over UCLA, Fresno State and Santa Clara. Personal: Political science major...parents are Ken and Toni Simmonds...father attended Cal...involved with the Child Assault Prevention (CAP) program...born Nov. 11, 1978, in Richmond, CA.
SIMMONDS' CAREER STATISTICS Year G GS Shots Goals Assists Points 1997 17 9 49 5 4 14 1998 20 16 36 5 4 14 1999 20 18 34 3 8 14 Total 57 43 119 13 16 42