2012: MLS Awards: Named Vokswagon MLS MVP ... Won the Budwesier Golden Boot by tying Roy Lassiter's single-season goals record with 27 goals ... Recieved MLS Best XI honors ... Named to the 2012 MLS All-Stars team ... Was the MLS Player of the Month for april, June, September and October ... Was named MLS Player of the Week for Week 9, 19 and 31 ... Earned AT&T Goal of the Week honors in week 17 ... Was voted the Most Valuable Player in the Earthquakes club ... MLS: Needed just 15 minutes to open his 2012 goal-scoring account after finishing each of the past two seasons with at least a share of the league lead … Played 90 minutes vs. NE on 3/10 and tallied his club-record 16th game-winner in the 1-0 victory … Strike also extended his personal-best and club-record goal-scoring streak to a then-league-best six games, dating back to the last five matches of 2011 … Played 90 minutes vs. HOU on 3/17, taking a game-high five shots … Played 90 minutes at TFC on 3/24, recording a two-goal brace with a header in the ninth minute and a left-footed shot in the 67th … Played 90 minutes at SEA on 3/31, recording the game’s lone goal from the penalty spot in the 24th minute and sharing the game high with six shots, a game-high three of them on goal … Played 90 minutes vs. VAN on 4/7 and produced his second two-goal brace of 2012, scoring the game-tying and game-clinching goals in the second half of a 3-1 come-from-behind victory and tying Ronald Cerritos’ club record with the eighth multi-goal game of his career … Opener in 68th minute snapped Vancouver’s MLS-record streak of not allowing a goal for 427 minutes to open a new season, and was nominated for AT&T Goal of the Week … Played 90 minutes at NY on 4/14, aiding in the Quakes’ first goal for his first assist of 2012, before heading in the second … Played 90 minutes vs. RSL on 4/21, heading in the game-clinching goal at the back post at 93+ for his league-leading eighth of the campaign … Strike vs. RSL made him just the 10th player in MLS history to tally 16 goals (or more) over a 16-game span … Played 90 minutes at PHI on 4/28 and contributed his second assist of the campaign to extend his streak of games with either a goal or an assist to six, despite having his latest goal-scoring run snapped at five … Was voted by the North American Soccer Reporters (NASR) on 5/2 as the MLS Player of the Month for April, his third career award, after producing four goals and two assists during a 3-0-1 month for San Jose … Hours later, played 90 minutes vs. DC on 5/2, turning in his third brace of 2012 and ninth career multi-goal game to break the club record he shared with Ronald Cerritos … Go-ahead goal in the 21st minute marked career goal No. 50, before he headed in what proved to be the game-winner in the 69th … Played 90 minutes at VAN on 5/5, scoring lone Quakes goal off a back-post header in the 15th minute … Played 90 minutes vs. CHV on 5/13 and matched his season high of six shots, but had the longest active streak in MLS with either a goal or an assist snapped at a career-best eight games … Played 90 minutes vs. CLB on 5/19 and was credited with the assist on Alan Gordon’s 90th-minute equalizer … DNP at LA on 5/23 and at SKC on 5/27 due to international duty … Started and played 90 minutes, scoring the game winning goal from a spot kick in the 92nd minute at COL on 6/20 … Started and played 90 minutes at RSL on 6/23, scoring the Quakes’ winning goal in the 84th minute … Started and played 90 minutes vs. LA on 6/30, scoring the winning goal in the 61st minute … Named MLS Player of the Month for June … Started and played 90 minutes at POR on 7/3 and at FCD on 7/7 … Netted third career hat trick and registered assist on 7/14 vs. RSL, earned MLS Player of the Week honors … Started and wore the captains armband for the second straight game, played 90 minutes and had a penalty kick blocked in the second half vs. FCD on 7/18 … Started and played 90 minutes at VAN on 7/22, vs. CHI on 7/28, assisted on Steven Lenhart’s goal in the 98th minute … Started and played 90 minutes vs. SEA on 8/11 … Started and played 90 minutes at MTL on 8/18, scoring the Quakes’ lone goal on a penalty in the 23rd minute …Started and played all 90 minutes vs. COL on 8/25 … Started and played all 90 minutes on 9/2 vs. CHV, recording an assist in the 39th minute … Started and played 90 minutes at CHV on 9/15, scoring in the 40th minute and assisting in the 49th minute; his goal broke the club record for goals in a single season and tied his own MLS mark for game-winning goals in a campaign … Came on in the 58th minute vs. POR on 9/19, recording a brace to help San Jose tie… Started and played 90 minutes vs. FCD on 9/29 … Started and played 90 minutes at COL on 10/6, recording an assist in the second minute, and goals in the 11th, 51st and 83rd minutes, respectively … His hat trick against COL on 10/6 moved him into sole possession of first place for goals scored for the Earthquakes (62)… Started and played 90 minutes vs. LA on 10/21, scoring a goal in the 73rd minute … Started and played 90 minutes at POR on 10/27, scoring a goal in the 24th minute, tying him with Roy Lassiter’s 27 goals in a single season record … MLS Cup Playoffs: Started and played 90 minutes against LA in the second leg of the Western Conference Semifinals … Started and played 90 minutes on 11/4 at LA in the first leg of the Western Conference Semifinals Open Cup: Came on as a substitute in the 53rd minute vs. SEA on 6/26 … Started and played 90 minutes at SEA on 9/22, scoring his 10th game-winning goal of the season in the 30th minute … Exhibition: Came on as a substitute in the 71st minute vs. SC on 7/31 … International: Drew two caps for the U.S. Men’s National Team during a second straight January Camp, in consecutive 1-0 victories vs. Venezuela (1/21) and at Panama (1/25), and has now earned eight full caps for the USMNT … Was called into head coach Jurgen Klinsmann’s 27-player USMNT training camp in Orlando, Fla., on May 20 made the 23-player final roster ahead of a five-game slate from May 26-June 12, including the first two CONCACAF qualifiers for the 2014 FIFA World Cup… Played the final 11 minutes in the USMNT’s 0-0 tie with Canada on 6/3.
2011: MLS: Named Team MVP … Named to the MLS Best XI … Earned the inaugural MLS Castrol Index Player of the Year award, a system that utilizes data collected during the course of the season to measure player values … Won North American Soccer Reporters (NASR) Player of the Month for October … Won MLS Goal of the Week for Week 30 for goal against NE on 10/8 … Scored in five consecutive games to tie franchise record for consecutive games with a goal scored … No. 1 in MLS in goals scored on the road with nine … Made 50th appearance with the club on 4/23 … Played in 100th career MLS game on 8/6 … Scored 16 goals and notched three assists … Played 90 minutes vs. RSL on 3/19 and vs. SEA on 4/2 … Played 90 minutes and scored first two goals of season and surpassed Eric Wynalda for No. 5 on the Quakes all-time scoring list at FCD on 3/26 … First of two goals vs. FCD on 4/2 was nominated for MLS Goal of the Week, finishing No. 4 in the voting … Played 90 minutes, notched first assist of season and received a yellow card vs. TFC on 4/9 … Played 90 minutes at NY on 4/16 … Played 90 minutes and scored third goal of season vs. CHV on 4/23 … Played 90 minutes at PHI on 4/30 … Played 90 minutes and scored fourth goal of season at VAN on 5/11 … Started, played 81 minutes and scored fifth goal of season vs. CLB on 5/14 … Played 90 minutes and notched second assist of season vs. NE on 5/21 … Played 90 minutes and scored sixth goal of the season on 5/28 at CHI … DNP vs. HOU on 6/4, at DC on 6/11, at SKC on 6/17 and vs. LA on 6/25 due to international duty with U.S. National Team at CONCACAF Gold Cup … Returned to lineup and played 90 minutes vs. NY on 7/2 … Played 90 minutes at CHV on 7/6, vs. PHI on 7/9 and at CLB on 7/16 … Played 90 minutes and scored two goals vs. VAN on 7/20 … Played 90 minutes at RSL on 7/23, vs. DC on 7/30, vs. POR on 8/7 and vs. COL on 8/13 … Started and played 71 minutes at LA on 8/20 … Played 90 minutes and scored a goal in the 87th minute to equalize at TFC on 8/27 … Started and played 89 minutes vs. CHI on 9/10 and scored a goal in the 10th minute and assisted a goal by Ramiro Corrales in the 69th minute … Played 90 minutes at HOU on 9/17, at POR on 9/21, at COL on 9/24 … Played 90 minutes vs. SKC on 10/1 and scored a goal in the 85th minute to pass Landon Donovan for No. 2 on San Jose’s career goals list with 33 … Played 90 minutes at NE on 10/8 and scored two goals in the 8th and 82nd minute … Played 90 minutes at SEA on 10/15 and scored a goal in the 24th minute … Played 90 minutes vs. FCD on 10/22 and scored his 16th goal of the season, falling short of his second straight Golden Boot award by virtue of assists (12-3), to Dwayne De Rosario … Exhibition: Came on as a substitute in 60th minute vs. West Brom on 7/12 … Open Cup Qualifying: Played 120 minutes at POR on 5/3 … Played 120 minutes and received a yellow card vs. CHI on 5/24.
2010: MLS: Won Budweiser Golden Boot … Named Team MVP … Finished third in MLS MVP voting … Appeared in 28 games, started 26 … Scored 18 goals and notched one assist … Set single season franchise record for scoring … Led league with nine game-winning goals … Scored 10 consecutive goals from 9/15 to 10/23 for San Jose, the longest such streak in MLS history … Made 2010 debut vs. NE on 4/17 and scored game-winning goal in 57th minute … Scored for the second consecutive week, converting a penalty he drew at CHV on 4/24 … Scored third goal in three games in the 33rd minute vs. COL on 5/1 … Became the fourth player in franchise history to score a goal in four consecutive games when he scored in the 77th minute vs. NY on 5/8 … Started and played 83 minutes at NE on 5/15 … Started and played full 90 minutes at SEA on 5/22, where he notched his fifth goal in six games, matching his single-season career high from 2009 … Made seventh straight start vs. TOR on 5/29 … Scored his sixth goal of the season, his single-season career high, vs. CLB on 6/2 … Started and played the full 90 minutes at FCD on 6/5 … Started and played 74 minutes at RSL on 6/25 … Started and played 86 minutes vs. DC on 7/3 … Started and tallied an assist in 74 minutes at PHI on 7/10 … Started and played 67 minutes at LA on 7/22 … Entered the game as a substitute in the 74th minute vs. SEA on 7/31 … Started and played the full 90 minutes at COL on 8/7 … Started and played the full 90 minutes vs. KC on 8/14, where he notched the lone goal of the game … Scored the lone goal of the game in 90 minutes vs. LA on 8/21 … Started and played 63 minutes at NY on 8/28 … Started and played the full 90 minutes at HOU on 9/5, vs. FCD on 9/11 … Started and played the full 90 minutes, scoring the game-winner in the 69th minute vs. PHI … Became third player in Quakes history to record a hat trick, at TFC on 9/25, scoring on a penalty in the third minute, and in the run of play in the 53rd and 67th minutes … Started and played 90 minutes vs. CHI on 9/29, and at CLB on 10/2 … Started and scored twice in 90 minutes at DC on 10/9 … Started and played 90 minutes vs. HOU on 10/16 … Entered the game as a substitute in the 40th minute and notched his second hat trick of the season vs. CHV on 10/20 … Started and scored a goal in 90 minutes at KC on 10/23 … Exhibition: Came on as a substitute in the 72nd minute vs. CHV on 6/12 converted his penalty during the shootout … Started and played 45 minutes vs. Tottenham Hotspur on 7/17 … Open Cup: Started and played 61 minutes vs. RSL on 4/14 … MLS Cup Playoffs: Started and played 90 minutes vs. NY on 10/30 … Scored the series-clinching goal in the Eastern Conference Semifinals at NY on 11/4 with an 81st-minute header … Started and played the full 90 minutes at COL on 11/13.
2009: MLS: Acquired by the Quakes, along with a conditional draft pick for the 2010 SuperDraft, in a trade with Houston on 6/9 in exchange for forward Cam Weaver … Appeared in seven games with three starts with Dynamo, notching two goals and one assist … Played in 14 games with three goals and one assist for San Jose … Played 90 minutes at SEA on 6/13 in Quakes debut … Came on as a substitute in the 59th minute and scored his first goal in an Earthquakes uniform vs. SEA on 8/2 … Came on as a substitute in the 83rd minute and scored the game-winning goal in stoppage time vs. KC on 8/22 … Started and played the full 90 minutes at COL on 9/23, scoring his third goal for San Jose on a penalty in the 67th minute … Started and played full 90 minutes at TFC on 10/10, picking up an assist … Had season-ending knee surgery on 10/15 … Exhibition: Started and played the full 90 minutes vs. CD Aguila on 9/8.
2008: MLS: Appeared in eight games, starting one … Open Cup: Captained the Dynamo at Charleston on 7/1 and scored in the shootout … SuperLiga: Made three substitute appearances and scored in championship game shootout at NE on 8/5 … CONCACAF Champions League: Played 90 minutes vs. San Francisco on 10/7 and scored a goal … Champions Cup: Started both legs of the quarterfinal series vs. Municipal on 3/19 and scored a goal … Came on as a substitute in both legs of the semifinal vs. Saprissa … Reserves: Captain of championship Dynamo Reserves squad … One of two players to play all 1,080 minutes … Finished second on the team and in the top five in the league in scoring with six goals and three assists.
2007: MLS: Appeared in 16 games, starting three … Scored one goal and had one assist … Made season debut vs. CHI on 4/29 … Started vs. COL on 6/7 and notched an assist … Played one minute at CHI on 7/12 and scored a goal … SuperLiga: Came on as a substitute vs. Monarcas Morelia on 7/29 … Converted his penalty kick in the shootout … Champions Cup: Came on as a substitute in both legs of the quarterfinal series against Puntarenas and was booked in the second leg on 3/1 … Came on as a substitute in the 82nd minute of the semifinal first leg vs. Pachuca on 3/15 and scored two minutes later … Reserves: Finished second in the MLS Reserve Division in scoring with seven goals in 11 games.
2006: MLS: Scored his first MLS goal at CHI on 8/31 … Earned a penalty kick at CHV on 8/26 … Appeared in six games, starting four … Open Cup: Scored a goal in 3-0 quarterfinal win vs. FCD on 8/23 … Reserves: Led the franchise in scoring in reserve play with 13 goals in 11 games.
2005: MLS: Leading scorer in reserve league … Appeared in two games for first team … Made Earthquakes MLS debut vs. CHV on 9/10 … Open Cup: Made Earthquakes and Open Cup debut as a substitute at POR on 8/3 … Reserves: Appeared in 12 matches and scored eight goals.
International: Has earned seven U.S. Men’s National Team caps … 2012: Invited to second straight January Camp … Produced game highs of four shots and two shots on goal in just 28 minutes off the bench in a 1-0 friendly victory over Venezuela in Glendale, Ariz., on 1/21 … Started and was credited with a pair of shots in 55 minutes during a 1-0 friendly win in Panama on 1/25 … 2011: Achieved first call-up during January Camp, wrapping up the session by drawing a starting assignment for a friendly against Chile on 1/22 at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif., marking his first cap … Played the second half of a tune-up match with Spain on 6/4 … Subsequently appeared in three games during the 2011 CONCACAF Gold Cup, starting a 1-0 win over Guadeloupe in Kansas City, Kan., on 6/14.
College: Named First Team All-California Collegiate Athletic Association all four seasons at Chico State … Completed career with 39 goals and 23 assists for 101 points over 84 games … 2004: Scored five goals and added two assists … 2003: NCAA Division II Second Team All-America … Led Chico State to a CCAA title and a 21-5-1 record on its way to the NCAA Division II championship game … Played 26 games, providing 12 goals and eight assists … 2002: Played 19 games, scored 12 goals and notched seven assists … 2001: Led team with 10 goals while also producing six assists in 19 games played.
High School/Club: Played for the Chico Rooks of the Men’s Premier Soccer League in 2004 … Named an MPSL All-Star and Rooks MVP after leading team with 17 goals and 10 assists … Starred at De La Salle High School in Concord, Calif. … Helped De La Salle to 2001 North Coast Section title … Played his club soccer for Diablo Valley Soccer Club and Danville Mustang Soccer Association.
Personal: Married Lindsay prior to the 2009 season … Father, John Wondolowski, is San Ramon Valley High School assistant soccer coach … Younger brother, Stephen, was a reserve on the Dynamo’s MLS Cup championship team in 2007, was also a teammate in 2008, and is currently a coach in the Earthquakes Youth Academy … Offered a track scholarship to UCLA … Favorite type of music is hip hop … Favorite athlete growing up was Michael Jordan.