Wurzberger on Fukuchi:
“We expect Kyle’s senior year to be his best yet . He will see a good deal of playing time in midfield.”
2001 (Junior): Came off the bench to score the game-winning goal in UW’s 2-1 victory over 19th-ranked Air Force in the Nike Husky Classic ... played in seven games and took six shots, including two in 3-2 win over Wm. and Mary.
2000 (Sophomore): Saw action in eight games as a midfielder … scored his first career goal in 3-0 win at Oregon State, a five-yard near-post shot that gave the Huskies a 2-0 cushion in the game … his goal made him the 10th different Huskies to score on the year … took four shots during the season.
1999 (Freshman): Assisted Dayo Oyetuga for game-winner in 2-1 win over host UNLV at Rebel Classic ... was one of four freshmen to start for the Huskies in 1999, starting four times and appearing in a total of nine games ... started in three straight games from Sept. 12 to Sept. 19.
Starting member of the ODP Region IV team which advanced to regional finals...was a starter on the ODP regional team in Florida in November 1998...earned league MVP honors as a central midfielder his junior and senior seasons at Mililani High School and was named first-team all-Oahu Interscholastic Association as a sophomore...helped squad win the league championship as a sophomore and senior and finish as runners-up as a junior...squad placed third at state his freshman season, when he earned honorable mention all-league honors, and was fifth his final three years...named NSCAA High School State Player of the Year as a senior...helped his team win at least 15 games in each season while losing just six in his high school career...scored a career-high 13 goals as a junior, along with 15 assists, to be the league’s regular-season leading scorer...notched 16 assists his final campaign to go along with seven goals...also lettered four years in track and cross country, and two years in football...earned honorable mention all-league honors in football as a senior and placed third at state in the 800 meters.
Kyle Kaleiluakiliopu Fukuchi was born Apr. 2, 1981, in Honolulu, Hawai’i...parents are Ruth and Donald Fukuchi...has one older sister, Alyssa...is a business major...enjoys bodyboarding...earned a 4.11 grade point average on a 4.00 scale in high school.