Nick Lima

Nick Lima
Nick Lima
Nick Lima
Real Name: Nick Lima
HT: 5' 8" WT: 170
Homegrown Player
Age: 26 (11/17/1994)
Birthplace: Castro Valley, Calif.
Hometown: Castro Valley, Calif.

How he joined the club: Signed as a Homegrown Player on Dec. 21, 2016.…Was the second product of the Quakes Academy to sign with the First Team following Tommy Thompson.

2019 (San Jose Earthquakes): Made 21 starts in 24 MLS appearances ... Scored second career game-winning goal vs. FC Cincinnati on May 4 … Recorded first career game-winning assist in 3-1 victory over the Colorado Rapids on July 27 … Earned MLS Team of the Week honors for Weeks 10, 14 and 21 … U.S. Open Cup: Did not feature in Fourth-Round matchup against Sacramento Republic FC on June 11 … Did not feature in Round of 16 match against LAFC on June 20 …  International Friendlies: Did not feature against C.F. Monterrey on March 23 … Started and played 57 minutes against Real Valladolid C.F. on July 16.

2018 (San Jose Earthquakes): Made 34 starts in MLS play … Led the team with 3,049 minutes, a career-best … Named the 2018 Earthquakes Defensive Player of the Year … Tallied two goals and two assists on the season … Recorded a goal and an assist against Atlanta United on Sept. 19 … U.S. Open Cup: Did not feature in the Fourth-Round matchup against the Portland Timbers on June 6 … International Friendlies: Started and played 45 minutes against Club Leon on March 24 … Started and played 45 minutes against Manchester United on July 22.

2017 (San Jose Earthquakes): Played 22 games and made 20 starts … Tallied two goals and one assist … Recorded his first career MLS goal in a 3-2 win against Vancouver Whitecaps FC on March 11 … Was named to MLS Team of the Week during Week 1 and to the bench during Week 2 … Finished fourth in voting for MLS Rookie of the Year … U.S. Open Cup: Started and played full 90 minutes in all four matches of Quakes U.S. Open Cup run, eventually losing to Sporting Kansas City in a 5-4 penalty shootout loss on Aug. 9 in the Semifinals … MLS Cup Playoff: Did not feature in loss against Vancouver Whitecaps FC at BC Place on Oct. 25 in the Knockout Round.

PDL Experience (Burlingame Dragons): Played for the San Jose Earthquakes PDL affiliate Burlingame Dragons FC in 2015 and 2016.

College (California): Was a standout student-athlete at the University of California making 51 starts in 70 total appearances and tallied six goals and nine assists....  Started 16 matches and scored four goals, third most on the team as a senior … Was named NCAA Division I Men's All-Far West Region First Team and First-Team All-Pac-12 in 2016 … Was selected as the Pac-12 Player of the Week on Aug. 29, 2016 for scoring two goals, including the game-winner, against Penn State University … Received NCAA Division I Men's All-Far West Region First Team and First-Team All-Pac-12 honors in 2015 after starting all 17 of Cal's matches, tallying two goals and four assists while helping keep four shutouts …  Was named Honorable Mention All-Pac-12 as a sophomore in 2014.


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Career Statistics (Regular Season)
2020San Jose Earthquakes201921531216618020
2019San Jose Earthquakes242111810217427740
2018San Jose Earthquakes343423049216620320
2017San Jose Earthquakes22202180912066121
Career Totals-1009478199769227111101
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