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MLS SuperDraft Player Capsules

Posted: Wednesday January 15, 2003 2:15 PM

Below is biographical information for players in the 2003 MLS SuperDraft player pool, courtesy of MLSnet.com. The 2003 MLS SuperDraft takes place Friday at 3:30 p.m. ET.

Guy Abrahamson

Position: Midfielder
College: Rutgers University
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 165
Hometown: Livingston, NJ
Born: January 3, 1981

- A three-time all-region selection and earned Second Team All-America status in 2001
- Named to the 2000 All-BIG EAST First team as well as NSCAA Mid-Atlantic Second team.
- In 1999, spent part of the offseason training with the U.S. U-20 National Team.
- Played extensively with the U.S. U-18 National Team during his high school.


Arturo Alvarez

Position: Forward
College: NA – Project 40
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 145
Hometown: Houston, TX
Born: June 28, 1985

- Led the U.S. Under-18s with seven goals in 2002
- The tournament’s second leading scorer as the U-18s’ won the Talence International Tournament (France)
- A natural finisher, he combines skill and poise near the goal


Valentine Anozie

Position: Forward
College: Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 150
Hometown: Imo State, Nigeria
Born: May 20, 1980

- In 2002, tallied four goals, three assists for 11 points for a career total of 12 goals, 13 assists, 37 points
- 2002 Big Ten Offensive Player of the Week for Oct. 7 and a two-time academic All-Big Ten selection
- Two-time Big Ten Player of the Week and a 2000 second-team All-Big Ten selection at UW
- A world traveler who was born in Romania and attended high school in Toronto, Ont


Kenny Arena

Position: Midfielder/Defender
College: Virginia
Ht: 6-1
Wt: 175
Hometown: Fairfax, VA
Born: February 6, 1981

- In 2002, started 16 of the 17 games as a defender notching three assists and one goal
- In 2002, named Second Team All-ACC
- In 2001, recorded 1,624 minutes of playing time, scoring m three goals (including one game-winner) and three assists
- In 2001, selected to the NSCAA/Adidas All-South Atlantic Region First Team and named Second Team All-State by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID)


Matias Asorey

Position: Forward
College: Florida International University
Ht: 5-7
Wt: 150
Hometown: Miami, FL
Born: February 10, 1980

- Two-time league player of the year; Atlantic Soccer Conference MVP (2002 and 2001)
- Tied for ninth among FIU’s career scoring leaders with 65 points
- Scored 26 goals and recorded 13 assists in 75 games spanning four years
- The lone Golden Panther to start all 20 games


Mehdi Ballouchy

Position: Midfielder
College: Creighton University
Ht: 5-10
Wt:
Hometown: Casablanca, Morocco
Born: April 6, 1983

- Named to the 2002 NSCAA All-Midwest Region First-Team
- Selected to the 2002 First-Team All-Freshman by College Soccer News
- Member of the Morocco U-17 and U-16 National Teams and named first-team all-league in 1998 and 1999
- Named Most Valuable Player for his club team in Raja, Morocco


Sheldon Barrett

Position: Defender
College: Oral Roberts
Ht: 5-5
Wt: 130
Hometown: Manchester, Jamaica
Born: February 27, 1978

- 2002, named to the Centenary Classic all-tournament team (Sept. 9) and the Ameritas Classic
- 2001, earned Mid-Continent Conference all-tournament and academic all-conference honors
- 2000, named Mid-Continent Conference first team all-conference
- Member of Jamaica U-23 team in 1998


Ralph Bean

Position: Midfield/ Forward
College: William and Mary
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 145
Hometown: Devonshire, Bermuda
Born: May 20, 1980

- In 2002, First team All-CAA and All-South Atlantic Region selection
- In 2002, ninth-best single season mark with 33 points and tied for eighth with 11 shots
- In 2002, led team in goals, points and game-winning goals and tied Carlos Garcia for team-lead in assists
- In 2001, opened the season on a hot streak with 10 points (four goals and two assists) in the first six matches


Michael Behonick

Position: Goalkeeper
College: American University
Ht: 6-2
Wt: 180
Hometown: Bohemia, NY
Born: January 3, 1981

- Named to 2002 Penn State/Nike Classic All-Tournament Team.
- 2001 All-Patriot League Second-Team honors
- In 2002, posted a 1.07 goals-against average and a .817 save percentage and six shutouts
- Stopped decisive PK in 2001 Patriot League Championship match against Holy Cross to help American to first NCAA appearance since 1997


Kris Bertsch

Position: Midfielder
College: American University
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 155
Hometown: Clinton, NJ
Born: September 20, 1980

- 2001 All-Patriot League First Team
- Started 59 of 63 matches last three seasons
- In 2000, tied for the team lead in scoring with 18 points on a team-best eight goals and two assists
- Member of the 1999 Under-19 National Championship team and received the Golden Boot award as the national tournament's leading scorer in Orlando


Alex Blake

Position: Forward
College: Williams College
Ht: 6-1
Wt: 176
Hometown: Kingston, Jamaica
Born: October 14, 1980

- All-time leading goal scorer at Williams (81) and all-time leader in points with 195
- Holds the Williams record for most goals in a season (26), points in a season (61) and most consecutive games scoring at least one goal (12)
- Two-time NESCAC Player of the Year selection and was the 2001 NSCAA Div III National Player of the Year.
- First Team All-American for 2000 and 2001, four-time First Team All-NESCAC honoree, NESCAC Rookie of the Year, NESCAC Player of the Year (junior and sophomore years)


Nat Borchers

Position: Midfielder
College: Denver University
Ht: 6-2
Wt: 185
Hometown: Pueblo, CO
Born: April 13, 1981

- In 2001, named MPSF All-Conference First-team for his outstanding defensive play, earning all-conference honors for the second consecutive season
- In 2002, scored five goals and registered a team-best six assists on the season
- Started all 74 games in his career at Denver.
- Named to the 2001 MPSF All-Academic team for his 3.595 GPA in accounting.


Scott Bowman

Position: Midfielder
College: University of California-Irvine
Ht: 6-2
Wt: 180
Hometown: Chatsworth, CA
Born: February 14, 1980

- 2002 and 2001 All-Big West first team
- 25 career assists, second most in school history and 47 career points is sixth most in school history
- Started in every match he played at UCI
- Member of the US Amateur National team and played in the PDL final


Rich Bradley

Position: Defender/Midfielder
College: St. John’s University
Ht: 5-8
Wt: 155
Hometown: Bayport, NY
Born: June 26, 1980

- Had seven assists to lead team in 2002 and earned Second team All-BIG EAST and second-team NSCAA/adidas New York Region honors.
- Injury in second game of 2001 season forced him to miss rest of campaign.
- Finished second on Red Storm in scoring in 2000 (5g, 5a).
- Transferred to St. John’s from Marist College, where in two seasons he started 30 games (5g, 8a).


Dustin Branan

Position: Midfielder/Defense
College: Brown University
Ht: 6-3
Wt: 195
Hometown: Lakeville, MN
Born: May 21, 1983

- First-Team All-Ivy Selection in 2002 and 2001 and an All-Ivy Honorable Mention in 2000
- Led the Bears to 21 shutouts and two Ivy Championships and two NCAA Tournament appearances
- 2002 Third Team All-New England honors
- Member of the U.S. National U-18 men’s soccer team in 1998-99, where he was selected as an ODP All-American


Erich Braun

Position: Forward
College: University of Notre Dame
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 176
Hometown: Frankfurt, Germany
Born: September 16, 1979

- Two-time 2001 first team all-BIG EAST selection
- Named to the 2002 adidas/NSCAA (National Soccer Coaches Association of America) Great Lakes all-regional teams
- 2001 first team all-Great Lakes Region honoree
- In high school played with the Under-16 German National Team


Oskar Bringsbed

Position: Midfielder
College: Clemson University
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 160
Hometown: Lidkoping, Sweden
Born: March 20, 1978

- 2001 second-team All-ACC
- Named to Furman Invitational All-Tournament team in 2001.
- Involved with the Olympic Development Experience as a member of Team Vastergotlands, "state team" in Sweden
- Played in 65 matches and started of 63 matches at Clemson


Byron Carmichael

Position: Forward
College: Marshall University
Ht: 6-1
Wt: 170
Hometown: Lumberton, NJ
Born: October 11, 1981

- Two-time Mid-American Conference Player of the Year (2000 & 2002)
- 2001 & 2002 first team All-MAC
- MAC's career leader in goals (58) and points scored (128)
- In 2001, named second team NSCAA All-Great Lakes Regional Team


Brian Carroll

Position: Midfield
College: Wake Forest (Project 40)
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 150
Hometown: Springfield, VA
Born: July 20, 1981

- NSCAA First Team All-South, First Team All-ACC, one of 15 finalists for the Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy
- Has not missed a game in his Wake Forest, starting in all 61 games since his freshman year
- Competed during the spring and summer 2002 in Italy, England and Portugal with the U-23, scoring twice vs Bolton
- spring of 2001 with the U-20 National Team competing in Trinidad, France and at the World Youth Championships in Argentina


Ricardo Clark

Position: Midfielder
College: Furman University (Project 40)
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 140
Hometown: Jonesboro, GA
Born: February 10,1983

- Member of the youth national team since 1999 and currently is a starting midfielder on the U-20 National squad.
- In 2002, named first team All-America honors and first team NSCAA and College Soccer News All-American
- Named to the 2002 All-Southern Conference first team and the NSCAA All-South Region first team.
- As a member of the U-20 National Team, started in 11 of the team’s first 13 internationals


Paulo Coelho

Position: Defender
College: Lafayette College
Ht: 6-1
Wt: 186
Hometown: Whippany, NJ
Born: April 26, 1981

- Named 2002 adidas Mid-Atlantic All-Region Second Team selection
- 2002 All-Patriot League First Team
- In 2002, led the team in scoring with eight goals and two assists and racked up four game-winning goals
- Team tri-captain for Lafayette as a senior


Ryan Coiner

Position: Forward
College: University of San Diego
Ht: 6-2
Wt: 192
Hometown: Aliso Viejo, CA
Born: September 7, 1979

- Named the 2002 West Coast Conference Player of the Year
- 2002 First Team NSCAA All-Far West Region and 2002 First Team All-West Coast Conference
- In 2001, named to the First Team NSCAA All-Far West Region & 1st Team All-WCC
- In 2000, named 2nd Team NSCAA All-America; the co-West Coast Conference Player of the Year; and a 1st Team All-West Coast Conference pick


Jason Cole

Position: Back/ Midfield
College: St. Louis University
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 180
Hometown: Raytown, MO
Born: September 26, 1980

- In 2002, C-USA’s Player of the Year and C-USA All-Tournament team
- In 2002, moved into a forward’s role after three years as a defender and is C-USA’s leading scorer with 42 points (18G, 6A), tied for ninth nationally at 2.21 ppg through Nov. 25
- In 2002, netted the winner in the C-USA final and named to Soccer America’s Team of the Week for Nov. 17
- In 2001, NSCAA third-team All-Midwest Region selection, collegesoccer.com honorable mention All-American and C-USA first-team All-Conference


Jonathan Cole

Position: Defender
College: University of Virginia
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 175
Hometown: Annapolis, MD
Born: October 10, 1980

- Named to the 2002 Virginia Sports Information Director's (VaSID) Second Team
- Two-time selection to the Virginia Soccer Classic All-Tournament Team, 2001 and 2002
- In 2001, named to the First Team All-ACC
- 2000 named to the ACC All-Tournament team
- Selected First Team Virginia Sports Information Director's (VaSID) in 2000 and 2001


David Comfort

Position: Goalkeeper
College: Univ. of Virginia
Ht: 6-5
Wt: 200
Hometown: Richmond, VA
Born: July 27, 1981

- Second all-time at UVa for most minutes as keeper (5442), second all-time for most games played as keeper (60)
- In 2002, recorded a team-high 64 saves and three solo shutouts and had a goals against average of 1.
- In 2001, named Second Team All-State by the Virginia Sports Information Directors (VaSID)
- A four-year member of the Virginia state ODP team


Stephen Command

Position: Defender
College: Jacksonville University
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 176
Hometown: Brighton, MI
Born: October 24, 1980

- Two-time Atlantic Sun All-Tournament Team, 2001 & 2002
- Vital part of a defense that led the conference allowing 1.08 goals per game, the best GAA in school history
- Atlantic Sun Defensive Player-of-the-Week honors twice during the regular season (9/16 & 11/11)
- 2001 Atlantic Sun Academic All-Conference honors and made the Dean's List


Tyler Conley

Position: Forward
College: University of San Diego
Ht: 5-7
Wt: 162
Hometown: Golden, CO
Born: September 9, 1979

- 2002 West Coast Conference Honorable Mention
- In 2000, named to the All-WCC honorable mention
- Selected to the 2002 Verizon 2nd Team Academic All-American


Matt Crawford

Position: Midfielder
College: University of North Carolina
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 160
Hometown: Durham, NC
Born: August 20, 1980

- 2002 First-team All-ACC
- UNC team co-captain in 2002
- Started 81 of 89 matches, career 12 goals, 35 assists (second in UNC history) and 59 total points
- First-team Academic All-America in 2002


Guido Cristofori

Position: Midfield/ Forward
College: Syracuse
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 185
Hometown: Fairport, NY
Born: June 27, 1981

- In 2002, second on the team in scoring with 15 points (4 goals, 7 assists), scored three game-winning goals
- In 2002, First-team All-New York Region, Third-team All-BIG EAST, and Verizon Academic All-District I First Team
- In 2002, tied for fourth in the BIG EAST in assists and assists per game in 18 games
- Was a member of the BIG EAST All-Rookie Team while playing for West Virginia his freshman year


Anthony Curtis

Position: Midfielder
College: University of Connecticut
Ht: 5-11
Wt: 155
Hometown: Kingston, Jamaica
Born: September 9, 1978

- 2002 Big East Midfielder of the Year and to the All-Big East First Team
- Selected to the 2002 NSCAA/adidas All-New England First Team
- Named to the 2002 UConn/adidas Classic All-Tournament Team
- 2001 All-BIG EAST Second Team and All-New England First Team
- At Rhode Island, a two-time First Team All-Atlantic 10 Performer and 1999 Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Year


Chris Dadaian

Position: Goalkeeper
College: Univ. Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Ht: 6-1
Wt: 190
Hometown: New Berlin, WI
Born: August 4, 1980

- UWM's all-time leader in wins (42) and shutouts (21)
- Posted school single season records with 16 wins and 0.54 Goals Against average
- In 2002, he went 16-1-0, with nine shutouts
- In 2002, two-time First Team All-Horizon League Player, Second-Team All-Great Lakes Region Performer, and selected to the MCC All-Newcomer Team in 1999


Chris Daniels

Position: Midfielder
College: Oral Roberts
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 165
Hometown: Edmond, OK
Born: September 17, 1980

- 2002, played and started in all 17 games in more of a defensive role his senior year
- 2001, appeared in all 18 games and tied for second on the team with seven goals scored.
- 2000, played in 16 games and led the team with five goals and 10 points.
- Played club soccer for Tulsa Hurricane ’81 which were state champions six straight years and reached nationals.


Luiz Del Monte

Position: Midfielder/Forward
College: Creighton University
Ht: 5-6
Wt: 150
Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Born: March 9, 1980

- 2002 first-team All-Missouri Valley Conference
- Finished second on the team with seven assists in 2002
- In 2001, named to the Maryland Fila Classic All-Tournament Team
- Started 44 of 38 matches in which he appeared after transferring from Harris-Stowe State College


Jeff Deren

Position: Forward
College: University of Massachusetts
Ht: 5-8
Wt: 165
Hometown: Chicopee, MA
Born: July 22, 1981

- College Soccer News All-America third team
- Two-time Atlantic 10 Player of the Year in 2001 and 2002, first team All-Atlantic 10, named to Atlantic 10 All-Tournament team
- First team All-New England
- School record 113 points, becoming the first UMass player to surpass the century mark.


Rhian Dodds

Position: Midfielder
College: Robert Morris University
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 165
Hometown: Hamilton, Ontario
Born:

- Earned 2002 NCAA Mid-Atlantic All Region First Team accolades
- Named the 2002 Northeast Conference Player of the Year
- A Two-time all-NEC first team member
- Led the NEC in assists (11 / 0.68 per game) and ranked eighth nationally assists


Tom Dolan

Position: Defender
College: Southern Methodist University (SMU)
Ht: 5-10
Wt:
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Born: September 20, 1980

- Team co-captain his senior year (2002)
- In 2001, named to the All-MVC second team
- Named to the 1999 Saint Louis Nike Classic All-Tournament team and the 1999 SMU Nike Classic All-Tournament team


Chad Dombrowski

Position: Defender
College: Univ. Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Ht: 6-1
Wt: 175
Hometown: West Allis, WI
Born: August 5, 1980

- Fourth on the team with 18 points in 2002 (six goals, six assists)
- Scored 62 points in his four-year career 24 goals, 14 assists
- In 2002, Second Team NSCAA All-American, Two-Time First Team All-Great Lakes Region Player, and Two-Time First Team All-Horizon League Performer
- All-MCC Second Team and All-Newcomer Team in 1999


Matthew Domingo

Position: Midfielder
College: Portland
Ht: 5-8
Wt: 180
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Born: June 11, 1980

- National Team Pool, 1994-97 and Region IV ODP Team, 1994-98.
- In 2002, NIKE Portland Invitational Outstanding Defensive Player and honorable mention all-West Coast Conference, his third all-WCC award
- In 2000, started 17 games and played in 18 and all-tournament award at adidas/IU Credit Union Classic.
- twice was named to All-Central Coast Section first team while at Bellarmine Prep


Alberto Duenas

Position: Defender/midfielder
College: St. John’s University
Ht: 5-7
Wt: 155
Hometown: Hawthorne, CA
Born: Sept. 23, 1981

- Helped lead Red Storm to No. 1 national ranking for five-straight weeks as a member of defense that posted school record 13 shutouts and had a Division I best 0.44 goals-against average.
- A specialist on set pieces for St. John’s, Duenas started 68 of 71 career games in four-year career at the school.
- Named to BIG EAST All-Rookie team in his freshman season.
- Lists playing for Mexican Under-17 team as most thrilling experience.


Todd Dunivant

Position: Defender
College: Stanford
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 174
Hometown: Wheat Ridge, CO
Born: December 26, 1980

- Played in 81 games at Stanford, fourth-best in school history
- In 2002, first team All-American NSCAA/adidas, first team NSCAA/adidas All Far-West, second team AllPac-10, named first team All Pac-10 Academic, selected to the all-tournament team at the NCAA College Cup
- In 2002, tallied 15 points, fourth-best on the Cardinal, his eleven assists were second-best on the Cardinal
- In 2001, first team All Pac-10 selection, fourth on the team in scoring with 19 points, All-Academic first team selection and made the all-tournament team at the NCAA College Cup


Tony Earp

Position: Midfield
College: Ohio State
Ht: 5-6
Wt: 140
Hometown: Plantation, FL
Born: Jan. 2, 1981

- 2002 second team All-Big Ten selection and All-Big Ten Tournament team, All-Ohio
- 2002 recorded two goals and one assist this season, strengths being causing opponent turnovers at midfield and keeping possession
- 2001 All-Big Ten and All-Ohio Second Team selection and an Ohio State Scholar-Athlete.
- 2000 As a sophomore, named to the Penn State/NIKE Classic All-Tournament Team Sept. 16 for his outstanding play


Sherif El Bialy

Position: Forward
College: Rutgers University
Ht: 5-11
Wt: 170
Hometown: Cairo, Egypt
Born: February 10, 1980

- First team all-region pick in 2001 and 2002.
- In 2001, named to the First Team All-BIG EAST
- Played with the U-20 National Team the year prior to arriving at Rutgers
- Started 53 of 55 possible matches for Rutgers


Alecko Eskandarian

Position: Forward
College: University of Virginia (Project 40)
Ht: 5-8
Wt: 160
Hometown: Montvale, NJ
Born: July 9, 1982

- In 2002, recorded a team-high 54 points resulting from a team-high 25 goals and four assists
- In 2002, named the 2002 ACC Player of the Year, named to the First Team All-ACC, ACC All-Tournament team, M.A.C. Hermann Trophy Award finalist and selected to the NSCAA/adidas All-South Atlantic Region First Team
- In 2001, recorded 1,321 minutes of playing time, second on the team with 21 points from a team-high nine goals with three assists
- Selected as the 2000 Gatorade National Player of the Year and named a NSCAA/adidas All-American


Anthony Esquivel

Position: Forward
College: Furman University
Ht: 5-11
Wt: 181
Hometown: San Antonio, TX
Born: December 5, 1980

- First team All-Southern Conference selection.
- Furman never lost a conference match in his four year career as it set an NCAA record with a 43 match conference unbeaten streak as Esquivel scored game-winners in several of those matches.
- Led team in scoring with 13 goals and four assists for 30 points.
- Third team NSCAA All-South Region pick.


Rui Fernandes

Position: Midfielder
College: University of Connecticut
Ht: 5-6
Wt: 145
Hometown: Bridgeport, CT
Born: September 1, 1979

- Named to the 2002 UConn/adidas Classic All-Tournament Team
- 2002 tri-captain has played in 68 career games and recorded five goals and 13 assists for 23 points in that span
- 1999 transfer to Connecticut from Western Connecticut State University
- Played key role in 2000 NCAA National Championship run


Patrick Fisher

Position: Midfielder
College: University of California
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 165
Hometown: Saratoga
Born: April 9, 1981

- 2001 All-Pac-10 honorable mention and second team Pac-10 All-Academic recognition
- Game-winning goal in the adidas Cal Legacy Classic title for the first time in University of California history
- Played in all 57 matches and started 52 matches the last three seasons
- In high school, member of the Region IV U18 Olympic Development Program team


Jimmy Frazelle

Position: Midfielder
College: UCLA
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 150
Hometown: Folsom, CA
Born: April 10, 1980

- In 2002, second-team All-Pac-10 selection, ranks fifth on the team in goals scored with five and points with 16
- In 2002 he tied his career high with six assists, which rank fourth on the squad
- In 2002, he was selected the Pac-10 Player of the Week and earned Soccer America Team of the Week honors Oct. 22 after his heroics against Stanford
- Had a two-assist game in the NCAA second round win over LMU


Kevin Friedland

Position: Defender
College: Southern Methodist University (SMU)
Ht: 5-8
Wt: 154
Hometown: Irvine, CA
Born: Oct. 3, 1981

- Was one of three players to start every game for SMU (22) in 2002 on his way to NSCAA/adidas Second Team All-America and All-MVC first team honors in 2002.
- His SMU career started slow in 1999 but by 2001 he was playing in ever game, earning recognition to Jewish All-America Team.
- The 1999 L.A. Times Player of the Year was also team captain for renowned Irvine Strikers Soccer Club over past six years
- Four-year starter and letterwinner at Woodbridge High School helping lead his team to the state championship and No. 4 national ranking


Robert Friend

Position: Forward
College: University of California-Santa Barbara
Ht: 6-4
Wt: 205
Hometown: Kelowna, British Columbia
Born: January 23, 1981

- 2002 NSCAA/adidas All-American
- Member of the Canadian Olympic Team, he recently signed a professional contract with the Moss Football Club of the Norwegian First Division
- In 2001, named the Big West¹s Co-Offensive Player of the Year and First Team All-Big West and led the conference in five offensive categories (points, goals, goals per game, shots, and game-winning goals)
- Played on both the national under-20 and under-23 squads and member of Canada¹s under-23 team for the past two seasons


Ryan Futagaki

Position: Midfielder
College: UCLA
Ht: 5-7
Wt: 150
Hometown: Fountain Valley, CA
Born: January 17, 1980

- In 2002, finalist for the M.A.C. Hermman Trophy, named to the NSCAA All-Far West third team and Honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection
- 2002 NSCAA All-Far West first team honoree and first-team All-Pac-10 selection for the second consecutive year
- In 1999, member of the bronze medal-winning U.S. Pan American Games team where he earned five U-23 caps
- Assisted on a goal in the U.S. U-20’s 5-1 victory over Canada in CONCACAF qualifying for the World Youth Championships and also played with the U-16 and U-17 National Teams


Mike Gabb

Position: Goalkeeper
College: Creighton University
Ht: 6-2
Wt: 205
Hometown: Omaha, NE
Born: October 27, 1980

- 2002 second-team all-MVC
- 41 career wins, 1.02 career goals against average, 196 career saves, .802 career winning percentage and over 5,000 career minutes played all rank in the top four in school history
- Started every game in 2002 and played every minute in net after coming off a medical redshirt in 2001
- In 2000, named to the College Cup All-Tournament Team


Carlos Garcia

Position: Forward
College: William and Mary
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 170
Hometown: Cali, Colombia
Born: May 13, 1981

- Among the top-three career leaders at W&M in every offensive statistic, including points (121, second), goals (45, third), assists (31, third), shots (311, first) and game-winning goals (12, tied for third).
- In 2002, First team All-CAA and All-South Region selection and picked to the CAA All-Tournament team
- In 2002, second on team in scoring with 29 points and goals with 9 and tied for first with 11 assists
- In 2001, led the CAA in points (38), tied for the league lead with 15 goals and second in the conference with eight assists


Rafael Garcia

Position: Forward
College: University of Notre Dame
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 160
Hometown: Palmdale, CA
Born: April 8, 1981

- Member of the California South State Olympic Developmental Program since 1997
- As a Junior, played in 12 games and earned only start of the season against Clemson
- Led Palmdale club team to Under-16 USA Cup championship in 1997


Eddie Gaven

Position: Midfielder
College: NA – Project 40
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 145
Hometown: Hamilton, NJ
Born: October 25, 1986

- At the age of 16 years and 2 months, he becomes the youngest player ever to sign with MLS
- Recently began his fourth semester in U.S. Soccer’s Full-Time U17 Residency Program in Bradenton, FL
- A creative player whose size and athleticism make him an excellent ball-winner on both offense and defense


Bobby Gehring

Position: Defender
College: Wake Forest
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 175
Hometown: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Born: November 6, 1979

- Played in 71 games in four-year Wake Forest career with 58 starts, with 14 career goals and 10 career assist
- Made the ACC All-Tournament team as a freshman
- Captained several Dutch Youth National Teams from 1994-96, captaining the U-14, U-15, and U-16 squads
- In 2001, played in all 21 games, starting 19 moving to the flank defender position
- Played with the Ajax from 1992-98, scored 148 goals career, winning two Dutch championships


Ryan Gibbs

Position: Forward
College: Virginia
Ht: 5-11
Wt: 165
Hometown: West Chester, PA
Born: April 8, 1981

- In 2002, recorded 23 points (second on the team) resulting from eight goals and seven assists
- In 2002, named to the ACC All-Tournament Team and in 2001, named First Team All-ACC
- In 2001, scored a team-high 23 points resulting from a team-high nine goals and five assists (third on the team) and scored a team-high five game-winning goals
- Played with the U.S. under-18 national team


Tim Glowienka

Position: Defender
College: University of South Carolina
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 165
Hometown: Oak Ridge, TN
Born: August 10, 1980

- 2002 Named to the Pre-rehab-Aces Classic All-Tournament Team.
- In 2001, member of the defense that allowed only 22 goals in 19 matches, averaging 1.2 goals per match
- Started all but three matches in his collegiate career
- Member of the 2001 NSCAA/adidas Third Team All-South and 2001 UCLA Invitational All-Tournament team.


Michael Goldman

Position: Midfield/Forward
College: George Washington University
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 160
Hometown: Bethesda, MD
Born: July 29, 1980

- 2002 Atlantic 10 All-Conference First Team
- Named to the 2002 Atlantic 10 All-Tournament Team
- Tallied 24 career assists, third all-time for Colonial assist leaders.
- Third in assists in the conference and 11th total points for the 2002 season.


Guillermo “Memo” Gonzalez

Position: Midfielder
College: NA – Project 40
Ht: 5-11
Wt: 145
Hometown: Paramount, CA
Born: January 4, 1986

- Recently began his fourth semester in U.S. Soccer’s Full-Time U17 Residency Program in Bradenton, FL
- Led the team in scoring last year, tallying 21 goals and seven assists in the team’s first 45 matches in 2002
- Plays predominantly in central midfield for John Ellinger due to his ability to change the point of attack


Chris Goos

Position: Midfielder
College: University of North Carolina-Greensboro
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 145
Hometown: Houston, TX
Born: April 16, 1981

- 2002 Southern Conference Men's Soccer Player of the Year
- Two-time First-Team All-Southern Conference in 2001 & 2002
- Just the 25th player in NCAA history to record 20 goals and 20 assists in a single season
- In 2002, led the nation in points (2.73) and assists per game (0.91)


Taylor Graham

Position: Defender
College: Stanford
Ht: 6-4
Wt: 190
Hometown: Fair Oaks, CA
Born: June 3, 1980

- Arrived at Stanford as a walk-on and developed into a two-year starter
- In 2002, Named All Pac-10 first team and named third team All-Far West by NSCAA/adidas
- In 2002, named a first team Academic All-American, District-8 Academic first team selection and first team All-Pac-10 Academic
- In 2001, an honorable mention All Pac-10 selection, first team All-Academic Pac-10 honoree while starting all 22 games


Rusty Guidici

Position: Defender
College: College of Holy Cross
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Hometown: Highlands Ranch, CO
Born: January 27, 1981

- 2002 NSCAA All-New England First Team
- Named 2002 Patriot League Defensive Player of the Year
- Patriot League First Team honors for an unmatched fourth consecutive season
- In 2001, named to the All-New England second team


Adam Guren

Position: Midfield/ Def.
College: Duke
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 175
Hometown: Kirtland Hills, OH
Born: November 3, 1981

- 2002, started 14 of 16 games played on the defensive end for the Blue Devils
- 2001, started 12 of his 14 games played as a junior and took six shots and assisted on one goal on the season
- 2000, provided valuable minutes off the bench in 17 Blue Devil contests, while getting the nod for two starts
- Earned All-Conference honors three times and All-County recognition twice


Joe Hammes

Position: Midfield/ Back
College: St. Louis
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 170
Hometown: Cedarburg, WI
Born: May 9, 1979

- In 2002, was named C-USA first-team All-Conference
- In 2002, had a career-high 10 points (4G, 2A) surpassing his point total for his first three years combined
- In 2002, was a starter for the Milwaukee Bavarians U.S. Open Amateur Cup championship team this summer
- In 2000, NSCAA All-Midwest Region, named to the first-team All-Conference and was named Most Valuable Defender in the C-USA tournament


D.J. Harrington

Position: Defender/Forward
College: Western Illinois
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 175
Hometown: Sarasota, FL
Born: July 16, 1980

- In 2002, recorded four goals and one assist and named First-Team All-Conference
- In 2002, named Mid-Con Player of the Week on November 11th after goals against Wofford and #17/11 Clemson.
- In 2000, named to the All-Mid-Con Second Team and Mid-Con Player of the Week on October 9
- In 2000, Played in all 18 matches, starting 16 as a sophomore


Shaun Higgins

Position: Midfield/Forward
College: Hofstra University
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 165
Hometown: Whitestone, NY
Born: June 10, 1981

- Led Hofstra in scoring with five goals and seven assists for 17 points in only 15 games played
- Converted to forward from his outside midfield position, which he held his first three seasons
- Played in every game his first three years.
- Had two goals, including a golden-goal in overtime, as Hofstra defeated UMBC 2-1


Tom Hoff

Position: Midfielder
College: Drury University
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 160
Hometown: Fenton, MO
Born: April 2, 1981

- First all-time at Drury in career assists with 15
- Started 70 of 71 matches he has played in for Drury
- One of Drury’s top players since his freshman season
- Member of two state championships with Christian Brothers High School


Brent Jacquette

Position: Defender/Midfielder
College: Penn State
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 167
Hometown: Wallingford, PA
Born: January 16, 1981

- Tri-captain as a senior in 2002, consistently playin to a 1.25 goal and 10.5 shots per game average
- NSCAA/adidas Div I All-America Third Team.
- NSCAA/adidas Mid-Atlantic All-Region first team, All Big-Ten First team for second consecutive season
- Started all 22 games, finishing fifth on team in points (7) and tied for fourth in goals (2), including one game-winner


Nate Jaqua

Position: Midfielder/Forward
College: University of Portland (Project 40)
Ht: 6-3
Wt: 180
Hometown: Eugene, OR
Born: October 28, 1981

- Named to the 2002 NSCAA All-Far West second team
- Two-time All-West Coast Conference in 2002 and 2001
- 2001 third-team NSCAA All-America
- Member of the under-20 national team pool since 2000


Jack Jewsbury

Position: Midfield/ Forward
College: St. Louis
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 185
Hometown: Springfield, MO
Born: April 13, 1981

- In 2002, was named C-USA first-team All-Conference and is a Verizon third-team Academic All-American
- Is the Bills’ second-leading scorer with 29 points (10G, 9A) and is second on the team in assists
- C-USA Offensive Player of the Week and to Soccer America’s Team of the Week for the period ending Oct. 13
- Drilled the winner vs. New Mexico in the NCAA second round and assisted on Mike Kirchhoff’s goal in the C-USA final


Soren Johnson

Position: Goalkeeper
College: Davidson College
Ht: 6-3
Wt: 200
Hometown: Blowing Rock, NC
Born: June 25, 1981

- Finished career with a goals against average of 1.50, including 1.07
- In 2002 tallied 20 career shutouts, tying the school all-time record and earning first team all-conference honors
- Trained with Chicago Fire reserve squad during the summer of 2001
- Spent two weeks during the 2001 summer training with AC Allianssi in Finland


Bret Jones


Position: Midfield
College: Wright State
Ht: 5-8
Wt: 155
Hometown: Xenia, OH
Born: December 8, 1980

- In 2002, First Team All-Horizon League and All-Ohio and started every game
- In 2001, Team MVP and selected First Team All-Horizon League and All-Ohio
- In 1999, Team MVP and Rookie of the Year and conference Newcomer of the Year and Second Team All-Ohio
- competed during the summer of 2000 for the Dayton Gemini of the Premier Development League, where he recorded one goal and two assists


Michael Jones

Position: Midfield
College: Oral Roberts
Ht: 5-8
Wt: 155
Hometown: Tulsa, OK
Born: January 4, 1981

- In 2002, Second on the team in assists (4) and played and started 16 games
- 2001, Named to the Mid-Continent Conference all-tournament team
- 2001, Played in 17 games and led the team with four assists
- 1999 As a freshman, played in all 21 games and helped team advanced to NCAA Tournament


Ian Joy

Position: Defender
College: N/A
Ht: 5-8
Wt: 160
Hometown: Manchester, England
Born: July 14, 1981

- Began career as youth trainee at Tranmere Rovers (ENG) at age 16.
- After one year in youth ranks signed two-year pro contract.
- Success with the U.S. under-18sr reserve team.


Boureima Kante

Position: Forward
College: Community College of Baltimore County-Essex, MD
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Born: July 20, 1981


Ryan Kenyon

Position: Defender
College: Southern Methodist University
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 160
Hometown: Lake Forest, CA
Born: July 8, 1979

- Kenyon did not waste any time getting his career on track, starting all 21 games in his freshman 1998 season.
- Second-Team All-WAC selection in 1999 as he helped Mustang defense to 11 shutouts.
- Returned from medical redshirt 2001 season to play in 21 games in 2002 and scored first career goal.
- Hobbies include surfing and snowboarding.


Michael Kirchhoff

Position: Defender
College: St. Louis
Ht: 6-2
Wt: 175
Hometown: Fenton, MO
Born: May 25, 1981

- In 2002, C-USA third-team All-Conference
- In 2002, had a career-high 12 points (4G, 4A) and scored a goal and assisted on the winner in the C-USA final
- In 2002, named to the North Carolina Nike Classic All-Tournament team after scoring his first goal of the year at UNC
- In 2001, led the Billiken defenders with 10 points (4G, 2A)


Ryan Kneipper

Position: Forward/Midfielder
College: University of North Carolina
Ht: 6-3
Wt: 195
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Born: September 24, 1980

- 2002 First-team All-ACC
- Led UNC with 45 points in 2002 (18 goals, nine assists both were career highs)
- 81 games/33 starts · 39 goals (fifth in UNC history), 17 assists, 95 total points (fifth in UNC history)
- Scored the game-winning goal against Indiana in the 2001 NCAA College Cup championship match and named Offensive MVP
- 2001 Second-Team All-ACC


Hjalti Kristjansson

Position: Defender
College: California State University-Sacramento
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 178
Hometown: Kopavogur, Iceland
Born: March 1, 1978

- Three-time all-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honors
- Named to the 2001 second team all-MPSF as one of the top defenders in the conference
- Had 52 career starts and ties him for fourth all-time at California State University-Sacramento


Kris Kuykendall

Position: Midfielder
College: American University
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 150
Hometown: Fairfax, VA
Born: June 2, 1980

- Named 2002 Penn State/Nike Classic Tournament MVP
- 2002 First-Team All-Patriot League selection
- Scored the lone goal in the 2001 Patriot League Championship against Holy Cross
- Played two years with a senior amateur club, Top Oss, in Holland
- In the U.S. Soccer Under-17 national pool and spent four seasons on the Regional Olympic Development program in high school


Steve Lawrence

Position: Defender
College: Marquette University
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 150
Hometown: Brookfield, WI
Born: November 22, 1980

- Three-time All C-USA selection, earning second team honors each of the last two seasons.
- First-team All-Great Lakes Region selection by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
- In his four seasons at Marquette, the Golden Eagles have recorded 19 shutouts, including five in 2002 season.
- Marquette's starting central defender for the past four seasons.


Jacob LeBlanc

Position: Midfield
College: University of Virginia (Project 40)
Ht: 5-11
Wt: 180
Hometown: Palo Alto, CA
Born: February 2, 1981

- In 2002, scored eight points resulting from a team-high eight assists and half of his assists (four) on the season were game-winners
- In 2002, named to the ACC All-Tournament Team and selected Second Team All-State by the Virginia Sports Information Directors of America (VaSID)
- In 2001, recorded 1,592 minutes of playing time after starting all 20 games (team-high) he appeared in, finishing fourth on the team with 10 points resulting from six assists (second on the squad) and two goals
- Played on the under-18 U.S. National Team and was a member of the under-20 pool.


Roger Levesque

Position: Forward
College: Stanford
Ht: 6-2
Wt: 174
Hometown: Portland, ME
Born: January 22, 1981

- Played in 76 games at Stanford, ninth-best in school history
- Chalked up 30 career assists, third all-time at Stanford and ranks sixth all-time in points with 88
- In 2002, Selected third team All-America by NSCAA/adidas, named first team NSCAA/adidas All-Far West and named first team All Pac-10 selection, named to the all-tournament team at the NCAA College Cup
- In 2001, NSCAA second team All-American, Pac-10 Player of the Year, Second team All-Academic Pac-10 and voted the Stanford Pac-10 Conference Male Athlete of the Year, presented to the Stanford athlete who distinguishes himself in conference competition


Eric “Ricky” Lewis

Position: Defense/Forward
College: Clemson University (Project 40)
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 170
Hometown: Spring, TX
Born: May 29, 1982

- 2001 ACC All-Tournament Team
- In 2002, had four goals and six assists for 14 points
- Named to the 2001 All-Tournament team at Clemson Invitational
- Involved in Olympic Development Experience (1998-Present)


Pat Lonergan

Position: Defender
College: St. John’s University
Ht: 5-8
Wt: 150
Hometown: Millington, NJ
Born: Sept. 2, 1980

- One of top defenders in BIG EAST, who often marks opposition’s top threat, Lonergan anchored best defensive unit in country which recorded school record 13 shutouts, allowing just 10 goals.
- Third-team NSCAA/adidas New York Region selection and First-team Verizon Academic All-American selection in 2002.
- Started 53 of 77 career games in which he played for the Red Storm.
- In high school was first-team all state in 1998-99 at The Delbarton School


Tim Lynch

Position: Defender/ Midfield
College: U.S. Military Academy
Ht: 5-8
Wt: 165
Hometown: Aurora, CO
Born: January 24, 1980

- In 2002, started first seven games of season before sustaining an injury
- In 2001, only Black Knight to start all 17 matches ... played in both the defense and midfield
- In 2000, started seven of first eight games before succumbing to a season-ending injury
- Colorado ODP State team member from 1993-96 and Region IV ODP member 1995, 1997


Ryan Mack

Position: Midfielder/Forward
College: Indiana University
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 160
Hometown: Beverly Hill, MI
Born: November 13, 1979

- One of 15 finalists for the 2002 Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy and preseason All-American.
- 2000 All-American
- Four-time All-Big Ten selection
- Finished career among the top 10 in school history in assists with 34


Mike Magee

Position: Forward
College: NA – Project 40
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 150
Hometown: Long Grove, IL
Born: September 2, 1984

- As an 18-year old, led the U.S. Under-20s with 14 goals in 2002
- In 2002 following tryouts with Ajax (Holland) and Viking (Norway) he frequently trained with Chicago Fire
- Scored four times in a 5-2 win over Ukraine to put the U.S. into the semifinals of the C.O.T.I.F. Torneig Internacional in Spain


Sheldin Maistry

Position: Forward
College: Portland
Ht: 5-9
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Hometown: Vancouver, B.C.
Born: September 18, 1981

- In 2002, honorable mention all-West Coast Conference
- second on the team in scoring with seven goals, five assists and 19 points in 2002
- In 2000, Canadian U-20 National Team and made U-20 trip to Germany in summer
- played for Vancouver Metro-Ford Jr. Wolves in the Vancouver Metro Soccer League, running a 13-1-4 in 1999

Johanes Maliza

Position: Midfielder
College: Stanford
Ht: 5-8
Wt: 160
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Born: September 10, 1981

- Played in 79 games, sixth-best in school history
- In 2002, first team All-Far West by NSCAA/adidas All Pac-10 first team, first team All Pac-10 Academic, third team All-America by NSCAA/adidas, first team NSCAA/adidas All-Far West, first team All Pac-10 selection and all-tournament team at the NCAA College Cup
- In 2002, scored 22 points (8 goals, 6 assists), second-best on the Cardinal and attempted 44 shots
- A second team All Pac-10 selection and All-Academic Pac-10 first team who tied for third on the team with seven goals scored and fifth on the club with five assists


Alen Marcina

Position: Forward
College: Barry University
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 171
Hometown: Surrey, BC (Canada)
Born: July 30, 1979

- 2002 Sunshine State Conference Player of the Year and Offensive Player of the Year
- Named to the 2002 First team All-SSC
- NSCAA All-American first team for the third straight year
- Leading scorer in school history with 62 goals


Michael Mariscalco

Position: Midfielder
College: Butler University
Ht: 5-11
Wt: 170
Hometown: Dayton, OH
Born: August 27, 1980

- 2002 & 2001 first team All-Horizon League and Horizon League All-Tournament team
- Named to the 2002 second team All-Great Lakes Region
- Started every match in Butler career
- Butler’s all-time leader in assists, fourth for points and fifth on the all-time list for goals


Roger Marvinney

Position: Goalkeeper
College: East Carolina University
Ht: 6-1
Wt: 180
Hometown: Chatham, NJ
Born: April 11, 1980

- Led Conference USA in saves per game for two consecutive seasons and overall saves
- Finished career with the fourth most career saves in school history, 325 and registered over 100 saves last two seasons.
- In 2002, only player in NCAA to have two 15-save games during the season.
- Started 58 of 59 games played during his career


Chris McClellan

Position: GoalKeeper
College: Colorado Christian University
Ht: 6-1
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Hometown: Broomfield, CO
Born: May 9, 1981

- First team All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference pick as a sophomore, junior, and senior
- Named 2000, 2001, 2002 first team NSCAA All-Midwest Region team selection
- Recorded the most saves in the RMAC in '00, '01, '02
- Holds CCU's records for Career Saves, Career Shutouts, Career Goals Against Average, and single season GAA


Larry McDonald

Position: Midfielder
College: American University
Ht: 6-2
Wt: 190
Hometown: Waddel Village, Trinidad
Born: October 5, 1977

- 2002 D.C. College Cup MVP
- Earned a spot on the 2002 Penn State/Nike Classic All-Tournament squad
- 2001 All-Patriot League First-Team
- Started 72 of 77 games in four years
- Member of the Trinidad Senior National Team Under-23 Olympic team pool in high school


Aaron McHardy

Position: Midfield
College: Oregon State
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 170
Hometown: Vancouver, British Columbia
Born: February 20, 1980

- 2002 Verizon Academic All-America second team, as well as to the all-region first-team, honorable mention All-Pac-10
- ranks third all-time in scoring at OSU with 53 points on 22 goals and nine assists
- 22 goals is third all-time, nine assists is tied for ninth on the career list
- played in Jamaica for Under-23 team
-2001 First-team NSCAA Scholar All-American, first-team Verizon Academic All-Region, second-team All-Pac-10, first-team Academic Pac-10, second-team NSCAA All-Region


Donald McIntosh

Position: Midfielder
College: Duke University
Ht: 6-1
Wt: 175
Hometown: Lake Mary, FL
Born: June 1, 1981

- Two-time first team All-ACC in 2001 and 2002
- Finished his career with 80 games played, including 74 starts
- The 2002 co-captain registered four goals and four assists for 12 points as a senior.
- In 1999, named to ACC All-Tournament team


Andrew McLeod

Position: Defense
College: University of Connecticut
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 175
Hometown: Kingston, Jamaica
Born: April 10, 1979

- Started 44 of a possible 45 games and helped hold opponents to 0.95 goals per game and 9.8 shots per game at UConn
- 2001 transfer to UConn from Meridian Community College
- At Meridian Community College, named 2000 National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Player of the Year
- Represented Jamaica on the Jamaican Youth National Team.


Hamid Mehreioskouei

Position: Forward
College: Bradley University
Ht: 5-11
Wt: 160
Hometown: Schaumburg, IL
Born: February 15, 1981

- Two-time NSCAA All-Midwest Region
- Two-time All-Missouri Valley Conference
- 2000 College Soccer Online All-American
- 2001 Missouri Valley Conference Scholar-Athlete


Machel Millwood

Position: Forward
College: Towson
Ht: 6-3
Wt: 190
Hometown: College Park, MD
Born: June 28, 1979

- Scored 22 goals with 21 assists in 41-game Towson career, starting 36 of 41 games for a total of 65 points
- In 2002, Tigers’ leading scorer with 10 goals and 11 assists in 19 games
- In 2002, named first team All-South Atlantic region and earned first team All-Colonial Athletic Association honors
- A Kingston, Jamaica native, named as junior college All-American while at Prince Georges Community College where he played for two years


Randall Moate

Position: Goalkeeper
College: Hartwick College
Ht: 6-5
Wt: 200
Hometown: Lititz, PA
Born: March 20, 1981

- 2002 Atlantic Soccer Conference All-Conference first team
- Named to the 2002 NSCAA/Adidas Division I Men's Soccer New York Region first team.
- Started 18 matches and played 1,683 minutes for the Hawks
- Posted a league-best six shutouts


Flavio Monteiro

Position: Forward
College: University of Alabama at Birmingham
Ht: 6-3
Wt: 189
Hometown: Houston, TX
Born: March 21, 1978

- 2002 First-team All-Conference in Conference USA
- Scored 30 goals in 45 career games played for an average of .67 goals per game
- 2001 second-team all-conference accolades
- 1999 Conference USA Freshman of the Year


Yuri Morales

Position: Forward
College: University of Massachusetts
Ht: 5-11
Wt: 170
Hometown: Santa Cruz, CA
Born: September 30, 1981

- First team All-Atlantic 10
- Second team All-New England
- Started all 20 matches in 2002
- Ranks first all-time in career assists with 28 at UMass


Joe Morelli

Position: Defender
College: University of Illinois-Chicago
Ht: 6-1
Wt: 171
Hometown: Holly, MI
Born: June 4, 1981

- 2002 All-Horizon League First Team
- Named to the 2001 All-Horizon League Second Team and NSCAA All-Region Third Team.
- In 2000, named to the All-Midwestern Collegiate Conference Second Team and MCC All-Tournament Team
- Played in every match he played at UIC and started every match over the last three seasons.


Andres Murriagui

Position: Midfielder
College: Loyola Marymount University
Ht: 5-6
Wt: 150
Hometown: Laguna Hills, CA
Born: February 22, 1981

- Four-straight appearances on the All-WCC list, his first as a first-team member in 2002
- NSCAA All-Far West First-Team honors
- Nike Goal Rush Classic Offensive MVP
- Finished LMU career ranked second all-time in assists (17) and third in goals (18) and points (53)


Matt Ney

Position: Forward
College: Holy Cross
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Hometown: McLean, VA
Born: April 25, 1981

- Member of the 2002 NSCAA All-New England First Team
- Leading point and goal scorer in Holy Cross men's soccer history
- Named Patriot League Offensive Player of the Year for the second consecutive season
- First Team All-Patriot League selection the past three years.
- In 2001, received second team All-New England honors


Pat Noonan

Position: Forward
College: Indiana University
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 170
Hometown: Ballwin, MO
Born: August 2, 1980

- 2002 Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy runner-up
- Three-time All-American
- Selected the Big Ten Player of the Year in both 2001 and 2002
- Became the 14th player in Indiana soccer history to score 100 points in a career, ranks in the seventh in goals scored (48), 12th in assists (31), sixth in points (127), and second in shots (324) in IU history
- Helped the Hoosiers to a 36-0 record in Big Ten regular season play over the last four seasons and played on IU’s 1999 National title team and in three College Cups.
- Started every game at Indiana in his four seasons


Matthew Osborne

Position: Forward
College: George Washington University
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 165
Hometown: Bingham, Nottingham (England)
Born: October 12, 1980

- Two-time Atlantic 10 Conference First-Team selection in 2000 and 2002
- 2002 Verizon Academic All-America Player of the Year
- Member of the 2002 NSCAA Adidas All-South Atlantic Regional Second Team.
- 2001 NSCAA-Adidas All-South Atlantic Regional Third Team
- Second overall in George Washington University men’s soccer history in career goals with 45 and career points with 110


Logan Pause

Position: Defender
College: University of North Carolina (Project 40)
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 155
Hometown: Hillsborough, N.C.
Born: August 22, 1981

- Earned All-ACC honors as a defender in 2002
- Helped lead North Carolina to the 2001 National Championship
- A member of the U.S. U-23 & U-20 National Teams
- Played his first two seasons at midfield, where he started for the Tar Heels


John Pedroli

Position: Forward
College: Drury University
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 159
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Born: June 5, 1981

- All-time career goals and points with 37 goals and 80 points at Drury
- Finished 6th all-time at Drury with 12 career assists.
- Started 63 of 66 games in which he played
- In 2001, second on the team in scoring with sixteen points


Mike Peplinski

Position: Midfielder
College: University at Buffalo
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 170
Hometown: Syracuse, NY
Born: April 2, 1981

- Two-time All-MAC First Team (2001 & 2002)
- 2001 second-team All-Region honors
- Ranked second on the team in goals, assists and points with four goals and two assists in 2002 campaign
- 2002 team captain for Buffalo


Dan Perciballi

Position: Midfielder
College: Lehigh University
Ht: 6-1
Wt: 180
Hometown: Augusta, NJ
Born: March 15, 1981

- Two-time team captain, selected to regional All-American in 2002 and 2001
- Four time All-League selection
- Has started every match in which he has played
- Named MVP of the 2000 Patriot League Tournament


Trevor Perea

Position: Midfielder
College: Duke University
Ht: 5-3
Wt: 135
Hometown: Dallas, TX
Born: August 19, 1981

- 2002 first team All-ACC
- In 2001, named to the All-ACC second team
- Named, to the 2001 Perkins/Adidas Classic All-Tournament team
- Member of the under-20 national team residence program and under-18 national team.


Tim Pierce

Position: Forward
College: UCLA
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 160
Hometown: Dana Point, CA
Born: December 8, 1979

- In 2002, team-leader in goals scored (12), assists (7), points (31) and game-winning goals (5)
- 2002 NSCAA All-Far West first team honoree and First-team All-Pac-10 selection for the second consecutive year
- In 2002, he recorded his first career hat trick with a three goal, one assist effort against San Diego State
- In 2001, First-team All-Pac-10 and third-team NSCAA All-Far West selection and voted the team’s Offensive MVP, while leading the team in goals scored (10) and points (22)


Jordan Quinn

Position: Forward
College: University of South Carolina
Ht: 6-3
Wt: 180
Hometown: Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Born: January 28, 1981

- Currently is sixth all-time leader in points scored at South Carolina with 37 goals and 13 assists for a total of 87 points
- Team’s leading scorer for the three consecutive years
- 2002 Gamecock Soccer Classic Offensive MVP
- Member of the 2002 Pro-rehab-Aces Classic All-Tournament Team.


Damani Ralph

Position: Forward
College: University of Connecticut
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 170
Hometown: Kingston, Jamaica
Born: November 6, 1980

- Named the 2002 Big East Offensive Player of the Year and to the All-Big East First Team
- 2002 M.A.C. Hermann Trophy Finalist
- Member of the 2002 UConn/adidas Classic All-Tournament Team and NSCAA/adidas All-New England First Team
- 2001 All-BIG EAST Second Team and All-New England Third Team
- MVP of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA)


Tim Regan

Position: Defense/Midfielder
College: Bradley University
Ht: 6-1
Wt: 170
Hometown: Orland Hills, IL
Born: June 27, 1981

- 2002 First-Team All-American, NSCAA and College Soccer News.com
- Named the 2002 MVC Defensive Player of the Year
- Member of the 2002 First-team NSCAA All-Midwest Region
- 2001 and 2002 First Team All-Missouri Valley Conference
- In 2001, named Second Team NSCAA All-Midwest Region


Derek Rhodes

Position: Defender
College: University of Massachusetts
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 150
Hometown: DePere, WI
Born: January 1, 1981

- First team All-Atlantic 10 and third team All-New England
- Started in 77 of 80 matches in four years
- Preseason All-Atlantic 10 selection
- In 2002, switched to a defense and guided a vastly-improving UMass defense


Evan Richardson

Position: Defender
College: Univ. of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 170
Hometown: St. Paul, MN
Born: September 15, 1979

- In 2002, Second-Team All-Horizon League
- In 2002, scored eight points on the season with three goals and two assists
- In 2002, scored the game-winning goal on a PK versus Detroit on 10/19… collected one goal and two assists as a junior in 2001
- Started all 11 games as a junior before being sidelined with a foot injury


Michael Ritch

Position: Forward
College: Auburn University Montgomery
Ht: 6-3
Wt:
Hometown: Tallassee, AL
Born: April 26, 1981

- At AUM, currently second with goals scored with 64 ... currently second in assists with 48
- 2002, First-Team NAIA All-American, First-Team All-Region selection, First-Team All-GACC team and Georgia-Alabama-Carolina Conference Player of the Year
- In 2002, led the team in goals scored with 29 and points with 73 and was second in assists with 15.
- 2001, Second-Team NAIA All-American, All-Region selection, First-Team All-GACC
- 2001 scored second-most goals with 23 as a junior.


T.J. Rolfing

Position: Forward
College: Radford University
Ht: 5-11
Wt: 170
Hometown: Sioux Falls, SD
Born:

 


Andy Rosenband

Position: Forward
College: Ohio State
Ht: 5-7
Wt: 160
Hometown: Hammond, IN
Born: April 16, 1980

- 2002 second team All-Big Ten selection, NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region second team and first team All-Ohio selection
- led the team in points (14), shots (36) and shots on goal (19) in his first season after transferring from Wake Forest.
- 2001 recorded three assists for three points, including an assist in the Big Ten tournament
- Colorado Rush/Riverside Renegades/ODP Participated in the ODP at the regional level and helped Colorado Rush win the U-20 National Championship in 2000


Brian Rowland

Position: Goalkeeper
College: Univ. of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC)
Ht: 5-11
Wt: 175
Hometown: Toronto, Ontario
Born: December 30, 1980

- In 2002, earned First Team All Northeast Conference honors in his senior season
- Set the school record for shutouts in a career with 25 and in a season with 11 in 2002
- In 2002, led the NEC and was third in the South Atlantic region with a goals against average of 0.81
- Member of both the under-18 and under-20 Team Canada squads and included in the Canadian Olympic Team Pool


Frank Sanfilippo

Position: Midfielder
College: San Jose State University
Ht: 5-11
Wt:
Hometown: San Diego, CA
Born: September 8, 1981

- 2002 selection to the NSCAA first team “Far West” All-American team
- Member of the First team “All-MPSF” and was named to the MPSF “All-Tournament” team
- Earned 2002 third team All-American recognition from Collegesoccernews.com
- Mountain Pacific Sports Federation “Player of the Year” runner-up in 2002
- In 2002, anchored a defense that allowed an average of 1.34 goals per game


Josh Saunders

Position: Goalkeeper
College: University of California
Ht: 6-4
Wt: 210
Hometown: Lake Forest
Born: March 2, 1981

- Named the 2002 Pac-10 Player of the Year
- Member of the 2002 First team All-Far West
- 2001 All-Pac-10 first team and adidas Cal Legacy Classic all-tournament team
- Started every game possible the last two years


Casey Schmidt

Position: Forward
College: Boston College
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 175
Hometown: Newbury Park, CA
Born: June 16, 1981

- Two-time team captain named to the 2002 All-BIG EAST First Team and the NSCAA All-New England Second Team
- 2001 All-BIG EAST Third Team honoree, despite playing in only four of 10 league games
- Selected to the 2001 NSCAA All-New England Regional All-America third team
- Started 61 of 65 matches played


Christopher Schmidt

Position: Defender
College: University of Memphis
Ht: 6-3
Wt: 180
Hometown: Clarksville, TN
Born: December 29, 1980

- Named to the 2002 Third-Team All Conference-USA selection
- 2002 NSCAA/adidas All-Midwest Region and NSCAA/adidas Third-Team Scholar All-American
- Member of 2002 Verizon Academic All-District IV team
- Started in all 51 matches he has appeared in dating back to the final three games of the 1999 season


Kyle Singer

Position: Goalkeeper
College: Boston College
Ht: 5-11
Wt: 175
Hometown: Plymouth, MN
Born: August 6, 1980

- Named the 2002 Big East Goalkeeper of the Year
- In 2002, received First Team All-BIG EAST and NSCAA First Team All-New England honors
- Transferred from the University of Virginia in 2002
- In high school played two years with the U.S. Under-17 national team and named "Man of the Match" in contests against Uruguay and Costa Rica


Curtis Spiteri

Position: Goalkeeper
College: Portland
Ht: 6-1
Wt:
Hometown: Vista, CA
Born: March 15, 1981

- In 2002, First-team all-West Coast Conference for his fourth all-WCC award, third-team NSCAA all-Far West Region and WCC Player of the Week and Soccer America Team of the Week
- In 2001, second-team all-West Coast Conference, his third all-WCC award and second-team NSCAA all-Far West Region
- U-20 in 2000, taking 2001 spring semester off to train with team and alternate for 2001 U.S. U-20 World Youth Championships.
- U-18 National Team, 1998-99, team’s MVP in Slovakia tournament


David Stokes

Position: Defense
College: University of North Carolina (Project 40)
Ht: 6-3
Wt: 195
Hometown: Dumfries, VA
Born: May 28, 1982

- Played with the U.S. U-23 National Team in February 2002 in Portugal and Italy
- Started every UNC game in his three-year career (71 in a row) and led a defensive unit allowing just 0.73 goals per game
- Named Defensive MVP of the 2001 NCAA College Cup
- In 2002, named one of 15 finalists for the Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy


Alfredo “Toti” Suarez

Position: Defender
College: Southern Methodist University (SMU)
Ht: 6-0
Wt:
Hometown: Miami, FL
Born: April 21, 1981

- 2002 All-MVC first team selection
- Started 79 of 85 matches played at SMU
- Member of the National Olympic Development Program Pool in 1997 and 1998
- Named to the 2002 MVC Scholar-Athlete men’s soccer team


John Swann

Position: Defense
College: Indiana University
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 180
Hometown: Brownsburg, IN
Born: September 27, 1979

- 2002 first-team All-American
- Three-time first-team All-Big Ten selection and a unanimous choice as a senior.
- A Three-year starter and team co-captain.
- Member of the Hoosiers’ 1999 National Championship team.


Phil Swenda

Position: Forward
College: Seton Hall University
Ht: 5-8
Wt: 165
Hometown: Downingtown, PA
Born: April 22, 1981

- Two-time NSCAA All-Region Selection (2002 First Team, 2001 Second Team)
- Three-time All-BIG EAST Selection (2002 First Team, 2001 Third Team, 1999 All-Rookie)
- Selected to the Region 1 Boys Olympic Development Program Player Pool
- 2002 Seton Hall Tri-Captain finished with 61 Career Points (26 goals, 11 assists)


Fabio Tambosi

Position: Forward
College: Clemson University
Ht: 5-5
Wt: 145
Hometown: Sao Paulo, Brazil
Born: April 1, 1980

- In 2002, finished with 12 assists and two goals for 16 points
- 2001 second-team All-ACC
- 29 career assists, ninth place in Clemson history.
- 2000 First-Team All-ACC and All-South performer


Andrew Terris

Position: Goalkeeper
College: Stanford
Ht: 6-2
Wt: 185
Hometown: Newton, MA
Born: September 26, 1981

- Started 29 of 35 games played at Stanford and ranks eighth all-time in saves with 87
- In 2002, started eight games, giving up 1.04 goals per game and producing 27 saves
- In 2002, named a District-8 All-Academic selection and a first team All Pac-10 Academic choice
- In 2001, an honorable mention All Pac-10 selection, first team All-Academic Pac-10 selection and a third team All-America Academic selection while starting 21 games


David Testo

Position: Forward
College: University of North Carolina
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 165
Hometown: Arden, NC
Born: August 7, 1981

- 2002 Second-Team All-ACC
- Invited to training camp with the U.S. U-23 National Team in 2002
- Started 72 of 75 matches (24 goals · 26 assists · 74 total points)
- Transferred to UNC for the spring 2001 semester from University of S. Carolina


Shavar Thomas

Position: Defense
College: University of Connecticut
Ht: 6-1
Wt: 195
Hometown: Kingston, Jamaica
Born: January 29, 1981

- In 2002, named to the All-Big East First Team
- 2002 NSCAA/adidas All-America Second Team and NSCAA/adidas All-New England First Team
- Member of the Jamaican Olympic National Team and represented Jamaica in Pan-American Games in Vancouver in 1999
- Started and played in a possible 36 games


Bobby Thompson

Position: Midfielder
College: Boston College
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 170
Hometown: Framingham, MA
Born: May 7, 1981

- Named 2002 First Team All-BIG EAST
- Finished career tied for third in BC history in career assists (20), tied for seventh in career points (48) and tied for ninth in career goals (14)
- Played and started all 23 matches in 2002
- In 2000, named BIG EAST Tournament Most Outstanding Player honors after netting two goals and two assists in three tournament games


Jason Thompson

Position: Midfielder
College: University of California-Irvine
Ht: 5-8
Wt: 150
Hometown: Pasadena, CA
Born: January 30, 1980

- 2002 NSCAA/All-Far West Region third team
- Member of the 2002 All-Big West first team
- Started 15 matches his senior season
- In 2002, scored one goal and had four assists for six points


Jason Thompson

Position: Forward
College: Eastern Illinois University (Project 40)
Ht: 6-1
Wt: 185
Hometown: Garland, TX
Born: November 22, 1981

- In 2002, named to First Team All-Midwest Region (NSCAA) and First Team All-Missouri Valley Conference
- Named to the Second Team All-American by College Soccer Online and SoccerAmerica Freshman All-American in 2000
- Unanimous pick as 2000 Missouri Valley Conference Newcomer of the Year
- Selected to 2000 Second Team All-Midwest Region and second team All-MVC
- Spent part of summer 2002 playing for the United States U-23 team on its tour of England


Scot Thompson

Position: Defender
College: UCLA
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 180
Hometown: Rancho Santa Margarita, CA
Born: February 11, 1981

- In 2002, Second-team NSCAA All-Far West and first-team All-Pac-10 selection and named a pre-season All-American by Soccer America
- In 2002 he was Defensive MVP at the Cal State Fullerton SoccerTown Classic
- In 2001, Honorable mention All-Pac-10 selection for the second-straight year and voted team’s Defensive MVP
- Member of the U.S. U-18 National Team pool, Soccer America Top 25 Recruit


Will Thornton

Position: Defense
College: University of Connecticut
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 150
Hometown: York, PA
Born: January 27, 1981

- Named to the 2002 All-Big East Third Team
- 2002 UConn/adidas Classic All-Tournament Team member
- Helped hold the opposition to 0.95 goals per game and 9.8 shots per game
- Member of the U-18 U.S. National Team and plays on the Region I ODP team


Arturo Torres

Position: Forward
College: Loyola Marymount University
Ht: 6-1
Wt: 165
Hometown: Wilmington, CA
Born: December 11, 1980

- All-America candidate and earned his fourth-straight All-WCC first-team award, the fifth player to do so in WCC history
- NSCAA All-Far West First-Team
- Career points (114), goals (46) and assists records (22) at LMU
- Tied for sixth on the WCC all-time goals chart with 46 and fourth on the all-time points list with 114


Jake Traeger

Position: Midfield
College: Ohio State
Ht: 5-11
Wt: 165
Hometown: Littleton, CO
Born: April 27, 1981

- 2002 first team All-Big Ten selection, NSCAA All-Great Lakes Region second team and first team All-Ohio selection
- can play offensive midfield and defensive midfield equally as well
- 2000 Academic All-Big Ten selection
- 2001, Led the team in points (14), shots (36) and shots on goal (19) in his first season after transferring from Wake Forest


Mike Tranchilla

Position: Forward
College: Creighton University
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 165
Hometown: Barnhart, MO
Born: June 9, 1981

- Missouri Valley Conference all-time leading goal-scorer with 55 and point-scorer with 140
- Two-time finalist for the Missouri Athletic Club’s Hermann Trophy
- In 2002, named to the First-Team NSCAA All-American and All-Midwest Region First-Team
- 2002 and 2001 MVC first-team selection
- Named the 2002 MVC Tournament Most Valuable Player


Marco Velez

Position: Defender
College: Barry University
Ht:
Wt:
Hometown:
Born: June 26, 1980

- Two-time All-Sunshine State Conference
- Tied for sixth in school history with 16 assists
- 2001, earned third-straight All-SSC selection and career-high seven assists
- Graduated from Bradenton Academy in Bradenton, Florida and was an All-Conference selection as a freshman and sophomore at Colegio San Jose in Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico.


Chris Vorenkamp

Position: Midfielder/Defender
College: Ohio Wesleyan University
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 185
Hometown: Brutus, MI
Born: November 12, 1980

- Named to the 2002 NSCAA/adidas All-America men’s soccer team
- 2002 third-team All-America selection
- Selected as the 2002 North Coast Athletic Conference’s Defensive Player of the Year.
- Member of second-team All-NCAC team in 2001.


Francis “Franco” Wakhisi

Position: Forward
College: Winthrop
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 160
Hometown: Nairobi, Kenya
Born: March 11, 1979

- In 2002, First Team All-Big South Conference, second In Big South Scoring
(21 goals, 7 assists, 49 points), All-Big South Tournament, Winthrop MVP, First Team All-South Region, and 10th in nation in scoring
- In 2002, Academic All-American and Dean’s List who graduated with degree in business
- In 2001, First Team All-Big South Conference, Top Scorer In Big South (13 goals, 6 assists, 32 points), All-Big South Tournament, Winthrop MVP, Third Team All-South Region, 30th in Nation in Scoring
- Won Green Card in Kenya National Lottery


Jamil Walker

Position: Defender
College: Santa Clara
Ht: 5-11
Wt: 165
Hometown: Pittsford, NY
Born: April 21, 1981

- In 2002, NSCAA/adidas All-Far West Squad, All-West Region honors, first team All-WCC honors
- In 2002, 14 goals and four assists; six goals scored in league play led the WCC and earned, while his 14 total goals gave him the third highest single-season goal total in SCU history
- In 2001, named WCC Player of the Week on October 29 for his two goal performance against Gonzaga.
- In 2001, Started all 19 of the matches he appeared in and led the team in shot with 52


Brian Wallace

Position: Midfielder
College: Univ. of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 135
Hometown: Overland, KS
Born: January 30, 1981

- Started in 17 matches, scoring 3 goals and 3 assists for 9 points, finishing fifth-leading scorer on team
- Named second-team all-Mid-Continent Conference
- In 2001, played nine matches, starting eight but sustained a season-ending knee injury at Butler Oct. 14.
- In 2000, played in all 18 matches, starting 16 as a sophomore

Nick Walls

Position: Forward/ Midfield
College: St. Louis
Ht: 5-11
Wt: 180
Hometown: Milwaukee, WI
Born: March 13, 1981

- In 2002, was named C-USA second-team All-Conference and to the C-USA All-Tournament team
- In 2002, was the Bills’ third-leading scorer with a career-high 21 points (8G, 5A) and set a career high with eight goals
- In 2001, tied with Mike Hill and Mike Kirchhoff as the Bills’ fourth-leading scorer with 10 points
- In 2000, named Most Valuable Forward at the C-USA tournament and was the club’s third-leading scorer with 16 points


Diego Walsh

Position: Midfielder
College: Southern Methodist University (SMU)
Ht: 6-0
Wt:
Hometown: Miami, FL
Born: December 8, 1979

- Two-time NSCAA/adidas All-America first team selection in 2002 and 2001
- 2002 Missouri Valley Conference Player of the Year
- Finalist for the 2002 M.A.C. Hermann Trophy
- Selected to the NSCAA All-Midwest Region team (2001 first team, 2000 second team)
- In 2000, named MVC Player of the Year


Mike Walsh

Position: Midfielder
College: Manhattan College
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 180
Hometown: Chatham, NJ
Born: April 18, 1980

- Member on the 2002 First Team All-MAAC
- 2002 NSCAA/adidas All-New York Second Team
- In 2002, ranked fourth in MAAC in assists
- Transferred from Rutgers University


Doug Warren

Position: Goalkeeper
College: Clemson University
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 165
Hometown: Palatine, IL
Born: March 18, 1981

- 2002 First team National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Americans
- Selected to the 2002 second-team All-ACC
- Member of the U.S. Under 23, U19 and U17 National Teams
- Two-time first-team All-ACC in 2001 and 2000


Daniel Watson

Position: Defender
College: Southwest Missouri State
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 170
Hometown: Blue Springs, MO
Born: May 3, 1981

- Captured numerous honors after starting all 20 matches in back for Bears: all-conference, academic all-conference, all-MVC tournament first team and all-Midwest region third team.
- After playing his first two seasons with Bears in midfield, he moved to defender in 2001 and started 20 games.
- Versatility dates back to prep days when he played five different positions on Missouri State Championship team that ranked fourth in the nation
- Named to MVC all-newcomer team after starting all 21 matches in SMS midfield as freshman in 2000.


Mitchell Watson

Position: Goalkeeper
College: NC State
Ht: 6-2
Wt: 185
Hometown: Modesto, CA
Born: March 26, 1981

- At NC State, has 70 starts under his belt (missing only three starts with injury)
- In 2002, became NC State’s all-time career leader in saves total of 138 his senior season is second all-time
- In 2000, Named to the ACC All-Tournament team, leading the ACC in saves with 121
- Competed for the under-18 U.S. National Team based out of San Diego and earned wins in both matches he played for the National Team, recording shutouts in each contest


Dimelon Westfield

Position: Forward
College: Clemson University
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 165
Hometown: Morvant, Trinidad
Born: October 5, 1979

- 2002 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Second-Team All-American
- Selected to the 2002 first-team All-ACC
- Involved with Trinidad & Tobago U-20 National Team (1996-1998)
- In 2002, scored goals in nine consecutive matches, which tied for second in Clemson history


Jason White

Position: Goalkeeper
College: Princeton University
Ht:
Wt:
Hometown: Maple Glen, PA
Born:

- Holds the Princeton record for career shutouts with 26 shutouts, twice as many as the previous record holder
- Named to the 2001first-team All-Ivy and the 2001 first-team All-Mid-Atlantic squads.
- In 2001, broke his record of eight shutouts by recording 10 en route to another Ivy title and registered a 0.69 GAA.
- In 2000, he recorded a goals-against average of 1.01 while being named honorable mention All-Ivy and second team All-Mid-Atlantic
- 1999 named to the All-Ivy first team and Soccer America All-Freshman team
- White has spent time with the U-18 and U-20 National Teams.


Joe Wieland

Position: Midfielder/Defense
College: Creighton University
Ht: 5-8
Wt: 155
Hometown: Omaha, NE
Born: December 20, 1980

- Named to the 2002 College Cup All-Tournament Team
- Earned all-tournament honors at the 2002 Diadora Challenge and 2002 Furman Invitational
- 2002 Furman Invitational Defensive MVP
- Played in 87 career matches, the second all-time in Creighton history and started every match in 2002
- In 2001, named to the Ohio State Nike Classic All-Tournament Team


Beau Williams

Position: Goalkeeper
College: University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
Ht: 6-3
Wt: 190
Hometown: Prairire Village, KS
Born: June 27, 1980

- In 2002, started in 17 matches, allowed 29 goals and posted a 1.70 goals-against average and recorded two shutouts while
- In 2002, made 12 saves in 1-0 shutout of Drake Aug. 31, third-most saves in a single match in school history
- Finished UMKC career as school leader in wins (31), shutouts (14), goals-against average (1.49), minutes played (5,674), and saves (289)
- In 2001, played every minute of all 20 matches, helping Kangaroos to first-ever Mid-Con title and NCAA Tournament berth


Hayden Woodworth

Position: Midfielder
College: Messiah College
Ht: 5-9
Wt: 155
Hometown: Boothwyn, PA
Born: December 12, 1980

- 2002 Division III Player of the Year
- 2-time NCAA Division III All-American in 2000 & 2002
- Led Messiah to national championships in ’00 (SO) and ’02 (SR)
- Led Messiah to wins over the A-League Hershey Wildcats in April ’01 and a mixed reserve and 1st team squad from Dutch club BVO Emmen in August ’01, as well as a draw against the A-League Charlotte Eagles (April ’02).


Igor Yatsenko

Position: Goalkeeper
College: Adelphi University
Ht: 6-0
Wt: 180
Hometown: Brooklyn, NY
Born: January 27, 1981

- Two-time second-team Verizon Academic All-District in 2002 and 2001.
- Career 1.42 goals against average and a total of eight career shutouts.
- Appeared in a total 30 games in goal
- Recorded three-shutouts on the 2002 season


Richard Zinter

Position: Goalkeeper
College: Rutgers University
Ht: 6-3
Wt: 190
Hometown: Penfield, NY
Born:

- In 2002, posted a 1.23 GAA with five shutouts
- Started 30 of 31 matches played in the last three years
- Allowed just one goal in 127 minutes of action in a 2-1 3OT win over Connecticut in the 2001 NCAA second round


Eric Zobrist

Position: Defender
College: University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC)
Ht: 5-10
Wt: 160
Hometown: St. Louis, MO
Born: July 29, 1980

- In 2002, appeared in 15 matches, starting 14 and named second-team all-Mid-Continent Conference.
- In 2001, named second-team all-Mid-Con
- While at Meremac CC, scored five goals and added 10 assists for 20 points
- Three-year letterwinner at Chaminade College Prep and earned all-conference and all-state honors and named to St. Louis Post-Dispatch all-metro team in 1999

 
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