Men's Soccer Has 5 Chosen to All Pac-10 Team
Nov. 14, 2000
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - California senior forward Kendall Simmonds and junior midfielder Chris Roner were named first team All-Pac-10 for their outstanding play during the 2000 season. Golden Bear senior forward Ramiro Arredondo and freshman forward Mike Hickman were selected to the second team.
Simmonds, a native of Simi Valley, earned Honorable Mention All Mountain Pacific Sports Federation honors as a freshman, and as a junior, earned first team All-MPSF accolades. This season, Simmonds led the Bears with 13 points (six goals, one assist) and tallied 43 shots on the year. Simmonds started all 20 matches for the Bears and had game-winning goals against UC Santa Cruz and Oregon State. In his career, Simmonds ranks T-4th in Cal-career history with 17 assists.
Roner, a native of Novato, earns his second first team honor in as many seasons. He finished the 2000 campaign second on the team with 11 points (four goals, three assists), including a two goal performance and game-winner over UC Santa Barbara. In his three seasons, Roner has accumulated 11 goals and eight assists.
For Arredondo, this is his second, second team honor award while at Cal. This season, Arredondo doubled as a team captain and helped lead the offensive attack with three goals and three assists, giving him 14 goals and 11 assists in his career.
Hickman came to Cal this season after transferring from Santa Clara last. He started all 19 matches that he played in, as well as being instrumental in setting up many of Cal's scoring opportunities.
Junior defender Leo Krupnik was selected honorable mention All-Pac-10.
Cal finished the 2000 season 6-13-1 overall, 2-5-1 in the Pac-10