Taylor Graham, Roger Levesque, Johanes Maliza Named to All Pac-10 Soccer Team
Nov. 23, 2002
Walnut Creek, Ca - Taylor Graham, Roger Levesque, and Johanes Maliza, who helped lead Stanford to a 14-4-2 record in 2002 and a fifth straight trip to the NCAA Tournament, have been named to the 2002 All Pacific-10 Conference men's soccer first team.
Graham, who was recently named first team Academic All-American, helped anchor a Stanford defense that allowed only 12 goals in 20 games. Levesque was Stanford's top scorer with 23 points (5 goals, 13 assists). Maliza tallied 19 points (7 goals, 5 assists), second-best on the Cardinal. Levesque and Maliza are three-time All-Pac-10 honorees.
Senior defender Todd Dunivant and freshman defender Chad Marshall were named second team All Pac-10. Dunivant started 16 games and tallied 12 points, sixth-best on the Cardinal. Marshall recently returned to the Cardinal varsity after playing with the United States Under-20 National team. Marshall started 15 of 16 games played.
Darren Fernandez, Robby Fulton and James Twellman were named All Pac-10 honorable mention selections. Fernandez chalked up 18 points and led the Cardinal with nine goals. Fulton, who leads the nation in goals against average (0.38), recorded seven shutouts during the 2002 season. Twellman collected 13 points (5 goals, 3 assists), fourth-best on the Cardinal.
California goalkeeper Josh Saunders was named Pac-10 Player of the Year, Oregon State midfielder Joe Zaher was named Pac-10 Freshman of the Year, and California coach Kevin Grimes and Oregon State head coach Dana Taylor were named co-Pac-10 Coaches of the Year.
Stanford senior defender Taylor Graham has been named to the Verizon Academic All-America men's soccer first team ... Graham graduated from Stanford in 2002 with a degree in International Relations and a minor in Spanish ... Graham is now in a masters program in Sociology.