Two Bruin Soccer Players Earn Pre-Season All-America Honors

Aug. 26, 2003

UCLA seniors Adolfo Gregorio (Hilmar, CA/Hilmar HS) and Nandi Pryce (Casselberry, FL/Lake Howell HS) have been selected to Soccer America's pre-season All-America teams.

Gregorio is a three-time All-Pac-10 selection and a third-team NSCAA All-Far West honoree and College Soccer News second-team All-American in 2002. He was also named to the College Cup All-Tournament team after his stellar play in the semifinals (scored the game-winning goal) and finals. Last season, he totaled 24 points on nine goals, including four game-winners, and six assists. Gregorio is a member of the U.S. Under-23 National Team.

Pryce, a first-team NSCAA/adidas All-American in 2002 and a two-time All-Pac-10 selection, is one of the top defenders in the nation. As a junior last season she was one of 15 finalists for the Missouri Athletic Club's Hermann Trophy, awarded to the top player in NCAA soccer. She also helped the Bruin defense rank second in the Pac-10 in goals allowed (13), goals against average (0.57) and shutouts (12). Most recently, she helped the Under-21 U.S. National Team capture its fifth straight Nordic Cup title.

Soccer America Pre-Season All-Americans

Men
GK William Hesmer (Wake Forest), Sr.
D Ryan Cochrane (Santa Clara), Jr.
D Chad Marshall (Stanford), So.
D Guy Melamed (Boston College), Jr.
D Chris Winger (St. John's), Sr.
M Ned Grabavoy (Indiana), Jr.
M Adolfo Gregorio (UCLA), Sr.
M Sumed Ibrahim (Maryland), Sr.
M C.J. Klaas (Washington), Jr.
F Cesar Cuellar (Connecticut), Sr.
F Joseph Ngwenya (Coastal Carolina), Sr.

Women
GK Nicole Barnhart (Stanford), Jr.
D Amy LePeilbet (ASU), Sr.
D Nandi Pryce (UCLA), Sr.
D Catherine Reddick (North Carolina), Sr.
D Natalie Spilger (Stanford), Sr.
M Joanna Lohman (Penn State), Sr.
M Leslie Osborne (Santa Clara), Jr.
M Aleisha Rose (BYU), Sr.
M Lindsay Tarpley (North Carolina), So.
F Christine Sinclair (Portland), Jr.
F Veronica Zepeda (Santa Clara), Sr.

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