UCLA Men's Soccer Team To Be Honored At Galaxy Game Saturday
Sept. 12, 2003
Defending NCAA men's soccer champion UCLA will be honored in pre-game ceremonies at the Los Angeles Galaxy-Chicago Fire game on Saturday, Sept. 13 at The Home Depot Center. The Galaxy-Fire game starts at 7:00 pm. The Bruins are scheduled to be presented at 6:42 pm.
Nine former UCLA players are members of the Galaxy and Fire teams - Kevin Hartman, Cobi Jones, Scot Thompson, Pete Vagenas, Sasha Victorine and head coach Sigi Schmid of the Galaxy and Carlos Bocanegra, Ryan Futagaki and Ante Razov of the Fire. Thompson and Futagaki were team co-captains for UCLA last season. UCLA has produced 16 players on 2003 Major League Soccer rosters, most amongst all colleges.
The Bruins will return to The Home Depot Center on Sunday, Sept. 14 to face Cal State Fullerton at 3:00 pm. Prior to that game, Bruin alumni will face each other in a scrimmage at 11:00 am, also at The Home Depot Center. Among the alumni expected to play are former All-Americans Seth George, Tim Harris, Tahj Jakins, Tom Poltl and Fesseha Wolde-Emannuel.