Lang Named Preseason All-American

Aug. 23, 2005

LOS ANGELES - UCLA forward Kara Lang was named one of 11 players on Soccer America's Preseason All-America Team released Tuesday.

Lang, from Oakville, Ontario, was the only freshman named to the team. Earlier this year she was named the top recruit in the country by Student Sports Magazine. She has been a member of the Canadian Women's National Team since the age of 15.

UCLA kicks off the 2005 season this Friday hosting Long Beach State at 7:00 p.m.

2005 Soccer America Preseason All-America Team
Erin McLeod (Penn State) Goalkeeper
Holly Gault (Kansas) Defender
Becky Sauerbrunn (Virginia) Defender
Candace Chapman (Notre Dame) Defender/Forward
Lori Chalupny (North Carolina) Midfielder
Lara Dickenmann (Ohio State) Midfielder
Kara Lang (UCLA) Forward
Heather O'Reilly (North Carolina) Forward
Christine Sinclair (Portland) Forward
Lindsay Tarpley (North Carolina) Forward
Katie Thorlakson (Notre Dame) Forward

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