Three Huskies Named To Men's Soccer Pac-10 All-Academic Team

Nov. 16, 2005

SEATTLE - Washington seniors Chris Eylander and Jeff Hoover, along with junior Ty Harden, were named to the 2005 Pac-10 All-Academic team for men's soccer the conference announced, Wednesday. Eylander was a first-team selection, while Hoover and Harden earned second-team acclaim.

Eylander, who has a 3.44 grade point average and is majoring in electrical engineering, was named to the Pac-10 All-Academic first-team for the second consecutive season. He ranks third in the Pac-10 this season in both shutouts (seven) and saves (70). The native of Sumner, Wash., culminated his career as one of the top goalkeepers to ever play in the Husky program. On UW career lists, Eylander finished tied for third in shutouts (18), fourth in saves (187) and fifth in goals against average (1.11). He was also named to the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-District first-team earlier this month.

Harden, a junior defender from Junction City, Ore., was named to the Pac-10 All-Academic team for the second-straight season. He has a 3.28 grade point average and is majoring in business. One of the top defenders in the conference and an All-Region pick last year, Harden was the anchor of the UW defense that posted eight shutouts in 2005.

Hoover, a senior midfielder from Kirkland, Wash., earned his first Pac-10 All-Academic second-team nod after receiving honorable mention honors last year. Hoover has a 3.21 grade point average and is majoring in electrical engineering. He has played a vital role in the UW midfield, and finished his career with four goals and three assists.

In order to be eligible for selection to the academic team, a student-athlete must have a minimum 3.0 overall grade-point average and be either a starter or significant contributor.

2005 Men's Soccer Pac-10 All-Academic Team
FIRST TEAM

Pieter Berger, Cal, Sr., 3.63, American Studies
Scott Bolkan, Stanford, So., 3.67, Undeclared
Calen Carr, California, Sr., 3.32, Mass Communications
Evan Corey, UCLA, Sr., 3.41, Geography
Chris Eylander, Washington, Sr., 3.44, Electrical Engineering
Andrew Felder, California, Jr., 3.42, Mass Communications
Brett Gardner, Oregon State, So., 3.82, Business Administration
Bryan Jordan, Oregon State, Jr., 3.45, Business Administration
Dan Shapiro, Stanford, So., 3.84, Undeclared
Bret Shimizu, Stanford, Jr., 3.50, Management Science & Engineering
Tyson Wahl, California, Sr., 3.46, Sociology

SECOND TEAM
Michael Brown, Stanford, Jr., 3.35, Urban Studies
Tally Hall, San Diego State, Jr., 3.13, Kinesiology
Ty Harden, Washington, Jr., 3.28, Business
Matthew Holtrust, California, Sr., 3.28, Political Science
Jeff Hoover, Washington, Sr., 3.21, Electrical Engineering
Cooper McKee, Stanford, Sr., 3.31, Urban Studies
Lucas Mehring, UCLA, Jr., 3.40, History
Evan Morgan, Stanford, So., 3.52, Undeclared
Ryan Oblak, Stanford, Rs-Fr., 3.45, Math & Computer Science
Eric Reed, UCLA, Jr., 3.21, Religion
Galen Thompson, Stanford, Jr., 3.43, Religious Studies

HONORABLE MENTION
Alex Christiansen, So., OSU, David Dally, So., SDSU, Packy Deenihan, Rs-Fr., OSU, Greg Folk, So., UCLA, Kyle Hency, So., Stanford, Luke Sager, Rs-Fr., Stanford, Mason Webb, So., OSU, Michael Zaher, So., UCLA.

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