Pac-10 Announces Men's Soccer All-Conference Honors
Nov. 9, 2006
Walnut Creek, Calif. - Nine Stanford men's soccer players were honored with all-league accolades today when the Pac-10 conference released its all-conference honors. Senior Galen Thompson (Denver, CO), juniors Scott Bolkan (Salem, OR) and Evan Morgan (Littleton, CO) along with freshman Michael Strickland (Davis, CA) were named to the all-conference second team.
Washington redshirt junior forward Kevin Forrest was named Pac-10 Player of the Year, San Diego State defender Nick Cardenas was named Pac-10 Freshman of the Year and California head coach Kevin Grimes was named Pac-10 Coach of the Year.
The Cardinal wrapped up the 2006 season with a 7-7-4 overall record, 5-3-2 in the Pac-10. Stanford ended the season on a high note with a 2-1 overtime victory over cross-town rival California last week.
2006 ALL-PAC-10 MEN'S SOCCER TEAMS
Name Pos. Yr. SchoolEly Allen F Sr. WASHJ. Ayala-Hil F Jr. . CALEric Ebert MF Sr. CALR. Findley** F Sr. OSUKevin Forrest* F RsJr. WASHTally Hall* GK Sr. SDSUTy Harden* D Sr. WASHA. Jacobson* MF RsJr. CALSteve Purdy D Sr. CALMike Zaher D Jr. UCLASal Zizzo D So. UCLA
Name Pos. Yr. SchoolRaul Bautista MF RsSr. . SDSUScott Bolkan D Jr. STANNick Cardenas D Fr. SDSUDavid Estrada F Fr. UCLAMatt Fischer D Sr. WASHGeorge John MF So. WASHJason Leopoldo MF/F So. UCLAKiel McClung D Sr. UCLAEvan Morgan MF Jr. STANM. Strickland MF Fr. STANGalen Thompson MF/D Sr. STAN
*two-time All-Pac-10 honoree
**three-time All-Pac-10 honoree
HONORABLE MENTION (received votes):Kraig Chiles (RsJr., MF, SDSU); Alex Christensen (Jr., D, OSU); Andrew DiCicco (Sr., F, SDSU); Brett Gardner (Jr., D/MF, OSU); Nick Hatzke (RsSr., MF, CAL); Rylan Hawkins (RsFr., GK, WASH); Kyle Hency (RsJr., D/MF, STAN); Hector Jimenez (Fr., MF, CAL); Bryan Jordan (Sr., F, OSU); Jo Jo Katz (So., MF, WASH); Imaan Kerchgani (Fr., MF, CAL); Daniel Leach (So., D, OSU); John Moore (Fr., GK, STAN); Justin Myers (RsJr., GK, CAL); Kyle Nakazawa (Fr., MF, UCLA); T.J. Novak (So., MF/F, STAN); Danny Ortiz (So., D, SDSU); Eric Reed (Sr., GK, UCLA); Brad Rusin (So., D, UCLA); Dennis Sanchez (So., D, SDSU); Luke Sassano (Fr., MF/F, CAL); Dan Shapiro (Jr., F, STAN); Bret Shimizu (Sr., MF, STAN); Jacob Wilson (RsSo., MF, CAL).