Gregorio Chosen To Soccer America's Team Of The Week

Sept. 4, 2002

Junior midfielder Adolfo Gregorio (Hilmar, CA) was selected to Soccer America's Team of the Week for the week of Aug. 30-Sept. 2. Gregorio scored two goals and an assist in a nine-minute span to lead UCLA to a 4-1 season-opening victory over Boston University.

This is Gregorio's first career selection to the Team of the Week. Earlier this week, he was also selected the Pac-10 Men's Soccer Player of the Week and the Student-Athlete of the Week.

Soccer America Team of the Week (Week 1: Aug. 30-Sept. 2)

G Sergio Saccoccio (Northeastern), Fr.
Records seven saves in college debut to tie No. 14 Fairleigh Dickinson (1-1) and follows with six saves against Quinnipiac (2-0).

D Larry McDonald (American), Sr.
MVP of D.C. Soccer Cup in which Eagles beat Howard (5-0) and Georgetown (4-0).

D Guy Melamed (Boston College), Soph.
Scores and helps BC defense shut down No. 6 St. John's (2-1).

D Brian Phillips (Cal State Northridge), Sr.
Anchors defense that shuts out Cal (3-0) and Wisconsin-Green Bay (3-0).

M Carlos Garay (VCU), Sr.
Sets the pace in MVP performance against Syracuse (1-0) and Hartwick (4-0) at Nike/ALLTEL Classic.

M Adolfo Gregorio (UCLA), Jr.
Records two goals and one assist in nine minutes to lead the Bruins past Boston University (4-1).

F Kyle Brown (Tulsa), Soph.
Overtime goal gives Golden Hurricane 2-1 win over Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

F Alecko Eskandarian (Virginia), Jr.
Scores last two goals in comeback win over Kentucky (3-2) and tying goal in victory over Rhode Island (2-1).

F Nate Jacqua (Portland), Jr.
Scores twice against both DePaul (6-0) and UCF (3-0) to become Nike Portland Invitational MVP for third straight year.

F Ryan Kneipper (North Carolina), Sr.
Scores once against Akron (2-1) and hits both goals in win over Saint Louis (2-1).

F Phil Swenda (Seton Hall), Sr.
Hits gamewinner with 65 seconds left to cap comeback win over UConn (3-2).

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