Two Beavers Named To NSCAA Far-West Third Team

Pacific-10 Conference regular season scoring champion Alan Gordon and the late Joe Zaher were named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Adidas 2002 All Far-West third team, it was announced Monday.

Gordon, a junior forward from Yavapai Junior College in Prescott, Ariz., led the Pacific-10 Conference in regular season scoring with 34 points. He was also a first-team All-Pacific-10 Conference selection. Gordon attended Gilbert HS in Gilbert, Ariz.

Zaher, who was fatally injured in a car accident on Dec. 1, was named Pac-10 Freshman of the Year after totaling 25 points as a midfielder to finish third in the Pac-10 regular season scoring race. The Las Vegas, Nev., (Bishop Gorman HS) native set the OSU record for most points scored by a freshman.

In all, 15 of the 34 players selected to either the first, second, or third teams were from Pac-10 schools.

2002 All Far-West Teams

1st TeamGK	Saunders, Josh		CaliforniaD	Cochrane, Ryan		Santa ClaraD	Dunivant, Todd		StanfordD	San Fillipo, Frank	San Jose StateM	Maliza, Johannes		StanfordM	Munoz, Mike		CaliforniaM	Murriagui, Andres	Loyola MarymountF	Coiner, Ryan		San DiegoF	Friend, Rob		UC-Santa BarbaraF	Levesque, Roger		StanfordF	Pierce, Tim		UCLAF	Torres, Arturo		Loyola Marymount

2nd TeamGK Wells, Zach UCLAD Phillips, Brian CS-NorthridgeD Roberts, Troy CaliforniaD Thompson, Scott UCLAM Arzate, Guillermo UC-Santa BarbaraM Klaas, CJ WashingtonM Orellana, Hector CS-FullertonF Frederick, Kelly UNLVF Hansen, Josh San FranciscoF Jaqua, Nate PortlandF Walker, Jamil Santa Clara

3rd TeamGK Spiteri, Curtis PortlandD Graham, Taylor StanfordD Kovar, Matt Loyola MarymountD Miranda, Edwin CS-NorthridgeM Futagaki, Ryan UCLAM Gregorio, Adolfo UCLAM Zaher, Joe Oregon StateF Gordon, Alan Oregon StateF McAthy, Drew UC-Santa BarbaraF Servin, Jesse CS-NorthridgeF Thompson, Jason UC-Irvine

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