Zaher Named College Soccer News Freshman All-American

Jan. 6, 2003


Oregon State's late Joe Zaher, of Las Vegas, Nev., was named to the College Soccer News Freshman All-America first team, it was announced Monday.

Zaher, who suffered fatal injuries in a car accident on Dec. 1, was earlier named the Pacific-10 Conference's Freshman of the Year and was a second-team selection. He also earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America third-team all-region honors.

As an attacking midfielder, Zaher ranked third in the Pac-10 in regular season points (25), tied for second in goals (10), tied for seventh in assists (five), and led the conference in game-winning goals (four).

Zaher's 25 points were the most ever scored by an OSU freshman, and were tied for fourth on the school's all-time season points list.

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