Matt Taylor Selected To CSTV All-America First Team

Dec. 30, 2003

Bruin senior forward Matt Taylor (Irvine, Calif.) was selected to College Sports Television's 2003 All-America Soccer Team. Taylor led UCLA in 2003 with 14 goals and 36 points and earned second-team NSCAA All-America, first-team NSCAA All-Far West and first-team All-Pac-10 acclaim. He was also named the Pac-10 Player of the Year.

Senior defender Leonard Griffin (Palmdale, Calif.) and senior goalkeeper Zach Wells (Costa Mesa, Calif.) earned second-team acclaim.

COLLEGE SPORTS TELEVISION (CSTV) MEN'S SOCCER ALL-AMERICA TEAMS

FIRST TEAM
Forwards
Ned Grabavoy, Indiana, Junior (11 goals, 11 assists)
Josh Gros, Rutgers, Senior (16 goals, 5 assists)
Joseph Ngwenya, Coastal Carolina, Senior (21 goals, 14 assists)
Matt Taylor, UCLA, Senior (14 goals, 8 assists)

Midfielders
Knox Cameron, Michigan, Junior (12 goals, 9 assists)
Sumed Ibrahim, Maryland, Senior (7 goals, 7 assists)
CJ Klaas, Washington, Junior (3 goals, 6 assists)

Defenders
Ryan Cochrane, Santa Clara, Junior (part of 10 shutouts)
Trevor McEachron, Old Dominion, Junior (4 goals)
Chris Wingert, St. John's, Senior (4 goals, 4 assists)

Goalkeeper
Will Hesmer, Wake Forest, Senior (11 goals allowed, 0.77 GAA)

SECOND TEAM
Forwards

Vedad Ibisevic, Saint Louis, Freshman, (18 Goals, 4 Assists)
Ryan Pore, Tulsa, Sophomore, (20 Goals, 9 Assists)
Jeremiah White, Wake Forest, Senior, (8 Goals, 5 Assists)

Midfielders
Scott Buete, Maryland, Senior, (3 Goals, 3 Assists)
Eric Vasquez, Central Florida, Junior, (4 Goals, 12 Assists)
David Wagenfuhr, Creighton, Senior, (1 Goal, 4 Assists)

Defenders
Adrian Cann, Louisville, Senior, (Part of 7 shutouts)
Leonard Griffin, UCLA, Senior, (4 Assists)
Philip Hucles, William & Mary, Senior, (5 Goals, 7 Assists)
Edwin Miranda, Cal State Northridge, Senior, (5 Goals, 7 Assists)

Goalkeeper
Zach Wells, UCLA, Senior, (11 Goals Allowed, 0.52 GAA)

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