UCLA's Mike Zaher Named To NSCAA All-Region Third Team

Dec. 13, 2007

For the second consecutive season, UCLA senior defender Mike Zaher (Las Vegas, NV/Bishop Gorman HS) has been selected to the NSCAA/adidas All-Far West Region third-team.

Zaher, the Bruins' team co-captain in 2007, ranked second on the team in goals (4) and assists (3) and helped UCLA record six shutouts on the year. Zaher was recognized for his achievements both on and off the pitch, being named as a finalist for the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award, receiving first-team All-Pac-10 honors for the second-straight year, and earning first-team Pac-10 All-Academic acclaim with a 3.44 cumulative GPA.

2007 NSCAA/adidas NCAA Division I Men All-Far West Region Teams

First Team
GK - Stefan Frei, So., California
D - Scott Bolkan, Sr., Stanford
D - Andy Iro, Sr., UC Santa Barbara
D - Jamil Roberts, Sr., Santa Clara
M - Andrew Jacobson, Sr., California
M - Peter Lowry, Sr., Santa Clara
M - Ciaran O'Brien, So., UC Santa Barbara
M - Collen Warner, So., Portland
F - Alex Elliott, Jr., Portland
F - Ismael Ibarra, Sr,. San Jose State
F - George Josten, Sr., Gonzaga

Second Team
GK - Vito Higgins, Sr., Gonzaga
D - Sean Franklin, Sr., Cal State Northridge
D - Matthew Hatzke, Sr., Santa Clara
D - Zach Tierney, So., New Mexico
M - Michael Farfan, So., Cal State Fullerton
M - George John, Jr., Washington
M - Joey Mathot, Jr., Denver
M - Stephen McCarthy, So., Santa Clara
F - Eric Avila, Jr., UC Santa Barbara
F - Jide Ogunbiyi, Jr., Santa Clara
F - Chris Wright, Jr., New Mexico

Third Team
GK - Mike Graczyk, Sr., New Mexico
D - Nick Cardenas, So., San Diego State
D - Simon Ejdemyr, So., New Mexico
D - Matt Murphy, Jr., UC Irvine
D - Mike Zaher, Sr., UCLA
M - David Gualdarama, Sr., New Mexico
M - Colin Jennings, Sr., San Diego
M - Bobby Warshaw, Fr., Stanford
F - Ely Allen, Sr., Washington
F - Kyle Christensen, Jr., Denver
F - Chris Pontius, Jr., UC Santa Barbara

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