Longmire, Silva Earn All-Pac-12 Honors
LOS ANGELES – Junior defender Ahmed Longmire was tabbed to the All-Pac-12 Second Team and freshman defender Tommy Silva was named an honorable mention as the league announced its 2020-21 All-Conference Team on Thursday.
Longmire was a leader on UCLA's back line during his first year in Westwood, as the Utah Valley University transfer played a team-high 1,121 minutes, and was one of only four Bruins to start all 12 of the team's games. The Las Vegas native was one of just two UCLA players to eclipse the 1,000-minute mark.
Silva was one of the team's top scorers as a true freshman this past season, finishing tied for second with seven points (2-3-7). His three assists were tied for the most on the squad (Riley Ferch) and his two goals were just one off the team lead.
The Tucson, Ariz. native had a pair of standout performances in particular – he had a goal and an assist at San Diego State on Mar. 24 to become the first Bruin defender with a three-point game since 2017, and he scored a highlight-reel overtime goal to help deliver a dramatic win over Cal in the team's season finale on Apr. 17.
Elsewhere in the conference, Stanford had the Player of the Year (Zach Ryan) and Freshman of the Year (Mark Fisher) while Washington boasted the Defensive Player of the Year (Charlie Ostrem) and Coach of the Year (Jamie Clark).
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