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2007 PDL All-League and All-Conference Teams
July 31st, 2007 7AM
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2007 PDL All-League Teams

Goalkeeper
Evan Newton (Hampton Roads Piranhas)
ODU standout captured the Goalkeeper of the Year honor in addition to having PDL's lowest goals-against average of 0.22.

Defenders
Dwyane Demmin (Mississippi Brilla)
The Trinidad & Tobago native returned to USL soccer in Mississippi, where he previously guided the Jackson Chargers to success in the PDL in 1997. Demmin played every minute of the season for the expansion club and registered two goals.

David Horst (Hampton Roads Piranhas)
Newton's teammate at nearny ODU was one of the anchors of a back line that only allowed six goals on the season.

Josh Howard (Kansas City Brass)
William Jewell (NAIA) defender helped lead the Brass to an 11-game unbeaten run to open the season. He also registered four goals on the campaign.

Midfielder
Sean Franklin (San Fernando Valley Quakes)
The former US youth international led the Quakes to the postseason, playing in all 16 games and registering two goals and seven assists, which was tied for fourth in the league.

Bruno Guarda (DFW Tornados)
In his third year with the Tornados, the SMU Brazilian produced seven goals and two assists in leading the club to third in division.

Nate Jafta (Michigan Bucks)
After leading the league in assists last season with 11, the Lindsey Wilson star from South Africa finished second with 10 in 2007 to earn his second consecutive All-League honor. He also netted seven goals.

Ciaran O'Brien (Tacoma Tide)
Taking after his brother Leighton, who has won numerous honors in the USL First Division including the 2002 league MVP award, Ciaran helped guide the second-year club to the postseason under the guidance of his coach and father Fran. Ciaran, who transferred from USD to UCSB, registered seven goals and five assists on the campaign.

Forwards
Pablo Campos (Fresno Fuego)
Campos won the scoring and goal scoring championship with 39 points and 18 goals. The Brazilian started the season with a seven-game goal scoring streak.

Kenny Uzoigwe (Michigan Bucks)
The 29-year-old veteran was a potent force in the first half of the season coming off the bench and continued his fine form as a starter, finishing with 33 points on 14 goals and five assists.

Andrew Wheeler (Hampton Roads Piranhas)
The York College forward led the Piranhas with 14 goals and five assists for 33 points while playing in all 16 games. He finished tied for third in goals and points.

2007 PDL All-Conference Teams

(2007 college team in parentheses.)

Central Conference

Goalkeepers
Stephen Paterson, Thunder Bay Chill (Western Illinois)
Defenders
Mike Holody, Michigan Bucks (Michigan)
Josh Howard, Kansas City Brass (William Jewell)
Josh White, Kansas City Brass (UMKC)
Midfielders
Tomas Boltnar, Des Moines Menace
Keith Gorzcyca, Kansas City Brass
Nate Jafta, Michigan Bucks (Lindsey Wilson)
Jake Stacy, West Michigan Edge (Michigan)
Forwards
Tommy Heinemann, St. Louis Lions (Rockhurst)
Saidi Isaac, Indiana Invaders (Winthrop)
Kenny Uzoigwe, Michigan Bucks

Eastern Conference
Goalkeeper
Evan Newton, Hampton Roads Piranhas (Old Dominion)
Defenders
John Gilkerson, Hampton Roads Piranhas (Winthrop)
David Horst, Hampton Roads Piranhas (Old Dominion)
Graham Munro, Cape Cod Crusaders
Midfielders
Adrian Bumbut, Fredericksburg Gunners
Matia Damiani, Brooklyn Knights
KK Lima, Hampton Roads Piranhas (Mobile)
Matt Narode, Albany Admirals (Binghamton)
Forwards
Dwight Barnett, Cape Cod Crusaders (Lynn)
Andrew Hoxie, Virginia Legacy (William & Mary)
Andrew Wheeler, Hampton Roads Piranhas (York)

Southern Conference
Goalkeeper
Diego Restrepo, Bradenton Academics (South Florida)
Defenders
Dwyane Demmin, Mississippi Brilla
Jon Leathers, Atlanta Silverbacks U23s (Furman)
Anthony Santiago, Central Florida Kraze
Midfielders
Bruno Guarda, DFW Tornados (SMU)
Juan Ibarra, Laredo Heat
Ryan Roushandel, Atlanta Silverbacks U23s (Central Florida)
Shea Salinas, Carolina Dynamo (Furman)
Forwards
Zak Boggs, Bradenton Academics (Central Florida)
Tony Judice, Baton Rouge Capitals (Grand Canyon-Ariz.)
Tony Taylor, Central Florida Kraze (South Florida)

Western Conference
Goalkeeper
Kevin Guppy, San Fernando Valley Quakes (Cal State Northridge)
Defenders
Brad Peetoom, Abbotsford Rangers (Syracuse)
Luke Sassano, San Jose Frogs (California)
Hugh Van Wagenen, BYU
Midfielders
Fabricio Codeceira, Fresno Fuego
Sean Franklin, San Fernando Valley Quakes (Cal State Northridge)
Ciaran O'Brien, Tacoma Tide (UC Santa Barbara)
Brock Trejo, BYU
Forwards
Pablo Campos, Fresno Fuego (Fresno Pacific)
Mark Draycott, Ventura County Fusion
Stefan Ostergren, Cascade Surge (Akron)



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