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U.S. U-20s highlight All-Freshman first team
December 23rd, 2010 5:29PM
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[SOCCER AMERICA AWARDS] Three players who have been called into the January U.S. U-20 national team camp -- Sebastien Ibeagha (Duke), Perry Kitchen (Akron) and Kelyn Rowe (UCLA) -- are among the player named to the 2010 Soccer America All-Freshman first team. For All-Freshman selections ...

All-Freshman First Team
G Cody Mizell, Clemson
F Juan Castillo, SMU
D Sebastien Ibeagha, Duke
D Andrew Jean-Baptiste, Connecticut
M Perry Kitchen, Akron
M Dylan Mares, Louisville
F Darren Mattocks, Akron
M Steve Neumann, Georgetown
D Tyler Polak, Creighton
M Kelyn Rowe, UCLA
F Soony Saad, Michigan

All-Freshman Second Team
G Rafael Diaz, St. John’s
M Gideon Asante, Old Dominion
M Zach Barnes, SMU
F Stephen Baker, Pennsylvania
F Victor Chavez, UCLA
D Stevan Evans, Portland
F Nikita Kotlov, Indiana
F Patrick Mullins, Maryland
F David Opoku, UC Santa Barbara
M Harrison Petts, Indiana
F Gyasi Zardes, Cal State Bakersfield

  1. Matt Mattison
    commented on: December 24, 2010 at 1:32 a.m.
    Congratulations to all of the kids recognized. However, brickbats to Soccer America for both, preparing such a superficial list and publishing this late and at a time when everyone is preoccupied with Christmas. Soccer America did the freshmen defenders a huge disservice by naming only 4 defenders and but a single defender on the second team. Last time I looked, a team is comprised of a minimum of three defenders on the field. Off the cuff, I can name at least five that should of been considered: Joe Sofia - UCLA (second in freshmen minutes played only to Rowe w/two assists in the NCAA tournament and on a Quarterfinalist team), J.J. Koval, who started 17/18 games for the Stanford Cardinal, Connor Dreshler of Cal Poly SLO who started and played in every game in the rough and tumble Big West, Eli Gailbraith Knapp of USD who earned All Freshmen team WCC honors and Blair Jeralds of Denver w/15 starts. Disappointing the SA staff couldn't of been more thorough. Why do this if but half-assed?

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