Join Now | 
HomeAboutContact UsPrivacy & SecurityAdvertise
Soccer America DailySpecial EditionAround The NetSoccer Business InsiderCollege Soccer ReporterYouth Soccer ReporterSoccer on TVSoccer America Classifieds
Paul Gardner: SoccerTalkSoccer America ConfidentialYouth Soccer InsiderWorld Cup Watch
RSS FeedsArchivesManage SubscriptionsSubscribe
Order Current IssueSubscribeManage My SubscriptionRenew My SubscriptionGift Subscription
My AccountJoin Now
Tournament CalendarCamps & AcademiesSoccer GlossaryClassifieds
U.S. U-20s highlight All-Freshman first team
December 23rd, 2010 5:29PM

MOST READ
TAGS:  college men, under-20 world cup

MOST COMMENTED

[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



0 comments
  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?


Sign in to leave a comment. Don't have an account? Join Now




AUTHORS

ARCHIVES
FOLLOW SOCCERAMERICA

Recent College Soccer Reporter
Cowgirl breaks mark for Super Falconets    
[UNDER-20 WOMEN'S WORLD CUP] Courtney Dike, a rising sophomore at Oklahoma State, set an Under-20 Women's ...
Soccer America Preseason Women's Top 25    
[COLLEGE RANKINGS] UCLA, which is coming off its first national championship, is ranked No. 1 in ...
College soccer on the air    
[2014 SCHEDULE] The 2014 college season starts on Friday with the opening of women's play. Games ...
Florida State picked to repeat as champ    
[ACC WOMEN] Florida State, which fell to UCLA in the 2013 NCAA Women's College Cup final ...
Amherst makes statement against top French youth teams    
[COLLEGE MEN] For the third time in the last quarter century, Amherst College men's team toured ...
Ohai gets goal, Taylor shutout in U-23s' win over Japan    
[SIX NATIONS TOURNAMENT] The U.S. under-23 women's national team opened play at the Six Nations Tournament ...
Maryland's trip to England in works for years    
[COLLEGE MEN] Maryland, the 2013 NCAA Division I men's runner-up, will tour England in March with ...
Gonzalez awarded long-term contract extension    
[UC RIVERSIDE: Women] UC Riverside has signed Nat Gonzalez, the  Big West Women's Coach of the ...
Smith was close to leaving Santa Clara for Notre Dame    
[COLLEGE WOMEN] Jerry Smith, who signed a seven-year extension that will keep him at Santa Clara ...
Jacksonville lures Ruiz from UCF    
[MEN'S COACHING CHANGES] Jacksonville appointed UCF associate coach Mauricio Ruiz as the Dolphins' new head men's ...
>> College Soccer Reporter Archives