USISL: rosters for 1996 All-Star game

The USISL has announced the teams for its 1996 All-Star game, to be held July 17 in Blaine, Minnesota. The July 17 game (which will be shown live by Prime Network) will pit the best players from the USISL's Select League against a combined team of the best players in the Pro and Premier leagues. The teams were picked by the USISL office and based on a vote of league coaches. Starters have yet to be determined.

1996 USISL Select League All-Star Team

Goalkeepers -- Matt Olson (Hampton Roads), John Swallen (Minnesota).

Defenders -- Ezra Hendrickson (New Orleans), Dino Lopes (Milwaukee), David Minihan (South Carolina), Michael Richardson (Chicago), Travis Rinker (Long Island).

Midfielders -- Chugger Adair (Carolina), Arturo Bautista (El Paso), Ruben Espinoza (Richmond), Johnny Jones (Sacramento), *Manuel Lagos (Minnesota), Richie Louis (California).

Forwards -- Yari Allnutt (Carolina), *Tony Sanneh (Minnesota), Mike Saunders (Connecticut), Dan Stebbins (Milwaukee), Jamie Wellington (New Orleans).

Alternates -- Peter Pappas (GK, Delaware), Chris Duff (D, Ohio), Jon Atherton (M, Reno), Kobie Washington (F, New Mexico).

1996 USISL Pro/Premier League All-Star Team

Goalkeepers -- Randy DeDini (Chico), Dimitry Drouin (Kalamazoo).

Defenders -- Mike Cannon (Des Moines), Juan Castillo (Miami), Paul Edwards (North Jersey), Andrew Guest (Mid-Michigan), Guy Norcott (Charleston).

Midfielders -- Craig Beeson (Everett), Lester Felician (Jackson), Mike Gregorian (So. California), Gabe Jones (Austin), Pat O'Kelly (Central Jersey).

Forwards -- Dennis Brose (Michigan), Zane Higgins (Spokane), Tyrone Marshall (Lexington), Victor Medina (D/FW Toros), Jon Payne (Charlotte), Eduardo Perreira (Cocoa).

Alternates -- Roman Melin (GK, Valley Golden), Carlos Del Rio (D, Florida), Philbert Jones (M, Charlotte), Joe Nick (F, Des Moines).

* currently playing in MLS.

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