, the 2006 Soccer America Men's Player of the Year, is lone holdover from the 2006 MVPs to be selected
to the 2007 first team.
Two players each from national champion Wake Forest (central midfield duo Pat Phelan
and Sam Cronin
) and Connecticut (Julius James
and O'Brian White
) were also named to the first team,
Other 2007 Men's College Cup participants on the 2007 team include goalie Zack Simmons
(Ohio State) and Patrick Nyarko
(Virginia Tech). Andre Akpan
(Harvard), Alejandro Bedoya (
Boston College) and Peter Lowry
(Santa Clara) round out the first team.
This marks the first
year since Soccer America introduced the MVP awards in 1976 that it has selected a first and second team. Members of the second team include 2006 MVPs Andy
(UC Santa Barbara) and David Roth
(Northwestern). MEN'S MVPs First Team
Zack Simmons (Massachusetts) JR.
Andre Akpan (Harvard) SOPH.
Xavier Balc (Ohio State) SR.
Alejandro Bedoya (Boston College) JR.
Sam Cronin (Wake
Julius James (Connecticut) SR.
Joseph Lapira (Notre Dame) SR.
Peter Lowry (Santa Clara) SR.
Patrick Nyarko (Virginia Tech) JR.
Pat Phelan (Wake Forest) SR.
O'Brian White (Connecticut) JR. Second Team
Jovan Bubonja (UIC) SOPH.
Reuben Ayarna (Boston College) JR.
Eric Brunner (Ohio State)
Bruno Guarda (SMU) JR.
Andy Iro (UC Santa Barbara) SR.
Stephen King (Maryland) SR.
Andrew Jacobson (California) SR.
Jon Leathers (Furman) SR.
Brad Ring (Indiana)
David Roth (Northwestern) SR.
Andy Wright (West Virginia) SR.