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1997 Men's All-American Team
Division I

Compiled by Gary Davidson

First Team
Position Name School Class
Goalkeeper Matt Jordan Clemson Senior
Defender Leo Cullen Maryland Senior
Defender Nick Garcia Indiana Freshman
Defender Scott Vermillion Virginia Junior
Midfielder Lazo Alavanja Indiana Junior
Midfielder Daniel Hernandez Southern Methodist Senior
Midfielder Alen Kozic Florida International Junior
Midfielder Ben Olsen Virginia Junior
Midfielder Clint Mathis South Carolina Senior
Forward Dema Kovalenko Indiana Sophomore
Forward Johnny Torres Creighton Senior
Second Team
Goalkeeper Matt Reis UCLA Senior
Defender Matt Chulis Virginia Junior
Defender Kevin Daly St. Johnís Senior
Defender Avery John American Senior
Midfielder Joe Franchino Washington Senior
Midfielder Kevin Quigley Saint Louis Junior
Midfielder Sheldon Thomas Cal. State-Fullerton Senior
Midfielder Billy Walsh Rutgers Senior
Midfielder Wade Barrett William & Mary Senior
Forward Seth George UCLA Senior
Forward Scott Pearson American Senior

Honorable mention: Goalkeeper - Adin Brown, William & Mary, sophomore; Andy Kirk, Maryland, sophomore; Bill May, Washington, senior; Adam Zapala, Stanford, freshman. Defenders - Carlos Bocanegra, UCLA, freshman; Jamie Clark, Stanford, freshman; Judah Cooks, Maryland, junior; Aleksey Korol, Indiana, sophomore; Rich Kotschau, George Mason, senior; Chad McCarty, Washington, junior; Ben Parry, North Carolina-Charlotte, senior; Pete Santora, Furman, senior; Tony Soto, Southern Methodist, junior; Hans Wittusen, Brown, senior. Midfielders - Chris Albright, Virginia, freshman; Keith Beach, Maryland, junior; Jason Boyce, Washington, senior; Jay Heaps, Duke, junior; Josh Keller, UCLA, senior; Chris Klein, Indiana, senior; Pablo Mastreoni, North Carolina State, senior; Stephani Migioranzi, St. Johnís, junior; Tommy Potl, UCLA, junior; Caleb Porter, Indiana, senior; Andriy Shapowal, Virginia, junior; Carey Talley, North Carolina, senior; Evan Whitfield, senior, Duke; Josh Wolff, South Carolina, junior. Forwards - Cesidio Colasante, LaSalle, senior; Jeff Cunningham, South Florida, senior; Ali Curtis, Duke, freshman; Sigurdur Eyjolfsson, North Carolina-Greensboro, junior; Tony Kuhn, Vanderbilt, senior; Tyrone Marshall, Florida International; Heikki Ritvanen, Central Florida, sophomore; Josh Wolff, South Carolina, junior; John Wolyniec, Fordham, junior.

Player of year: Ben Olsen, Virginia
Coach of year: Sigi Schmid, UCLA
Freshman of year: Nick Garcia, Indiana

Voting panel: Sasho Cirovski, Maryland; Schellas Hyndman, Southern Methodist; Tom Martin, James Madison; John Rennie, Duke; Mitch Murray, Santa Clara; Brett Simon, Creighton; Bob Warming, Saint Louis; Sigi Schmid, UCLA; Dean Wurzberger, Washington; Jerry Yeagley, Indiana.

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