Lang Named Preseason All-American

Aug. 23, 2005

LOS ANGELES - UCLA forward Kara Lang was named one of 11 players on Soccer America's Preseason All-America Team released Tuesday.

Lang, from Oakville, Ontario, was the only freshman named to the team. Earlier this year she was named the top recruit in the country by Student Sports Magazine. She has been a member of the Canadian Women's National Team since the age of 15.

UCLA kicks off the 2005 season this Friday hosting Long Beach State at 7:00 p.m.

2005 Soccer America Preseason All-America Team
Erin McLeod (Penn State) Goalkeeper
Holly Gault (Kansas) Defender
Becky Sauerbrunn (Virginia) Defender
Candace Chapman (Notre Dame) Defender/Forward
Lori Chalupny (North Carolina) Midfielder
Lara Dickenmann (Ohio State) Midfielder
Kara Lang (UCLA) Forward
Heather O'Reilly (North Carolina) Forward
Christine Sinclair (Portland) Forward
Lindsay Tarpley (North Carolina) Forward
Katie Thorlakson (Notre Dame) Forward

UCLA Health Sponsor - Event Information
Wednesday, Aug 12
vs. Missouri
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Aug 21
at Long Beach State
Long Beach, CA
L, 0 - 1
Sunday, Aug 23
at San Diego
San Diego, CA
W, 1 - 0 (2OT)
Sunday, Aug 30
vs. Wisconsin
Los Angeles, CA
W, 2 - 1
Friday, Sep 04 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Virginia
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Sep 06 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Texas
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Sep 11 - 4:00 PM PST
at Wake Forest
Winston-Salem, NC
Sunday, Sep 13 - 10:00 AM PST
at North Carolina
Chapel Hill, NC
Thursday, Sep 17 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Pepperdine
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Sep 25 - 8:00 PM PST
vs. Oregon
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Oct 01 - 7:00 PM PST
at Washington
Seattle, WA
Sunday, Oct 04 - 11:00 AM PST
at Washington State
Pullman, WA
Friday, Oct 09 - 7:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Oct 11 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Arizona State
Los Angeles, CA
Saturday, Oct 17 - 1:00 PM PST
at Oregon State
Corvallis, OR
Friday, Oct 23 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. Colorado
Los Angeles, CA
Sunday, Oct 25 - 1:00 PM PST
vs. Utah
Los Angeles, CA
Thursday, Oct 29 - 3:30 PM PST
at California
Berkeley, CA
Sunday, Nov 01 - 3:30 PM PST
at Stanford
Stanford, CA
Friday, Nov 06 - 6:00 PM PST
vs. USC
Los Angeles, CA
Friday, Nov 13 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA First Round
Friday, Nov 20 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Second Round
Sunday, Nov 22 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Third Round
Friday, Nov 27 - TBA PST
vs. NCAA Quarterfinals