Aug. 18, 1999
Four UCLA Bruins were named to the College Soccer Online 1999 NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Preseason All-America teams. Three Bruins - junior defender Carlos Bocanegra (Alta Loma, Calif.) and senior midfielders Pete Vagenas (Pasadena, Calif.) and Sasha Victorine (Corona, Calif.) - were named to the first team, while junior goalkeeper Nick Rimando (Montclair, Calif.) received second team honors.
1999 College Soccer Online Division I Men's All-Americas
First Team G -- Adin Brown, Sr., William & Mary D -- Carlos Bocanegra, Jr., UCLA D -- Nick Garcia, Jr., Indiana D -- Lee Morrison, So., Stanford D -- Cory Gibbs, So., Brown M -- Sasha Victorine, Sr., UCLA M -- Mark Lisi, Sr., Clemson M -- Pete Vagenas, Sr., UCLA F -- Taylor Twellman, So., Maryland F -- Stephen Armstrong, Sr., Butler F -- Aleksey Korol, Sr., Indiana
Second Team G -- Nick Rimando, Jr., UCLA D -- Matt Goldsmith, So., Furman D -- Chad Evans, Sr., Wake Forest D -- Chris Gbandi, So., UConn D -- Nick Downing, So., Maryland M -- Jeff DiMaria, Sr., Saint Louis M -- Yuri Lavrienko, Sr., Indiana M -- Dan Parkin, Sr., St. John's F -- Colby Jackson, Jr., Cal-State Fullerton F -- Gavin Glinton, So., Bradley F -- Heikki Ritvanen, Jr., Central Florida