Aug. 18, 1999
UCLA's Carlos Bocanegra (junior defender, Alta Loma, Calif.), Pete Vagenas (senior midfielder, Pasadena, Calif.) and Sasha Victorine (senior midfielder, Corona, Calif.) were selected to Soccer America's Pre-Season All-America list. Each of the three were also selected as pre-season All-Americans by College Soccer Online.
UCLA is tied with Indiana and Maryland with three representatives apiece. Seven members of the first team played on the U.S. U-23 or U-20 teams during the offseason, including all three Bruins. The rest of the first team consists of two Ukrainians, one Norwegian and one Serbian. The second team features 10 Americans and one Serbian.
FIRST TEAM POSITION PLAYER TEAM YEAR Goalkeeper Adin Brown William & Mary Senior Defender Nick Garcia Indiana Junior Defender Carlos Bocanegra UCLA Junior Defender Lee Morrison Stanford Sophomore Midfielder Yuri Lavrinenko Indiana Senior Midfielder Sasha Victorine UCLA Senior Midfielder Pete Vagenas UCLA Senior Midfielder Sigurd Dalen Boston Univ. Senior Forward Aleksey Korol Indiana Senior Forward Taylor Twellman Maryland Sophomore Forward Nesa Stefanovic Jacksonville Junior
SECOND TEAM POSITION PLAYER TEAM YEAR Goalkeeper Adam Zapala Stanford Sophomore Defender Nick Downing Maryland Sophomore Defender Dan Califf Maryland Sophomore Defender Cory Gibbs Brown Junior Midfielder Ryan Trout Virginia Junior Midfielder Mark Lisi Clemson Junior Midfielder Wes Hart Washington Senior Midfielder Gavin Glinton Bradley Sophomore Forward Bole Acimovic Jacksonville Sophomore Forward Brian Waltrip South Florida Senior Forward Colby Jackson Cal State Fullerton Senior