Virginia Places Five Men's Soccer Players On 2003 All-ACC Teams
Nov. 11, 2003
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – The University of Virginia men’s soccer team had five individuals represented on the 2003 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Teams. The All-ACC teams were made up of a First Team, Second Team and All-Freshman Team. UVa’s Matt Oliver (Waldorf, Md./DeMatha Catholic) was named as a First Team All-ACC selection, Mike Littlefield (Manassas, Va./Osbourn Park) was selected a Second Team All-ACC choice, and the trio of Adam Cristman (Glen Allen, Va./Godwin), Will Hall (Shirley, N.Y./St. John the Baptist) and Ryan Burke (Cumberland Foreside, Maine/Greely) were named to the ACC All-Freshman squad.
Oliver’s selection as an All-ACC player marks the third consecutive year he has been honored by being named to the teams. He was also named to the 2001 and 2002 All-ACC Second Team the past two seasons.
ACC regular-season champions Maryland and second-seeded Wake Forest placed seven players each on the 2003 All-ACC Men’s Soccer Teams. North Carolina had three selections over the two squads, while Virginia had two and Clemson, Duke and N.C. State had one selection apiece. The 2003 ACC All-Freshmen Team was also announced, featuring three players from North Carolina and Virginia, two from Duke and Wake Forest and one from N.C. State.
Wake Forest’s Jeremiah White was tabbed as the 2003 ACC Player of the Year, while Maryland’s Sasho Cirovski garnered 2003 ACC Coach of the Year recognition. North Carolina’s Jamie Watson was selected the 2003 ACC Freshman of the Year.
Here is a closer look at the 2003 All-ACC Men’s Soccer Teams:
2003 ALL-ACC MEN’S SOCCER TEAMS:
2003 All-ACC First Team
Name School PositionScott Buete Maryland MidfieldBlake Camp Duke MidfieldKenny Cutler Clemson MidfieldWill Hesmer Wake Forest GoalkeeperSumed Ibrahim Maryland MidfieldAaron King NC State ForwardMatt Oliver Virginia DefenderMichael Parkhurst Wake Forest DefenderSeth Stammler Maryland DefenderMarcus Storey North Carolina ForwardJeremiah White Wake Forest Forward
2003 All-ACC Second Team
Name School PositionVicente Bastidas Wake Forest MidfieldClarence Goodson Maryland DefenderMike Littlefield Virginia ForwardAmir Lowery Wake Forest MidfieldDomenic Mediate Maryland ForwardTim Merritt North Carolina DefenderJustin Moose Wake Forest MidfieldNoah Palmer Maryland GoalkeeperScott Sealy Wake Forest ForwardAbe Thompson Maryland ForwardJamie Watson North Carolina Forward
2003 ACC All-Freshmen Team
Name School PositionCorey Ashe North Carolina ForwardRyan Burke Virginia GoalkeeperAdam Cristman Virginia ForwardSteven Curfman Wake Forest MidfieldSantiago Fusilier NC State MidfieldWill Hall Virginia MidfieldMichael Harrington North Carolina MidfieldKyle Helton Duke DefenderChris Loftus Duke ForwardWells Thompson Wake Forest MidfieldJamie Watson North Carolina Forward
ACC Player of the Year: Jeremiah White, Wake Forest.
ACC Freshman of the Year: Jamie Watson, North Carolina.
ACC Coach of the Year: Sasho Cirovski, Maryland.
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