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Men's Soccer - Thu, Nov. 17, 2011

Rocklin, Calif. - William Jessup University junior defender Kurt Grinsell was the Warriors lone representative on the California Pacific Conference men' soccer all-conference team, announced by Commissioner Don Ott.

Grinsell, a Rocklin, CA native, helped the Warriors win their last three games in row to finish 4-6 in conference and 6-10 overall.

Menlo College is represented by Eric Angell, Matheus Barbosa, Alex Palomarez, Eric Tilbury, Alex Vukic and Sam Zipperstein. The Oaks went 13-3-1 overall this season and had a 10-0 record in conference play. The conference championship is the first for the Oaks in men's soccer.

Joining the Oaks' six representatives was Holy Names University who placed four representatives on the team in Jesus Hernandez, Rasmus Larsson, Tomas Michael and Zlatko Tomic. CSU Maritime Academy placed two representatives on the team in Will Akers and George Dick. Simpson had one representative - Michael Guzman.

The Player of the Year award went to Menlo's Palomarez, Newcomer of the Year went to Menlo's Angell, the Defender of the Year is Holy Names' Jesus Hernandez, the Freshman of the Year is Tomas Michael of Holy Names and the Coach of the Year was Menlo's Mike Keller.

PLAYER OF THE YEARAlex Palomarez, Menlo

DEFENDER:Jesus Hernandez, Holy Names

NEWCOMER:Tomas Michael, Holy Names

FRESHMAN:Eric Angell, Menlo

COACH:Mike Keller, Menlo

Name

School

Ht.

YR

Pos

Hometown

Will Akers

CSU Maritime

5-10

SR

GK

Truckee, California

Eric Angell

Menlo

JR

D

Redwood City, California

Matheus Barbosa

Menlo

SR

MF

Goiania, Brazil

George Dick

CSU Maritime

6-2

SR

F

Oakland, California

Kurt Grinsell

William Jessup

JR

D

Rocklin, California

Michael Guzman

Simpson

6-0

SR

MF

Downey, California

Jesus Hernandez

Holy Names

5-9

SR

D

Oakland, California

Rasmus Larsson

Holy Names

5-10

JR

MF

Laholm, Sweden

Tomas Michael

Holy Names

5-8

FR

MF

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Alex Palomarez

Menlo

JR

GK

Fremont, California

Eric Tilbury

Menlo

SO

D

San Jose, California

Zlatko Tomic

Holy Names

6-3

SR

F

Split, Croatia

Alex Vukic

Menlo

5-11

JR

F

Menlo Park, California

Sam Zipperstein

Menlo

5-10

SR

MF

Mountain View, California