Cal-Pac releases all-conference men's soccer team

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Two brothers from Oak Ridge High School earned all-conference selection in the California Pacific Conference last week.


Senior Alex Barclay was a member of the first team, while his brother, Pat, received honorable mention. The brothers play their college soccer at William Jessup University.


The WJU men’s soccer team finished on a positive note in an upset victory over Holy Names University. The Warriors, who finished third in the conference with a 7-4-1 record, placed three placed three players on the California Pacific Conference first team, two on the second team and had four players receive honorable mention honors.


The Warriors had three representatives on the first team - seniors Barclay, Ricky Ward and Curtis Griffin.


A pair of Lincoln natives were also honored as Oscar Ruiz, who plays for Holy Names University, was on the second team and Jordan Nakasone of William Jessup received honorable mention.



California Pacific Conference men’s soccer All-Conference team:

Player of the Year: Mustafa Celik, Holy Names

Defender of the Year: Jesus Hernandez, Holy Names

Newcomer of the Year: Roberto Zevallos, Holy Names

Freshman of the Year: Randy Castanza, Pacific Union

Co-coaches of the Year: Jesus Medina, Pacific Union and Adam Christodoulou, CSU Maritime


First team:

Alex Barclay, senior forward, William Jessup (Oak Ridge High)

Randy Castanza, freshman goalkeeper, Pacific Union

Mustafa Celik, senior forward, Holy Names

Curtis Griffin, senior midfielder, William Jessup

Jesus Hernandez, sophomore defender, Holy Names

Said Karimzad, senior forward, Menlo

Dominic Mitchell, senior defender, Menlo

Brandon Voigt, junior midfielder, Pacific Union

Ricky Ward, senior forward, William Jessup

Liam Whealan, junior forward, Holy Names

Shea Whealan, junior defender, Holy Names

Roberto Zevallos, junior midfielder, Holy Names


Second team:

Will Akers, senior goalkeeper, CSU Maritime

Alberto Benitez, senior defender, Pacific Union

Noel Bati, senior defender, William Jessup

Jeff Dunn, freshman goalkeeper, William Jessup

Cesar Garcia, senior forward, Menlo

Todd Hanson, senior defender, Bethany

Bernardo Horne, freshman defender, Menlo

Edrei Mauries, sophomore forward, Pacific Union

Oscar Ruiz, junior defender, Holy Names (Lincoln)

Jonathan Tinjaca, senior forward, Holy Names

Chao Xiong, junior defender, Simpson


William Jessup honorable mention: Pat Barclay (Oak Ridge High), Mark Creamer (Grass Valley), Tyler McKean, Jordan Nakasone (Lincoln)