Dec. 16, 2005
COLUMBIA, S.C. – University of South Carolina senior Greg Reece made College Soccer News’ (www.collegsoccernews.com) 2005 All-America team, the online publication announced Friday. A total of 33 players were selected, and Reece, a defender from Clemmons, N.C., is one 11 players on the third team.
Reece was selected the 2005 Conference USA Defensive Player of the Year in and made the All-South Region first team in 2005. He was named C-USA Defensive Player of the Week (Sept. 26) and selected to the Soccer America (Sept. 29) and Top Drawer Soccer (Sept. 26) National Teams of the Week. The 6-3, 194-pounder earned all-tournament honors at the North Carolina Nike Soccer Classic and the adidas-South Carolina Gamecock Classic. Reece was also a member of the all-Conference USA first team.
Reece was a three-year starter and two-year team captain for the Gamecocks. During his career, South Carolina compiled a 44-29-6 record, including 22 shutouts, played in three NCAA Tournaments. This marks the second straight season a Carolina soccer player has garnered All-America honors. In 2004, goalkeeper Brad Guzan made the National Soccer Coaches’ Association of America second team.
2005 COLLEGE SOCCER NEWS' ALL-AMERICA TEAMSFirst TeamJason Garey - Senior - Forward- MarylandJeff Rowland - Senior - Forward - New MexicoRoss McKenzie - Senior - Forward - AkronCalen Carr - Senior- Forward- CaliforniaBrian Plotkin - Senior - Midfielder - IndianaSacha Kljestan - Junior - Midfielder - Santa ClaraJulius James - Sophomore - Defender - ConnecticutGreg Dalby - Junior - Defender- Notre DameMarvell Wayne - Sophomore - Defender- UCLATally Hall - Junior - Goalkeeper - SDSU
Second TeamBrian Cvilikas- Senior - Forward - Old DominionRandi Patterson - Junior - Forward - UNC-GAaron King - Senior- Forward - NC StateScott Jones - Junior - Midfielder - UNC- GRyan McMahen- Senior- Midfielder- Michigan St.Blake Camp- Senior- Midfielder- DukeJohn DiRaimondo - Junior- Midfielder- St. LouisTyson Wahl - Senior - Defender- CalifoniaMatt Wieland - Senior - Defender- CreightonAndrew Boyens - Junior - Defender - New MexicoNathan Sturgis - Sophomore - Defender - ClemsonChris Dunsheath - Senior - Goalkeeper - Bradley
Third TeamWillie Sims - Junior - Forward - CS NorthridgeDuke Hashimoto - Senior - Forward - SMUJacob Peterson - Junior - Forward - IndianaDavid Walters - Senior - Midfielder - Penn StateSinisa Ubiparipoivic - Junior - Midfielder - AkronJustin Moose - Senior - Midfielder - Wake ForestGraham Munro - Senior - Defender - BinghamtonJohn Latting - Senior - Defender - DavidsonPatrick Ianni - Junior - Defender - UCLAGreg Reece - Senior - Defender - South CarolinaPhil Marfuggi - Junior - Goalkeeper - Clemson