Patterson named to PDL's All-League team
GREENSBORO, NC - UNC Greensboro senior Randi Patterson has been named to the PDL's All-League squad for his outstanding performance with the Carolina Dynamo this summer.
Patterson, a forward from Hackensack, NJ, led the Dynamo to the PDL regular season crown with an unbeaten mark of 14-0-2. The Dynamo also advanced to the third round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, losing a 4-2 match to MLS's Houston Dynamo.
For the summer, Patterson led the Dynamo in scoring. In 14 matches, he recorded 33 points on 15 goals and three assists. His 33 points and 15 goals were third-best in the PDL.
Listed below are the PDL All-League selections.
PDL All-League Team Selections (courtesy USLSoccer.com)
Goalkeeper – Eric Reed (Southern California Seahorses)
Reed captured the Goalkeeper of the Year honor for a league-low goals against average of 0.62 this season. Headed into his senior season at UCLA, the three-year Bruin starter helped guide the Southern California Seahorses to the regular season division title for the first time, posting a record of 12-3-0 over the course of his 15 games played in his third year with the club. Reed has improved each year, going 6-6-2 in 14 games for a GAA of 2.46 in his first season to a mark of 9-3-1 in 13 games with a GAA of 1.10 in his second year with the Seahorses.
Defender – Osei Telesford (Carolina Dynamo)
Telesford helped lead the Dynamo to an unbeaten 14-0-2 record, capturing the regular season championship. He saw action in 12 games this season for the Dynamo, helping lead the side to the third-lowest goals allowed total with only 12 given up in 16 games. He also contributed one goal on the offensive end.
Defender – David Horst (Virginia Beach Submariners)
Horst helped lead the expansion side to the Mid Atlantic Division championship with a 10-5-1 record on the season. The team allowed only 19 goals on the season with Horst seeing action in 14 games and providing one goal.
Defender – Mike Mitchinson (Cape Cod Crusaders)
A club usually known for its offensive prowess, the Crusaders finished with the second-lowest goals allowed total of 10, one more than league-leading Southern California. Mitchinson played in 12 games for the Crusaders and, like his colleagues, scored one goal on the season.
Midfielder – Hunter West (Bradenton Academics)
West led his side in scoring with 14 goals and four assists in 15 games to guide the Academics to the Southeast Division title with a record of 11-4-1. He ranked fourth in the league in points and goals.
Midfielder – Nate Jafta (Michigan Bucks)
Current PDL finalist Michigan Bucks midfielder Nate Jafta got off to an excellent start in his PDL career by finishing the season as the Assist Leader in his first campaign, netting 11 over the course of the season. Heading into his second season at Lindsey Wilson College, the South African scored seven goals and had three assists as a freshman last year before joining one of the perennial powerhouses in the PDL.
Midfielder – Tomas Boltnar (Des Moines Menace)
Boltnar has basically become an automatic selection for All-League and a contender for the league Most Valuable Player honor. The two-time winner of the MVP award had another stellar season leading the defending champions back to the playoffs despite difficult competition, registering seven goals and eight assists to lead the team in scoring. He also ranked tied for second in the league assist table behind Jafta.
Midfielder – Brock Trejo (BYU Cougars)
The BYU Cougars nearly captured their first division title, but settled for their first playoff appearance courtesy of Trejo. He helped guide the team to the postseason with a team-leading seven goals on the season, playing in all 16 matches.
Forward – John Cunliffe (Boulder Rapids Reserve)
Boulder Rapids Reserve forward John Cunliffe took the league’s Scoring Championship honor with 41 points on the season from 18 goals and five assists. The English striker from Fort Lewis College has seen tremendous success through three years of college play but had his breakout year in the PDL this season after registering just two goals and four assists last year in six games with Boulder.
Forward – Frederick Moojen (Augusta Fireball)
Moojen finished tied with Cunliffe for the Goal Scoring Championship with their league-leading 18 goals this season. He also finished tied for the Goal Scoring Championship last season with 18 goals while also claiming the Scoring Championship with 43 points while playing for the Cocoa Expos. This year, he notched his 18 in 15 games along with three assists.
Forward – Randi Patterson (Carolina Dynamo)
Patterson finished the season third in points and goals in the league with 33 points and 15 goals in 14 matches played, guiding the Dynamo to the fourth-best goal scoring total in the league, which proved the difference in the goal differential tiebreaker for the regular season title.
2006 Premier Development League All-Conference Teams
G – Evan Bush – Chicago Fire Premier
D – Deno Merrick – St Louis Lions
D – Danilo Oliveira – Des Moines Menace
D – Serghino Sandy – Indiana Invaders
M – Tomas Boltnar – Des Moines Menace
M – Nate Jafta – Michigan Bucks
M – Josh Tudela – Kalamazoo Kingdom
M – Sinisa Ubiparipovic – Chicago Fire Premier
F – John Cunliffe – Boulder Rapids Reserve
F – Jake Stacy – West Michigan Edge
F – Kenny Uzoigwe – Michigan Bucks
G – Brian Levey – Cape Cod Crusaders
D – David Horst – Virginia Beach Mariners
D – Mike Mitchinson – Cape Cod Crusaders
D – Graham Munro – Cape Cod Crusaders
M – Geoffrey Cameron – Rhode Island Stingrays
M – Jared Kent – Virginia Beach Submariners
M – Matt Lacey – Richmond Kickers Future
M – Frederick Schramm – Westchester Flames
F – David Bulow – Cape Cod Crusaders
F – Byron Carmichael – Ocean City Barons
F – Kevin Omokhua – Ottawa Fury
G – Ryan Shaughnessy – Laredo Heat
D – Darius Barnes – Raleigh Elite
D – Hugo Samano – El Paso Patriots
D – Anthony Santiago – Central Florida Kraze
D – Osei Telesford – Carolina Dynamo
M – John Drummond – Atlanta Silverbacks U23s
M – Wells Thompson – Carolina Dynamo
M – Hunter West – Bradenton Academics
F – Ben Hunter – Carolina Dynamo
F – Frederick Moojen – Augusta Fireball
F – Randi Patterson – Carolina Dynamo
G – Eric Reed – Southern California Seahorses
D – James Giebelhaus – Abbotsford Rangers
D – Anthony Griffiths – Cascade Surge
D – Ken Ojuka – BYU Cougars
M – Fabricio Codeciera – Fresno Fuego
M – Lyle Martin – Bakersfield Brigade
M – JT Searles – Southern California Seahorses
M – Brock Trejo – BYU Cougars
F – Anthony Hamilton – Orange County Blue Star
F – Chris Sardon – Yakima Reds
F – Cameron Wilson – Abbotsford Rangers
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