Warren Nielsen

Chapman lands two players, UCSB one on MCLA D-I All-America teams

0 - Published May 23, 2013 by in College

Four players with Southland ties earned first-team MCLA All-American honors this season, led by two from Chapman — junior goalie Warren Nielsen and senior defender Jordan Levack.

Warren Nielsen

Chapman goalie Warren Nielsen was one of two Panthers named first-team All-American.

UC Santa Barbara senior midfielder CJ Jacobs and Arizona State sophomore faceoff specialist Zack Handy also earned first-team honors.

In all, 20 players who either play for Southland MCLA teams or who played high school lacrosse in Southern California received mention. Here is a complete list of MCLA Division I players with Southland ties who were honored:

First team
CJ Jacobs, M, Senior, UC Santa Barbara (Los Alamitos HS)
Zack Handy, FOS, Soph., Arizona State (Foothill HS)
Jordan Levack, D, Senior, Chapman (Beckman HS)
Warren Nielsen, G, Junior, Chapman (Lakeridge HS/Lake Oswego, Ore.)

Second team
Hap Knowles, LSM, Senior, Chapman (Torrey Pines HS)

Third team
Timmy Andrews, A, Junior, Chapman (La Costa Canyon HS)
Spencer Price, A, Senior, Texas (Cathedral Catholic HS/San Diego)
Ryan Heidrich, M, Senior, Sonoma State (Rancho Bernardo HS/San Diego)
Ryan Hellmich, M, Senior, Chapman (El Toro HS)

Honorable Mention
Johnny Morgan, A, Junior, UC Santa Barbara (La Costa Canyon HS)
Nicolas Scaramella, FOS, Soph., Sonoma State (La Costa Canyon HS)
Aaron Bucka, M, Junior, UC Santa Barbara (Northwood HS)
Jack Cranston, M, Junior, Colorado (Santa Margarita Catholic HS)
Sean O’Brien, M, Senior, Stanford (Coronado HS/San Diego)
Jeff Carter, DM, Senior, Cal Poly (Davis HS)
Brian Ponzi, DM, Senior, Sonoma State (Mission Viejo HS)
Chance Cooper, D, Freshman, BYU (Foothill HS)
Zach Nichelman, D, Junior, Chapman (De La Salle HS/Concord)
Lucian Dedonatis, LSM, Soph., Grand Canyon (Santa Fe Christian HS/San Diego)
Conrad Carlson, G, Junior, UC Santa Barbara (Clayton Valley HS/Clayton, Calif.)

The full All-America rosters are available at the official MCLA site.

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