Eagles' Duo Leads All-Ocean League Selections

Cory Lund and Nolan Roles, El Segundo

Sophomore attack Cory Lund (pictured, left) and senior middie helped lead to the Ocean League championship this season, and they were named by coaches this week as the league’s Most Valuable Player (Roles) and Offensive Player of the Year (Lund).

The duo was among nine Eagles named All-Ocean League, including three named to the first team: Senior attack , sophomore middie and senior goalie . Coach of El Segundo (13-5) was named Coach of the Year.

League runner-up (7-11) had seven players named all-league, led by Most Outstanding Player Elliot Stanger, a senior midfielder. The Centaurs also have first-team selections in junior attack , senior middie and junior LSM .

Peter Pina, Nick Vu and Elliot Stanger, Culver City
From left, Peter Pina, Nick Vu and Elliot Stanger of Culver City.

had five honorees, including first-team selections at attack in senior and sophomore and at LSM in sophomore . Dragons freshman middie was named to the second-team, the only freshman recognized on the list of 25 players.

Beverly Hills senior middie , who will play at NCAA Division I Loyola next year, also made the first team, as did junior defender .

Fifteen of the 25 players selected All-Ocean League are underclassmen, which bodes well for the strength of the league going forward.

John Lang, Daniel Ball, Cayman Barber and Jake Barone of El Segundo
From left, John Lang, Daniel Ball, and Jake Barone of El Segundo.

Here is the complete 2015 All-Ocean League team:

Most Valuable Player: Nolan Roles, senior, El Segundo
Offensive Player of the Year: Cory Lund, sophomore, El Segundo
Most Outstanding: Elliot Stanger, senior, Culver City
Coach of the Year: Brooks Roscoe, El Segundo

First Team
Attack
John Lang, senior, El Segundo
Peter Pina, junior, Culver City
Parker Furlong, sophomore, Santa Monica
Ian Ferrara, senior, Santa Monica

Midfield
Daniel Ball, sophomore, El Segundo
Nick Vu, senior, Culver City
Sammy Edwards, senior, Beverly Hills

Defense
Anthony Overton (LSM), junior, Culver City
Bradley Hall (LSM), sophomore, Santa Monica
Spencer Farina, junior, Downey

Goalie
Jake Barone, senior, El Segundo

Anthony Overton, Cole Thompson, Elijah Zavala and Sky Rice of Culver Cit
From left, Anthony Overton, , and of Culver City.

Second Team
Attack
Kyle Kennedy, sophomore, Santa Monica
, senior, Beverly Hills

Midfield
Rory Cochrane, sophomore, El Segundo
Sky Rice, sophomore, Culver City
Griffin James, freshman, Santa Monica
, senior, Downey

Defense
, senior, El Segundo
Cayman Barber, sophomore, El Segundo
, senior, El Segundo
Elijah Zavala, sophomore, Culver City

Goalie
Cole Thompson, junior, Culver City

Author: Jim Loftus

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