Three CU-Colorado Springs soccer players named to all-conference team

By Doug Fitzgerald published November 14, 2000

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Senior Joel Whalen, CU-Colorado Springs' captain and defensive anchor, was among three Mountain Lions named to the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference all-conference team.

Joining Whalen on the RMAC's first team was 6-foot-4 defender/midfielder Adam Ewig. The junior frequently dominated opponents by winning balls in the air and using his strength and savvy to take possession on the grown.

Ewig has three goals, including both scores in the Mountain Lions' playoff loss to Colorado School of Mines, and three assists. Whalen scored four goals and added one assist.

Sophomore forward Ryan Slaughter, a graduate of Palmer High School in Colorado Springs, Colo., was named second-team all-conference. Slaughter led CU-Colorado Springs with six goals and 15 points.

Junior Goalkeeper Mike Archuleta, who was the Colorado Springs 5A player of the year at Palmer High School in 1996, senior defender Fred Brown and senior midfielder Manuel Santana were all-conference honorable mention.

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