Bettner named to preseason all-RMAC team
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs senior midfielder Jeff Bettner was named to the preseason all-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conferenceâ€TMs team, the RMAC announced Tuesday.
The rest of the Mountain Lions fared less favorably in the preseason coachesâ€TM poll, being selected to finish seventh in the eight-team RMAC.
Division II powerhouse Fort Lewis was picked to win the RMAC in a vote of conference coaches. Regis was picked second and Metro State was third.
Bettner, who scored four goals in 2007, heads a young UCCS roster under first-year coach Henry Ellis. The Mountain Lions will field a team of three seniors, three juniors, 13 sophomores and 10 freshmen.
2008 Menâ€TMs Soccer Preseason All-RMAC Team
F Nathan Kafer, Regis (Sophomore, 5-7)
MF Jeff Jennings, Fort Lewis (Junior, 6-1)
F Eric Anderson, Mesa State (Senior, 5-10)
MF Ola Sandquist, Metro State (Senior, 5-10)
MF Kellen Johnson, Metro State (Senior, 5-8)
D Danny Terrill, Regis (Senior, 5-10)
D Jason Decker, Colorado Mines (Senior, 5-8)
MF Jeff Bettner, UC-Colorado Springs (Senior, 6-0)
F Sterling Copeland, Regis (Sophomore, 6-0)
D Jamie Cunningham, Fort Lewis (Junior, 6-2)
GK Ryan Vickery, Metro State (Senior, 6-1)
Players are listed in order of points received.
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