Tempo’s First XI (the Pre-Morrison Years)
Last week, Tempo’s Top Ten looked at the best eleven in Creighton Soccer history during the Morrison Stadium Era. This week, Tempo’s Top Ten presents the best eleven from the pre-Morrison Stadium Era.
Where do I begin? The history in this program might be unmatched, and I would line these guys up in a 3-4-3. There’s too much firepower to keep any one of these guys off.
LF: Keith DeFini (1990-1993): NSCAA 1st team All-American 1993 & MVC POY 1993, All time leader in Points & Goals at Creighton.
CF: Mike Tranchilla (1999-2002): NSCAA, CSN 1st team All-American 2002, HM in 1999. 2nd All time Creighton in Points.
RF: Johnny Torres (1994-1997): Hermann Award Winner 1998, NSCAA 1st team All-American 1996,1997
LM: Ross Paule (1994-1996): MVC Player of the Year 1996, MVC FOY & NOY 1994
CM: Richard Mulrooney (1995-1998): NSCAA 1st team All-American 1998, MVC POY 1998. All time Creighton leader in Assists.
CM: Brian Kamler (1990-1993): NSCAA 1st team All-American 1993, 2nd team 1991, 3rd team 1992. MVC POY 1992
RM: Brian Mullen (1997-2000): NSCAA 2nd team All-American 2000
LB: David Wagenfuhr (2000-2003): CSN 3rd team All-American 2003, MVC 1st team 2001, 2002, 2003
CB: Ira Philson (1990-1993): MVC Defensive Player of the Year 1993, MVC 1st team 1992, 1993
RB: David Wright (1996-1999): NSCAA 1st team All-American 1999, MVC POY 1999. MVC Defensive POY 1997
GK: Jay Fitzgerald (1991-1995): MVC Defensive Player of the Year 1995. MVC 1st team 1993, 1995
Who’s on your list?