Aug. 23, 2011
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By Jordean Matthews
ORLANDO, Fla. (UCFathletics.com) - UCF's men's soccer player Warren Creavalle (Acworth, Ga.) has been named a Preseason All-American by Soccer America and ranked No. 45 in the nation by TopDrawerSoccer.com. Earlier this season, College Soccer News named Creavalle to their Preseason All-American Second Team.
Creavalle is one of three Knights ranked in the Top 100 by TopDrawerSoccer.com and one of only six Conference USA players to make the list. UCF senior Kevan George (Roxborough, Trinidad) topped the list for the Black and Gold ranked No. 37, while junior Nik Robson (Auckland, New Zealand) landed at No. 76.
Last season, Creavalle finished with four goals and four assists for 12 points for the Knights. He was named to the All-C-USA First Team, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America First Team and the Performance Subaru All-South Region First Team.
George and Robson were also named to the All-C-USA First Team and landed on the NSCAA/Performance Subaru All-South Region Third Team. Robson ended the 2010 season with 11 goals and nine assists for 31 points. He was a perfect 4-for-4 on penalty kicks during the season. George finished with four assists.
Other C-USA teams ranked were SMU (No. 28, No.58) and South Carolina (No. 75).
The Knights begin the regular season Aug. 26 at Jacksonville beginning at 7 p.m. They return home Sept. 2 for their home opener on Sept. 2 against UMass.