Nov. 30, 2010
SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - UC Santa Barbara senior Milos Golic earned his third consecutive All-Mountain Pacific Sports Federation First Team honor and fourth overall all-conference nod the league announced on Tuesday. Senior Zsombor Vincze was also honored by the MPSF with Honorable Mention accolades for the third time in his career.
Golic led UCSB in goals this year with 60 and was second in the MPSF with an average of 2.61 goals per game. The native of Belgrade, Serbia led the team in scoring in 16 of its 24 contests and had 16 games with multiple goals, including 10 contests with a hat trick or more. He also led the team for assists, steals and ejections earned.
Golic finished his career as the most prolific scorer in UCSB history. His 272 career goals topped the previous school record of 244 set by Larry Mouchawar in 1983.
The All-MPSF First Team selection is Golic's third straight. He was named the MPSF Newcomer of the Year and All-MPSF Second Team during his freshman season in 2007.
Vincze earned Honorable Mention accolades after notching 33 goals on the season, good for second on the team. His 1.5 goals per game average, meanwhile, ranks 15th in the conference. The native of Szeged, Hungary scored in 17 contests this year and had 11 multiple-goal games. He was also second on the team for steals, field blocks and ejections earned.
Vincze was also an Honorable Mention pick during his freshman and sophomore seasons. The senior finished his career at UCSB with 156 goals, which is tied sixth all-time in the Gaucho record book.
USC goalkeeper Joel Dennerley was named the MPSF Player of the Year while Pacific's Balazs Erdelyi was named Newcomer of the Year. Trojan head coach Jovan Vavic was selected as the MPSF Coach of the Year.
The Gauchos finished the season with a 12-12 overall record and a sixth-place finish at the MPSF Tournament last weekend.