Rhett Bernstein Named Soccer America Preseason All-American

Aug. 28, 2008

Providence, RI - Senior Rhett Bernstein (San Diego, CA), a 2008 member of the Missouri Athletic Conference's Hermann Trophy Watch List, has recently been named a Soccer America Preseason Second Team All-American defender.

Bernstein, one of Brown's toughest defenders, helped lead the Bears to a 15-2-1 overall record, including a perfect 7-0-0 mark in Ivy League play in 2007. The Bears claimed its 19th League championship, and made its 23rd NCAA appearance. Bernstein, who was the adidas-Brown Soccer Classic's Defensive MVP, was a First Team All-Ivy member for the second consecutive year. He was also a member of the 2007 MAC's Hermann Trophy Watch List.

The Bears host its annual adidas-Brown Soccer Classic, as Boston College and Villanova are scheduled to play at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 5, and Brown will challenge St. John's immediately following at 7:30 p.m. The tournament concludes with two games on Sunday, Sept. 7, as Boston College takes on St. John's, and Brown will face Villanova at 2:30 p.m.

The Brown men's soccer squad has also been selected to be one of 12 teams to be aired on Fox Soccer Channel this season. Brown will be playing the Dartmouth Big Green at 8:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14.

Schedule of Games on Fox Soccer Channel:

Aug. 29 -- UCLA vs. Maryland - 10:00 p.m.
Sept. 5 -- UC Santa Barbara vs. Kentucky - 11:00 p.m.
Sept. 12 -- Portland vs. Washington - 11:00 p.m.
Sept. 19 -- Stanford vs. Creighton - 11:00 p.m.
Sept. 26 -- Maryland vs. Wake Forest - 8:00 p.m.
Oct. 3 -- Connecticut vs. West Virginia - 8:00 p.m.
Oct. 10 -- South Florida vs. Louisville - 8:00 p.m.
Oct. 17 -- Cal Poly SLO vs. UC Santa Barbara - 11:00 p.m.
Oct. 24 -- Furman vs. College of Charleston - 8:00 p.m.
Oct. 31 -- St. John's vs. Cincinnati - 8:00 p.m.
Nov. 7 -- Army vs. Navy - 8:00 p.m.
Nov. 14 -- Dartmouth vs. Brown - 8:00 p.m.