didn't see the Cougars thread (I probably missed it), but just received from the MISL. Tony Ronnie Ekelund Named to MISL All-Star Team Photo Credit: Fritz Chin Photography, Inc. WESTPORT, CONN.—The Major Indoor Soccer League (MISL) has announced the names of the 16 players selected to represent the MISL at the 2006 MISL All-Star Game at Milwaukee’s U.S. Cellular Arena on Saturday, February 11, 2006. For the first time, the League’s signature mid-season event will feature a collection of MISL All-Stars competing against the Mexican Federation’s National Futbol Rapido team. Players included on this year’s MISL team were selected exclusively through a voting process that concluded Monday night and polled MISL team officials and members of the media, with ballots equally representing each MISL club. California Cougars’ Team Captain, Ronnie Ekelund, was named to the All-Star team, marking the inaugural debut of the Cougars on an MISL All-Star Team: Ronnie Ekelund Birthdate: 8/21/72 Position: Forward Height/Weight: 5’11”, 180 Hometown: Glostrup, Denmark MISL Experience: 1 year Other: •Former San Jose Earthquakes teammate of Head Coach Troy Dayak •Played in the top soccer leagues in the world •Represented Denmark,1992 Olympic Games, Barcelona, Spain Beginning Sunday, January 22, MISL fans will assume control when the MISL All-Star team’s starting line-up will be selected by visitors to www.MISL.net, where online voting will determine the starting six. Results of the online voting, which will conclude on Sunday, February 5, at 11:59 p.m. (EST), will be revealed at the Fiesta Garibaldi Commissioner’s Dinner on Friday, February 10, when Cousins Subs 2006 MISL All-Star Weekend, presented by Time Warner Cable, kicks off in Milwaukee, the home of the defending MISL Champion Wave. The following players will represent the MISL at the All-Star Game. The panel of voters was asked to select two goalkeepers, six defenders, and eight forwards/midfielders. All active MISL clubs are represented on the roster. There were no unanimous selections. However, Milwaukee forward Greg Howes and Baltimore forward Adauto Neto were selected on more than 90 percent of the ballots. GOALKEEPERS (2): Brett Phillips, St. Louis Steamers Nick Vorberg, Milwaukee Wave DEFENDERS (6): Lazo Alavanja, Chicago Storm Troy Dusosky, Milwaukee Wave Danny Kelly, Baltimore Blast Pat Morris, Philadelphia KIXX Matt Schmidt, Milwaukee Wave P.J. Wakefield, Baltimore Blast FORWARDS/MIDFIELDERS (8): James Beasley, St. Louis Steamers Guilaino Celenza, Baltimore Blast Shaun David, St. Louis Steamers Todd Dusosky, Milwaukee Wave Ronnie Ekelund, California Cougars Greg Howe, Milwaukee Wave Novica Marojevic, Chicago Storm Adauto Neto, Baltimore Blast In addition, prior to the voting, St. Louis Steamers defender Genoni Martinez, and Chicago Storm forwards Byron Alvarez and Jorge Valle—all Mexico City natives—were selected by, and will compete for the Mexican Federation’s National Futbol Rapido Team. A complete team roster has not yet been released. Visit www.MISL.net for updates and to vote for the MISL All-Star starters beginning on Sunday, January 22, 2006. The MISL coaching staff will be announced on Thursday, January 19.