It’s been another incredibly successful year for our Student Athletes in the United States and Canada.

We celebrate their achievements below:

Marc Russell – Central Methodist University Assistant Coach: Marc won the 2018 NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship with Central Methodist University in his role as Assistant Coach.

Gregor Watson – Rocky Mountain College: Senior Team Captain, Gregor, led by example in leading his team to the Cascade Collegiate Conference Tournament Championship before leading them on to the Q-Finals of the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship and was honoured as an All-Conference Selection by the Cascade Collegiate Conference. Additionally, Gregor was named Conference Defender of the Year and was also picked as an NAIA Honourable All-American.

Rhys Wallace – University of Illinois Springfield: Rhys was honoured by the United Soccer Coaches (USC) as an NCAA Division II All-Midwest Region recipient, which was announced by the USC last week.Additionally, Rhys earned first-team all-region honours, becoming the first first-team all-region selection in the University of Illinois Springfield program history. Wallace received Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) second-team all-Midwest Region honours in November. The senior defender from Kilmarnock, Scotland was named to the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) all-conference first team, becoming the first player in program history to earn first-team all-conference recognition and the first player to in program history to receive all-conference honours in multiple years.

Lenny Wilson – St Johns University: Lenny was named as the United Soccer Coaches (formerly NSCAA) National Player of the Week in November.

Jack Simpson – Cape Breton University: Jack became a back to back AUS (Atlantic University Sport) Champion with Cape Breton University and picked up a Silver Medal at the University Sport Canada National Championship. He was also picked in the inaugural Canadian Premier League Draft by Professional side Valour FC in Winnipeg, Canada.

Lewis White – Cape Breton University: Lewis became a back to back AUS (Atlantic University Sport) Champion with Cape Breton University and picked up a Silver Medal at the University Sport Canada National Championship. He was also picked in the inaugural Canadian Premier League Draft by Professional side Valour FC in Winnipeg, Canada.

Euan Bauld – Cape Breton University: Euan became a back to back AUS (Atlantic University Sport) Champion with Cape Breton University and picked up a Silver Medal at the University Sport Canada National Championship.

Michael Gould – Cape Breton University: Michael became a back to back AUS (Atlantic University Sport) Champion with Cape Breton University and picked up a Silver Medal at the University Sport Canada National Championship.

Sam Davidson – Rocky Mountain College: Sam helped his side to win the Cascade Collegiate Conference Tournament Championship and played a big role in leading the team to the Q-Finals of the NAIA Men’s Soccer National Championship in Irvine, California.

Lauren Leslie – University of Houston Victoria: Senior Team Captain, Lauren, was selected to the United Soccer Coaches All-Southwest Region Team after a terrific season at the University of Houston Victoria in Texas.

Ollie Smith – Goshen University: Junior Student Athlete Ollie Smith was honoured as a Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete award at Goshen College in Indiana. To qualify for the Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athlete award, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 on a 4.0 academic scale whilst competing in collegiate sports.

Danny Cameron – Emmanuel College: Danny Cameron was named as an NCCAA 3rd Team All-American. Additionally, Danny, of Edinburgh, Scotland, was also honoured as a South All-Region Team Select.

Blair Springhall – Emmanuel College: Senior Student Athlete Blair Springhall on being named as an NCCAA Scholar Athlete. In order to be nominated by an institution’s head coach or sports information director, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.5 – 4.0 on an academic scale whilst competing in their sport.

Andy Dunnett – Emmanuel College: Senior Goalkeeper, Andy, was named to the NCCAA South All-Region Team.

Joseph Bell – Emmanuel College: Junior Defender, Joseph, was named to the NCCAA South All-Region Team.

 

 

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