Seven Tigers Earn All-NCAC Honors
November 9, 2012
|Andy Morrison||Andrew Desmarais|
Greencastle, Ind. - Seven DePauw student-athletes have been selected to the All-North Coast Athletic Conference Men’s Soccer Teams in voting by the conference’s head coaches.
Sophomore forward Andy Morrison (Bristol, IN/Northridge) and senior defender Andrew Desmarais (Wilmette, Ill/New Trier) were named to the All-NCAC First Team.
Morrison leads the team with 11 goals and has three assists for a team-high of 25 points. Morrison has four game winning scores including one against Hiram to send the Tigers into the conference championships. He was a second team selection in 2011.
Desmarais helped the team’s defensive efforts that led to 10 shutouts and a goals against average of 0.83. The Tigers have only allowed 17 goals in 19 games, and have kept their opponents out of the net in every overtime appearance.
Junior forward George Elliott (Naperville, Ill/Benet Academy), senior midfielder Matt Schoenfeld (Brownsburg, Ind/Cathedral) and senior goalkeeper Tony Halterman (Dyer, Ind/Lake Central) earned second team honors.
Elliott is tied for the team lead six assists and has three goals on the year for 12 total points. Schoenfeld has been a strong player in the midfield for the Tigers and has one assist on the season. Both were second team honorees last season.
Halterman has helped the team to a 13-1-5 record by only allowing 17 goals on the year. He's posted a 0.84 goals against average with nine shutouts and 57 saves.
Sophomore forward Nate Snyder (Carmel, Ind/Carmel) and senior midfielder Dean Weaver (Carmel, Ind/Carmel) received honorable mention honors.
The Tigers finished the regular season in second place before knocking off Hiram and top-seed Ohio Wesleyan for their second consecutive NCAC Tournament title. DePauw opens NCAA play today against Calvin in a match at Dominican University (Ill.).
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