Nov. 2, 2006
SPOKANE, Wash. - Gonzaga University junior forward George Josten has been named to the ESPN The Magazine College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) District VIII All-Academic men's soccer team for a second straight year.
Josten carries a 3.85 GPA in civil engineering. The native of Idaho Falls, Idaho, was a third team ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-America selection last season.
Josten is currently tied for the West Coast Conference lead in goals with 9 and points with 22 after leading the WCC in both categories in 2005 with 12 goals and 29 points.
Josten will now go on the national ballot for Academic All-America honors. He was one of five West Coast Conference student-athletes on the 12-member District VIII team.
GK - Charles Alamo, UC Riverside, Jr., San Luis Obispo, Calif., 3.67, Political Science
MF - Brett Gardner, Oregon State, Jr., Portland, Ore., 3.92, Business Administration
MF - George John, Washington, So., Shoreline, Wash., 3.66, Business Administration
MF - Lucas Egenwall Oregon State, Sr., Falkenberg, Sweden, 3.83, Business Administration
D - Matt Marquess, Santa Clara, Jr.. Palo Alto, Calif., 3.75, Finance
D - Matt Hatzke, Santa Clara, Jr., San Jose, Calif., 3.77, Marketing
D - Alex Christlieb, Saint Mary's, Sr., Ashland, Ore., 3.57, Business Administration
D - Daniel Leach, Oregon State, So., Scarborough, Australia, 3.65, Business Administration
F - George Josten, Gonzaga, Jr., Idaho Falls, Idaho, 3.85, Civil Engineering
F - Eugene Brooks, CS Fullerton, Sr., El Paso, Texas, 3.84, Bio-chemistry
F - David Niemeyer, Loyola Marymount, Sr., Long Beach, Calif., 3.81, Political Science