Nov. 2, 2012
SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- University of Portland senior forward Colin Anderson and University of San Diego redshirt sophomore goalkeeper Drew Ilijevski have been named Capital One Academic All-District 8. Ilijevski holds a 3.49 GPA and is working toward his degree in business administration. Anderson is a life science major with a cumulative GPA of 3.5
Ilijevski has been a key to the Toreros' (9-6-0, 7-1-0 WCC) success in West Coast Conference play so far, winning his last seven starts in goal after taking over as the starter on Sept. 30 in a 3-2 win at Saint Mary's. Ilijevski, who has a record of 7-1-0 in goal, has started seven contests this season and appeared in nine overall. He has recorded 28 saves and boasts a goals against average of 1.23, which is fourth best in the WCC this season.
This is the first academic all-district honor of Ilijevski's career. Last season he was a West Coast Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll honoree.
Anderson has two goals and two assists this season for a total of six points. He also has a game-winner, which came at Cal State Fullerton on Aug. 26. Anderson is one of six seniors on Portland's roster and he is set to graduate in May.
--from portlandpilots.com, usdtoreros.com