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Men's Soccer Earns Academic Honors

Dec. 10, 2007

MISSION, Kan. - The Gonzaga University men's soccer team has been honored for the fifth straight year by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America as one of 113 intercollegiate men's teams to receive the NSCAA Academic Award which recognizes team grade point average of 3.0 and above for the 2006-07 academic year.

Gonzaga's 3.23 team GPA ranked tied for 21st out the 113 men's teams making the list. The Bulldogs were one of just three schools on the west coast to receive the honor.

Earlier this season Bulldog senior forward George Josten earned ESPN The Magazine/College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) Academic All-America men's soccer first team honors for the second straight year. He was a third-team selection as a sophomore. He carries a 3.83 GPA in civil engineering.

2006-07 NSCAA/adidas Men's Socer Team Academic Award

School, Coach, GPAAdelphi University, Carlo Acquista, 3.34Alabama A&M University, Salah Yousif, 3.08Anderson University, Scott Fridley, 3.21Augsburg College, Greg Holker, 3.20Baldwin-Wallace University, Reid Ayers, 3.11Barry University, Steve McCrath, 3.09Bates College, George Purgavie, 3.11Bellarmine University, Tim Chastonay, 3.04Benedictine College, Rob Herringer, 3.08Berry College, Richard Vardy, 3.09Binghamton University, Paul Marco, 3.26Birmingham-Southern College, Preston Goldfarb, 3.17Bradley University, Jim DeRose, 3.01Brown University, Michael Noonan, 3.19Bucknell University, Brendan Nash, 3.25California-Santa Cruz, University of, Dan Chamberlain, 3.25Campbell University, Doug Hess, 3.19Carleton College, Bob Carlson, 3.35Case Western Reserve University, Dan Palmer, 3.36Chicago, University of, Scott Wiercinski, 3.23Clemson University, Trevor Adair, 3.06Coe College, Homer Screws, 3.10Colby College, Mark Serdjenian, 3.15Colgate University, Erik Ronning, 3.24Colorado College, Horst Richardson, 3.36Cornell University, Bryan Scales, 3.27Dana College, Shad Beam, 3.20Dartmouth College, Jeff Cook, 3.35Dayton, University of, Dennis Currier, 3.10Drake University, Sean Holmes, 3.08Duke University, John Rennie, 3.22Duquesne University, Jake Ouimet, 3.10Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Ariz.), James Barlow, 3.31Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University (Fla.), David Gregson, 3.53Emerson College, Jared Scarpaci, 3.30Evansville, University of, Mike Jacobs, 3.04Fairleigh Dickinson University, Seth Roland, 3.30Florida Southern College, Hugh Seyfarth, 3.16Furman University, Doug Allison, 3.00George Fox University, Manfred Tschan, 3.17GONZAGA UNIVERSITY, Einar Thorarinsson, 3.23Greensboro College, Bill Brady, 3.11Grinnell College, Brian Jaworski, 3.11Haverford College, Joe Amorim, 3.41Houghton College, Matthew Webb, 3.09Huntingdon College, Kevin Ray, 3.06Indianapolis, University of, John Griffin, 3.23IUPUI, Steve Franklin, 3.12Johns Hopkins University, Matt Smith, 3.30La Salle University, Patrick Farrell, 3.16Lafayette College, Dennis Bohn, 3.15Lawrence University, Blake Johnson, 3.10Lincoln Memorial University, Helio D'Anna, 3.05Loyola University Chicago, Brendan Eitz, 3.15Loyola Marymount University, Paul Krumpe, 3.05Luther College, Doug Mello, 3.18Lynn University, Shaun Pendleton, 3.28Macalester College, John Leaney, 3.37Manhattanville College, Didier Orellana, 3.26Marshall University, Bob Gray, 3.08Maryville College, Pepe Fernandez, 3.11Maryville University of St. Louis, Eric Delabar, 3.12Memphis, University of, Richie Grant, 3.12Mercer University, Tom Melville, 3.08Milwaukee School of Engineering, Jimmy Banks, 3.11Montana State university-Billings, Daniel McNally, 3.18Mount Olive College, Jerry Riggs, 3.17Mount Union College, John Witkoski, 3.02New Hampshire, University of, Rob Thompson, 3.01New Mexico, University of, Jeremy Fishbein, 3.22North Park University, John Born, 3.14Northwestern University, Tim Lenahan, 3.10Notre Dame, University of, Bobby Clark, 3.11Ohio Wesleyan University, Dr. Jay Martin, 3.00Ozarks, University of the, Dave DeHart, 3.06Pennsylvania, University of, Rudy Fuller, 3.05Penn State University, Barry Gorman, 3.19Principia, The, Travis Brantingham, 3.40Quinnipiac University, Eric DaCosta, 3.2Radford University, Spencer Smith, 3.06Regis University, Keith Tiemeyer, 3.12Rhodes College, Andy Marcinko, 3.05Rider University, Russ Fager, 3.13Rochester, University of, Chris Apple, 3.07Rockhurst University, Tony Tocco, 3.21Saint Francis, University of, Mitch Ellisen, 3.07Saint Michael's College, Wade Jean, 3.13St. Edward's University, Brian Young, 3.05State University of New York at Geneseo, Mike Mooney, 3.28Susquehanna University, Jim Findlay, 3.18United States Military Academy, Kurt Swanbeck, 3.14Upper Iowa University, Brian Bahl, 3.22Valparaiso University, Mike Avery, 3.04Vermont, University of, Jesse Cormier, 3.14Walsh University, Tim Mead, 3.20Washington & Lee University, Rolf Piranian, 3.18Wilkes University, Phil Wingert, 3.12William Jewell College, Chris Cissell, 3.01Winthrop University, Jon Coleman, 3.14Wisconsin-Milwaukee, University of, Jon Coleman, 3.05Wisconsin-Parkside, University of, Rick Kilps, 3.11