Herrera and Lavie Selected to NSCAA All-America Third Team
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - On Friday, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced its 2013 NSCAA/Continental Tire Division II Men's All-America Team. The Lions' Edgar Herrera and Chris Lavie were named to the third team.
Herrera, a native of Four Oaks, N.C., earned All-SSC First Team honors. The senior midfielder scored the game-winning goal in double-overtime in the regular-season finale to defeat Rollins for the SSC regular-season title.
Lavie, a native of Saint Michel Sur Orge, France, also earned All-SSC First Team accolades. The defender helped anchor the Lions' back that recorded six shutouts and allowed a 1.06 goals against average.
The only other member of the Sunshine State Conference selected to the All-America squad was Rollins' Walker Hume.
For the complete list of All-America selections, see below.
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2013 NSCAA/Continental Tire NCAA Division II Men's All-America
GK - Josh Cohen, UC San Diego
D - Phil Cutler, Notre Dame (Ohio)
D - Walker Hume, Rollins
D - Callum Williams, Southern New Hampshire
M - Thiago Andrade, Queens (N.C.)
M - Maricio Medina, Lindenwood
M - Jonathan Watkin, LIU Post
F - Eivind Austbo, LIU Post
F - Ngwese Ebangwese, Indianapolis
F - Aris Nukic, Lindenwood
F - Pierre Omanga, Southern New Hampshire
GK - Alec Pickett, Lewis
D - Alec Arsht, UC San Diego
D - Magnus Kristensen, Simon Fraser
D - Dominic Samuel, Southern New Hampshire
M - Andisheh Bagheri, UC San Diego
M - Chris Bargholz, Simon Fraser
M - Vinny Caccavale, NYIT
F - Tesho Akindele, Colorado Mines
F - Billy Forbes,Lubbock Christian
F - Kenny Hogg, Palm Beach Atlantic
F - Llija Llic, Young Harris
F - Fernando Silveira, West Florida
F - Fernando Martinez, Mercyhurst
GK - Fermin Hughes, Lindenwood
D - Paco Craig, Young Harris
D - Chris Lavie, Saint Leo
D - Rodney Mays, Lindenwood
M - Tyson Crim, Chico State
M - Edgar Herrera, Saint Leo
M - Martin Lange, Notre Dame (Ohio)
F - Ross Frame, Carson-Newman
F - Mark Magee, Rockhurst
F - Martin Maybin, Regis
F - Adam Mitchell, Notre Dame (Ohio)
F - Andrew Weishaar, Western Washington
F - Oktay Bulut, Azusa Pacific