Fri, Nov. 25, 2011 - [Men's Soccer]
Central, SC - The Soccer Lions had three players selected to the 2011 NCCAA All-Region Team. Tom Butler (Birmingham, England), Eddie Green (Birmingham, England) and Jonathan Faile (Clover, SC) all earned spots on the 2011 NCCAA South All-Region Team.
Butler, a junior forward, scored 14 goals and tallied 6 assists. Tom lead the team with 34 points. Butler also ranked in the Top 5 in the NCCAA in goals scored and points per game.
This is the second year in a row that Faile has earned the NCCAA All-Region honors. Faile played in all 20 games of the season, scoring 8 goals and tallying 1 assist. Jonathan ranked third on the team with 17 points.
"Tom and Jonny both had solid seasons in front of goal. These two guys combined to score half of our goals this season. I'm happy these guys were recognized for their contributions to the team and I'm looking forward to watching them continue to grow as players," comments Head Coach Scott Borchers.
Green captained the Lions as a sophomore. Eddie scored 3 goals and tallied 2 assists as a defender.
"Greeny had a fantastic year. He showed a lot of maturity in his leadership role and played at an extremely high level everyday. He is a top notch defender and is a threat in our attack. I am very proud of all of these guys for their honors," comments Head Coach Scott Borchers.