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The 2012 men's soccer All Mid-South Conference first team
The 2012 men's soccer All Mid-South Conference first team
Posted by Chris Wells - Tue, Nov. 6, 2012 - [ Men's Soccer ] - Viewed 1256 times

COLUMBIA, Ky. -- Mid-South Conference officials announced the 2012 men's soccer all-conference awards tonight at the conference's annual banquet hosted on the Lindsey Wilson College campus.

University of Rio Grande senior forward Richard Isberner is the Mid-South Conference Men's Soccer Player of the Year.

Isberner leads the MSC in points, goals and is tied for second in assists this season. Entering Wednesday's semifinal match, Isberner has 20 goals and nine assists for 49 points.

Nationally, Isberner ranks sixth in the NAIA in goals and points. His four game-winning goals are tied for 19th in the NAIA. Isberner earned MSC Offensive Player of the Week twice during the 2012 season.

University of Rio Grande's Ryota Tonegawa is the MSC Men's Soccer Freshman of the Year. Tonegawa was pivotal in the RedStorm midfield this season while totaling three assists.

Rio Grande coach Scott Morrisey earned Mid-South Coach of the Year after leading the RedStorm to a 9-0 conference mark.

Shawnee State University's Jacob Hackworth was selected at the Mid-South Conference Men's Soccer Champions of Character recipient. Hackworth earned the award based on his academic and athletic achievement, campus and community leadership, future ambition and demonstration of five core character values of the NAIA

A total of 17 men earned All MSC First Team while 17 others were named all-conference honorable mention as voted on by the conference coaches.

Coaches were not allowed to vote for their own players.

The MSC First-Team includes:

 

Name

Position

School

Mike Burney

Defender

University of Rio Grande

Sicelo Buthelezi

Defender

Lindsey Wilson College

Eddy Campbell

Forward

Lindsey Wilson College

Caio Cruz

Midfielder

University of Rio Grande

Yazeed Davids

Midfielder

Lindsey Wilson College

Craig Davies

Defender

University of Rio Grande

Oliver Hewitt-Fisher

Midfielder

University of Rio Grande

Richard Isberner

Forward

University of Rio Grande

John Kennedy

Defender

Campbellsville University

Jack Marchant

Goalkeeper

University of Rio Grande

Harry Mason

Forward

Cumberland University

Lebogang Moloto

Midfielder

Lindsey Wilson College

Yuta Nomura

Goalkeeper

Lindsey Wilson College

Philip Sandgren

Forward

Lindsey Wilson College

Brodie Steigerwald

Defender

University of Rio Grande

Maximiliano Viera

Midfielder

University of Rio Grande

Roraigh Yearwood

Forward

Campbellsville University

 

The MSC Honorable Mention Team includes:

 

Erik Albarran

Forward

Bluefield College

Gustav Carlsson

Forward

Campbellsville University

Albert Edwards

Defender

Lindsey Wilson College

Joao Ehlers

Midfielder

University of the Cumberlands

Daniel Ferreira

Forward

University of the Cumberlands

Mark Harrison

Defender

Cumberland University

Kerrie Latapy

Defender

University of the Cumberlands

Rafael Maccauro

Forward

University of Rio Grande

Max Malachiyev

Goalkeeper

Campbellsville University

Tom Moody

Midfielder

Lindsey Wilson College

Chris Moyo

Defender

Campbellsville University

Cedric Muteshi

Defender

University of the Cumberlands

Luke Purpero

Midfielder

Shawnee State University

Ciaran Tracey

Midfielder

University of the Cumberlands

Bradley Williams

Midfielder

Cumberland University

Ashley Woods

Forward

St. Catharine College

Pontus Yngve

Midfielder

Campbellsville University

 

The Mid-South Conference Tournament continues on Wednesday with semifinal action beginning at 5 p.m. CT as Rio Grande faces Cumberlands at Walter S. Reuling Stadium on the Lindsey Wilson campus. Lindsey Wilson and Cumberland play the nightcap at 7:30 p.m. CT.

The tournament finals are scheduled for 7:30 p.m. CT on Thursday.