Ohio Wesleyan senior Travis Wall (Columbus, OH/Upper Arlington) highlighted the NCAC's selections on the 2011 D3soccer.com All-America Team as a first-team performer and also the Forward of the Year recipient. In addition, Ohio Wesleyan senior Dylan Stone (Easton, CT/Barlow) was a second-team selection and OWU head coach Jay Martin was named the Div. III Coach of the Year.
The North Coast Athletic Conference placed four men's soccer players on the 2011 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA)/Continental Tires NCAA Div. III All-America Team. Ohio Wesleyan senior Travis Wall (Columbus, OH/Upper Arlington) highlighted the list as a first-team performer, while the DePauw senior duo of Nathan Sprenkel (Zionsville, IN/Zionsville) and Sam Meyer (Northfield, IL/New Trier Twp.) were second-team selections. In addition, Ohio Wesleyan senior Dylan Stone (Easton, CT/Barlow) was named to the third team.
10 North Coast Athletic Conference (NCAC) soccer teams earned the 2011 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Team Academic Award. Allegheny, Oberlin and Ohio Wesleyan each had both its men's and women's team earn the distinction, while four women's squads [Denison, Hiram, Kenyon and Wittenberg] also earned the award. To qualify for the award, teams must post a team grade point average of 3.0 or higher.
The Ohio Wesleyan men's soccer team captured the 2011 NCAA Div. III National Championship with a 2-1 victory over Calvin, while Wabash's run in the Div. III Football Tournament came to an end with a 20-8 loss against Mount Union.
The Ohio Wesleyan men's soccer team has advanced to the 2011 NCAA Div. III National Championship match after cruising to a 4-0 victory over Montclair St. in the National Semifinals on Friday evening at the Blossom Soccer Complex in San Antonio, Texas. The Battling Bishops (22-2-0) will now square off against either Calvin or Oneonta St. for the Division III crown tomorrow at 5:30 p.m. CDT in Texas.
DePauw senior Kreigh Kamman (Granger, IN/South Bend Clay), a Biochemistry & French major with a 3.97 GPA, and Wooster junior Paige Piper (Midland, MI/Dow), a Biochemistry & Molecular Biology major with a 3.94 GPA, highlighted the 2011 Capital One Academic All-America Soccer Teams selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) as first-team selections. In addition, three other NCAC athletes were recognized on the Academic All-American squad.
The Wabash football team has advanced to the quarterfinal round of the 2011 NCAA Div. III Football Tournament with a thrilling 29-28 come-from-behind victory North Central. In addition, the Ohio Wesleyan men's soccer team continues preparation for its national semifinal match against Montclair St. on Saturday in San Antonio, Texas.
The Ohio Wesleyan men's soccer team and the Wabash football team have both advanced in their respective NCAA Div. III Tournament's. The Battling Bishops have advanced to the national semifinals for the first time since 2006, while the Little Giants advanced to the second round with a 38-20 victory over Illinois College on Saturday.