Eight Ivies Earn NSCAA All-Region Honors
KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- Eight players from Ivy League men's soccer programs were named to the three teams of All-Northeast Region honors when the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) announced its regional awards on Monday.
Brown's Dylan Remick and Thomas McNamara and Cornell's Daniel Haber and Patrick Slogic earned All-Northeast Region first-team honors. Princeton's Mark Linville and Matt Sanner earned second-team selections, while Brown's Eric Robertson and Dartmouth's Alexander Adelabu earned third-team honors.
Remick earned his third consecutive first team All-Ivy nod this season, including back-to-back seasons as a unanimous selection. He was also awarded CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-American honors and was named a 2012 New England Intercollegiate Soccer (NEISL) All-Star. Remick started in 18 games and combined for 11 points on two goals and a team-high seven assists. He earned All-Tournament Team honors at the Brown Soccer Classic and was the Tournament MVP at the Ocean State Classic for his outstanding defensive efforts.
Remick was an NSCAA second-team All-American selection
last week, the first All-American for the Bears since
McNamara was tied for the team lead in scoring with 12 points. Starting all 19 matches for the Bears, McNamara tallied four goals and four assists on the year. After missing most of the 2011 campaign due to injury, McNamara received his first career first-team All-Ivy accolade this season, which also marked his third career postseason honor. He also earned a 2012 NEISL All-Star selection.
Slogic, the tallest player on the Cornell roster, made his
second consecutive appearance on first team All-Ivy earlier in the
postseason and now earns second straight first-team All-Region
honor. The tallest player on the roster, Slogic anchored the back
line and helped a defense that gave up just 13 goals all year, the
second-lowest number in the Ivy League. Slogic also scored two
goals and added an assist this season, and both of his goals were
Haber also moved up to the first-team All-Region squad after earning third team honors last year. Haber, who was named a first team All-American by the NSCAA last week, led the team with 18 goals and 43 points. A semifinalist for the Hermann Award, he also led the country in goals per game (1.06) and points per game (2.53). His 43 points was second-best in school history, behind only Victor Huerta's 47-point year in 1972. Haber's 18 goals were also tied for second in a season in team history. His five game-winning goals – including three in Ivy League play – is the second-best in Cornell history, and his seven assists tied him for seventh ever for the Big Red.
Haber was Cornell's first first-team All-American selection since defender Kip Jordan in 1973.