2010 D3soccer.com Men's All-America team
|Geoff Pezon celebrates his game-winning goal in overtime of the national championship match against Lynchburg.|
The 2010 D3soccer.com All-America teams are our first, and were chosen by D3soccer.com staff, Division III soccer coaches and sports information directors from a field of 279 nominations.
Lynchburg’s Chris Yeager was named D3soccer.com Coach of the Year for men’s soccer, after leading his team to a 20-5-1 record and making the national championship match despite entering the NCAA Tournament unranked.
Tyler Wall of Ohio Wesleyan is the D3soccer.com Forward of the Year for men’s soccer following a season in which he earned North Coast Athletic Conference offensive player of the year honors for a second year in a row. Wall finished with 19 goals for the Battling Bishops, including seven game-winners.
Messiah’s Geoff Pezon is the D3soccer.com Midfielder of the Year for men’s soccer. Pezon scored 14 goals and assisted on 11 more for the national champion Falcons. He scored seven game-winning goals, including the last one of the season.
Harrison Watkins of Middlebury earned D3soccer.com Defender of the Year honors. The NESCAC’s player of the year, he helped the Panthers record 14 shutouts and allow just 6.8 shots per game while contributing five goals himself.
Zach Carr of Stevens is the D3soccer.com Goalkeeper of the Year after recording a 15-2-3 mark in the net for the Ducks, including 16 shutouts, compiling an 0.29 goals against average.
|2010 MEN'S PLAYERS OF THE YEAR|
|Forward of the Year: Tyler Wall (Sr.), Ohio Wesleyan|
|Midfielder of the Year: Geoff Pezon (Sr.), Messiah|
|Defender of the Year: Harrison Watkins (Sr.), Middlebury|
|Goalkeeper of the Year: Zach Carr (Sr.), Stevens|
|2010 MEN'S ALL-AMERICANS|
|F||Tyler Wall||Sr.||Ohio Wesleyan|
|F||Travis Wall||Jr.||Ohio Wesleyan|
|M||Brian Lybert||Jr.||Christopher Newport|
|M||Zachary Garcia||Jr.||Trinity (Texas)|
|F||Winston Mattheisen||Jr.||Christopher Newport|
|M||Kristoffer Grahn||Jr.||North Park|
|M||Julian Valerio||Sr.||William Paterson|
|D||Harry Beddo||Sr.||Washington U.|
|* previous D3soccer.com All-America honors|
|2010 MEN'S COACH OF THE YEAR|
|Chris Yeager, Lynchburg (20-5-1) - 2010 National Runner-up|