January 7, 2011

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.

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
Pos. Player Year School
F Tyler Wall Sr. Ohio Wesleyan
F Morgan Langely Sr. Swarthmore
M Geoff Pezon Sr. Messiah
M Nick Thompson Sr. Messiah
M Cody Antonini Jr. Muhlenberg
M Nolan Sandberg Sr. Stevens
D Harrison Watkins Sr. Middlebury
D Jack Borski Sr. UW-Oshkosh
D Michael Stark Sr. Roanoke
D Hunter Smith Sr. Lynchburg
GK Zach Carr Sr. Stevens
Pos. Player Year School
F Ansger Otto So. Stevenson
F Travis Wall Jr. Ohio Wesleyan
F Eric Anderson So. Babson
M Brian Lybert Jr. Christopher Newport
M Michael Kapusta Sr. Dominican
M Zachary Garcia Jr. Trinity (Texas)
D Mario Napiorkowski Jr. Dominican
D Peter Nolan Sr. Kenyon
D David Johnson Jr. Nichols
D Will Chaney Jr. UW-Oshkosh
GK Jason Daniels Sr. Muhlenberg
Pos. Player Year School
F Rob Santaniello So. Ramapo
F Lionel Tovar Jr. Dominican
F Winston Mattheisen Jr. Christopher Newport
M Kristoffer Grahn Jr. North Park
M Julian Valerio Sr. William Paterson
M Miguel Bonilla Sr. Loras
D Justin Lambert Sr. Salisbury
D Jake Urbaniak Jr. Texas-Tyler
D Miles Colago Jr. Calvin
D Harry Beddo Sr. Washington U.
GK Brad Stockton Sr. Ramapo
* previous D3soccer.com All-America honors
Chris Yeager, Lynchburg (20-5-1) - 2010 National Runner-up


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