Men's Soccer Takes Four KIAC Awards
The Kentucky Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced their men’s soccer awards, and four Eagles brought home awards. Trent Popp was named Offensive Player of the Year, Dylan Fouts was named Defensive Player of the Year and Jonathan Rehner and Randy Troyer were named to the All-KIAC team.
Fouts, a sophomore from Lexington, Ky., started all 17 games in goal for the Eagles this year and made his second straight all-conference team. In four conference games he allowed just three goals in 400 minutes of action. Fouts made 118 total saves which ranks 7th in the NAIA. Both shutouts were recorded against conference teams.
Popp, a redshirt sophomore from Danville, Ind., led the Eagles with eight goals scored on the year including six in conference games. He was the only player with more than 10 points on the season as he tallied 17.
Troyer, a sophomore from Wilmore, Ky., earned the all-conference selection after a solid season playing on the back line. Troyer began the season as an outside back before moving in to the middle where he helped solidify the defense after a season ending injury to Jonathan Lewis. Troyer started every game this season, one of five players to do so.
Rehner, a sophomore from Wilmore, Ky., makes his first appearance on the all-conference team. Rehner started and played in 16 games for the Eagles, tallying two goals and three assists while manning the midfield.
Asbury won the KIAC Regular Season with a 2-0-2 mark in conference play and finished with a 3-10-4 overall record. Their four ties are the most in any one season in school history. Asbury will look to defend their title and win the tournament title in Ben Andrews second season in 2011.