NSCAA Announces All-Region and All-America Teams
Dec. 11, 2009
Tulsa, Oklahoma - Austin Neil was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-America third team, while Justin Chavez, Ashley McInnes and Neil received first team All-Midwest Region honors, and Jose Parada and Chris Taylor were named to the second team All-Region, as announced today by the NSCAA.
Neil, a sophomore forward from Broken Arrow, Okla., led the Golden Hurricane with 13 goals, three of which were game-winners, and three assists for 29 points. He attempted 65 shots, 42 of which were on goal, for a .646 shots-on-goal percentage. Neil ranks 15th in the nation with .65 goals per game and 22nd with 1.45 points per game. He received all-Conference USA and all-tournament first team honors.
Chavez, a sophomore defender from Edmond, Okla., started in all 22 games this season, and tallied two goals and one assist for five points. He attempted five shots, four of which were on goal, and helped the Golden Hurricane record seven shutouts on the year. Chavez was selected as the C-USA Defensive Player of the Year and earned all-conference first team accolades.
A junior forward from Aberdeen, Scotland, McInnes started all 20 games played, knocked in nine goals, including four game-winners, and earned eight assists for 26 points this season. He ranks 25th in the nation with 1.36 points per game, 41st with .47 goals per game and 47th with .42 assists per game. McInnes was named the C-USA Most Valuable Player, and picked up first-team all-conference and all-tournament team accolades.
A senior forward from Houston, Texas, Parada netted nine goals, three of which were game-winners, and five assists for 23 points. He picked up all-C-USA second team accolades, and finished second in game-winning goals, third in goals, fourth in points and sixth in assists among all C-USA players.
Taylor, a senior from Edmond, Okla., started all 65 games played, including all 22 this season. He scored one goal off a penalty kick and tallied seven assists for nine points from his defender position. Taylor earned all-tournament team and second team all-C-USA honors, while helping Tulsa post seven shutouts this year.