NEWBERRY - Newberry College men's soccer freshman Till Neumann was named to the 2017 Division II Conference Commissioners Association Men’s Soccer All-Southeast Region Second Team.
Neumann, a 5-9 freshman out of Calden,Germany found the back of the net 13 times to lead the SAC in goals and rank 17th in Division II. Through 14 starts for the Wolves, Neumann compiled 28 points and added two assists. He recorded his first hat trick of his career in the conference opener match at Coker on September 13. Neumann averaged one goal per game to rank 9th in the nation, his five game winning goals was good for second in the league and 15th in the nation.
Neumann’s efficient scoring came in handy in the double overtime wins against Mount Olive and Mars Hill. He finished the season taking 71 shots, with 30 of them being on frame. With the help of the freshman, he carried the Wolves to a 5-9-3 season.
Newberry completed the regular season with a 3-6-1 mark in SAC play to finish in eighth place. The Wolves made an appearance in the 2017 South Atlantic Conference Men's Soccer Championship for the first time since 2009.
2017 D2CCA NCAA Division II All-Southeast Region Team
GK – Thomas Osborne, Limestone
F – Danilo da Silva, Lincoln Memorial
F – Sebastian Loibl, Mount Olive
F – Ignacia de Goya, Lenoir-Rhyne
F – Jon Ander, Wingate
M – Tom Read, Carson-Newman
M – Marco Micaletto, Young Harris
M – Filipe Checco, Wingate
M – Tom Deeley, Lees-McRae
B – Damian Gaona, Wingate
B – Macauley King, Young Harris
B – Jordan Skelton, Lander
B – Harvey McMorrow, Lees-McRae
GK – Pablo Jara, Wingate
F – Edmundo Robinson, Queens
F – Till Neumann, Newberry
F – Elliot Cutts, Wingate
F – Ruairi Croskery, Limestone
M – Kwaku Dwamena, Clayton State
M – Victor Cascon, Lenoir-Rhyne
M – Thibault Chretien, Lander
M – Nathan Watt, Lees-McRae
B – Jamie Smith, Limestone
B – Sercan Cihan, Lenoir-Rhyne
B – Samuel Jenkins, Carson-Newman
B – Michael Hornsby, Queens
Southeast Region Player of the Year:
Tom Deeley, Lees-McRae