Men’s Soccer Has Seven Named to All-Conference Team
St. Louis, Mo., November 15, 2011 — The Washington University in St. Louis men’s soccer team had seven student-athletes named to the All-University Athletic Association (UAA) Team, as announced by the conference office. In addition, head coach Joe Clarke and assistant coaches Jeff Pomranka, Rick Rone and Paul Anderson were named Coaching Staff of the Year.
Senior Cody Costakis, sophomore goalkeeper Jonathan Jebson and senior forward Patrick McClean each earned first-team all-UAA accolades to highlight the honorees.
Costakis started all 20 games in the midfield for Washington University, and led the team and was third in the conference in assists with eight. A three-time all-UAA selection, Costakis started 58 games in his three-year career with 10 goals and 17 assists.
Jebson established himself as the top goalkeeper in the conference after posting a 15-3-1 record in 20 starts. He ranked second in goals against average (0.60), save percentage (.844), saves (65) and shutouts (eight).
McClean started 20 games up front for the Bears and scored six goals and had five assists for 17 points. He also led the team in game-winners with three. A two-time all-UAA and a first-team all-Central Region selection in 2010, McLean appeared in 71 career games scoring 16 goals.
Junior back Kenji Kobayashi and junior back Brian Wright earned second-team honors, while sophomore Michael Flowers and senior forward Dylan Roman picked up honorable-mention accolades.
Washington University finished the 2011 season with a 15-4-1 overall record and captured its sixth UAA Championship in school history. The Bears advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament before falling to No. 5 ranked Ohio Wesleyan University, 1-0.