St. Louis, Mo., Dec. 11, 2017 – Washington University in St. Louis junior forward Ryan Sproule was named to the 2017 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Scholar All-America Team, as announced by the Association Monday.
Sproule will be recognized at the annual United Soccer Coaches All-America Luncheon on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in conjunction with the 2018 United Soccer Coaches Convention in Philadelphia.
"This is a testament to Ryan's discipline," said WashU men's soccer head coach Joe Clarke. "He is an accomplished student-athlete."
A two-time Academic all-UAA honoree, Sproule has a 3.49 grade point average while majoring in computer science. He was also named to the 2017 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Scholar All-North/Central Region Team.
Sproule, a second-team all-University Athletic Association (UAA) and third-team all-Central Region honoree, started all 16 games and led the team in scoring with seven goals and three assists for 17 points.
He was seventh in the UAA in goals, eighth in points and 10th in game-winning goals (2). Sproule scored game-winning goals in wins over DePauw and Webster.
To be named to the Scholar All-America Team, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.30 cumulative GPA (on a 4.0 scale) throughout his or her career; start more than 50 percent of all games and be a significant contributor to the team; and be nominated by an institution that is a current College Services member.