Ryan Sproule Garners Scholar All-America Honors

Photo by Marco Quaroni
Photo by Marco Quaroni

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St. Louis, Mo., Dec. 10, 2018 — Washington University in St. Louis senior forward Ryan Sproule was named to the 2018 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Scholar All-America Third Team, as announced by the Association Monday.

Sproule earns the honor for the second-consecutive season. He also earned Scholar North/Central Region Second Team accolades.

Sproule, a first-team all-University Athletic Association (UAA) and second-team all-Central Region selection, started 15 of 16 games played and led the team with 10 goals and five assists for 25 points. He was first in the conference in the regular season in shots (86), and was also second in game-winning goals (4) and third in goals scored and points. 

Sproule is a two-time all-Central Region and three-time all-UAA selection. He finished his career with 31 goals and 13 assists for 75 points. The 31 goals scored are tied for 10th most in school history. 

A 2018 Google Cloud Academic All-District and three-time Academic all-UAA selection, Sproule has a 3.55 grade point average while majoring in computer science.

He will be acknowledged for his accomplishments on the field and in the classroom at the All-America Ceremony & Reception on Jan. 12, 2019 at McCormick Place West in Chicago in conjunction with the 2019 United Soccer Coaches Convention.

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 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.