Each Wildcats add to United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-South Area first-team standing
LEXINGTON, Ky. (UK Athletics) – Kentucky males’s soccer gamers Luis Grassow and Marcel Meinzer have been named to the 2021 United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-America second staff this week for his or her accomplishments on the sector and within the classroom.
Each native Germans have been elevated from United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-South Area first-team standing with the distinction.
Grassow’s breakout junior season included 19 begins in 20 appearances on the UK backline. He contributed to all 12 shutouts and added 9 factors by the use of three objectives and three assists on the offensive finish. Grassow was named to each the All-Convention USA first staff and the C-USA All-Match Workforce, incomes C-USA Championship Defensive Most Helpful Participant honors. He posted a 3.79 GPA as a sociology main.
Meinzer, one among two UK staff captains, capped off his senior season with two objectives and one help in 18 begins. He was additionally named to the All-C-USA first staff and C-USA All-Match Workforce. He graduated this month with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and a 3.47 GPA.
Kentucky ended its 2021 marketing campaign with a 15-2-4 file, its second C-USA Championship crown and third look within the NCAA Championship spherical of 16 within the final 4 years. The Wildcats opened the season with a program-best 14-game unbeaten streak and received every of its regular-season non-conference matches for the primary time ever earlier than ending undefeated at dwelling and tying the college file for the fewest losses in a single season.