KANSAS CITY, Mo.- Furman’s Laurence Wyke, Mercer’s Trevor Martineau and UNCG’s Leeroy Maguruashe was named to the 2018 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division 1 Men’s All-South Region second and third teams, announced the United Soccer Coaches association this morning.
Wyke, named to the USC All-South Region second team, was honored for the second straight season after helping Furman claim its third Southern Conference tournament title in the last five seasons. On the season, the Bolton, England, native accumulated seven goals including five match winners and one assist on the season. He was named to the conference’s first-team as well as was named this years tournament most outstanding player.
Martineau, named to the USC All-South Region second team, led the conference in points (25), goals (9) and game-winning goals (5) as well as finished third in assists (7). He was one of 13 freshman to be named to any USC regional team out of 264 total players as well as is one of three freshman selected to the All-South Region team and one of two to be selected as second team. The McKinney, Texas, native is the first Mercer freshman to win the award since Will Bagrou was named to the All-Region second team in 2014. The freshman broke into collegiate soccer in a big way, becoming the first freshman in SoCon history to capture three conference player of the week honors and was named men’s soccer player of the month for the month of October. He was also named to the All-SoCon First Team and the All-SoCon Freshman Team as well as was named the Freshman of the Year and the Player of the Year.
Maguruashe was named to the USC All-South Region third team. The Milton Keynes, England, native ended his senior campaign eighth in the league in shots per game (2.16) and seventh in the league in shots (41). The senior was named to the conference second team and was named SoCon Player of the Week for the week of Sept. 25.
For a full list of award winners, click here.