Men's Soccer's Fawke Named to Scholar All-America Second Team
Dec. 18, 2013
December 18, 2013
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - The National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced today that Missouri State's James Fawke has been named to the NSCAA's NCAA Division 1 Men's Scholar All-America Second Team.
The junior from Cheltenham, England, was a standout defender for the Bears this season. The Missouri Valley Conference Defensive Player of the Year captained the nation's top defense a conference regular season championship. Missouri State allowed the fewest goals of any NCAA Division 1 team throughout the year. The 0.41 goals against average for the Bears is the 18th lowest in the history of NCAA Division 1. Fawke led MSU in minutes played, averaging over 95 minutes per match.
Fawke has collected several additional post-season awards this year, recognizing both his performance on the field and in the classroom. Fawke has also earned recognition as a NSCAA All-Midwest Region, NSCAA Scholar All-North/Central Region, All-MVC and MVC Scholar-Athlete first team selections. Fawke is one of seven juniors named to the three teams, with the remaining 26 players being seniors.
The Bears finished 11-5-2 this season, including a 5-1 conference record. The Missouri Valley Conference regular-season championship was the fifth in the program's history.