Nine men's soccer players named Academic All-MSC
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
Nine men's soccer players named Academic All-MSC
Senior Alex West is one of nine Cumberland players named Academic All-Mid-South Conference on Wednesday. (Credit Steve Wampler)

LEBANON, Tenn. – Nine Cumberland men’s soccer players were named Academic All-Mid-South Conference by the league office on Wednesday in advance of the conference championships that begin Thursday in Bowling Green, Ky.

Student-athletes must be a sophomore, junior or senior academically and maintain a 3.25 grade-point-average and above to be eligible for the award.

Seniors Alex West, Dylan Schwartz and Justin Beaty, juniors Bennet Strutz, Markus Skraastad, Tosin Abudiore and Jake Yarbro and sophomores Patrick Hay and Kyle Schwartz were all honored by the conference.

A total of 56 student-athletes were recognized from the eight Mid-South Conference institutions, with 15 student-athletes from the University of the Cumberlands honored followed by Cumberland with nine.

The 22nd-ranked Phoenix open play in the Mid-South Conference Championships on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. CT against Georgetown College at Warren Central High School in Bowling Green.

2017 Men’s Soccer Academic All-Mid-South Conference
Tosin Abudiore – 3.80, Humanities and Social Science
Justin Beaty – 3.35, Business Administration
Patrick Hay – 3.41, Business Administration
Dylan Schwartz – 3.98, Health and Human Performance
Kyle Schwartz – 3.68, Exercise and Sports Science
Markus Skraastad – 3.55, Business Administration
Bennet Strutz – 3.54, Health and Human Performance
Alex West – 3.79, Athletic Training
Jake Yarbro – 3.54, Biochemistry