North Carolina's Goodwin Leads Academic All-America Team

Nov. 29, 2012

TOWSON, Md. ( -Senior goalkeeper Scott Goodwin of the University of North Carolina leads the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America® Division I Men's Teams, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

Goodwin has been chosen as the winner of the Capital One Academic All-America® of the Year award for the Division I Men's soccer team.

A biology major with a 3.95 G.P.A., Goodwin was named as the Capital One Academic All-America® of the Year in Division I men's soccer after leading the No. 5 Tar Heels (16-3-3) into the NCAA Division I Men's Soccer Cup quarterfinals against Indiana on Friday, Nov. 30.

A native of Raleigh, N.C., Goodwin leads the nation in Goals Against Average (0.26) and ranks second in save percentage (.878). He has allowed just six goals, the fewest in the country, and has posted 17 shutouts, setting the UNC single season mark. His 17 shutouts are tied for the fifth-most in any season in NCAA history. Goodwin is UNC's career leader with 41 shutouts, the seventh most in NCAA history.

A Capital One Academic All-America® men's soccer second team selection in 2011, Goodwin has earned Dean's List honors every semester and is set to graduate in three-and-a-half years. He is a member of Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.

2012 Capital One Academic All-America® Men's Soccer Teams
First Team

Pos. Name School Yr. Hometown GPA Major
GK Scott Goodwin North Carolina Sr. Raleigh, N.C. 3.95 Biology
D Nick Alers Yale Jr. San Jose, Costa Rica 3.98 Economics, Political Science
D Chad Barson Akron Sr. Lewis Center, Ohio 3.99 Biology
D Liam Paddock UMBC Sr. Worcestershire, England 3.92 Psychology, Sociology
D Joe Sofia UCLA Jr. Dove Canyon, Calif. 3.95 Communications
M Will Betts Mercer Sr. Brenham, Texas 3.98 Finance
M Scott Caldwell Akron Sr. Braintree, Mass. 3.94 Accounting
M Shawn Sloan High Point Sr. Geneva, Ill. 4.00 Chemistry
F Reinaldo Brenes Akron Jr. San Jose, Costa Rica 3.90 International Business
F Tyler Riggs Kentucky Jr. Louisville, Ky. 3.91 Mechanical Engineering
F Reece Wilson Central Connecticut Sr. London, England 3.84 Accounting

Second Team

Pos. Name School Yr. Hometown GPA Major
GK David Meves Akron Sr. Arlington Heights, Ill. 3.77 Corporate Finance
D Travis Anderson Oregon State Sr. Adelaide, Australia 3.97 Exercise & Sport Science
D Jake Dobkins Tulsa Sr. St. Louis, Mo. 3.96 Management
D Nick Marshall Drake Jr. Glen Carbon, Ill. 4.00 Comp. Science, Chemistry
D Sean Ryan Xavier Gr. Hilliard, Ohio 3.91 Economics, Finance
M Mustafa Chopan UC Davis Sr. Citrus Heights, Calif. 3.94 Neurobiology, Phys. & Behavior
M Bryan Ciesiulka Marquette Jr. Naperville, Ill. 3.80 Mathematics, Education
M Eric Wooten Navy Sr. Woodbridge, Va. 3.84 Honors Systems Engineering
F Joshua Patterson Duquesne Sr. Bowie, Md. 3.71 Sports Marketing
F Mark Sherrod Memphis Jr. Knoxville, Tenn. 3.48 Civil Engineering
F Harrison Shipp Notre Dame Jr. Lake Forest, Ill. 3.85 Finance

Third Team

Pos. Name School Yr. Hometown GPA Major
GK Sam Kernan-Schloss Brown Sr. Arlington, Va. 3.80 Community Health, Economics
D Johnny Dreshaj Oakland Sr. Clarkston, Mich. 3.86 Finance
D Nick Murphy San Jose State Sr. San Francisco, Calif. 3.93 Physics
D Dylan Remick Brown Sr. Inverness, Ill. 3.71 Biology
D Levi Rossi New Mexico Sr. Denver, Colo. 3.79 Psychology
M Ryan Hollingshead UCLA Sr. Granite Bay, Calif. 3.48 Psychology
M Alex Isern Winthrop Sr. Barcelona, Spain 3.78 Finance
M Joe Meyer Bucknell Jr. Sykesville, Md. 3.97 Mechanical Engineering
F Julian Cardona Penn State Sr. Lincoln, Neb. 3.81 Agribusiness Management
F Alex Hutchins Wofford Sr. Knoxville, Tenn. 3.48 Biology
F Todd Vervynckt Valparaiso Jr. Plymouth, Ind. 3.97 Mechanical Engineering