OMAHA, Neb. – Senior midfielder Mark Moulton was named to the 2016 CoSIDA Academic All-America Division I Men’s Soccer First Team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Tuesday.
“This is a well-deserved honor and incredible accomplishment for Mark and the program,” said head coach Jason Mims. “I am so happy for him and very proud of his career on and off the field. Mark is an excellent representation of our athletic department, university, and community.”
Moulton appeared in all 19 games with 18 starts at midfield in his senior season, tallying seven points on two goals and three assists. He earned Second Team All-Summit League honors this season and tied a conference tournament single-game record with two assists against Eastern Illinois. He helped Omaha claim a share of the regular-season Summit League title in 2014 and 2016 and garnered first team All-Summit accolades in 2014 and 2015.
A product of Creighton Prep, Moulton carries a 3.96 grade-point average with a major in business administration. He is a member of the UNO Dean’s List, the Summit League Commissioner’s List of Academic Excellence and the Summit League Academic Honor Roll.
Moulton is the first Mavericks men’s soccer player named to an Academic All-America First Team and is the only Omaha men’s soccer player to earn Academic All-America honors.
2016 CoSIDA ALL-AMERICA MEN’S SOCCER First Team Pos. – Name (School), Yr., Hometown, GPA, Major GK - Andrew Epstein* (Stanford), Jr., Fort Collins, Colo., 3.76, Electrical Engineering D - Michael Amick% (UCLA), Sr., Sunnyvale, Calif., 3.63, Biochemistry D - Fraser Colmer# (Radford), Jr., Southampton, England, 4.00, Business Management D - Jack Elliott# (3) (West Virginia), Sr., London, England, 3.96, MIS D - David October% (North Carolina), Jr., Cambridge, England, 3.81, Business Administration M - Danny Deakin (South Carolina), Sr., Sheffield, England, 3.93, Criminal Justice M - Mark Moulton# (Omaha), Sr., Omaha, Neb., 3.96, Business Administration M - Ben Sampson# (3) (Delaware), Gr., Woodbury, Minn., 3.98, Electrical Engineering F - Pat Flynn* (2) (Bowling Green State), Sr., Naperville, Ill., 3.87, Accounting F - Niko Hansen (New Mexico), Sr., Sacramento, Calif., 3.49, Psychology F - Joe Sullivan# (Bowling Green State), Sr., Naperville, Ill., 3.93, Finance
SECOND TEAM Pos. – Name (School), Yr., Hometown, GPA, Major GK - Stefan Cleveland# (Louisville), Gr., Dayton, Ohio, 3.72, Engineering D - Brad Centala (Michigan State), Jr., Grosse Pointe Woods, Mich., 3.85, Kinesiology D - Francis de Vries (Saint Francis (Pa.)), Sr., Christchurch, New Zealand, 3.87, Psychology/Environmental Studies D - Callum Montgomery (Charlotte), So., Victoria, B.C., 4.00, Biology D - Sam Summerlin (George Washington), Sr., Gaithersburg, Md., 3.86, Finance & International Business M - Julius Duchscherer (North Carolina State), So., Hadamar, Germany, 4.00, Business Administration M - Sam Hamilton (Denver), Sr., Evergreen, Colo., 3.86, Accounting M - Paul Hoffmeister (Utah Valley), Jr., Hilden, Germany, 3.95, Business Management F - Chris Arling (New Hampshire), So., Windham, N.H., 3.40, Mechanical Engineering F - Stephen Chapman (Appalachian State), Sr., Greensboro, N.C., 3.63, Actuarial Science F - James Wypych (Drake), Sr., Wellington, New Zealand, 3.57, International Relations
THIRD TEAM Pos. – Name (School), Yr., Hometown, GPA, Major GK - Hendrik Hilpert (Syracuse), So., Eiterfeld, Germany, 4.00, Finance/Economics D - Patrick Barba (Princeton), Sr., San Diego, Calif., 3.66, Ecology/Evolutionary Biology D - Sam Brotherton (Wisconsin), So., Auckland, New Zealand, 3.94, Business D - Alex Comsia (North Carolina), So., North Vancouver, B.C., 3.98, Pre-business D - Clark Emerson (Bradley), Jr., Grand Prairie, Texas, 4.00, Finance M - Andrew Herr (Michigan State), Sr., Millersville, Pa., 3.98, Packaging M - Adam Najem (Akron), Sr., Clifton, N.J., 3.75, Marketing Management M - Chris Wingate (New Hampshire), Sr., Hovik, Norway, 3.76, Finance/Info Systems/Business Analytics F - Nils Bruening (North Carolina), So., Hamburg, Germany, 3.92, Pre-business F - Milan Kovacs (North Florida), Sr., Bonyhad, Hungary, 3.71, Transportation/Logistics F - Garrett Muzikowski (American), Jr., Jackson, N.J., 3.93, Mathematics/Economics
Academic All-America® of the Year: Ben Sampson, Delaware
(*) CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division I 1st team selection in 2015 (#) CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division I 2nd team selection in 2015 (%) CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division I 3rd team selection in 2015 (2) CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division I 2nd team selection in 2014 (3) CoSIDA Academic All-America® Division I 3rd team selection in 2014