LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Eight members of the University of Rio Grande’s regular season champion men’s soccer team were named to the Academic All-Mid-South Conference team on Tuesday night.
Forty-one student-athletes representing each of the 10 MSC schools with men’s soccer programs received the honor.
Among those representing the RedStorm were senior forwards Richard Isberner (Sao Paulo, Brazil) and Rafael Maccauro (Sao Paulo, Brazil), senior midfielder Oliver Hewitt-Fisher (Swansea, Wales), senior goalkeeper Jack Marchant (Leeds, England), junior Nikoy Wallace (Lauderhill, FL), sophomore midfielders Caio Cruz (Sao Paulo, Brazil) and Patricio Guerra (Con Con, Chile) and sophomore goalkeeper Jon Dodson (Tiffin, OH).
Guerra, a Sports & Exercise major, has a 3.99 grade point average; Cruz, a Business Administration major, sports a 3.95 GPA; Hewitt-Fisher, who is majoring in Biology, has an average of 3.90; Isberner and Maccauro, both Business Administration majors, have GPA’s of 3.74 and 3.68, respectively; Wallace, an Industrial Technology major, has a grade average of 3.37; Dodson, a Business Administration major, checks in at 3.33; and Marchant has a 3.29 average major in Business Management.
Rio Grande’s eight honorees were the most from any single school.
In order to be nominated by an institution, a student-athlete must maintain a minimum grade point average of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale and must have achieved at least sophomore academic status.