Jamie Vollmer, shown in a 2013 Menace match, was the Big Ten Tournament Offensive MVP after scoring the lone goal in Indiana's tourney-clinching win over Michigan State in the Nov. 17 final.
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa – Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 – Des Moines Menace alumni racked up the postseason honors this fall.
More than 20 former Menace players received recognition during the 2013 college soccer season, for their efforts on the field and in the classroom.
Below is a list of awards earned this college season by Menace alumni – from the Premier Development League team and Menace Youth Academy, as well as the United States Adult Soccer Association team that qualified last month for the 2014 Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
NAIA all-America third team: Jonny Macadam (2011-12), Grand View
NCAA Division-II all-America third team: Jeffrey Kyei (2012-13), California U. of Penn.
NCAA Division-II all-America honorable mention: Jordan Schmoker (2012), Northeastern State (Okla.)
NCAA Division-I all-Midwest Region second team: Brian Billings (2012),Bradley
NCAA Division-I all-Midwest Region second team: Alec Bartlett (2013),Drake
NCAA Division-I all-Midwest Region third team: Trevor Spangenberg (2011),Missouri State
NCAA Division-II all-Atlantic Region first team: Kyei
NCAA Division-II all-Atlantic Region first team: Adam Schmoker (2012), Northeastern State (Okla.)
NCAA Division-II all-Atlantic Region first team: J. Schmoker
NCAA Division-II all-South Region first team: Javi Lopez (2012-13), Lynn (Fla.)
NAIA all-Midwest Region first team: Macadam
NAIA all-Midwest Region second team: Tommy Catania (Menace USASA), AIB College of Business
NAIA all-Midwest Region second team: Adis Mujic (Menace Academy), AIB College of Business
All-Conference, NCAA Division I
BIG EAST first team: Zach Barnes (2012), Creighton
Big West Conference first team: Matt LaGrassa (2011-12), Cal Poly
Missouri Valley Conference first team: Bartlett
Summit League first team: Husref Jupic (2010-13), Western Illinois
Missouri Valley Conference second team: Billings
BIG EAST honorable mention: Bruno Castro (2012), Creighton
All-Conference, NCAA Division II
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association first team: J. Schmoker
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference first team: Kyei
Sunshine State Conference first team: Lopez
Mid-America Intercollegiate Athletics Association second team: A. Schmoker
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference second team: Lubos Kubik (2012-13), California of Penn.
Midwest Collegiate Conference player of the year: Macadam
Heart of America Athletic Conference first team: Brandon Beresford (2012), Graceland
Mid-South Conference first team: Tom Moody (2013),Lindsey Wilson (Ky.)
Midwest Collegiate Conference first team: Catania
Midwest Collegiate Conference first team: Darren Marcello (Menace USASA),AIB College of Business
Midwest Collegiate Conference first team: Mujic
Midwest Collegiate Conference second team: Nicky Poulter (2013; Menace USASA), AIB College of Business
Southern States Athletic Conference second team: Jubril Lawal (2010-12), Mobile (Ala.)
Big Ten Tournament Offensive MVP: Jamie Vollmer (2013), Indiana
Missouri Valley Conference Tournament MVP: Billings
Missouri Valley Conference all-tournament team: Bartlett
Missouri Valley Conference all-tournament team: Spangenberg
Summit League all-tournament team: Jupic
NCAA Division-I Academic all-America second team: Brandon Fricke (2010-13), Butler
NCAA Division-I Academic all-District V team: Fricke
NCAA Division-I Academic all-District VII team: Castro
NAIA Scholar Athlete: Kevin Irr (Menace Academy), Graceland
NAIA semifinals: Lindsey Wilson – Moody and Albert Edward (2013)
NAIA second round: Grand View – Macadam and Tyler Peeler (Menace Academy)
NCAA Division-I second round: Akron – Zac Portillos (2013)
NCAA Division-I second round: Bradley – Billings
NCAA Division-I second round: Maryland-Baltimore County – Jordan Becker (2013)
NCAA Division-I second round: Charlotte – Robby Thomas (2013)
NCAA Division-I first round: Creighton – Barnes, Castro, Benito Amaral, Sonny Makh and Carlos McCrary (all 2012)
NCAA Division-I first round: Indiana – Vollmer and Dylan Lax (2013)
NCAA Division-I first round: Penn – Stephen Baker (2010)
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