Soccer America Men's College Awards

Jan. 13, 2015

The 2014 Soccer America Men’s College Awards were announced, with four Big Ten men’s soccer players garnering recognition. Michigan State’s Jay Chapman earned Soccer America Men’s MVPs First Team honors, while Indiana’s Thompson and Lillard earned Men's MVPs Second Team and All-Freshman First Team nods, respectively. Maryland’s George Campbell collected All-Freshman Second Team honors.

Chapman is a two-time All-Big Ten and NSCAA All-Region honoree. The Campbellford, Ontario, native was previously named Big Ten Midfielder of the Year, a 2014 MAC Hermann Trophy semifinalist and a 2014 All-America selection.

Thompson earned All-Big Ten first team honors, while also being named one of 16 finalists for the MAC Hermann Trophy and a 2014 All-America honoree.

Lillard, the 2014 Big Ten Freshman of the Year, was a second-team All-Big Ten honoree and a unanimous pick for the Big Ten All-Freshman team. 

Campbell appeared in 20 games, notching nine starts during his first season with the Terrapins. In its inaugural season, Maryland won the both the Big Ten Championship and Tournament titles.

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