Big Ten Medal of Honor: Luis Soffner, Indiana Men's Soccer
June 5, 2013
Soffner had a standout senior season in goal for the Hoosiers, playing all 2,246 minutes and tallying 80 saves for a 16-5-3 record as Indiana won its eighth NCAA title. He finished with a career-best 12 shutouts this season. During the Hoosiers’ postseason run, Soffner went 5-0 in goal, allowing just two goals in 461 minutes of play and did not allow a goal over the final three matches. At the College Cup, Soffner gave up no goals and tallied two saves, leading Indiana to 1-0 victories over Creighton and Georgetown. For his efforts Soffner was named to the College Cup All-Tournament Team and the College Cup Defensive MVP. In his four-year career Soffner compiled a record of 47-26-11 with 32 shutouts. In the classroom, Soffner graduated in December with a degree in mathematics. In January 2013 Soffner was a second-round draft pick of the New England Revolution in Major League Soccer and is currently with the squad.