MAC Players earn NSCAA Honors

Updated 12/8/1998
TOLEDO (December 12) -- Two Mid-American Conference men's soccer players, MAC player-of-the-year Michael Apple of Akron and first-team All-MAC goalkeeper Scott Vallow of Bowling Green, were named third-team National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Americans. It was the second consecutive season Vallow earned third team honors and the first time since 1988 that any Akron player was named an NSCAA All-American.

In addition, both Apple and Vallow were named first-team All-Mideast selections by the NSCAA. Joining them on the first team was Allen Eller of Akron. Earning second-team All-Mideast honors were Justin Millard of Akron, Lee Baker of Kentucky, and Chris Doré from Bowling Green. On the All-Mideast third-team were Akron's Nicholas Nunn, Eastern Michigan's Drew Drummond, and Giovanni Fernandes and Ilkaa Jantti of Kentucky.

On the NSCAA All-Ohio team (NCAA Division I & II) first team are: Apple, Doré, Eller, Millard, and Vallow. Second-team All-Ohio honorees include Jon Holfinger of Miami, Nick Kolliniatis of Bowling Green, and Nunn.