Penn State men’s soccer players Owen Griffith, Connor Maloney and Andrew Wolverton received spots on the NCAA Division I All-Midwest Region Team, the National Soccer Coaches Association of America announced Wednesday.
Griffith was one of 10 players in the region to be awarded first team honors, while Maloney and Wolverton making the second and third teams, respectively.
“These are three great people as well as great players and they are all terrific representatives of Penn State and our program,” said head coach Bob Warming following the announcement.
Griffith and Wolverton both had outstanding senior seasons on defense, which was ranked second in the Big Ten in goals allowed.
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Griffith started in 19 matches and was one of 10 players on the Penn State team to log at least 1,500 minutes. He tallied a goal and an assist.
Keeper Wolverton had nine shutouts, which was second in the conference. He also made 64 saves and had an 0.90 goals against average.
Maloney, a sophomore, led the team in goals (10), points (23) and game winning goals (5). He was named the conference’s Offensive Player of the Year.