TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology men's soccer team nearly doubled its all-time total of all-region selections as four Fightin' Engineers were named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Adidas All-Great Lakes Region Team.
Senior Trevor Miller (Okemos, Mich.) became just the second player in school history to earn first-team all-region honors. Junior Rhys Evans (Lake Forest, Ill./Lake Bluff) captured second-team accolades. Senior Isaac Heyveld (Peoria, Ill./Dunlap) and sophomore Corbin Clow (Martinsville) claimed third-team honors.
The Fightin' Engineer individuals received the honors after the team qualified for the NCAA Division III Men's Soccer Tournament for the first time in school history. Rose-Hulman finished 14-5-3 and 7-0-1 in Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference regular season play. The Engineers then earned the NCAA Tournament trip by winning the HCAC Tournament title.
With these four awards, Rose-Hulman has now had nine all-region selections in men's soccer. Matt Trowbridge (2007), Yaw Aning (2006), David McIlwaine (2006), Trey Buck (2005) and Robb McGhie (1993) were the previous selections.
Miller tied for the team lead with four assists and tallied career totals of 15 goals, 14 assists and 44 points at Rose-Hulman. He recorded two assists against Finlandia and started 59 matches in his Fightin' Engineer career.
Evans ranked second in the league with 10 goals and 22 points to pace Rose-Hulman's 40-goal performance on offense this season. The mechanical engineering major stands sixth in school history with 21 career goals and had a season highlight with all three goals in a 3-0 victory at Mount St. Joseph.
Evans became the third consecutive Rose-Hulman player to earn HCAC Player of the Year honors in men's soccer. Aning earned the award in 2006, with Trowbridge capturing the top award in 2007.
Heyveld holds single-season and career school records for goals against average. The computer science major has a 0.66 goals against average and a record of 14-2-2 in net this season. His school records also included eight shutouts and a 0.76 goals against average in his career.
Clow scored eight goals with 19 points to rank second on the Engineers in offense. His efforts included two goals against Franklin and Finlandia, and a direct hand in both HCAC Tournament scores by the Engineers. Clow scored the lone goal in the HCAC title match against Transylvania.