Thursday, November 19, 2009

More soccer honors for 49ers

<>Charlotte 49ers men’s soccer freshman forward Jennings Rex was named to the second-team All-Rookie team. The All-Rookie team is what calls their freshman All-American teams.

Rex played an integral role on a 49ers team that was nationally-ranked much of the season and earned its first invite to the NCAA Tournament since 1997.

<>Men’s soccer senior midfielder Adam Gross was named first-team ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American. Gross, the 49ers team captain, was also named the Atlantic 10 Conference men's soccer student-athlete of the year.

<>Women’s soccer senior midfielder Hailey Beam was named ESPN The Magazine Academic All-American for the second consecutive year. Last week, Beam was named to the third-team’s National Team of the Season for the second consecutive year.