Lauren Hawkins, Nykiren Wellington and Raul Gonzalez earn CAAS honors
Mark Sherrod and Liam Collins earn conference recognition for third consecutive season.
No. 6 Seed Memphis (9-7-1, 3-5-0) opens the inaugural American Athletic Conference Men's Soccer Championship in Orlando against No. 3 Seed UCF (7-4-5, 4-1-3)
Memphis concludes regular season on Saturday night.
Mark Sherrod and Fakhry Khulfan score in Wednesday's victory.
Named to the American Athletic Conference All Rookie Team ... Played in 18 matches and made 13 starts for the Tigers during the regular season ... Started the last 13 games of the season at forward ... One of three freshman (Jordan Klipsch, Spencer Moeller) to make 10 or more starts ... Third on the team in assists with three ... Played 90 minutes on two different occasions, against UCA on Oct. 16 and against SMU on Oct. 23 ... Posted assists in three consecutive games from Sept. 15 to Sept. 24 ... Named to the UAB "Soccer for a Cure" Classic (Sept. 13-15) All-Tournament team ... Played 11 minutes in his collegiate debut on Aug. 30 against Cal State Fullerton ... Made his first career start against #21 Charlotte on Sept. 15 and recorded his first career assist and point in that match ... Assisted on Kenneth Kauker's game-tying goal in the 2-1 win over the 49ers ... Assisted on Mark Sherrod's game-winning goal in the 2-0 victory over Cincinnati on Sept. 21 ... Set up Shane Keely's goal in a 3-1 win over Mercer on Sept. 24.
Prior to Memphis:
Played soccer, track, football and baseball for Ocean Springs High School ... Earned two varsity letters in soccer for Coach Jeff French ... Played for IMG Academy U-18 Boys and spent six season playing for the Gulf Coast United.
Son of Raul and Marisol Gonzalez