Britcher and Metcalf Named to CoSIDA Academic All-District First Team
Nov. 3, 2005
For Immediate Release
The University of Memphis men's soccer players' Andy Metcalf and Jared Britcher were selected to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 4 First Team on Thursday. Both now move on to the CoSIDA Academic All-America ballot with selections taking place later in November.
Metcalf leads Memphis and Conference USA in goals with 12, points with 29 and shots with 60. The Jackson, Tenn., native scored a goal in each of the first four conference games and leads C-USA with seven goals in league play. The senior is third all-time at Memphis in goals with 39 and tied for third all-time in points with 90. Metcalf is second on the C-USA all-time goals list.
In 2003, Metcalf was selected to the CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team. This is the third-straight year he has been named to the All-District First Team. Metcalf was also a 2004 First Team NSCAA/Adidas South Region Scholar Athlete and made the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for 2003-05. He is on the leadership committee for FCA and volunteers for Street Ministries. Metcalf is majoring in international business with a 3.44 GPA.
Britcher is third on the team in goals with seven and tied for fifth in goals in C-USA. The Knoxville, Tenn., native is second on the team and fourth in the conference with 18 points. The sophomore is one of only two Tigers to start all 16 games.
Britcher is a two-time member of the Tiger 3.0 Club, Tiger Academic 30 and Dean's List. He made the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll and C-USA Commissioner's Academic Medal in 2005. A member of the SAAC Leadership Committee, Britcher is a volunteer soccer coach and has helped out in the Special Olympics the past two years. Britcher is majoring in exercise and sport science with a 3.89 GPA.
District 4 Winners University Division FIRST TEAM