Metcalf Named to NSCAA/adidas Scholar All-South Region First Team
Dec. 15, 2004
University of Memphis junior forward Andy Metcalf was named to the 2004 National Soccer Coaches Association of America/addidas Scholar All-South Region First Team.
The Jackson, Tenn. native led the Tiger's soccer team and Conference USA with 12 goals while making three assists for a total of 27 points. While maintaining a 3.53 GPA in management, Metcalf helped lead Memphis to its first C-USA regular season and tournament championships and an appearance in the NCAA Tournament. Metcalf had the Tigers' most spectacular offensive game of the season when he scored three goals for a hat trick plus added an assist in a 6-0 shutout over Lipscomb.
Metcalf is one of only two C-USA players named to a Scholar All-Region team. Junior defender Robert Beard from DePaul is an All-North/Central Region Second Team selection. Cincinnati had two players named as honorable mentions in the All-East Region; junior goalkeeper Mike Vessells and senior midfielder Matt Hayden.
This is the second academic award for Metcalf this season. He was also named to the CoSIDA Academic All-District IV Team for the second-straight year. He was a CoSIDA Academic All-America Third Team selection in 2003.
Soccer players must be a junior in academic standing or above at the institution or be in the second year at the current school if a transfer student to be eligible as a NSCAA Scholar selection.