December 14, 2009

Four Bobcats Earn All-American Honors

BANNER ELK, N.C. - Berin Boracic and Sean Paradise earn dual All-American Honors from Daktronics and the NSCAA, while two other Bobcats earn All-American Honors and five total earn NSCAA All-Southeast Region Honors.

In men's soccer Berin Boracic earned Second Team NSCAA All-American and Third Team Daktronics All-American. Boracic was also a First Team All-Southeast Region Daktronics and NSCAA selection. The senior had 15 goals and nine assists and 39 total points to lead the Bobcats in all categories.

Joining Boracic on Third Team All-America Daktronics was defenders Dale Parker and Luke Duffy. Both were stout leaders on the Bobcat back line this season and earned their first All-American honors. Parker is a senior and Duffy is a sophomore.

Paradise earned Honorable Mention All-America from Daktronics and Second Team All-America from the NSCAA. Paradise had a .73 goals against average this season between the pipes for the Bobcats in his senior season - it was his first time in four years earning All-American honors.

Paradise, Parker and Duffy all joined Boracic on the All-Southeast Region First Team for the NSCAA.

Sophomore midfield David Palmer earned Third Team All-Southeast Region and was the only other Bobcat on the list.