Mount Vernon Nazarene University
800 Martinsburg Rd
Mount Vernon, OH 43050
Five Cougars Receive AMC South
Division Soccer Honors
written by Dave Parsons, Sports Information Director
MOUNT VERNON, Ohio - Five members of the Mount Vernon
Nazarene University men’s soccer team were recently honored when the
American Mideast Conference South Division awards were announced.
|Josh Van Pelt
Highlighting the list for the Cougars was junior forward Josh
Van Pelt from Maryville, Tennessee, who was selected to the AMC
South Division First Team. The former standout at William Blount
High School led MVNU with 14 goals and 15 assists to finish
among the AMC leaders in both categories.
Jeffery Hinds, a senior midfielder from Kingston, Jamaica, was
named to the AMC South Division Second Team for the second time
in his career. The former Kingston College High School standout
was second on the team with 10 goals and 10 assists this year.
Jordan Knight, a junior goalkeeper from Kentwood, Michigan, was
an AMC South Division Honorable Mention pick for the second
straight year. The former star at East Kentwood High School
posted a 1.36 goals against average with four shutouts.
Mike Pertz, a sophomore defender from Granger Township, Ohio,
was also an AMC South Division Honorable Mention selection. The
former Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy standout played in all
19 matches this season and helped the defense post seven
Adam Worrall, a freshman midfielder from Blacklick, Ohio, was
the final Cougar to receive AMC South Division Honorable
Mention. The former Gahanna Lincoln High School star finished
his first college season with eight goals and four assists.
MVNU posted an 11-5-3 overall record in 2005 with a 4-3-1 AMC
South Division mark. The Cougars were also honored by the AMC
South Division coaches by being selected as the Fair Play Award
recipient as a result of having the fewest cautions and
ejections during the season.