Patterson, a junior defender from Dayton,
Ohio, was named to the NCCAA East Region
Team. The former Dayton Christian High
School product has played in 18 matches and
registered one goal and one assist while
helping to anchor the back line that has
posted 11 shutouts.
Scott Spangler, a sophomore midfielder
from Pataskala, Ohio, was joined Patterson
on the NCCAA East Region Team. The former
Watkins Memorial High School star has played
in 17 matches and compiled three goals and
Matt Wilging, a senior defender from
Mansfield, Ohio, was also named to the NCCAA
East Region Team. The former Mansfield
Christian High School standout has played in
18 matches with one goal and one assist
while also helping to post the 11 team
Adam Worrall, a junior forward from
Blacklick, Ohio, was an NCCAA East Region
Honorable Mention pick. The former Gahanna
Lincoln High School star has played in just
nine matches this season due to injuries but
still leads the team with eight goals to go
with two assists.
Alex Stout, a sophomore goalkeeper from
Pataskala, Ohio, was also an NCCAA East
Region Honorable Mention selection. The
former Watkins Memorial High School standout
has posted a 0.81 goals against average with
nine shutouts as he has allowed just 15
goals in 18 matches.
The Cougars are currently 12-5-2 overall.
MVNU, which won the NCCAA East Region title,
will be the third seed at the NCCAA National
Tournament which gets under way in
Kissimmee, Florida, on Friday. The Cougars
will square off with sixth-seeded Greenville
(Ill.) College (14-7-0) at 2:30 p.m. in
their first-round match.