Six members of the Mount
Vernon Nazarene University menís soccer team
were honored when the American Mideast
Conference awards were announced recently by
the conference office.
Alex Stout, Kemar
Jackson, and Scott Spangler each landed a
spot on the AMC First Team as MVNU tied
Notre Dame College for the most people on
the 13-player team. Cody Snouffer, Chris
Allen, and Brady Swanson were each named to
the AMC Second Team as the Cougars were the
only school to have six players on the two
Stout, a senior from Pataskala, Ohio, was
the lone goalkeeper on the AMC First Team.
This season, the former Watkins Memorial
High School star has posted a 0.74 goals
against average and 10 shutouts as he has
started all 18 matches. For his career,
Stout holds the school record with 36
shutouts with a stellar 0.90 goals against
Jackson, a junior from St. Catherine,
Jamaica, was the top defender on the AMC
First Team. The former Wolmers High School
product has started all 18 matches this year
and helped the team post 11 shutouts.
Jackson has also scored three goals and
assisted on two others to increase his
career totals to six goals and four assists.
Spangler, a senior from Pataskala, Ohio,
was the second midfielder chosen to the AMC
First Team. The former Watkins Memorial High
School standout has scored one goal this
year and leads the team with 10 assists. For
his career, Spangler is tied for eighth in
school history with 25 assists to go along
with five goals.
Snouffer, a junior forward from Delaware,
Ohio, was named to the AMC Second Team. The
former Delaware Christian School star leads
MVNU with nine goals to go with eight
assists. Snouffer now has 17 career goals
and 16 career assists.
Allen, a sophomore forward from St.
Catherine, Jamaica, joined Snouffer on the
AMC Second Team. The former Kingston College
High School product has posted five goals
and seven assists this year to increase his
career totals to 11 goals and 10 assists.
Swanson, a senior defender from Mount
Vernon, Ohio, rounded out the AMC Second
Team picks for the Cougars. The former Mount
Vernon High School standout has played all
but three minutes this season and has helped
anchor the defense that has 11 shutouts. He
has also scored three goals and has 13 goals
for his career.
MVNU is currently 12-5-1 overall and
finished AMC play with a 6-2-1 mark to earn
the No. 4 seed in the five-team AMC
Tournament. The Cougars will host Walsh
University on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. with a
berth in the AMC Tournament semifinals at
Roberts Wesleyan (N.Y.) College on the line.