TERAN, KRESS, HOLL, RECEIVE TOP HONORS AT AWARDS BANQUET
January 26, 2004
Carmelo Teran was selected the Most Valuable Player for the 2003 season during the annual Lakeland College men's soccer team banquet Sunday. Scott Kress was honored as Most Valuable Offensive Player while Ryan Holl was awarded the Most Valuable Defensive Player.
Teran, a midfielder from Leon, Spain was named the Lake Michigan Conference Player of the Year and was a first team All-Conference selection for the second year in a row. On the season Teran finished with 9 points on 2 goals and 5 assists on 26 shots despite being a marked man. Injuries limited Teran to 15 games played out of the 19 Muskie contests. Teran was named 2nd Team All-Wisconsin
Kress, a freshman forward from nearby Kiel, WI, was named the Lake Michigan Conference Rookie of the Year for men's soccer. Kress led the league in points with 17 on 8 goals and 1 assist. He averaged 2.67 points per game and 1.33 goals per game in six games played in conference. Overall, Kress scored 17 goals and had 4 assists on 75 shots this season in 19 games. Kress was a first team All-Conference member and was named to the All-Rookie team.
Sophomore defender Ryan Holl from Plymouth, Indiana, anchored the Muskies defense which held 4 of the 6 conference opponents scoreless. Holl was named Honorable Mention All-LMC for the second year in a row.
Other award winners included seniors Mike Smolinski, Adam Sherwood, and Tim Romanello. The trio was honored with 4th year accolades. Sophomore defender David Radder from Kiel received the Coach's Award for his dedication and team spirit for the men.
The Muskies finished 8-9-2 overall and 3-1-2 in the LMC, good for third place. Marc Colwell and assistant coach Steve Vollmer coach the men's team.