Swanson Earns NSCAA Scholar All-East Team Honorable Mention Accolades

Swanson Earns NSCAA Scholar All-East Team Honorable Mention Accolades

Senior back collects second-straight NSCAA College Division All-East Region honor

NORTON, Mass. – Wheaton College men's soccer senior back Max Swanson (Lexington, Mass./Lexington) has earned National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) College Division Scholar All-East Honorable Mention accolades.

Swanson picks up his second-career honorable mention selection, having earned a 3.66 cumulative grade point average as a history major at the College. Last season, Swanson posted an identical grade point average to earn his first honorable mention selection from the NSCAA.

Swanson, a three-time New England Women's and Men's Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) Academic All-Conference honoree, finished tied for third on the team in points this fall with nine on four goals and one assist. For his efforts this year, Swanson was named to the NEWMAC All-Conference first team. Overall in his career, Swanson has played in 74 games (52 starts), scored 19 goals and dished out 11 assists for 49 points total.

Wheaton finished its 2012 campaign with a 9-7-4 record overall and 2-2-2 mark in the NEWMAC. The Lyons fell to MIT, 1-0, in overtime in the NEWMAC Tournament quarterfinal round on October 31. The Engineers went on to win the NEWMAC Tournament earning an automatic bid into the NCAA Division III men's soccer tournament.