November 29, 2000

Union Soccer Players Earn National Honors

Jackson, TNó Scott Marksberry received the NAIA Scholar Athlete Award. While at Union, Marksberry maintained a 3.69 GPA while majoring in Business Management.

Three members of the Union Soccer team were named NCCAA All-Americans. Joe Phiri of Zambia was named to the First Team All-American, having led the NCCAA in scoring with an average of 1.45 per game. Phiri set a Union record with 24 goals in a season. Jeff Lean of British Columbia, Canada, was named Second Team All-American. Lean, a sophomore goalkeeper produced 9 shutouts on the season in his 16 starts. He was second in the NCCAA with .064 goals allowed per game. Scott Marksberry of Chicago, IL, was an honorable mention. Marksberry, the junior team captain, added 11 goals this year.


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