October 31, 2016
Orr and Bjarnason Earn Men's Soccer District Academic Honors
AUSTIN, Texas -- A pair of Catawba men’s soccer players have earned Academic All-District honors by CoSIDA. Senior midfielder Ian Orr (Mooresville, N.C./Lake Norman) and junior defender Breki Bjarnason (Reykjavik, Iceland) were selected from NCAA II schools from the Peach Belt, Conference Carolinas and the South Atlantic Conference.
Orr has a 3.79 GPA while majoring in business. The senior is tied for second on the team this year with five goals with three of those going for game winners. One came Friday in a win over LMU that put the Indians in the top four of the league standings for the first time since 2005.
Orr has also added a pair of assists on the season. Bjarnason is a psychology major with a 3.96 GPA. He has started 14 matches this season and helped the defense to a pair of shutouts.
2016 CoSIDA Academic All-District III Men’s Soccer Team
GK - Jorge Alvarez, Tusculum (Sr. Gijón, Spain, 3.35, Sport Management
D - Nestor Aguilar, Limestone (Sr. Jaen, Spain, 3.91, Physical Education
D - Breki Bjarnason, CATAWBA (Jr. Reykjavik, Iceland, 3.96, Psychology
D - Damian Gaona, Wingate (Jr. Santiago, Chile, 3.44, Biology
D - Guillermo Lazcano, Tusculum (Sr. Aviles, Spain, 3.60, Sport Management
M - Luis Calderon, King (Jr. Guatemala City, Guatemala, 3.63, Psychology/Mathematics
M - David Fairgrieve, Wingate (Jr. Newcastle, England, 3.95, Marketing
M - Ian Orr, CATAWBA (Sr. Mooresville, N.C., 3.79, Business administration
M - Ramin Varnhorn, Young Harris (Jr. Bielefeld, Germany, 3.98, Business & public policy
F - Corey Brown, Queens (Sr. Toronto, Ontario, 3.96, Biochemistry (pre-med)
F - Gui Machado, Limestone (Sr. Sao Paulo, Brazil, 3.83, Marketing/Mgmt./Sport Mgmt.
F - Jonathan Spicher, Tusculum (Sr. Cologne, Germany, 4.00, Accounting
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 3)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 1 (Ocean Ridge Plantation)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 4)
Golf (W) @ Myrtle Beach Inv - Day 2 (Ocean Ridge Plantation) 14th of 17
Volleyball @ Coker 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. QUEENS 0-1
Soccer (M) vs. QUEENS 1-1
Tennis (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 7-2
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 1)
Swimming @ Converse Women's Invite (Day 2) 1st of 7
Cross Country @ Hagan Stone Classic W-1st;M-3rd
Football vs. NORTH GREENVILLE 26-20
Volleyball vs. NEWBERRY 2-3
Soccer (W) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3
Soccer (M) vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 0-3
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 1 (CC of Salisbury)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 1 (Rock Barn GC)
Golf (M) @ NCAA II Preview - Day 2 (Rock Barn GC) 9th of 17
Golf (W) in PATSY RENDLEMAN INV - Day 2 (CC of Salisbury) 10th of 17
Soccer (W) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 3-1
Soccer (M) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 3-4
Football vs. WINGATE 24-27
Volleyball @ Anderson 0-3
Soccer (M) @ Anderson 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Anderson 1-2
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 1 (Achasta GC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 1 (Mimosa Hills CC)
Golf (M) @ Donald Ross Intercollegiate - Day 2 (Mimosa Hills CC) 11th of 13
Golf (W) @ Lee Ann Noble Memorial - Day 2 (Achasta GC) 12th of 16
Tennis (M) vs. Newberry 1-8
Tennis (W) vs. Newberry 4-5
Soccer (W) @ Wingate 5 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Wingate 7:30 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 2 p.m.
Swimming vs. UNC WILMINGTON 2 p.m.
Volleyball vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.
Swimming @ Wingate
Cross Country @ SAC Championships
Volleyball @ Tusculum 12:30 p.m.
Football @ Tusculum 2:30 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. TUSCULUM 5 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. TUSCULUM 7:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LENOIR-RHYNE 7 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. USC AIKEN 7 p.m.
Swimming Men @ Gardner-Webb 5 p.m.
Volleyball vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 7 p.m.
Soccer (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 1 p.m.
Football @ Limestone 1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. CARSON-NEWMAN 2 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 3:30 p.m.
Soccer (W) in SAC Tournament (1st Round)
Soccer (M) @ SAC Tournament (1st Round)
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