Soccer (M)

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 

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«December 2017»
December 1

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 1)

December 2

Swimming @ Yellow Jacket Invite (Day 2) W-2nd;M-4th

Track/Field @ JDL College Kickoff Classic

Basketball (W) @ Lincoln Memorial 43-60

Basketball (M) @ Lincoln Memorial 58-103

December 9

Basketball (W) vs. TUSCULUM 70-58

Basketball (M) vs. TUSCULUM 73-87

December 11

Basketball (W) vs. JC SMITH 51-52

December 12

Basketball (M) vs. ST. AUGUSTINE'S 76-73

December 16

Basketball (W) vs. ANDERSON 2 p.m.

Basketball (M) vs. ANDERSON 4 p.m.

December 17

Swimming vs. QUEENS noon

December 19

Basketball (M) vs. WINGATE 11 a.m.

Basketball (W) vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.

December 30

Basketball (W) @ Virginia Union 2 p.m.


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