SIUE's Bauer Named All-Region

Dec. 11, 2009

EDWARDSVILLE, ILL. - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville defender Zach Bauer (St. Louis) was honored as a third team performer for the Midwest Region by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

Bauer, a senior, took six shots and started all 17 games for the men's soccer Cougars this season.

"Zach is one of the best defenders to put on the SIUE uniform," said SIUE Head Coach Kevin Kalish. "He is an extremely skillful centerback who has a bright future at the next level of soccer."

Bauer led SIUE to NCAA Tournament appearances during the 2006 and 2007 season. He was named a Division II All-American after the 2007 season as a defender. In his three seasons with the Cougars, SIUE posted a goals against average of 0.83.

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Midwest Region
1st Team
Pos. Last Name First Name Year School Hometown
K Riggs Alex Benjamin Jr. Missouri State St. Peters, MO
D Chavez Justin So. Tulsa Oklahoma City, OK
D Demarzi Johannes Carmelo Sr. Missouri State Carmichael, CA
D Rice Barry Sr. Kentucky Parma, OH
M Dawes Dustin Andrew Sr. Marshall Brentwood, TN
M Griffiths Jason Sr. Kentucky Bracknell, Berkshire, England
M Gumede Two-Boys Sr. UAB Birmingham, AL
M McInnes Ashley Jr. Tulsa Katy, TX
F Finlay Ethan So. Creighton Marshfield, WS
F Neil Austin So. Tulsa Broken Arrow, OK
F Webb Garrett Sr. Drake Prairie Village, KS
2nd Team
Pos. Last Name First Name Year School Hometown
K Woszczynski Carl So. UAB Columbu, IN
D Edwards Julien Sr. Drake Ottawa, Canada
D Schuler Chris Sr. Creighton Aurora, IL
D Taylor Chris Jr. Tulsa Edmond, OK
D Ushedo Curtis Jr. UAB Mississauga,AL
M Lynch Robby Jr. Evansville Carmel, IN
M Perez Bryan Sr. UMKC Miami, FL
M Saintus Dane Roddy Sr. SMU Arlington, TX
F Cutshaw Christopher Cameron Sr. Bradley Carmel, IN
F Lewis Makesi Jr. Oakland Diego Martin, AL
F Parada Jose Sr. Tulsa Houston, TX
F Sodale Babayele So. UAB Winsor, ON
3rd Team
Pos. Last Name First Name Year School Hometown
K Williams Dan Sr. Kentucky Fairfax Station, VA
D Bauer Zach Sr. SIU Edwardsville St. Louis, MO
D James Machel Sr. Oakland St. Ann's, Port of Spain
D Sass Justin So. Evansville New Palestine, IN
D Sinovic Seth Sr. Creighton Leawood, KS
M Gorczyca Luke Sr. Drake Overland Park, KS
M Menjivar Richard So. Evansville Panorama City, CA
M Shourt Kevin Sr. Drake Lee's Summit, MO
F St. Louis Stefan Sr. Oakland Chaguanas, Port of Spain
F Harrison Alex Jr. Eastern Illinois Newcastle Upon Tyne
F Irvin Tom Jr. Evansville Collinsville, IL
F Paradise Paul Jackson Jr. Missouri St Pittsburg, PA