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
Volleyball vs. MONTEVALLO 3-2
Cross Country in CHICK-FIL-A INVITE W-2nd; M-3rd
Tennis (M) @ Belmont Abbey Individual Tourn.
Volleyball vs. BELMONT ABBEY 1-3
Volleyball vs. CHOWAN 3-0
Soccer (M) vs. ERSKINE 1-2
Soccer (W) @ Barton 2-0
Soccer (M) vs. MOUNT OLIVE 1-3
Soccer (W) vs. LIMESTONE 1-3
Cross Country @ Lenoir-Rhyne Invite W-3rd,M-3rd
Volleyball @ Winston-Salem St. 0-3
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1)
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 1)
Football @ VMI 27-20
Soccer (M) @ Belmont Abbey 0-4
Tennis (W) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2)
Tennis (M) @ Wingate Individual Tourn. (Day 2)
Soccer (W) vs. FLAGLER 0-4
Volleyball @ Mars Hill 3-1
Volleyball vs. TUSCULUM 2-3
Soccer (M) vs. MARS HILL 0-1
Football @ UNC Pembroke 41-9
Soccer (W) vs. MARS HILL 4-0
Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 1 (Club at Irish Creek)
Golf (M) @ Queens Inv. - Day 2 (Club at Irish Creek) 11th of 16
Volleyball @ Lenoir-Rhyne 0-3
Soccer (W) @ Newberry 2-1
Soccer (M) @ Newberry 2-4
Volleyball @ Lincoln Memorial 1-3
Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv - Day 1 (Old South GC)
Cross Country @ Bulldog Stampede
Soccer (W) @ Coker 4:30 p.m.
Volleyball @ Carson-Newman 5 p.m.
Football vs. MARS HILL 6 p.m.
Soccer (M) @ Coker 7 p.m.
Golf (W) @ Lady Brave Inv - Day 2 (Old South GC)
Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 1 (CC of Bristol)
Golf (M) @ King Inv - Day 2 (CC of Bristol)
Tennis (W) @ Pfeiffer 3 p.m.
Volleyball vs. ANDERSON 6 p.m.
Tennis (M) @ Pfeiffer 3 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. USC AIKEN 5 p.m.
Cross Country @ Royals Challenge
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 1)
Volleyball vs. QUEENS 7 p.m.
Tennis (W) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Tennis (M) @ SE ITA Championships (Day 2)
Football @ Carson-Newman 1 p.m.
Volleyball vs. WINGATE 2 p.m.
Soccer (W) vs. GEORGIA COLLEGE 3 p.m.
Soccer (M) vs. LANDER 7 p.m.
Mouse over the red calendar dates to display events on those days. Click to open the full-size calendar.