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
Basketball (W) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 76-70
Basketball (M) @ Lenoir-Rhyne 63-85
Swimming MEN vs. ASHLAND 84-117
Swimming WOMEN vs. ASHLAND 102-95
Swimming Women @ Limestone 103-142
Swimming Men @ Limestone 104-136
Basketball (W) @ Carson-Newman 60-88
Basketball (M) @ Carson-Newman 75-101
Basketball (W) vs. COKER 55-52
Basketball (M) vs. COKER 77-71
Swimming WOMEN vs. BARTON 141-90
Swimming MEN vs. BARTON 131-89
Basketball (W) vs. MARS HILL 80-56
Basketball (M) vs. MARS HILL 83-68
Basketball (W) vs. NEWBERRY 65-73
Basketball (M) vs. NEWBERRY 87-92
Swimming @ Lenoir-Rhyne
Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 1)
Basketball (W) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. LINCOLN MEMORIAL 4 p.m.
Track/Field @ Wake Forest Invitational (Day 2)
Basketball (W) vs. QUEENS 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) vs. QUEENS 8 p.m.
Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 1)
Track/Field @ Finn Pincus Invitational (Day 2)
Basketball (W) @ Tusuclum 2 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Tusculum 4 p.m.
Basketball (W) @ Wingate 6 p.m.
Basketball (M) @ Wingate 8 p.m.
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