Junior David October and sophomore Alex Comsia are both honored for the second time in their careers. Joining them are first-time selections: sophomore Nils Bruening and freshmen Cam Lindley and Mauricio Pineda.
October was a first team Academic All-America selection in the fall of 2016, while Bruening and Comsia were named to the All-America third team. Additionally, Comsia earned the NCAA Elite 90 Award at the 2016 College Cup, given to the participant with the highest grade-point-average among the four competing teams.
Lindley and Pineda were stalwarts on the field in their first season with the Tar Heels. Lindley was a NSCAA Second Team All-America, the TopDrawerSoccer Freshman of the Year and the 2016 ACC Freshman of the Year.
Pineda was a TDS Freshman Best XI First Team and ACC All-Freshman Team selection.
Wake Forest senior midfielder Jacori Hayes is the 2016 ACC Men’s Soccer Scholar-Athlete of the Year. All 12 ACC men’s soccer programs had at least one player honored, led by North Carolina, Notre Dame, and Syracuse with five apiece.
The ACC Scholar-Athlete of the Year awards were established in September 2007 to be awarded annually to the top junior or senior student-athlete in their respective sports.
Minimum academic requirements for selection to the All-ACC Academic Team are a 3.0 grade point average for the previous semester and a 3.0 cumulative average during one’s academic career for undergraduate students. Athletic achievements during the most recent season are also considered in selecting the All-ACC Academic Team.
The ACC Honor Roll, which recognizes all conference student-athletes with a grade point average of 3.0 for the current academic year, will be released in July.
2016 All-ACC Academic Men’s Soccer Team
Cedric Saladin, Jr., Boston College (Finance)
Max Schulze-Geisthovel, Gr., Boston College (Applied Economics)
Simon Enstrom, So., Boston College (Communication and Economics)
Zeiko Lewis, Sr., Boston College (Marketing)@
Oliver Shannon, Jr., Clemson (Sport Communications)
Patrick Bunk-Andersen, So., Clemson (Sport Communications)@
Tanner Dieterich, Fr., Clemson (Pre-Business)
Ximo Miralles, Jr., Clemson (Economics)
Brian White, Jr., Duke (Political Science)
Cody Brinkman, Jr., Duke (Electrical & Computer Engineering)
Max Moser, Fr., Duke (Undeclared)
Cherif Dieye, Fr., Louisville (Business)
Stefan Cleveland, Sr., Louisville (MBA)
Tim Kubel, Jr., Louisville (Finance)#
Alex McCauley, R-Sr., NC State (Business Administration)#
Julius Duchscherer, So., NC State (Business Administration)@
Simon Blotko, So., NC State (Business Administration)
Alex Comsia, So., North Carolina (Business Administration)@
Cam Lindley, Fr., North Carolina (Media and Journalism and Communications)
David October, Jr., North Carolina (Business Administration)@
Mauricio Pineda, Fr., North Carolina (Undecided)
Nils Bruening, So.., North Carolina (Business Administration)
Evan Panken, Gr., Notre Dame (PreProfessional)%
Jon Gallagher, Jr., Notre Dame (Management Consulting)@
Mark Gormley, Sr., Notre Dame (PreProfessional)
Michael Shipp, Gr., Notre Dame (PreProfessional)@
Tommy McCabe, So., Notre Dame (Undecided)
Kevin Murray, Sr., Pitt (Economics/Business Dual)
Hendrik Hilpert, So., Syracuse (Economics/Finance)
Johannes Pieles, Fr., Syracuse (Sport and Human Dynamics - Undeclared)
Jonathan Hagman, So., Syracuse (Finance - Undeclared)
Mo Adams, Fr., Syracuse (Sport and Human Dynamics - Undeclared)
Oyvind Alseth, Sr., Syracuse (Finance)#
Jeff Caldwell, Jr., Virginia (History)@
Terrell Lowe, Fr., Virginia (Undeclared)
Alessandro Mion, R-Sr., Virginia Tech (Psychology)
Bradley Dunwell, So., Wake Forest (Undeclared)@
Ian Harkes, Sr., Wake Forest (Business and Enterprise Management)%
Jacori Hayes, Sr., Wake Forest (Physics)%
Kevin Politz, Jr., Wake Forest (Mathematical Business)
@ Two-time honoree
# Three-time honoree
% Four-time honoree