Eylander Named Academic All-American

Dec. 15, 2005

WALTHAM, Mass. - Washington senior goalkeeper Chris Eylander was named to the 2005 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Men's Soccer Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA). Eylander was a third-team selection for the second-consecutive season.

A native of Sumner, Wash., Eylander was the only Pac-10 player to be selected to either of the first, second or third-teams. He has a 3.44 grade point average and will graduate with a degree in electrical engineering. Eylander's honor comes after receiving first-team Academic All-District and first-team Pac-10 All-Academic acclaim earlier this season, awards he received as a junior as well.

Eylander finished his senior campaign recording seven shutouts, 70 saves and a 0.97 goals against average for a Husky team that went 10-7-2 overall. He was a Pac-10 Player of the Week honoree, in addition to being named to the Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week.

Eylander culminated his career as one of the top goalkeepers to ever play in the Husky program. On UW career lists, Eylander finished tied for third in shutouts (18), fourth in saves (187) and fifth in goals against average (1.11).

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