Eylander Named First-Team Academic All-District Selection

Nov. 3, 2005

SEATTLE - Washington senior goalkeeper Chris Eylander was selected to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District first-team, College Sports Information Directors of America announced Wednesday.

Eylander, from Sumner, Wash., has a 3.44 cumulative grade point average and is an electrical engineering major. The honor is the second-straight for Eylander, who last year earned first-team Academic All-District acclaim and third-team Academic All-America honors. His first-team nod this year makes him eligible again for national honors.

Eylander has started every match for the Huskies since his junior season. He has tallied 18 career shutouts and is tied for third on UW's career shutouts list. His 1.03 career goals against average also ranks fourth all-time. A first-team All-Pac-10 honoree as a junior, Eylander this season has posted seven shutouts, made 61 saves and has a 0.72 goals against average. He was a Pac-10 Player of the Week honoree, and was also named to the Top Drawer Soccer National Team of the Week earlier in the season.

2005 Academic All-District 8 First-Team
Chris Eylander, Washington, Goalkeeper
Brett Gardner, Oregon State, Midfielder
David Niemeyer, Loyola Marymount, Midfielder
Diego Souza, Loyola Marymount, Midfielder
Matthew Robinson, Cal Poly, Midfielder
Tyson Wahl, California, Defender
Brian Cotlove, Portland, Defender
Jesse Manton, Sacramento State, Defender
Luke Mehring, UCLA, Defender
Keith DeVey, Santa Clara, Forward
George Josten, Gonzaga, Forward
Pieter Berger, California, Forward

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