Jan. 27, 2011
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Notre Dame’s Jeb Brovsky and Steven Perry have been named National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Scholar All-Americans. The Fighting Irish duo was among the 16-man team from the University Division.
To be nominated for the NSCAA Scholar All-America team, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale), start more than 50 percent of all games and be a significant contributor to the team. The player must also be in their second year at the school. A committee selects the NSCAA Scholar All-America team.
Notre Dame, Drake and LaSalle were the only schools with multiple student-athletes on the University Division squad.
Brovsky and Perry graduated from Notre Dame in December following standout careers with the Fighting Irish. Brovsky earned a degree in management from Notre Dame’s Mendoza College of Business and finished with a 3.472 cumulative grade-point average. Perry received a degree in finance from the Mendoza College of Business. He posted a 3.467 cumulative GPA.
In addition to graduating in December, both Brovsky and Perry were selected in that month’s Major League Soccer SuperDraft. The Vancouver Whitecaps FC chose Brovsky with the first pick in the second round (19th overall selection), while the New England Revolution tabbed Perry in the third round (39th overall).
Brovsky (Lakewood, Colo./Green Mountain) started all 20 matches for the Irish during the 2010 season and tallied nine points on four goals and an assist. The midfielder was named to the all-BIG EAST first team and to the BIG EAST All-Championship team. For his career, Brovsky played in 87 games, including 60 starts, and registered 42 points on 15 goals and 12 assists. The three-time all-BIG EAST honoree only missed one contest during his career.
Perry (Edmond, Okla./Bishop McGuinness) posted team-high and career-high numbers in goals (12) and points (28) during the 2010 season. His four assists also were a career-high total. Perry started all 20 matches for the Irish and was a unanimous all-BIG EAST first-team pick. He also was named to the All-Great Lakes Region second team. Perry registered three two-goal games and had five game-winning tallies during his senior campaign. He played in 75 career matches, including 33 starts, and recorded 38 points on 15 goals and eight assists.
Brovsky and Perry helped Notre Dame to four straight NCAA Tournament appearances, including a trip to the quarterfinals in 2007. They also were on Irish teams that won the BIG EAST Blue Division title in 2007 and 2008.
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