FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, December 13, 2000
ELIZABETHTOWN, Pa. Two Elizabethtown College students have been named regional All-America selections in men's soccer. They are senior midfielders Wyeth Raws (Malvern, PA/West Chester East) and Bryan Hoy (Beaver Springs, PA/West Snyder), both of whom were named to the All-Mid Atlantic Region First Team. Hoy was also earlier named a third team All-American. The All-Region teams are chosen by the members of the National Soccer Coaches' Association of America (NSCAA).
Raws started in 17 games in 2000, and led the team with 29 points by tallying 10 goals and nine assists. During the season he moved into second place on the career assist list at Elizabethtown with 39, just three shy of the program record of 42 set between 1961 and 1964.
Over the course of his career, Raws has scored 22 goals and had 39 assists for 83 points. Raws is also a three-time conference all-star, having been most recently named to the Commonwealth Conference First Team this season. He is also a two-time conference all-academic selection and a two time All-Region honoree.
Raws is majoring in physics at Elizabethtown. He is a 1997 graduate of West Chester East High School.
Hoy started all 18 games for the Blue Jays in 2000, and ended up second on the team in points, scoring 11 goals and four assists for 26 points.
Over the course of his collegiate career, Hoy scored 29 goals and had 20 assists for 78 career points. Hoy is also a four-time conference all-star and a three-time regional All-American. He was named a third team All-American for the 2000 season recently as well.
Hoy is majoring in business at Elizabethtown. He is a 1997 graduate of West Synder High School.
The Elizabethtown College mens soccer team finished the season with a 15-3 record. The Blue Jays came in second in the Commonwealth Conference and fell to Messiah, which went on to win the national championship, in the conference championship game, 2-1.