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Lutz Honored As A Scholar All-American

Bryan Lutz heads the ball.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Men's Soccer senior Bryan Lutz (Fairfax, Va./W.T. Woodson) has been recognized as a top scholar-athlete in America by the United Soccer Coaches. Lutz was named to the 2017 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division III Men's Scholar All-America Third Team. It comes less than 24 hours after Lutz was named to the 2017 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division III Men's Scholar All-South Region First Team. This is Randolph-Macon's third Scholar All-America selection in history after Mike Thorell and David Nelson. 

Lutz is double-majoring in business and economics and is part of the economics honor society, Omicron Delta Epsilon and Gamma Sigma Alpha, the honor society for Greek men and women with a GPA above 3.5. Lutz has been on the Dean's List each semester at Randolph-Macon. He is also the 2015 recipient of the Douglas W. Foard Phi Beta Kappa Sophomore Award, which honors a sophomore with a GPA above 3.5.

Lutz was also named a COSIDA Academic All-District team member for District 5, which encompasses Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, Puerto Rico, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

On the field, Lutz completes the 2017 season as the top goal-scorer on the team with eight goals. He added three assists to total 19 points. Lutz finished with the third-most goals in the conference as well as the fourth-most points. Four of his goals were game winners, including a double-overtime header to beat Catholic on September 20 – a match that was two minutes away from being declared a tie. Lutz leaves R-MC with 19 goals scored and seven assists to total 45 points. Lutz's 19 goals are the most by any R-MC player since 2004. Lutz was also named to the All-ODAC First Team and was named to the United Soccer Coaches All-South Atlantic Region Third Team.


2017 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division III Men's Scholar All-America Teams

First Team

Pos Player Name Yr. School Major GPA Hometown
K Dylan McLaurin Jr. Lynchburg College Athletic Training 3.54 Stafford, Va.
K Bryan See Sr. Johns Hopkins University Civil Engineering 3.43 Subang Jaya, Malaysia
D Jordan Locke Sr. Oglethorpe University Engineering and Physics 3.40 Loganville, Ga.
D Michael Swiercz Sr. Johns Hopkins University Mechanical Engineering 3.90 Santa Rosa Beach, Fla.
D Conor Coleman Sr. Tufts University Economics 3.73 Phoenix, Ariz.
D Guy Harris Sr. Trinity University Business Analytics and Technology 3.42 Dallas, Texas
M Cooper Fyfe Sr. Trinity University Finance and Marketing 3.38 Austin, Texas
M Topher Marshall Jr. Oglethorpe University Communication and Rhetoric Studies 3.52 Lawrenceville, Ga.
M Alberto Carmona Jr. Kenyon College Economics 3.77 Katy, Texas
F Henry Myers* Sr. Kenyon College Economics and Mathematics 3.71 Lebanon, Ohio
F Nick Kapetanos* Sr. Benedictine University Finance 3.66 Norridge, Ill.
F Braden Andryk* Sr. Milwaukee School of Engineering AE Structural Engineering 3.53 Hartland, Wis.

Second Team

Pos Player Name Yr. School Major GPA Hometown
K Theo Hooker* Sr. Colorado College Mathmatical Economics 3.58 Albuquerque, N.M.
D Colin Travis Sr. University of Mary Washington Chemistry 3.49 Leonardtown, Md.
D Jordan Elster Jr. Salve Regina University Business Administration 3.79 Sutton, Mass.
D Austin Read Sr. United States Coast Guard Academy Electrical Engineering 3.90 Takoma Park, Md.
D Stacey Reimann Sr. University of Chicago Philosophy and Law and Letters Society 3.67 Vestavia Hills, Ala.
M Aidan O'Driscoll Jr. Luther College English 3.49 Minneapolis, Minn.
M Joel Frykholm Sr. Colorado College Art 3.68 Boulder, Colo.
M William Hamryka Jr. Washington and Lee University Chemistry 3.44 Dawsonville, Ga.
M Stojan Krsteski Sr. Wabash College Financial Economics 3.55 Struga, Macedonia
M Matthew Murakami Sr. Gustavus Adolphus College Financial Economics 3.58 Eden Prairie, Minn.
F Nathaniel Merchant Sr. Bates College Rhetoric 3.50 Los Angeles, Calif.

Third Team

Pos Player Name Yr. School Major GPA Hometown
K Justin Niswonger Sr. Capital University Education 3.45 Centerville, Ohio
K Ben Woodhouse Sr. Brandeis University Business and Economics 3.91 Suffield, Conn.
D Jacob Lysik Jr. Aurora University Finance 4.00 New Lenox, Ill.
D Mark Roth Jr. Carleton College Computer Science 3.59 Evanston, Ill.
D Keenan Amer Jr. Colorado College Organismal Biology and Ecology 3.87 Sante Fe, N.M.
D Nate Long Jr. Maryville College International Business and Spanish 3.30 Belmont, N.C.
D Matthew Zinner Sr. Tufts University History and Pre-Medicine 3.57 Raleigh, N.C.
D Tobias Muellers Sr. Williams College Chemistry 3.91 Burlington, Vt.
M Jon Borzick Sr. North Central College Anthropology and Classical Language 3.35 Lindenhurst, Ill.
M Justin Carey Sr. University of Mary Washington Business 3.42 Leesburg, Va.
M Bryce Ikeda Jr. University of Rochester Electrical and Computer Engineering 3.74 Tacoma, Wash.
F Nick Rutherford Sr. Plymouth State University Finance 3.96 Sydney, Australia
F Ryan Sproule Jr. Washington University (Mo.) Computer Science 3.52 Pittsburgh, Pa.
F Bryan Lutz Sr. Randolph-Macon College Business and Economics 3.62 Fairfax, Va.