Dec. 18, 2013
DEKALB, Ill. -- Junior Dusty Page (Germantown, Wis./Kettle Moraine Lutheran) of the Northern Illinois University men’s soccer team was named to the Academic All-MAC Team while juniors Paul Hogan (Downers Grove, Ill./Downers Grove North) and Jayson LeSeth (Des Plaines, Ill./Maine West), along with sophomores Bertrand Gaschot (Austin, Texas/Westwood) and Charlie Oliver (Crystal Lake, Ill./Crystal Lake South) earned honorable mention recognition, the conference office announced on Wednesday.
Page, Hogan and LeSeth were each honored for the second consecutive season, the trio each earned academic honorable mention accolades last season.
A finance major with a 4.0 GPA, Page appeared in 17 matches, making 16 starts. Page tallied six shots and scored his first career goal in a 3-0 victory over Eastern Illinois. Page also represents the Mid-American Conference on the NCAA Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee.
Hogan, a kinesiology major with a 3.345 GPA, saw action in 15 matches, including a pair of starts. Hogan recorded five shots and registered an assist against Hartwick.
LeSeth, an accountancy major with a 3.345 GPA, started 16 matches and finished tied for third on the team in points. LeSeth scored the game-winning goal against UW Green Bay and also recorded three assists on the season.
Gaschot, a geology major with a 3.259 GPA, played in all 18 matches, including 15 starts. Gaschot scored two goals, including the game-winner against Cincinnati, and one assist. Gaschot was named to the All-Tournament Team at the Ohio State Wolstein Classic.
Oliver, a geology major with a 3.475 GPA, saw action in 10 matches, including eight starts, before missing the final eight games of the season due to injury. Oliver recorded his first career assist in a 2-1 victory over UW Green Bay.
Academic All-MAC recipients are selected by the faculty academic representatives of the seven MAC schools participating in men’s soccer. To qualify, a student-athlete must have at least a 3.20 cumulative GPA and have participated in at least 50 percent of the contests that season. First year students and junior college transfers in their first year of residence are not eligible for the award.
2013 Men's Soccer Academic All-MAC Team:
Reinaldo Brenes, Akron
Robbie Derschang, Akron
Andrew Souders, Akron
Ryan Comisky, Bowling Green
Brandon Silva, Bowling Green
Michael Wiest, Bowling Green
Mateo Munarriz, Hartwick
Dusty Page, Northern Illinois
Haydon Bennett, West Virginia
Andy Bevin, West Virginia
Connor Furgason, Western Michigan
Marco Lobo, Western Michigan
Oliver Mayer, Western Michigan
Max Auden, Bowling Green
Jake Genrich, Bowling Green
Anthony Grant, Bowling Green
Ryan James, Bowling Green
Marcus Hanson, Buffalo
Jake Jacobs, Buffalo
Rio Dhat, Hartwick
Dean Fowler, Hartwick
Nick Hills, Hartwick
Jack Miller, Hartwick
Matthew Roberston, Hartwick
David Styles, Hartwick
Bertrand Gaschot, Northern Illinois
Paul Hogan, Northern Illinois
Jayson LeSeth, Northern Illinois
Charlie Oliver, Northern Illinois
Zak Leedom, West Virginia
Majed Osman, West Virginia
Jason Grant, Western Michigan
Sean Hazen, Western Michigan
Brian Heimerdinger, Western Michigan
Ryan Lemasters, Western Michigan