Sophomore forward Jade Johnson of Jamestown College has been named the 2012 Association of Independent Institutions Conference men's soccer Player of the Year.
Johnson was one of 14 players named to the A.I.I. All-conference first team released Friday. Jamestown was represented by four players on the first team, while Ashford had five, the University of Houston-Victoria and Cal State San Marcos two each and La sierra one.
Joining Johnson on the first team from James town were sophomore midfielder Jack Keeling, sophomore forward George Gauld, and junior goalkeeper Tom Cooke. Named to the team from Ashford were junior forward Lucas Almeida, junior goalkeeper Patrick Kinsella, senior defender Geraldo Garza, freshman forward Tim Krautheim, and senior defender Tony Smith.
Representing UH-Victoria on the first team was junior forward Stiven Ospina and sophomore midfielder Hector Gonzalez, while junior defender Erik Mueller and junior midfielder/defender Jacob Kaiser represented Cal State San Marcos. Junior midfielder Roman Santiago was named from LaSierra.
Jamestown's Phillip Bohn was named the A.I.I. Coach of the Year.
2012 A.I.I. All-Conference Men's Soccer Team
Player School Pos. Class.
Jade Johnson Jamestown College F So.
Jack Keeling Jamestown College M So.
Lucas Almeida Ashford F So
George Gauld Jamestown College F So.
Patrick Kinsella Ashford GK Jr.
Stiven Ospina Houston-Victoria F Jr.
Geraldo Garza Ashford D Sr.
Erik Mueller Cal State San Marcos D Jr.
Tom Cooke Jamestown College GK Jr.
Hector Gonzalez Houston-Victoria M So.
Tim Krautheim Ashford F Fr.
Jacob Kaiser Cal State San Marcos M/D Jr.
Roman Santiago La Sierra M Jr.
Tony Smith Ashford D Sr.
Matt Balshaw Jamestown College D Jr.
Nuno Gourgel Ashford M Sr.
Jonner Lodge Jamestown College M Sr.
Israel Nava Houston-Victoria M Jr.
Scott Rice Cal State San Marcos M So.
Jack Hartley Jamestown College D So.
Nigel Francis Houston-Victoria D Sr.
Kenneth Henry La Sierra F Jr.
Alex Brunsell Cal State San Marcos M So.
Hector Ramirez Houston-Victoria D Fr.
Joel Hernandez La Sierra D Jr.
Player of the Year: Jade Johnson, So., Jamestown College
Coach of the Year: Phillip Bohn, Jamestown College