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Soccer Player Named YC Athlete Of The Year

April 10th, 2013 » filed under: Soccer News, Top Story

Roughrider soccer player Sam Cusack has been named Yavapai College Athletic of the Year for the 2012-2013 academic year at last night’s Evening of Recogination at the Performance Arts Center. The sophomore captain anchored the Yavapai College defense the past two seasons playing in all 47 matches (40-4-3, overall record) with a plus/minus of +134. Sam was recently named to both the prestigious National Soccer Coaches Association Junior College All-America First Team and the National Soccer Coaches Association Junior College Academic All-America Soccer Team, while supporting a grade point average just under four. He is the 52rd soccer All-American from the Roughrider program. Sam will be moving on to the University of Central Arkansas, an NCAA Division One program.