Senior forward Liam Barrett of Illinois Institute of Technology leads the 2012 Capital One Academic All-America® College Division Men’s Soccer Team, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
The Capital One Academic All-America® College Division soccer teams are comprised of student-athletes from NAIA, Canadian and two-year institutions. Barrett has been chosen as the winner of the Capital One College Division Academic All-America® of the Year award for the men’s soccer team.
Barrett, a senior business major with a perfect 4.00 G.P.A., was named as the winner of the Capital One College Division Academic All-America® of the Year award for the second consecutive year. The Felixstowe, England native led Illinois Tech and the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference in goals (17) and points (40), earning him the CCAC Player of the Year award for the second time in his career after leading the Scarlet Hawks to an 8-9-2 record.
Barrett currently ranks sixth in the NAIA in shots on goal per game (3.000), seventh in shots per game (4.890), 23rd in points per game (2.220), 25th in total goals (17) and goals per game (0.940), and 26th in total points (40). He finished his career with 61 goals, 22 assists and 144 points.