WINONA LAKE – The awards just keep rolling in for the Grace college men’s soccer program.
A trio of Grace men’s soccer players received NCCAA All-American accolades.
Kurt Hamlin, Colin Cape and Damon Binkley were all named NCCAA Second Team All-American after their stellar seasons for the Lancers.
Additionally, Marcelo Talamas was named to the NCCAA All-Tournament Team after scoring and assisting a goal in the national tournament.
Academically, Hamlin and Santiago Maya were honored as Daktronics-NAIA Scholar-Athletes. A student-athlete must maintain at least a 3.5 GPA and be an upperclassman to be considered a Scholar-Athlete.
At the regional level, head coach Matt Hotchkin was named the NCCAA Region Coach of the Year, and Cape, Binkley, Hamlin, Ulisses Miranda and Breno Oliveira were all named to the All-Region Team.
The Lancers enjoyed a groundbreaking season in 2017 under Hotchkin. Grace won the Crossroads League Tournament, advancing to NAIA Nationals for the first time in 35 years and winning conference for the first time in 25 years.