Siloam Springs, Ark. (December 11, 2003) - John Brown University senior defender Federico Suarez of Montevideo, Uruguay has been named to the NAIA Honorable Mention All-American team. Suarez was previously selected to the 1st team Sooner Athletic Conference soccer team and also was a 1st team NAIA Region VI selection. Suarez led the Golden Eagles this season in shots (49), goals (11) and points (29) as the team won both the Sooner Athletic Conference regular season championship and the Region VI championship.
Coach Bob Gustavson said, “Federico was a tremendous force for us this year. He made the difference in several games as to whether we were going to win or be defeated. It will be hard to replace a player of his caliber. I am happy to see Federico earn such an honor to close out his collegiate career.”