Three Men's Soccer Players Named To Academic Squad
December 1, 2011
Three members of the Middlebury College men’s soccer team were recently honored by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America). Seniors Tyler Macnee (Williston, Vt.), Robbie Redmond (Morristown, N.J.) and Otis Pitney (Washington, D.C.) were all named District I First-Team Academic All-Americans by CoSIDA (College Sports Information Directors of America). The three helped lead the Panthers to an 8-4-4 record in ‘11, including a NESCAC Tournament first-round upset victory over Wesleyan.
Macnee earned first-team honors All-NESCAC for the second-straight year, after holding down a second-team spot during his NESCAC rookie of the year season ’08. The senior finished second on the team in goals (5), assists (3) and points (13) in ’11. Macnee scored two goals in an October 4th win over Castleton State, following that up with a pair of helpers in an October 8th victory at Hamilton. He ends his career sixth all-time at Middlebury with 28 goals in 69 games, while adding 10 assists for 66 points. Macnee is an economics major at Middlebury, owning a 3.50 GPA.
Redmond earns first-team NESCAC honors for the second time after holding down a spot on the second-team a year ago. The team’s top midfielder, Redmond earned a goal in a September 13th win at Norwich this season. He earned four assists in four different games, including both NESCAC Tournament games in ’11. Redmond ends his career at Middlebury with eight goals and eight assists for 24 points in 74 games. He boasts a 3.88 GPA, majoring in economics.
Pitney earns second-team NESCAC honors as another top midfielder for the Panthers. The senior played in all 16 games this season, ranking third on the team with eight points. Pitney scored a pair of goals in a September 25th win over Colby-Sawyer, while scoring again two games later against Connecticut College. Pitney finishes his career with 75 games played, scoring nine goals with three assists for 21 points. He is a political science major at Middlebury with a 3.69 GPA.