Men's Soccer Players Earn NESCAC Honors - Glaser Is Rookie Of The Year

November 14, 2013

Two members of the Middlebury College men’s soccer team earned All-NESCAC honors when the league announced its post-season. First-year player Adam Glaser (Washington, D.C.) earned a spot on the first-team and was named the NESCAC Rookie of the Year. Senior defender Graham Knisley (Wakefield, R.I.) earned a spot on the second team. The duo helped lead the Panthers to a 9-5-1 mark this season, with a trip to the NESCAC Tournament.

Glaser had an impressive rookie season, making an immediate impact. He is tied for the league-lead with nine goals and ranks second with 22 points to go along with his four assists. Glaser earned a hat-trick in a September 28th win over Colby, scoring twice in an October 12th victory over Trinity. He found the back of the net in six of the final eight games this season, finishing the year with a pair of game-winners. Glaser joins David LaRocca (2004) and Tyler Macnee (2008) as the third Panther to receive the award.

Knisley was a team captain who anchored the Panther defense this season. His team allowed just 0.85 goals/game in ‘13, .14 better than a year ago. Knisley started all 15 games he played in this season for the Panthers. He finishes his career with 58 games played, scoring three goals with an assist for seven points.