IU soccer quartet named All-Region

Indiana’s Femi Hollinger-Janzen, Tanner Thompson, Grant Lillard and Andrew Gutman were all named to the National Soccer Coaches of America (NSCAA) Midwest All-Region team on Wednesday. Here’s part of the release from IU:

Senior Femi Hollinger-Janzen, junior Tanner Thompson, sophomore Grant Lillard were named to the first team, while freshman Andrew Gutman was selected to the third team.

A Second-Team All-Region honoree last year, Hollinger-Janzen was named First-Team All-Big Ten this season. The senior led the team with eight goals and 21 points on the season.

A First-Team All-Region honoree for the second-straight season, Thompson was named First-Team All-Big Ten and the league’s Midfielder of the Year. The junior scored three goals and dished out a conference-best nine assists on the year.

Lillard earned First-Team All-Region accolades in 2015 after being named to the second team a season ago. This year, Lillard was named First-Team All-Big Ten this year. Lillard started all 21 matches for the Hoosiers, helping anchor a backline that recorded 10 shutouts. Lillard also totaled four goals and five assists.

Gutman made an immediate impact in his first season for Indiana. Gutman was named Second-Team All-Big Ten as well as to the league’s All-Freshman squad. Gutman started all 21 games for IU, scoring a goal and tallying an assist.

Nine Hoosiers were also named as Academic All-Big Ten honorees: Hollinger-Janzen, Thompson, Lillard, Derek Creviston, Matt Foldesy, Michael Galullo, Adam Goldfaden, Zach Martin and Colin Webb.