Maurer Named Third Team Preseason All-American By CollegeSoccerNews.com
July 8, 2009
COLUMBIA, S.C. - South Carolina rising junior goalkeeper Jimmy Maurer has been named a Third Team Preseason All-American by CollegeSoccerNews.com, the organization announced this week. Maurer played every minute in goal last season for Carolina, earning a career-high nine shutouts during the season.
Maurer paced the Gamecock defense during the 2008 campaign, collecting a 0.80 goals against average and nine shutouts. The Lawrenceville, Ga., native earned a 0.79 goals against average in conference games, while collecting three shutouts against league foes. Maurer tallied at least three saves in every match, including a season-high eight against North Carolina. He garnered four C-USA Defensive Player of the Week awards to tie for the most C-USA weekly honors in a single season.
South Carolina begins its 2009 season in late August with an exhibition contest at Stone Stadium against High Point University. Continue to visit www.GamecocksOnline.com throughout the summer for the latest news on South Carolina Athletics.