Krenzien Receives First-Team Honors For Scholar-Athlete Success

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
Release: February 14, 2013
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Green Bay men's soccer standout Sam Krenzien was the lone Horizon Leaugue player recognized by the NSCAA for success on the field and in the classroom.

By Justin Grones (@JustinGrones)

GREEN BAY, Wis. ( - Green Bay men's soccer standout Sam Krenzien (Wauwatosa, Wis.) has been named to the 2012 National Soccer Coaches Association of America Men's University Division Scholar All-North/Central Region team in recognition for his performance on the field and in the classroom, the NSCAA recently announced.

Starting all 16 games as a midfielder during his junior season in 2012, Krenzien was the only Horizon League player to be recognized on the NSCAA's first or second teams. He scored two goals and recorded an assist for five total points last season, and was second on the team in both shots and shots on goal with 32 and 11. More impressively, he carries a 3.59 grade point average as a business finance major.  

As a team, the Green Bay men's soccer program achieved a 3.01 GPA for the fall 2012 semester.

Krenzien will be one of three seniors returning for the Phoenix next season, joined by Ahmad Bah (Brooklyn Park, Minn.) and redshirt senior Sabastian Xiong (Cottage Grove, Wis.).

First Team

Jarrett Baughman, Northwestern
Kevin Cope, Michigan State
Grant Van De Casteele, Notre Dame
Ryan Bauer, SIUE
Bryan Ciesiulka, Marquette
John Dreshaj, Oakland
Sam Krenzien, Green Bay
Dillon Powers, Notre Dame
Harrison Shipp, Notre Dame

Second Team

Charlie Lyon, Marquette
Andrew Riggs, Missouri State
Garrett Crall, Drake
Wesley Curtis, Michigan State
Ryan Keener, Michigan State
Nick Marshall, Drake
Luke Mishu, Notre Dame
Jared Gain, Missouri State
Cody Henderson, Michigan State
Bryan Jantsch, Drake
Sebastian Jansson, Marquette
Nick Maglassang, Saint Louis
Eric Pothast, Marquette
Cole Alexander, Missouri State
Adnan Gabeljic, Saint Louis


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