Nov. 2, 2012
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - University of San Diego redshirt sophomore goalkeeper Drew Ilijevski has been named Capital One Academic All-District 8. Ilijevski (San Diego, Calif. - Cathedral Catholic HS) holds a 3.49 GPA and is working toward his degree in business administration.
Ilijevski has been a key to the Toreros' (9-6-0, 7-1-0 WCC) success in West Coast Conference play so far, winning his last seven starts in goal after taking over as the starter on Sept. 30 in a 3-2 win at Saint Mary's. Ilijevski, who has a record of 7-1-0 in goal, has started seven contests this season and appeared in nine overall. He has recorded 28 saves and boasts a goals against average of 1.23, which is fourth best in the WCC this season.
This is the first academic all-district honor of Ilijevski's career. Last season he was a West Coast Conference Commissioner's Honor Roll honoree.
Ilijevski and the Toreros travel to Gonzaga for a 2 pm game on Friday, Nov. 2 before heading to Portland for a 1 pm contest on Sunday, Nov. 4.
District 8 Winners
NCAA Division I
Goalkeeper Drew Ilijevski SAN DIEGO, UNIVERSITY OF So. San Diego, Calif. 3.49 Business Administration
Midfielder Mustafa Chopan CALIFORNIA, UNIVERSITY OF AT DAVIS Sr. Citrus Heights, Calif. 3.94 Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior
Midfielder Ryan Hollingshead CALIFORNIA, UNIVERSITY OF LOS ANGELES (UCLA) Sr. Granite Bay, Calif. 3.48 Psychology
Midfielder Evan Raynr CALIFORNIA, UNIVERSITY OF LOS ANGELES (UCLA) Sr. Calabasas, Calif. 3.36 Psychology
Midfielder Kody Duff SAN DIEGO STATE UNIVERSITY Jr. Roseville, Calif. 3.53 Accounting
Midfielder Dersu Abolfathi STANFORD UNIVERSITY Sr. Irvine, Calif. 3.72 Symbolic Systems
Defender Joe Sofia CALIFORNIA, UNIVERSITY OF LOS ANGELES (UCLA) Jr. Dove Canyon, Calif. 3.95 Communications
Defender Nick Murphy SAN JOSE STATE UNIVERSITY Sr. San Francisco, Calif. 3.93 Physics
Defender Travis Anderson OREGON STATE UNIVERSITY Sr. Adelaide, Australia 3.97 Exercise and Sport Science
Defender Brian Ford CALIFORNIA, UNIVERSITY OF AT DAVIS So. Newport Beach, Calif. 3.64 Exercise Biology
Forward Reed Williams CALIFORNIA, UNIVERSITY OF LOS ANGELES (UCLA) Jr. Newport Beach, Calif. 3.34 Business Economics
Forward Adam Jahn STANFORD UNIVERSITY Sr. El Macero, Calif. 3.36 Management Science & Engineering
Forward Colin Anderson PORTLAND, UNIVERSITY OF Sr. Tucson, Ariz. 3.5 Life Science