Tiffin, Ohio – December 10, 2010– Two members of the Heidelberg University men’s soccer players were named to the 2010 NSCAA/Performance Subaru Men’s Division III All-Great Lakes Region team.
Senior defender Greg Acuna (Findlay, Ohio / Findlay) was named to the First Team and senior forward Cory Buhrman (Brunswick, Ohio / Brunswick) was named to the Third Team. This marks the first time of their career to receive this honor.
Acuna earns his third postseason hardware. He also picked up All-OAC and Academic All-OAC First Team honors. The mainstay on Heidelberg’s defense, Acuna, contributed to the Berg’s OAC-best 10 shutouts. This is the first time since 2001 that a Heidelberg player has earned All-Region First team, joining Josh Longdon, Adam Neil, and Ryan Wise.
Burhman is earning his second postseason award. He also tabbed a spot on the All-OAC First Team for the first time of his career. A two-time 2010 OAC Player of the Week honoree, Buhrman led the team and the conference with five game winners on the season.
Heidelberg, under the guidance of 22nd-year head coach Brian Haley, won to its first OAC regular season title in 2010. The Berg finished the season 14-4-2 overall and 7-0-2 against league foes. Its 14 victories ranks second all-time in Heidelberg’s history, only behind its 1999 season where it won 17. The 2010 season marked the only season ever that the Berg went undefeated in the OAC. It’s seven conference victories ties with the 2002 season for most in the history of the program.