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Hokies finish third in final postseason NSCAA/adidas National rankings
Tech appeared in first-ever College Cup and finished season 14-4-5
December 19, 2007

BLACKSBURG, Va. - After its first College Cup appearance in school history, the Virginia Tech men's soccer team finished third in the final postseason NSCAA/adidas National Men's Soccer Poll on Wednesday. This is the highest ranking in school history.

Tech finished 14-4-5 overall, which tied the 1997 team for the most wins in a single season in school history. The Hokies' .717 winning percentage this season stands as the second-highest in the program's 36-year history.

Wake Forest won the College Cup and finished as the top-ranked team in the nation. Two other Atlantic Coast Conference foes were included: Boston College finished 12th and Maryland was 15th. Connecticut finished fifth, Old Dominion was 19th, Tulsas was 20th, and California finished 24th.

In other postseason honors, MAC Hermann Trophy finalist and NSCAA First-Team All-American Patrick Nyarko was named to the College Cup All-Tournament Team.

NCAA College Cup All-Tournament Team
Zack Simmons - GK - UMass
Patrick Nyarko - F - Virginia Tech
Casey Latchem - GK - Ohio State
Roger Espinoza - MF - Ohio State
Eric Brunner - D - Ohio State
Doug Verhoff - D - Ohio State
Marcus Tracy - F- Wake Forest
Sam Cronin - M - Wake Forest
Zack Schilawski - F - Wake Forest
Brian Edwards - GK - Wake Forest
Cody Arnoux - F - Wake Forest

Most Outstanding Offensive Player: Marcus Tracy - Wake Forest
Most Outstanding Defensive Player: Brian Edwards - Wake Forest

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