Acuna named to the All-ACC Second Team

BLACKSBURG- The 2016 All-Atlantic Coast Conference Men’s Soccer Team was announced on Tuesday. Junior Marcelo Acuna was named to the All-ACC Second Team, as voted on by the leagues’ coaches.

Acuna currently leads the ranked Hokie squad in points, shots, goals and game winning goals. The junior has accumulated 20 points off nine goals and two assists. He scored the game winning goals against No. 18 Ohio State, Oakland, South Florida, NC State and VMI.

The transfer student has been a real spark for the Virginia Tech offense this year helping the team go 10-4-4 and 3-4-1 in conference play.

Acuna is ninth in the country for game winning goals with five, third in the country for shots per game with 4.50, 11th in the country for shots on goal per game with 1.94 and 40th in the country for total goals with nine.

The Costa Rican native leads the ACC in shots and shots per game. He is tied for second for game-winning goals and third for total goals.

A full list of the accolades is below.

2016 ACC Men’s Soccer Individual Awards
Coach of the Year – Bobby Muuss, Wake Forest
Offensive Player of the Year - Jon Gallagher, Notre Dame
Midfielder of the Year - Ian Harkes, Wake Forest
Defensive Player of the Year - Miles Robinson, Syracuse
Freshman of the Year - Cam Lindley, North Carolina

2016 All-ACC Men’s Soccer Teams
First Team
Zeiko Lewis, Sr., F, Boston College
Tim Kubel, Jr., D, Louisville
Mohamed Thiaw, Jr., F, Louisville
Cam Lindley, Fr., M, North Carolina
Brandon Aubrey, Sr., D, Notre Dame
Jon Gallagher, Jr., F, Notre Dame
Chris Nanco, Sr., F, Syracuse
Miles Robinson, So., D, Syracuse
Alec Ferrell, Sr., G, Wake Forest
Ian Harkes, Sr., M, Wake Forest
Jacori Hayes, Sr., M, Wake Forest

Second Team
Diego Campos, Jr., F, Clemson
Oliver Shannon, Jr., M, Clemson
Brian White, Jr., F, Duke
Colton Storm, Sr., D, North Carolina
Alan Winn, Jr., F, North Carolina
Zach Wright, Jr., F, North Carolina
Julius Duchscherer, So., M, NC State
Pablo Aguilar, Jr., M, Virginia
Jeff Caldwell, Jr., G, Virginia
Edward Opoku, So., F, Virginia
Marcelo Acuna, Jr., F, Virginia Tech

Third Team
Patrick Bunk-Andersen, So., D, Clemson
Geoffrey Dee, Jr., M, Louisville
Daniel Johnson, Sr., M, Louisville
Walker Hume, Sr., D, North Carolina
James Pyle, So., G, North Carolina
Evan Panken, Gr., M, Notre Dame
Mo Adams, Fr., M, Syracuse
Jean-Christophe Koffi, So., M, Virginia
Sergi Nus, So., D, Virginia
Brad Dunwell, So., M, Wake Forest
Kevin Politz, Jr., D, Wake Forest

All-Freshman Team
Lasse Lehmann, Fr., M, Boston College
Malick Mbaye, Fr., D, Clemson
Tanner Dieterich, Fr., D, Clemson
Suniel Veerakone, Fr., M, Duke
Max Moser, Fr., M, Duke
Cam Lindley, Fr., M, North Carolina
Mauricio Pineda, Fr., M, North Carolina
Tommy McCabe, Fr., M, Notre Dame
Mo Adams, Fr., M, Syracuse
Robin Afamefuna, Fr., D, Virginia
Terrell Lowe, Fr., M, Virginia
Ema Twumasi, Fr., M, Wake Forest

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