Tribeís Nathaniel Baako Named to Soccer Americaís MVPs Second-Team
Williamsburg, Va. - The honors continued to roll in for William and Mary Tribe senior soccer player Nathaniel Baako on Thursday, earning a spot on Soccer Americaís MVPs Second-Team. Soccer America's MVPs were introduced in 1976 and honor the players who have had the biggest impact on their team's success regardless of position.
Not only has Baako been honored for his play on the field this season, but also for his academic success. Baako was named a NSCAA/Performance Subaru Second-Team All-American, and the midfielder was also named to the All-Region First-Team and All-CAA First-Team.
For his work in the classroom, Baako was named the NSCAA Senior College Menís Scholar All-America National Player of the Year, earning a spot on the NSCAA Menís College Scholar All-America team. Baako was also named CAA Menís Soccer Scholar Athlete of the Year.
Baako ended his spectacular career for the Green and Gold with a fantastic 2010 season. Baako started all 22 matches for the College, scoring four goals and tying for the team lead with six assists. His 14 points tied for third-best on the Tribe, who won the seventh CAA title in program history, making it all the way to the third round of the NCAA Tournament. For his career, Baako started all 83 matches in which he appeared, tallying 45 points on 13 goals and 19 assists.