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Alec Arsht is now a two-time NSCAA All-West Region selection.
Alec Arsht Named to NSCAA All-West Region Second Team
Release: Thursday 12/06/2012 
by UCSD
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Junior center back Alec Arsht of the UC San Diego men's soccer team added another postseason honor to his haul this week in being named to the 2012 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) NCAA Division II Men All-West Region Second Team.

Arsht, out of Oak Park, was already selected last month as a second-team All-American and first-team All-West Region player by Daktronics, Inc. He was previously a first-team All-California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) pick.

Arsht started 14 of 16 matches played for UCSD in 2012. He is now a two-time NSCAA All-West Region honoree, having earned placement on the third team as a sophomore in 2011.

UCSD completed the 2012 season with a 9-4-4 overall record and in third-place in the CCAA South Division, one spot and three points out of its first CCAA Championship berth since 2005.

The Tritons finished as the top defensive team in the country, with the best goals-against average (0.44) and shutout percentage (0.71) in all of NCAA Division II.

2012 UCSD Postseason Honors
Overall Record: 9-4-4

NSCAA
All-Region

Alec Arsht (Second Team)

Daktronics, Inc.
All-America

Alec Arsht (Second Team)
Josh Cohen (Second Team)

All-Region
Alec Arsht (First Team)
Josh Cohen (First Team)

All-CCAA
Alec Arsht (First Team)
Andisheh Bagheri (Second Team)
Josh Cohen (Second Team - Most Valuable Defensive Player)
Gavin Lamming (Second Team)
Evan Walker (Honorable Mention)
Jon Pascale (Coach of the Year)

Academic All-District
Andisheh Bagheri (First Team)

-- UCSDtritons.com --

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