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2010-2011 Cougars Receive National Recognitions



Jeff Crews

Elisabeth Ennis
Postseason accolades from the fall athletic program at Clearwater Christian College included members of both the menís soccer team and the womenís volleyball team. The athletic department is pleased to announce the following recognitions.

Three menís soccer players were named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-American team. Following the second straight national championship, seniors Jeff Crews and Tyler Spraul and sophomore Anthony DeRosse were named to the All-American team in a press release issued by the NSCAA. In addition to the All-American honor, all three players were named to the All-Tournament team at the national tournament. Jeff Crews was named Most Outstanding Player and Tyler Spraul was named the Most Outstanding Offensive Player. †

Tyler Spraul

Emma Kile
Coach James Whitaker said, ďThese three players have been a huge part of our teamís success this season and are well-deserving of this significant accomplishment. It has been exciting to see them grow both on the field and in their walk with Christ.Ē

The volleyball team also earned several national recognitions during the 2010-2011 season. Each year, the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) honors the top college volleyball players from across all levels of competition.


Anthony DeRosse

Richelle Bucklin
Sophomore Richelle Bucklin, junior Emma Kile, and senior Elisabeth Ennis were named to the AVCA National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) Division II All-American team in a press release issued by the NCCAA. In addition to the All-American honor, junior Emma Kile was named as the 2010 AVCA/NCCAA National Player of the Year. Coach Vicki Denny is pleased at not only the success of the womenís team on the court, but also their steadfast and solid spiritual growth.