CENTERVILLE, Mass. - Franklin & Marshall men's soccer player Ben Beaver has been named to the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) South First Team it was announced late Wednesday evening. This marks the third postseason honor for Beaver, having also been named to the NSCAA All-Mid-Atlantic Region Third Team and the All-Centennial Conference (CC) First Team for the second straight season.
Beaver, a sophomore forward, was one of just three underclassmen named to the first team. He led the Diplomats and the CC in both points (27) and goals (13), while also adding one assist on the year. Beaver now has career totals of 21 goals and 47 points, already placing him the top-15 in the all-time record book in both categories.
F&M (10-5-3) advanced to the CC playoffs for the third straight season in 2011, before falling to Haverford, 3-2, in the first round. The Diplomats welcome back nine of 11 starters next fall to a young squad that loses just two seniors.