Three named ECAC south all-stars in men’s soccer

Three named ECAC south all-stars in men’s soccer

CENTERVILLE, Mass. – Salisbury University sophomore Larry Cornish and juniors Jimmy Mundy and John Vnenchak have been named 2011 ECAC South Men's Soccer All-Stars.

Cornish earned first team honors while anchoring the SU back line to 12 shutouts this season, including five straight late in the year. Cornish, who started all 20 matches, and the defense ranked ninth in the NCAA with a 0.60 shutout percentage and 18th in the country, surrendering just 0.62 goals per match.

Offensively, the Salisbury, Md., native scored two goals and added an assist for five points. He scored the game-winning goal in a 2-0 win over Eastern Mennonite University in the Elmer Lord Classic on Sept. 4. Cornish was also an NSCAA all-region second team selection and first team All-CAC honoree.

Mundy patrolled the midfield in 19 matches last season, scoring three goals and two assists for eight points. He was tied for fourth on the team in goals and points and second in game winners with two.

An Ellicott City, Md., product, Mundy scored the winner in a season-opening 4-1 win over Pennsylvania State University-Altoona on Sept. 3 and a 3-0 victory versus Wesley College on Oct. 12. Mundy also earned All-CAC first team honors for the second consecutive season this year.

Vnenchak posted a 9-3-4 record with eight shutouts in the net. He was 20th in the nation with a 0.621 goals-against average and 22nd with a 0.855 save percentage. The Flanders, N.J., native was also an All-CAC second team member.

SU (13-3-4) advanced to the NCAA tournament for the fourth time in five seasons and 10th overall in 2011.

Click here to view the 2011 ECAC Division III South Men's Soccer All-Star Team.

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