Men’s Soccer Team Awards Announced
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HARRISONBURG, Va., May 3, 2011 -- The James Madison
University men's soccer team awards for the 2011 season were announced at the
team's recent year-banquet.
Innes (Chester, Va./Thomas Dale) and junior
Paul Wyatt (Modbury, England/Ivybridge) shared the team's most valuable
offensive player award. Last fall Innes
and Wyatt ranked one-two on the JMU team in scoring. Innes was the second-leading scorer in the Colonial Athletic
Association with 13 goals and 29 points. Wyatt scored six goals and had 15 points in
Senior Jason Gannon (Vienna, Va./Flint Hill) received the team's most
valuable defensive player award. In 2011
Gannon anchored a JMU defense that recorded a 1.22 goals-against average and
recorded nine shutouts.
Barden (Harrow, England./Park) was selected the team's Rookie of the Year. The defender started 19 games for the Dukes
Armitage Coaches Award was presented to redshirt sophomore Adam Bastidas (Catasauqua, Pa./Catasauqua). The honor, voted by the coaching staff, is
named in memory of former JMU player Justin Armitage.
Redshirt sophomore Daniel DiLullo (Havertown, Pa./Lower Merion) and redshirt freshman Renaldo Garcia (Chaguanas, Trinidad/St.
Mary's College) were
co-recipients of the Michael J. Frye Memorial Award, which honors players who represent the
personal characteristics of former JMU player Mike Frye.
The entire 2011 team was recognized for the accomplishments of the 2011 season,
in which the Dukes finished first in the CAA regular-season standings, advanced
to the NCAA Tournament round of 16 and compiled a 13-5-2 record. Team members received commemorative rings in
honor of the team's achievements.