COLUMBUS, Ohio—Five members of the 2019 Ohio State men’s soccer team were named 2019 Academic All-Ohio in NCAA Division I, the Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association announced.
Parker Siegfried (sports management), a senior goalkeeper, Samuel Buzzas (business), a junior defender, Jack Holland (arts & sciences), a senior midfielder, Jake Scheper (business), a senior midfielder and Matteo Bennati (arts & sciences), a junior forward. were honored.
Siegfried, a native of Granville, Ohio, finished his career with 18 career shutouts, the fourth most all-time at Ohio State.
Buzzas, A Bend, Oregon, native who transferred to Ohio State from Xavier prior to last season, started 19 matches for the Buckeyes a season ago and played 90 or more minutes in all but one game.
Holland, from nearby Dublin, Ohio, was a 2019 Second Team All-Big Ten honoree after leading the Buckeyes with 18 points as a senior.
Scheper hails from Cincinnati, Ohio. He scored Ohio State’s game-winning goal against Eastern Illinois in early September.
Bennati transferred to Ohio State from Belmont prior to his junior season last year. As a Buckeye, he played in 19 games, recorded three goals and was credited with two assists.