RALEIGH, N.C. – Shaw University's senior Thilo Wilke (Karlstadt, Germany) of the men's soccer team was selected to the 2018 DC22A NCAA DII Men's Soccer First Team All-Atlantic Region announced Wednesday afternoon.
The Division II Men's Soccer All-Atlantic First and Second Teams are both comprised of 13 players from across the region. The Atlantic Region Player of the Year is Notre Dame's (OH) Arthur Favero.
Wilke earned First Team honors after leading the Bears in scoring with 17 total goals (tied for 10th amongst DII) for 36 points, two winning goals and two assists. He registered a shooting percentage of .274 and .516 percent for shot on goals this season for a Shaw team that finished 7-8-1 overall in its second season as a NCAA DII independent member.
The award is the first time any Shaw player has ever received All-Region recognition. The Bears were led by head coach Matt Brown in his first season.
For the most up-to-date information on Shaw men's soccer and its 13 varsity sport teams, visit www.shawbears.com.