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TLU's Lopez-Rivera named All-Region Scholar

TLU's Lopez-Rivera named All-Region Scholar

SEGUIN, Texas -- Texas Lutheran junior defender Eduardo Lopez-Rivera (Round Rock/Stony Point) has been named to the 2018 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division III Men's Scholar All-West Region Team.

Lopez-Rivera is a business major, and he holds a grade point average of 3.39.

Lopez-Rivera is a three-year starter for the Bulldogs, and he led TLU to the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Tournament semifinal.

The Bulldogs produced an overall record of 11-8 and a conference mark of 9-6.

An All-SCAC Second Team selection in 2018, Lopez-Rivera played in all 19 games and led a TLU defense that allowed 12.8 shots per contest and 1.53 goals per match.

Lopez-Rivera was the 2016 SCAC Co-Newcomer of the Year, a 2016 All-SCAC Second Team selection, and a 2017 All-SCAC Honorable Mention selection.
 

2018 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division III Men's Scholar All-West Region Team

Pos. Player Class School Major GPA Hometown
K Keller Mochel Jr. Colorado College Economics 3.46 Carpinteria, Calif.
K Joseph Khalaf Sr. Austin College Math & Economics 3.81 Sherman, Texas
D Landen Gozashti Sr. University of California Santa Cruz Developmental Biology 3.56 Penngrove, Calif.
D Jadon Bachtold Jr. Whitman College Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology 3.50 Sister, Ore.
D Eduardo Lopez-Rivera Jr. Texas Lutheran University Business 3.39 Round Rock, Texas
D Keenan Amer Sr. Colorado College Organismal Biology and Ecology 3.84 Santa Fe, N.M.
M Steven Dang Sr. Uniiversity of Mary Hardin-Baylor Nursing 3.34 Dallas, Texas
M Robert Malone Sr. Colorado College Computer Science 3.39 Littleton, Colo.
F Ari Statler Sr. University of California Santa Cruz Ecology 3.36 Redwood City, Calif.
F Alex Day Sr. Nebraska Wesleyan University Business 3.74 Lake Forest Park, Wash.
F Jake Kennedy Sr. Nebraska Wesleyan University Engineering 3.32 Lincoln, Neb.