MONGE SOLANO & JOHNSON EARN NSCAA ALL-REGION HONORS
RICHMOND, Va. —The National Soccer Coaches Association of America has named freshman defender Juan Monge Solano and sophomore forward Jason Johnson to its 2011 Men's Division I All-South Atlantic Region squads.
Monge Solano was named to the second team after an impressive first season with the Black & Gold. The San Jose, Costa Rica, native helped the VCU defense post a 1.17 goals-against average and earned six shutouts. Monge Solano also chipped in on the offensive side of the ball, with 11 points on five goals and one assist.
Johnson (pictured right) garnered third team laurels after leading the team in points (23), goals (11) and game-winning goals (three). The Saint Anne, Jamaica, native had a pair of two goals performances on the season, with those coming in matches against USC Upstate and High Point.
This marks the fourth honor for Monge Solano this postseason, as he was named to the All-CAA first team, All-CAA Rookie Team and the College Soccer News All-Freshman second team. Johnson earned All-CAA second team honors this season.