GW Men's Soccer's Tyler Ranalli Garners NSCAA Scholar All-Region Honorable Mention
Senior Earns Third Academic Honor This Season
Feb. 6, 2014
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - George Washington men's soccer senior Tyler Ranalli was named a 2013 Scholar All-East Region honorable mention by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA), the organization announced.
A finance major with a 3.71 grade-point average, Ranalli garners his third academic award this season. The native of Columbus, Ohio, was named to the Capital One Academic All-District First Team and to the Atlantic 10 All-Academic squad in the fall.
Ranalli posted career highs with six goals and 15 points in 2013, including one of two hat tricks in the league this season when he scored three goals and seven points against VMI on Sept. 14. The two-time team captain finished his career with 10 goals and five assists for 25 points.
Ranalli was one of 21 men's soccer student-athletes recognized on the GW Athletics Academic Dean's List for 2013, as the Colonials received the NSCAA Team Academic Award for posting a 3.25 team GPA during the 2012-13 academic year.
To be eligible for NSCAA Scholar All-Region honors, student-athletes must maintain a minimum 3.30 cumulative GPA throughout their careers, start more than 50 percent of the team's games and have reached junior academic standing.