Lyndonville, VT - Lyndon State College men's soccer player Abukar Hassan (Kenya) was among ten student athletes named to the 2017 North Atlantic Conference Men's Soccer Sportsmanship Team. Selection to the Sportsmanship Team is reserved for those who have distinguished themselves through demonstrated acts of sportsmanship and ethical behavior. The honorees are individuals who have positively affected the soccer culture and environment and whose behavior clearly demonstrates sportsmanship and integrity that go beyond the playing rules and etiquette.
Hassan, a junior exercise science major, started all 15 games this season. He scored four goals, which tied for Lyndon team high. He took a team high 42 shots on the season, with 21 of those being on goal. Hassan has scored eight goals and recorded three assists in his three-year Hornet career. He is expected to be among Lyndon's top returnees in 2018.
The full list of NAC men's soccer award winners, as voted on by conference coaches, can be found HERE.