Men's soccer: Two from Hopkins earn All-America recognition

Sophomore Achim Younker, senior Brian See honored after standout seasons

Side by side of two soccer players

Image caption: Sophomore Achim Younker (left) and senior Brian See were named to the 2017 United Soccer Coaches All-America teams.

Sophomore forward Achim Younker and senior goalkeeper Brian See became the first Johns Hopkins men's soccer players since 2009 to earn All-America honors Thursday night.

Younker, one of just three sophomores on the All-America teams this year, was named to the United Soccer Coaches All-America second team. He scored 17 goals, the most by a Hopkins player since 2007.

See, a third-team honoree, set the school and conference record for single-season goals against average at 0.237. That mark ranks as the 16th best in NCAA Division III history. His 14 shutouts this season also tied the school and conference records and was the second-best total in the nation among Division III players.

This marks just the fifth time in program history and first since 2007 that Hopkins has produced two All-Americans.

The Blue Jays went 16-1-4 in 2017 and won the Centennial Conference championship. They advanced to the NCAA Division III tournament round of 16 for the first time since 2010 before losing to Tufts in a penalty kick shootout.

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