Hecht Named United Soccer Coaches Second Team All-America

Posted on December 2nd, 2021 by

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – United Soccer Coaches released its NCAA Division III All-America Teams on Thursday and Gustavus men’s soccer center back Jared Hecht (So.., Apple Valley) is recognized as a Second Team member.

Three days after receiving First Team IX Region honor, Hecht garners the 16th All-America award in program history. Following the second place regular season conference finish Hecht was named the MIAC Defensive Player of the Year. The Apple Valley native posted his first assist against Central in the 5-0 Gustavus win and scored the game winning goal at Augsburg the following week. Hecht ended the season strong with a goal in the 4-1 win at Hamline and another in the final Gustie 3-0 win at Hamline. The defender was fifth in goals for the Gusties and sixth in shots on goal. Hecht was the seventh Gustie since 1984 to receive MIAC postseason individual honors in men’s soccer and the first since David Lilly was named MIAC Player of the Year in 2014.

Hecht is one of three players from the MIAC to earn All-America honors, sophomores Victor Gaulmin and Hakeem Morgan from St. Olaf also earned first and second team honors. 

United Soccer Coaches Release


One Comment

  1. Edna Scheibengraber says:

    Congratulations Jared!! I’m so happy for you and so very proud of you!! You have worked hard and accomplished so much!!

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