Sanders Selected Second Team All-America

Posted on April 6th, 2023 by

SAINT PETER, Minn. – released its 2022 Men’s All-America Teams on Thursday, April 6 and Gustavus keeper Wesley Sanders (Sr., Urbandale, Iowa) has been selected to the Second Team. Sanders was also named Second Team All-America by United Soccer Coaches in November, becoming the 17th All-American in Gustavus men’s soccer history.

Sanders, who also earned United Soccer Coaches Region IX First Team honors after being voted as the MIAC Defensive Player of the Year, ranked third in Division III with 12 shutouts this past season after starting 22 of 23 games. His .853 save percentage was best in the region and 15th in the country, while his 0.63 goals against average was second in the region and 18th in the nation. Sanders played a pivotal role in the Gusties winning the MIAC regular season championship with an undefeated record of 9-0-1. He also made a number of key stops in two shootout victories to advance Gustavus to the NCAA quarterfinals for the first time in 17 years. Release


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