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Browne Named South Region Coach of the Year; Two Bucs Named to All-Region Team

MEMPHIS — The National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) named Christian Brothers University men's soccer coach Clint Browne as its South Region Coach of the Year for the second time in four years.

Browne led the Bucs to a 14-3-1 record this season, including an 8-1 record and a first-place finish in Gulf South Conference play. The Bucs earned the No. 2 seed in the NCAA South Regional, marking the first time they have hosted an NCAA men's soccer regional.

Browne, also the GSC Coach of the Year, won the NSCAA South Region Coach of the Year award in 2011 also.

The NSCAA also named seniors Jose Ferraz and Sean Rutter to their All-South Region First Team.

Ferraz, a forward, scored 13 goals with two assists for 28 points for the Bucs, recording six game-winners as he led CBU to a 14-3-1 record and the NCAA South Regional. A native of Belo Horizonte, Brazil, Ferraz is majoring in Civil Engineering.

Rutter scored one goal with two assists for four points as he started 16 games at defender. The Bucs allowed just 13 goals in 18 games, recording eight shutouts on the season with a team goals-against average of just 0.70. Rutter is from Bristol, England and is majoring in  Business Administration.

Posted by Cory Dugan at 3:22 PM