Senior becomes second Lowe's Senior CLASS All-American in IUPUI men's soccer history
HOOVER, Ala. - IUPUI senior men's soccer standout Perez Agaba was recently named a Lowe's Senior CLASS First Team All-American as the awards were announced in conjunction with this past weekend's College Cup in Hoover, Ala.. Creighton goalkeeper Brian Holt was honored with the Lowe's Senior CLASS Award while Agaba was one of five first teamers, joined by Adam Glick (Florida Gulf Coast), Holt, Greg Klazura (Notre Dame) and Colin Rolfe (Louisville).
He becomes the second men's soccer player in IUPUI history to be named a Lowe's Senior CLASS All-American, joining Eric Weigman who was a second team honoree in 2009.
Earlier this year, Agaba was named a second team Academic All-American as the Uganda-native was the lone representative from The Summit League among the three teams chosen.
Agaba has maintained a 4.0 grade point average while majoring in biomedical engineering at IUPUI. This season, he contributed three goals and two assists for the Jaguars in 15 games and made 12 starts.
The 6-foot forward/midfielder has racked up the honors throughout his four-year career, including being tabbed The Summit League Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year a year ago. He's a two-time Academic All-American and earned the IUPUI Michael A. Carroll Scholarship prior to this season, based on his work in the community, academic prowess and athletic achievements.
In his four seasons, Agaba totaled 14 goals and eight assists in 69 games and was in the starting lineup 50 times. Of his 14 goals, five were game-winners.
SOURCE: Ed Holdaway, IUPUI Sports Information