NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Belmont University sophomore Creaghan Diekema (Grand Rapids, Mich.) was named to the 2017 Horizon League Men's Soccer All-Academic team the league announced Friday.
The All-Academic team is comprised of 12 student athletes chosen by faculty representatives that have significant classroom and on-field achievements.
Diekema boasts a 3.82 cumulative grade point average and has been named to the Belmont University Dean's List every semester.
On the pitch, Diekema has had a breakout season as a member of the Bruins' offensive attack, starting all 15 matches as a forward. He has scored 2 goals and recorded one assist in the 2017 campaign.
Diekema is the only Belmont men's soccer player who has ever earned this honor.
Horizon League All-Academic Team
Creaghan Diekema, Belmont University
Vlad Jandric, Cleveland State
Sprio Pliakos, Detroit Mercy
Adam Clauss, Detroit Mercy
Matt DeVries, Detroit Mercy
Tyler Moorman, Detroit Mercy
Tyler Hughes, Detroit Mercy
Alan Aguilar, IUPUI
Pedro Valladao, IUPUI
Evan Conway, Milwaukee
Wlademir Babaew, Northern Kentucky
Sasha Simon, UIC