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Four Tar Heels Earn All-America Honors

Four Tar Heels Earn All-America Honors

Sophomore Boyd Okwuonu and Mikey Lopez each earned a pair of All-America honors this week, while freshmen Danny Garcia and Jonathan Campbell were named All-Freshman.

Lopez was pegged for the first on Top Drawer Soccer's National Team of the Year, while Okwuonu was tabbed for the second team.

The pair of sophomores were also named among the NSCAA All-America Teams released on Friday. Okwuonu was a second team defender and Lopez was named to the third team.

Okwuonu started 21 matches along the backline for the Tar Heels in 2012 as he helped to form the top defense in the country. 

Lopez also earned a starting nod in 21 contests this season and tallied a pair of goals and an assist on the year.

A pair of freshmen also earned Top Drawer Soccer Freshmen Team of the Season honors with Danny Garcia making first team and Jonathan Campbell making the second team.

Garcia finished second on the team in points with 14 as he tallied four goals and a team-high six assists on the year.

Campbell started all 23 matches for the Tar Heels at center back and added a goal and an assist.