Nick Holtrop Named to D3soccer.com All-America Third Team
Friday, December 14, 2012
Calvin College senior Nick Holtrop has gained yet another All-America nod in men’s soccer. A native of Hudsonville and a graduate of Hudsonville Unity Christian High School, Holtrop has been named to the D3soccer.com All-America third team. Earlier this month, he was named a second team Division III All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
A midfielder, Holtrop collected four goals, seven assists and 15 points in helping lead Calvin to an unprecedented sixth consecutive MIAA regular season title this fall along with an MIAA Tournament title and a sixth straight trip to the NCAA III Tournament.
Earlier this fall, Holtrop was named the MIAA’s Most Valuable Player. He also landed a spot on the All-MIAA first team for the second straight year and then garnered a spot on the Division III All-Central Region team as voted upon by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
Over the course of his four-year career at Calvin, Holtrop was credited with 11 goals and 18 assists while serving as a center midfielder.
It marks the third consecutive year that a member of the Calvin men’s soccer team has picked up D3soccer.com All-America accolades as Miles Colago was so honored in both 2010 and 2011.