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Furman’s Wyke Earns United Soccer Coaches All-Region Accolades

Laurence Wyke
Laurence Wyke

Greenville, S.C. -- Furman's Laurence Wyke has been named to the United Soccer Coaches All-South Region second team, it was announced this weekend.

Wyke, a native of Bolton, England, tallied nine goals and added four assists this past season en route to earning Southern Conference Player of the Year honors and first team All-SoCon accolades. The midfielder, who joined the Paladin program after spending his first two seasons at Trinity University, paced the Paladins with 22 total points while helping lead Furman to a 12-5-3 record as a junior.

A 2016 first team USC All-American and Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Defensive Player of the Year choice at Trinity, Wyke guided Furman to nine shutouts and limit opponents to just 19 goals in 20 matches in his first season in Greenville.

Jordan Caskey, Furman Sports Information