United Soccer Coaches has announced that Luther College seniors Aidan O'Driscoll (Minneapolis, Minn./Benilde-St. Margaret's) and Rafael Broseghini (Rio De Janerio, Brazil) have been named a 2018 Division III Scholar All-America.
Thirty-seven student-athletes were presented this honor, 12 on the first-team, 12 on the second-team and 13 on the third- team. O'Driscoll was a first-team honoree and Broseghini was a third-team selection. O'Driscoll is making his second appearance in as many years on the Scholar All-America squad, while Broseghini is receiving this honor for the first time.
Student-athletes receiving Scholar All-America recognition met the following criteria: Must have a 3.30 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) or better throughout career; Started more than 50 percent of all games during the 2018 season and significantly contribute to their team; Nominated by head coach of current College Services member institution; Junior or above in academic standing; and, if a transfer student, in second year at school.
These honors come on the heels of a soccer season that saw Luther post an overall record of 19-4-1 and advance to the quarterfinals of the NCAA III National Tournament and a final national ranking of No. 8.
O'Driscoll finished the campaign with 15 points and last week was named a Division III All-American. He was also named American Rivers Conference Offensive MVP and first-team all-North Region. Broseghini tallied 14 points and was named first-team all-conference and second-team all-North Region.