Three Mountain Lions Make All-RMAC teams

By Alex Cramer published November 5, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - University of Colorado Colorado Springs senior Max Thomas and junior James Roberts both earned a spot on the 2013 All-RMAC Men's Soccer Second Team announced this afternoon by the conference office. Midfielder Sebastian Hertzberg was named to the All-RMAC Third Team.

Thomas has been a fixture on the back line for the past three years with All-RMAC Second Team honors in 2012 and a Third Team spot in 2011. The Tacoma, Wash., native is only the fifth Mountain Lion to earn All-RMAC honors on three separate occasions since UCCS joined the RMAC in 1996. He is currently ranked seventh in school history in minutes played.

Roberts is making his first appearance on an All-RMAC team. He is currently tied for the UCCS lead this season in goals, assists, and game winning goals, and has the outright team lead with 15 points. Roberts been named to the CoSIDA Capital One Academic All-District First Team and the RMAC All-Academic First Team this season. The Perrysburg, Ohio, native has been the RMAC Offensive Player of the Week once this season.

Hertzberg had one of the best single-game performances this season on his way to his first appearance on an All-RMAC team. His hat trick performance against Colorado State-Pueblo earned him RMAC Offensive Player of the Week honors in week seven. The Stockholm, Sweden, native also had two assists this season to give him 10 points on the year, good for third most on the team.

The Mountain Lions begin their posseason run in the opening round of the RMAC Tournament on Wednesday night. UCCS takes on Colorado Mesa at 6 p.m., in Grand Junction, Colo.

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