Meyer Named To Academic All-District First Team

Eric Meyer. (photo by Sam Rubin '95, Yale Sports Publicity)

Also Earned Academic All-District Honors As A Sophomore

NEW HAVEN, Conn. – Senior Eric Meyer, who leads the Yale men's soccer team in assists, has been named to the ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District 1 first team. Meyer has appeared in all 15 games this year for the Bulldogs. He was selected to the All-District 1 second team as a sophomore before missing much of his junior year with an injury.

Meyer, a chemistry major, plans to work as a consultant in San Francisco and eventually attend medical school following graduation.

He has started 12 games in the midfield this year and tallied assists against Fairfield and Dartmouth. In his sophomore year, he led the team with nine points (3 goals, 3 assists) and scored the game-winning goal in overtime against Army to give coach Brian Tompkins his 200th career win.

Meyer is a Madison, Wis., native.

Those on the All-District first teams are placed on the national ballot for Academic All-America consideration. The 2010 Academic All-America team will be announced on Nov. 17.

Report filed by Tim Bennett, Yale Sports Publicity