Seven members of the Tampa Spartans’ mens soccer team have been named to the Daktronics All-South Region team, including five players on the first team. According to Spartans coach Adrian Bush, it is the most the Spartans have ever had named to the team.
Goalkeeper Ryan Thompson, defender Dan Ingvarsson, midfielder Lister Warren and forwards Pascal Milien and Greg O’Connor were named to the first team, while defender Kyle Williams and midfielder Ryan Griffin were named to the second team.
The Spartans will try to advance to the NCAA Division II Final Four, which they will host, when they travel to face Lees-McRae College on Saturday in Banner Elk, N.C.
Other locals named to the team included former Berkeley Prep standout Thomas Biddinger, who was named to the first team after a strong junior season with Rollins, while Eckerd’s Luke Sheekey was named to the second team. On the women’s side, Saint Leo’s Hannah Beard and Sara Macko were named to the second team.