Golden Hurricane Duo Named To C-USA Men's Soccer All-Academic Team


Thursday, November 8th 2012, 3:02 pm
By: News On 6


Tulsa seniors Jake Dobkins and Mark Pais were both named to the Conference USA Men's Soccer All-Academic Team. This was Dobkins' second selection to the team as he picked up honors last year.

Dobkins, a defender from St. Louis, Mo., maintains a 4.0 GPA in management. He was named to the Tulsa President's List as a freshman, and to the Dean's List as a sophomore and junior, and was a Conference USA Academic Medal Winner the past three years. Dobkins picked up Capital One Academic All-District VII first team accolades earlier this season, as well as a year ago. Dobkins has started all 17 games, has one goal and has helped TU post five shutouts this year.

A goalkeeper from St. Louis, Mo., Pais has a 4.0 GPA in business. He has started all 17 games this season, recorded 1,547 minutes in goal, picked up 63 saves and earned five shutouts. Pais transferred from Saint Louis University prior to his senior year.