Van Brewer On United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-America Team

MEDFORD – Travis Van Brewer, a fifth-year midfielder on the Tufts University men's soccer team, has been selected to the United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-America Team today.  This is Van Brewer's first time receiving this honor, with his performance both on and off the field earning him third team honors.

To be eligible for Scholar All-America recognition, student-athletes must earn a 3.40 cumulative grade point average (on a 4.0 scale) or better throughout their career, play a minimum of 75 percent of games during the season of nomination, be an elite player as supported by playing honors and be a junior or above in academic standing. Van Brewer is one of three NESCAC players to achieve the honor.

Van Brewer graduated with a degree in civil engineering from Tufts in 2021. He is currently pursuing a Master's Degree in structural engineering at the university. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Tufts and is a four-time NESCAC All-Academic Team honoree which requires a 3.50 grade point average or better.

During this past season, he was a United Soccer Coaches All-Region first team selection and a NESCAC All-Conference first team selection. He finished fourth on the team with five goals and 13 points and tied for third on the team with three assists. He played in all 21 games and had two game-winning goals on the year. The team finished 15-2-4, winning the NESCAC Championship and earning an NCAA "Elite 8" appearance.

Van Brewer's performance in the classroom as well as on the field this year also earned him a recent CoSIDA Academic All-America® first team honor.

> 2021 United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-America Teams

Written by Tim O'Brien, Athletic Communications Intern