Buescher named to All-ACC 1st team, 3 others earn honors

first_imgSyracuse sophomore midfielder Julian Buescher was named to the All-Atlantic Coast Conference first team, the conference announced Tuesday.Junior midfielder Oyvind Alseth earned third team honors and defenders Miles Robinson and Kamal Miller were selected to the All-ACC freshman team.Buescher leads the Orange with eight goals, seven assists and 23 points. He is the only player on the team to register at least one shot in every game this season. As a freshman last season, Buescher made the All-Freshman team and second team All-ACC.Alseth is tied for third on the team with 11 points. He switched to the central midfielder position this season, but has split time between that spot and his old position of wingback while midfielder Korab Syla has been hurt.Robinson and Miller are part of a three-man back line for the Orange that has started every game. Robinson has scored three goals and is fourth on the team with 18 shots, while Miller has found the back of the net twice. The duo have contributed to five Syracuse shutouts.AdvertisementThis is placeholder textSyracuse also moved up two spots to No. 13 in the coaches poll on Tuesday after defeating then-No. 5 North Carolina in penalty kicks on Sunday in the quarterfinals of the ACC tournament.The Orange (11-5-3, 3-4-1 Atlantic Coast) will face No. 2 Clemson (15-1-2, 6-1-1) at 7 p.m. on Wednesday in South Carolina in the semifinal of the ACC tournament. Clemson led the conference with four players named to the first team. Comments Facebook Twitter Google+,The Orange (11-5-3, 3-4-1 Atlantic Coast) will face No. 2 Clemson (15-1-2, 6-1-1) at 7 p.m. on Wednesday in South Carolina in the semifinal of the ACC tournament. Clemson led the conference with four players named to the first team.center_img Published on November 10, 2015 at 3:36 pm Contact Jon: jrmettus@syr.edu | @jmettuslast_img read more

Kwadwo Asamoah wins first Serie-A title with Juventus

first_imgGhana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah has won his first Italian Serie-A title by helping Juventus to a 1-0 win over Palermo on Sunday.The 24-year-old played 67 minutes of the win at the Juventus Stadium which sees the Old Lady clinch their second consecutive Serie-A title.Arturo Vidal converted a 59th minute penalty to help Antonio Conte’s side claim three vital points to add to their now unassailable 83 points with three games left.The Bianconeri had to work hard for the win after the 83rd minute sending off of striker Paul Pogba.It is the second major career silverware won by Ghana international; Asamoah who joined Juventus at the beginning of the season from Udinese.The former Liberty Professionals won his first major career title in Juventus’ Super Cup win at the beginning of the season. The win also sees the talented midfielder achieve double joy with the one-year birthday celebration of his son; Jason.Juventus have now won a total 29 Serie-A titles in their rich history.last_img read more