Munns, Miller Named First Team All-Ivy

Munns, Miller Named First Team All-Ivy

Nov. 15, 2005

NEW HAVEN, Conn. - Alex Munns, who leads Yale in scoring with 17 points, and Jake Miller, who helps anchor a defense that has allowed only 14 goals, have both earned first team All-Ivy honors. Gage Hills was named to the second team, while Jordan Rieger, Erik Geiger, Jon Carlos and Tyler Guse all were named honorable mention.

Munns, an honorable mention selection in 2004, is tied for second in the Ivy League in goals with seven and points. Two of his goals were game-winners. Miller has started all 17 games on defense for the Bulldogs.

Hills, a forward, is tied for second on the team in points with eight (3 goals, 2 assists). Two of his goals were game-winners, including the only goal in Yale's 1-0 victory over Princeton on Saturday that earned the Bulldogs a share of the Ivy League title.

Rieger started 16 games at midfield and tied for the team lead in assists with three. His long pass led to Hills' winning goal in the Princeton victory. Geiger started 13 games in goal and had a 0.86 goals against average and four shutouts. Carlos, a freshman forward, led the team in assists with four and tied for second in points with eight. Guse, a freshman midfielder, started 14 games and had two goals.

The Bulldogs shared the Ivy League title with Brown and Dartmouth and received an at-large berth to the NCAA College Cup. Yale hosts Stony Brook on Friday at 4 p.m. at the Soccer-Lacrosse Stadium.

Report filed by Tim Bennett, Yale Sports Publicity