Stanisavljevic, Frazier Named NSCAA All-Region

Eric Frazier (left) with All-Horizon Newcomer Jesus Torres.
Eric Frazier (left) with All-Horizon Newcomer Jesus Torres.

Dec. 12, 2011

CHICAGO - UIC men's soccer forwards Ivan Stanisavljevic and Eric Frazier were named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Division I All-Great Lakes Third-Team, as announced by the organization on Sunday.

Stanisavljevic finished his junior campaign as the Horizon League's leader in points (26), points per game (1.37), goals (10) and goals per game (0.53), while ranking second in assists (6) and shots (55). Stanisavljevic also scored three game-winning goals on the season.

Five of Stanisavljevic's goals occurred during Horizon League play, good for second in the league - he compiled a total of 11 points during conference games. Stanisavljevic was named the "Top Drawer Soccer" and News National Player of the Week, and the Horizon League Player of the Week on Sept. 19, after scoring four goals and tallying two assists in the UIC Soccer Classic at Flames Field.

Stanisavljevic also chalked up Top Drawer Soccer National Player of the Week and Horizon League Player of the Week honors on Oct. 3, after collecting his second hat trick of the season with three goals against visiting Green Bay (10/1/11).

During the regular season, Frazier, a senior, led the Horizon League in shots (53), shots per game (3.53) and game-winning goals (4) while ranking second behind Stanisavljevic in total points (19). In Horizon League play, Frazier took a league-high 28 shots, while dishing out three assists, good for second in the conference.

He was named the Horizon League Player of the Week for the first time in his career on Sept. 5, after scoring a combined three goals in leading the Flames to a 2-0 shutout over DePaul (9/1/11), and a 1-1 tie against then-unbeaten UAB (9/4/11).