BRUNSWICK, Maine - Bowdoin College senior Ben Brewster (Cape Elizabeth, Maine) has been named a First Team All-American by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.
The Cape Elizabeth High School graduate is Bowdoin's first First Team All-American since 2010 and is the seventh Polar Bear in school history to earn First Team All-American recognition.
One of the finest defenders in Division III soccer, Brewster completed his decorated career by back-lining a Bowdoin defense that allowed just 16 goals in 16 games this year. The 2010 NESCAC Rookie of the Year received Second Team All-NESCAC as a sophomore and closed out his career with consecutive First Team All-NESCAC honors. He was named First Team All-New England following his junior and senior seasons.
This fall, Brewster pitched in a goal and an assist, also earning NESCAC Player of the Week recognition on October 28, becoming one of just two defenders to earn the conference's weekly award this fall. He was the only NESCAC player to be named First Team All-American.
Brewster joins a distinguished group of former Bowdoin players to collect First Team All-American honors. Kwame Poku and Keith Brown (1981), Dave DeCew (1998), Danny Sullivan (2003-04), Nick Figueiredo (2007) and Sean Bishop (2010) are the other Polar Bears to earn First Team All-American.