Vendegh Named First Team Academic All-American

November 20, 2002
By ODU Athletics
ODU Sports

Nov. 20, 2002

Old Dominion University junior forward Attila Vendegh (Bratislava, Slovakia) has been named to the first team Verizon Academic All-American Men's Soccer University Team. Vendegh who leads the CAA in scoring with 15 goals and 36 points carries a 3.73 grade point average in international business.

Vendegh is most prolific scorer in ODU history after breaking the career record for most goals (45) and most points (105) this season. He will lead his team into their first NCAA Tournament appearance since 1991 this Saturday night. The Monarchs (9-8-1) host the University of Richmond at 7:00 p.m. at the ODU Soccer Stadium.

He has also been named CAA Player of the Year for the second consecutive year and is one of only three juniors to make the academic first team. Hofstra's Arni Gunnarsson who is a junior engineering major with a 3.89 GPA also represented the CAA on the first team.


Soren Johnson Davidson 3.79 Neuroscience Taylor Graham Stanford 3.73 International Relations Arni Gunnarsson Hofstra 3.89 Engineering Jeff Kovar Loyola Marymount 3.85 Biology Chris Wingert St. Johns's 3.83 Communication Arts Matt Crawford North Carolina 3.695 Biology Michael Mariscalco Butler 3.74 Biology/Pre-med Diego Walsh SMU 3.40 Finance Matt Osborne George Washington3.73 Exercise Science T.J. Rolfing Radford 3.638 Marketing Attila Vendegh Old Dominion 3.73 International Business