January 3, 2010

Rade Tanaskovic Named to NSCAA All-Region Team

DAHLONEGA, GA – North Georgia men’s soccer goalkeeper Rade Tanaskovic continued to garner postseason honors last month when the standout was named to the 2009 NSCAA Division II All-Southeast Region team, earning third-team honors.

The hype for Tanaskovic’s sophomore season started in August when the returning star earned Peach Belt Preseason All-conference honors, before another standout season placed the second-year player on the Peach Belt Second-Team All-Conference squad last month.

The Barzilovica, Serbia, native played in 12 games for the Saints in 2009, recording three shutouts and a goals against average of 1.30 to rank sixth in the Peach Belt Conference. The sophomore was second in the league with a .773 save percentage, while sitting fourth in the conference with 51 total saves.

The Saints finished the 2009 season with a record of 5-11-1 overall and 1-6-1 in the Peach Belt Conference, entering the PBC Tournament as the #8 seed before falling 1-0 to top-seeded Flagler College in the opening round.