The accolades have begun rolling in for Maryland’s second-ranked men’s soccer team. Coach Sasho Cirovski was named the ACC coach of the year, while junior Patrick Mullins earned offensive player of the year honors.
In his 20th season leading the program, Cirovski led the Terps to a 14-0-1 start, the best in program history, and their first regular season title since 2005, the last time Cirovski won coach of the year honors. He’s one victory shy of 300 for his career.
Mullins, meanwhile, became the first Maryland player since Omar Gonzalez in 2007 to earn top honors, setting career highs in goals (12), assists (eight) and points (32). He topped the conference in points per game, goals per game and game-winners.
The Terps, who face Clemson at the Maryland SoccerPlex Friday night at 8 p.m. in the ACC semifinals, had five others named to the all-ACC teams. Senior John Stertzer garnered first-team honors for the second straight season, while seniors Taylor Kemp and London Woodberry are on the second team. Freshmen Mikey Ambrose and Schillo Tshuma made both the second team and the all-ACC freshman team.