Michael Mecham, the 2012 Timesland boys soccer player of the year, has been chosen as one of 77 players named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America boys All-American team for the season that ended in June.
Mecham scored 22 goals and had four assists as a midfielder last spring as Blacksburg reached the VHSL Group AA semifinals.
Mecham recently completed his freshman season on scholarship as a starter for UNC-Wilmington.
Also, Blacksburg assistant coach Travis Bishop has been named the NSCAA’s Eastern Region assistant coach of the year.
Bishop has served three stints as a Blacksburg asssistant, and was the team’s co-head coach in 2008. Blacksburg has a 254-17-5 overall record during Bishop’s tenure.