COLUMBUS—During a session of the Ohio House of Representatives, State Representative Andrew O. Brenner (R-Delaware) today honored the Ohio Wesleyan University men’s soccer team for winning the NCAA Division III National Championship.

“I’m very proud of the team for bringing this victory home to the city of Delaware,” Rep. Brenner said. “These young men have shown tremendous determination, spirit and leadership both on and off the field, and they and their coaches should be commended for this great accomplishment.”

In addition to presenting a resolution to the team for winning the national championship, Rep. Brenner presented a resolution to player Travis Wall, who earned first-team All-America honors from the NSCAA. He also presented a resolution to assistant coach Brandon Bianco, who was named Assistant Coach of the Year for NCAA men’s soccer programs in the Great Lakes Region.

Finally, a fourth resolution was awarded to coach Jay Martin, who, with this 608th victory, became the all-time winningest coach in college men’s soccer. Further, Martin has been named Regional Coach of the Year 15 times, NSCAA national Coach of the Year twice, received the Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association’s Honor Award and the National Soccer Coaches Association of America’s Honor Award.


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