WILLIAMSTOWN, MA – Williams College senior back and men's soccer captain Tobias Muellers (Burlington, VT) has repeated as a First Team All-Academic District I Soccer Team honoree.
By virtue of his selection as a District I First Team honoree Muellers will be placed on the Academic All-America Team ballot.
A chemistry major, Muellers most recently was named to the 2017 All-NESCAC Second Team. A four-year letterman and a three-year starter for the Ephs, Muellers anchored an Eph back line in 2017 that allowed but 10 goals in 16 games for a goals against average of .584.
The 2017 Ephs advanced to the NESCAC Tournament and finished the year with a record of 8-3-5. Muellers played and started in all 16 games this season and he tallied one goal. In his career in the Purple Valley Muellers played in 61 of 63 contests and scored three goals.
Muellers has accumulated a host of academic and post-season honors in his Eph career. A three-year letterman in track and field he will also compete in both indoor and outdoor track for the Ephs this academic year.
Muellers, a multi-events performer (heptathlon & decathlon) earned All-America honors at both the 2017 NCAA Indoor and 2017 Outdoor Track & Field Championships, extending his streak of All-American track & field performances to three.
Muellers finished second in the decathlon at the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Championships in Geneva, Ohio. On the final day of the event Muellers had five personal records in each of the five events and broke the Williams decathlon record with 6,870 points. The previous record for the decathlon by an Eph was by Derek-Sasaki Scanlon in 1997 when he tallied 6791 points.
At the 2017 NCAA Indoor Championships Muellers received the NCAA's Elite 90 Award for having the highest GPA among all of the competitors. Competing in the heptathlon Muellers notched an eighth place finish to earn All-America honors with 4,895 points.
Muellers was named a First Team Academic All-American in Track and Field last spring.