(RMC release)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Rocky Mountain College soccer players Marco Kummerle and Lauryn Gamache were both named NAIA honorable mention All-Americans Tuesday, the national office announced.

Kummerle, a sophomore midfielder from Pliezhausen, Germany, scored 11 goals and recorded seven assists for 29 total points for Rocky this season. He was 46th in the NAIA by scoring 1.81 points per game while his 4.19 shots per game ranked 22nd in the nation. Kummerle took 67 shots with 26 shots on goal and two game-winning goals.

Kummerle becomes the fifth Battlin’ Bears men’s soccer player to be named honorable mention All-American in the program’s history. Last month, he was named First Team All-Conference by the Cascade Collegiate Conference.

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Rocky’s men finished the 2017 season with a 16-1-2 overall record. They tied for the regular season CCC title – their third straight – with an 11-1-1 mark in conference games.

Gamache, a sophomore forward from St. Louis, Mo., was the Cascade Collegiate Conference leader in goals, goals per game, points and points per game after a 13-goal, four-assist season. Gamache finished the season with four game-winning goals and she attempted 56 shots with 32 shots on goal.

Last month, Gamache was named the CCC Offensive Player of the Year, and is the first Battlin’ Bears women’s soccer player to be named honorable mention All-American since Rachel Hein in 2013.

Rocky’s women finished the 2017 season with a 13-3-1 overall record. They placed second in the CCC after going 9-2-0 in conference games.