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Big Nine recognizes A.L. boys’ soccer players

The 2013 Albert Lea boys’ soccer team qualified for the Section 2A quarterfinals with a 5-0 win over Stewartville in the first round of the postseason tournament. The Tigers had an overall record of 7-10-1, and three members of the squad were recognized by the Big Nine Conference at the team’s postseason banquet on Oct. 28. From left are Carter Dahl, All-Conference honorable mention; Tim Furland, All-Conference; and Preston Smith, All-Conference honorable mention. — Submitted

The 2013 Albert Lea boys’ soccer team qualified for the Section 2A quarterfinals with a 5-0 win over Stewartville in the first round of the postseason tournament. The Tigers had an overall record of 7-10-1, and three members of the squad were recognized by the Big Nine Conference at the team’s postseason banquet on Oct. 28. From left are Carter Dahl, All-Conference honorable mention; Tim Furland, All-Conference; and Preston Smith, All-Conference honorable mention. — Submitted

The 2013 Albert Lea boys’ soccer team’s captains in the back row welcomed next year’s captains in the front row at the postseason banquet Oct. 28. Back row from left are Preston Smith, Tim Furland, Tyler Vandenheuvel and Hunter Tuveson. Front row from left are Schafer Overgaard, Porfirio Garcia, Jerry Halstead and Brayden Trail. — Submitted

The 2013 Albert Lea boys’ soccer team’s captains in the back row welcomed next year’s captains in the front row at the postseason banquet Oct. 28. Back row from left are Preston Smith, Tim Furland, Tyler Vandenheuvel and Hunter Tuveson. Front row from left are Schafer Overgaard, Porfirio Garcia, Jerry Halstead and Brayden Trail. — Submitted

Five individual team awards were presented at the Albert Lea boys’ soccer awards banquet on Oct. 28. From left are Hunter Tuveson, Most Valuable Defender; Tim Furland, Most Valuable Forward; Carter Dahl, Most Improved Player; Preston Smith, Overall MVP; and Toby Schmitt, Coach’s Award. — Submitted

Five individual team awards were presented at the Albert Lea boys’ soccer awards banquet on Oct. 28. From left are Hunter Tuveson, Most Valuable Defender; Tim Furland, Most Valuable Forward; Carter Dahl, Most Improved Player; Preston Smith, Overall MVP; and Toby Schmitt, Coach’s Award. — Submitted