Thomasville Times Enterprise

November 16, 2013

Night Hawks’ Liburd named Sun Conference Player of the Year

School report

— Thomas University senior forward Rowan Liburd was named the Sun Conference men’s soccer Player of the Year on Thursday evening at the conference tournament banquet in Daytona Beach, Fla.

The senior from Croydon, England, was also selected as the Offensive Player of the Year and was named to the All-Conference First Team. He becomes the first Night Hawk student-athlete in school history to be named Player of the Year at the conference level. Liburd is a three time All-Conference first team selection after receiving the honor last year and in 2012 when TU were members of the A.I.I. Conference.

He has recorded a team-leading 14 goals (10 in TSC action) and notched six assists for the Night Hawks while also leading the team in total points (34). Liburd ranks first in the TSC in game-winning goals (five) and is second in both points and goals. His five game-winning goals is 12th in the NAIA. Liburd is currently second all-time in TU men’s soccer history with 42 career goals and is also second with 97 career points.