Wake Forest's Bone named Freshman of the Year

Wake Forest's Corben Bone lived up to his billing as the top-ranked recruit in the 2007 freshman class by earning 2007 Soccer America Freshman of the Year honors.

Bone was outstanding early in the season for the Demon Deacons, who were first in the Soccer America Top 25 rankings for much of the regular season.

A hip-flexor injury kept him out of action for six games and limited his effectiveness in other games, but he returned late in Wake's run to its first NCAA Division I title.

Bone finished with five goals, eight assists and 18 points.

With Bone back at full strength, the Deacons will be one of the favorites to win the 2008 championship.

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