Spalding University midfielder Tenko Kono has been named to the 2018 United Soccer Coaches Scholar All-South Region. Kono earned Second Team honors, becoming the second Golden Eagle to earn Scholar All-Region recognition in the last three years (Joey Lesher).
Kono, a senior from Lexington, Ky., started all 19 games for the Golden Eagles this past fall recording two goals and three assists. He also held strong defensively in the midfield, helping his team record five team shutouts. Kono earned St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference First Team All-Conference honors in 2018.
Spalding finished the season 14-4-1 overall and won the programs second ever SLIAC regular season title by going 7-1-1 in conference play.
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