Paul Peck and Ray Wells' National Coach of the Year honors kick off the Top-22 accomplishments of 2011-12
COLUMBIA, Ky. -- Lindsey Wilson College men's basketball coach Paul Peck and men's soccer coach Ray Wells were named national coach of the year in their respective sports during the 2011-12 season.
The pair's honor is No. 22 on the Lindsey Wilson College athletics' Top-22 of 2011-12.
Peck was named the Don Meyer National Coach of the Year after leading the men's basketball program to its first-ever outright Mid-South Conference regular season title. Wells earned the Brine-NAIA and the NSCAA National Coach of the Year awards after leading the Blue Raiders to a perfect season en route to the national championship.
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- Peck and Wells were selected by their peers as Mid-South Conference Coach of the Year
- LWC men's basketball finished 2011-12 with a 21-10 record, including a 12-4 MSC mark.
- While 2011-12 was the first outright regular season title for the LWC men's basketball team, the program shared the title in 2004-05.
- During the season, Peck won his 450th career game.
- The Don Meyer award is Peck's first national coach of the Year honor.
- Peck received the award during the NCAA Final Four in New Orleans.
- Wells has led two teams to perfect seasons following this season's 23-0 record.
- The national championship is the ninth for the men's soccer program -- all under Wells' direction.
- Wells captured his 500th career win -- including junior college wins -- during the season.
- During the national tournament, Lindsey Wilson men's soccer won its 45th national tournament game -- the most in NAIA history.
- Wells picks up his seventh Brine-NAIA National Coach of the Year award.
- He is a four-time NSCAA National Coach of the Year honoree.
- Wells received the award during NSCAA National Convention in Kansas City, Mo.