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George Nanchoff

George Nanchoff led the Akron U soccer team in scoring in his first three seasons (1973-75). Only his brother Louie kept him from making a clean sweep by outscoring George in 1976. He finished his career with 56 goals and 32 assists, second only to Akron U's all-time leader, Pete Millich. Nanchoff was a first team All-American in 1975 and '76 as the Zips won Ohio Collegiate Soccer Association titles both years. He played with the Fort Lauderdale Strikers of the North American Soccer League, earning rookie-of-the-year honors. He also played with the Atlanta Chiefs of the NASL, the Phoenix Inferno of the Major Indoor Soccer League, and the Cleveland Force from 1982 until '85. In 1987, Nanchoff was inducted into the UA Sports Hall of Fame.

Inducted 1987 | Soccer