Men’s Soccer Earns Seven All-Conference Selections

Men’s Soccer Earns Seven All-Conference Selections

NORTH MIAMI, Fla. (Nov. 9, 2017) – The Sun Conference announced its 2017 men's soccer awards on Thursday with seven Wildcats earning all-conference recognition. Emiliano Solar and Gregory McDoom were named to the All-Sun Conference second team, while Valentin Salinas, JC Diego, and Julio Soto garnered honorable mention honors. The league also recognized this year's all-academic squad with Pedro Arias, Ronaldo Morrison and Solar making the list.

Solar appeared in 14 matches for the Wildcats on the backline, registering 10 total shots, including five on net. McDoom scored five goals on the year with three assists and a team-high 13 points. The native Winter Garden, Florida, appeared in 15 matches, starting in 10.  

Salinas made 15 appearances this past season with nine starts, scoring three goals and notching two assists for eight points. Soto led JWU with six goals in 15 games played. The native of Reno, Nevada, recorded 12 total points in 2017.  Diego finished second in the conference in goals-against average (1.16), second in the conference in save percentage (.755) and second in the conference in shutouts-per-game (.286).

Below are this year's TSC award winners. 


Player of the Year  (Offensive Player of the Year)
Federico Moronell, STU
 
Coach of the Year
Felix Mats, STU
 
Freshman of the Year
Cian Lynch & Arthur Veiga, SCAD
 
Defensive Player of the Year
Connor Christie, STU
 
Champion of Character
Tyler Gay, SEU

First Team All-Conference
GK: Connor Christie, STU
D: Harry Molyneux, STU
D: Caue Salgado, SEU
D: Santeri Bergman, STU
MF: Tomas Greco, STU
MF: Thomas Dawson, KU
MF: Arthur Veiga, SCAD
MF: Gustavo Rodrigues, SEU
F: Federico Moronell, STU
F: Leo Thompson, TU
F: Cian Lynch, SCAD
 
Second Team All-Conference
GK: Lee Howarth, TU
D: Diego Menendez, KU
D: Jack Chambers, TU
D: Emiliano Solar, JWU
MF: Rainer de Jesus, WU
MF: Gavin Rochford-Smith, TU
MF: Tom Barry, SCAD
MF: Jon Quintana, STU
F: Amine Meski, KU
F: Gregory McDoom, JWU
F: Kosta Mylonas, STU
 
Honorable Mention
GK: JC Diego, JWU
D: Joey Dotson, SEU
D: Alfie Raw, SCAD
MF: Valintin Salinas, JWU
MF: Juan Carlos Bucaram, AMU
MF: Fabian Heinrich, STU
MF: Julio Soto, JWU
MF: Jake Stanton, KU
MF: Joe Rivera, KU
MF: Malcom Frago Myers, TU
F: Pablo Gil, STU
 
Academic All-Conference
Jose Romero, FMU
Sergio Niva, FMU
Luis Martinez-Florez, FMU
Alejandro Jorge, FMU
Faris Brkan, FMU
Julian Conditi, FMU
Ivan Jelic, FMU
Facundo Torres, FMU
Willian Santan, SCAD
Francesc Casas, SCAD
Arthur Grubbs SCAD
Alejandro Rodriguez Gil, TU
Felix De Ciccio, TU
Andrile Sithole, TU
Ian Ward, TU
Tyler Smolik, TU
Josh Barrett, TU
Colton Edmunds, TU
Micah Gray, TU
Joakim Morlin, TU
Gabriel Suarez TU
Edwin Ahlnas, KU
Nicolas Gomez, KU
 Felipe Queiroga, KU
Ahmet Brown, KU
Nicholas Guillen, KU
Simon Said, KU
Resam Moghimi, AMU
Andrea Salomone, AMU
Jeffrey Henkel, AMU
Pedro Arias, JWU
Ronaldo Morrison, JWU
Emiliano Solar, JWU
Ethan Carey, SEU
Luke Marchesani, SEU
Robert Barton, STU
Pablo Gil, STU
Christian Giraldo, STU
Tomas Greco, STU
Harry Molyneux, STU
Santeri Bergman, STU
Roni Luokkamaki, STU
Dobbe Weverink, STU
Connor Christie, STU
Fabian Henrich, STU
Artur Sharapov, STU
Jiayi Wang, STU
James Feehan, WU
Joel Flaming, WU
Donovam Ingley, WU
Austin Shaner, WU