Awards

2016 College Soccer News All-Freshman Teams

Freshmen played an important role in the success of their teams from coast to coast in 2016. College Soccer News annually seeks to recognize some of them in our All-Freshman Team selections.

College Soccer News All-Freshman First Team

  Name Position Hometown School 
Benji Michel Forward Orlando, Florida Portland
Siggi Benonysson Forward Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland High Point University 
Ivan Abramovic  Forward Zagreb, Croatia UMass Lowell 
Mo Adams Midfielder Nottingham, England Syracuse
Handwalla Bwana Midfielder Seattle, Washington Washington
Cam Lindley Midfielder  Carmel, Indiana North Carolina
Ema Twumasi Midfielder Accra, Ghana Wake Forest 
Luka Prpa Midfielder  Wind Lake, Wisconsin Marquette 
Shane Bradley Defender Havertown, Pennsylvania Villanova
Tommy McCabe Defender South Orange, New Jersey Notre Dame 
Malick Mbaye Defender Dakar, Senegal Clemson
Elliot Panicco Goalkeeper Huntersville, North Carolina Charlotte 

College Soccer News All-Freshman Second Team

  Name Position Hometown School
Brian Saramago Forward New Hyde Park, New York   Loyola University Maryland
Jonathan Lewis Forward Plantation, Florida Akron
Adrian Nunez Forward San Joes, Costa Rica   North Florida 
Pablo Pelaez Midfielder San Diego, California  San Diego State  
Mauricio Pineda Midfielder Bolingbrook, Illinois   North Carolina 
Lewis Suddick Midfielder Newcastle upon Tyne, England Butler 
Giuseppe Barone Midfielder Grandville, Michigan Michigan State
Marius Kullmann Defender Fulda, Germany Loyola Chicago
Elan Koenig Defender Los Angeles, California  Wisconsin
Hector Montalvo Defender El Paso, Texas Grand Canyon 
Anthony Mwembia Goalkeeper Toulouse, France Bowling Green

College Soccer News All-Freshman Third Team 

  Name Position Hometown School
Rex Epps Forward Irmo, South Carolina  Army
Luke Brown Forward Cambridgeshire, England Hofstra
Matthew Puig Forward Edmond, Oklahoma Tulsa
Jared Gilbey Midfielder New York, New York  Stanford 
Danny Griffin Midfielder Wethersfield, Connecticut Providence 
Vana Markarian Midfielder Ottawa, Ontario Columbia
Christian Enriquez Midfielder Spring Valley, California   Cal Poly 
Reggie Cannon Defender Grapevine, Texas  UCLA
Seth Rinderknecht Defender Cedar Rapids, Iowa Omaha 
Mark Lindstrom Defender Gavle, Gastrikland, Sweden UNCW
Tanner Dieterich Defender  Nashville, Tennessee Clemson
Parker Siegfried Goalkeeper Granville, Ohio Ohio State 

College Soccer News 2016 All-America Teams

 

 

 

 

 

 

The College Soccer News Men's All-America Team included six repeat selections. The Atlantic Coast Conference had a total of eight representatives. Wake Forest had a total of three selections while Maryland, Stanford, Indiana, Louisville, and Notre Dame each had two representatives.  .    

College Soccer News 2016 Men's First Team All-America

  Name Class Position School Hometown
Andrew Epstein RS Junior Goalkeeper Stanford Fort Collins, Colorado
Alex Crognale Senior Defender Maryland Gahanna, Ohio
Tim Kubel Junior Defender Louisville Stuggart, Germany
Reagan Dunk * RS Senior Defender Denver  Dallas, Texas
Ian Harkes Senior Midfielder Wake Forest Farifax, Virginia 
Tanner Thompson *  Senior Midfielder Indiana Loomis, California
Julian Gressel Senior Midfielder  Providence Neustadt an der Aisch, Germany 
Jacori Hayes Senior Midfielder Wake Forest Bowie, Maryland
Albert Ruiz Junior Forward FGCU Barcelona, Spain
Gordon Wild * Sophomore Forward Maryland Cologne, Germany
Foster Langsdorf Junior Forward Stanford Vancouver, Washington

College Soccer News 2016 Men's Second Team All-America 

  Name Class Position School Hometown
Alec Ferrell Senior Goalkeeper Wake Forest Westlake, Ohio
Miles Robinson Sophomore Defender Syracuse  Arlington, Massachusetts
Brandon Aubrey Senior Defender Notre Dame Plano, Texas
Grant Lillard Junior Defender Indiana  Hindsdale, Illinois
Francis De Vries * Senior Defender Saint Francis (Pa) Christchurch, New Zeland  
Brandt Bronico Senior Midfielder Charlotte High Point, North Carolina
Jose Hernandez Sophomore Midfielder UCLA Mexico City, Mexico

 

Napo Matsoso Senior Midfielder Kentucky Louisville, Kentucky
Jon Gallagher Junior Forward Notre Dame Dundalk, Ireland 
David Goldsmith Senior Forward Butler Bristol, England
Wuilito Fernandes Senior Forward UMass Lowell Praia, Cape Verde
Guillermo Delgado * Senior Forward Delaware Tres Cantos, Spain 

College Soccer News 2016 Men's Third Team All-America

  Name Class Position School Hometown
Alex Kapp Senior Goalkeeper Creighton  Westchester, New York
Joe Vette Rimstad Senior Defender Radford Harestua, Norway
Austin Ledbetter Senior Defender SIUE St. Charles, Missouri
Cory Brown Junior Defender Xavier Nelson, New Zealand
Paul Hoffmeister Junior Midfielder  Utah Valley Hilden, Germany
Adam Najem * Senior Midfielder Akron Clifton, N.J. 
Eddie Sanchez Senior Midfielder Portland Canby, Oregon
Brian Wright Senior Forward Vermont Ajax, Ontario
Niko Hansen Senior Forward New Mexico Sacramento, California 
Mohamed Thiaw Junior Forward Louisville Louisville, Kentucky
Christopher Mueller Junior Forward Wisconsin Schaumburg, Illinois 
Wil Bagrou Junior Forward Mercer Dacula, Georgia 

*Repeat selections