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