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The SCIAC Announces Men's Soccer All-Conference Awards

The SCIAC Announces Men's Soccer All-Conference Awards

The Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SCIAChas announced its 2016 men's soccer end of the year awards, as voted upon by the league's 9 head coaches. The awards include Player, Newcomer and Coach of the Year; First Team, Second Team and the Award of Distinction.

Saul Uribe, the SCIAC men's soccer athlete of the year, scored twelve goals in the 2016 season and added one assist for a total of 25 points. The La Verne senior has a .578 shots-on-goal percentage through his 18 games. He was named SCIAC Athlete of the Week on September 19.

Patrick Burke started in ten of the fifteen games he played notching 6 goals on the season and 1 assist for 13 points. The Claremont-Mudd-Scripps freshmen scored 2 game-winning goals this season with a total .591 shots on goal percentage. Burke was named SCIAC Athlete of the Week on September 26 for men's soccer.

John David Feist is a 2 year team Captain for Caltech. Feist finishes career with over 550 saves, ranking 16th in NCAA D3 and 9th in D3 players starting less than 70 games. Feist started every game since arriving as a freshman, 69 of 69 in his career. The senior currently holds a 3.96 GPA and will graduate in June with a degree in Chemical Engineering. He is applying for Fullbright Scholar and Rhodes Scholar positions after graduating and is looking to achieve a PhD in Chemical Engineering.

Head Coach Trevor Persson is in his third season with the Leopards. He and the University of La Verne coaching staff have earned the 2016 SCIAC Coaching Staff of the Year. The Leopards finished the season at 14-5-1 overall and 11-4-1 in conference play. La Verne finished the regular season in second finishing strong winning 7 of 10 games in October.

Athlete of the Year

Newcomer of the Year

Award of Distinction

Coaching Staff of the Year


Saul Uribe
Patrick Burke J.D. Feist

Trevor Persson
Head Coach 

La Verne

Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Caltech

La Verne

 

 

First Team      
Saul Uribe SR F La Verne
Chase Boone JR F Redlands
Nathan Gonzalez SR F La Verne
Voja Maric SR F Pomona-Pitzer
Morgan Bennett-Smith SR F Occidental
Casey ChubbFertal JR M Redlands
Marco Saglimbeni SR M Chapman
Justin Funes SR M La Verne
Elliot Braund JR M Chapman
Ben Thompson JR D Redlands
Anton Russell SR D La Verne
Chase Abelson SR D Pomona-Pitzer
Keoni Yates JR D Redlands
J.d. Feist SR GK Caltech
       
Second Team      
Brandon Kearney JR F Cal Lutheran
James Suri SR F Whittier
Mehron Abdi SR F Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Kayvon Parsa SO F Redlands
Tod Kawada JR M Occidental
Briley Venti SR M La Verne
Sam Rudich SR M Chapman
Michael Crowley SR M Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Connor Tobia SR D Chapman
Ferdinand Estrada SR D La Verne
Gabriel Barrett-Jackson JR D Occidental
Cole Mora SR D Claremont-Mudd-Scripps
Sean Augustine JR GK Chapman