Jay Abreu Earns Third Team All-ECC Honors In Men's Soccer

Jay Abreu Earns Third Team All-ECC Honors In Men's Soccer

West Babylon, N.Y.-For the second straight season, University of Bridgeport graduate student Jay Abreu (Sao Paulo, Brazil) has been recognized for his outstanding play on the Purple Knights' men's soccer team with a selection to the 2017 All-East Coast Conference Third Team.

This season, Abreu helped anchor the UB defense and added two assists in 15 matches played.  In 2016, Jay earned All-ECC accolades as a midfielder.

2017 ECC Men's Soccer All-Conference
First Team
F - Charlie Ledula, Jr., LIU Post
F - Dan Massey, Jr., Molloy
F - Gabriel Torres, So., Dist. Columbia
M - Carlos Coto, Sr., NYIT
M - Lucca Lacerda, Jr., Mercy
M - Martin Lozano, Gr., LIU Post
M - Harry Pearse, Sr., LIU Post
B - Michael Agboola, Jr., Dist. Columbia
B - Love Fredrikson, Fr., LIU Post
B - Johan Mauritzson, Sr., LIU Post
GK - Oliver Hessner Hansen, Jr., LIU Post 

Second Team
F - Emgi Gousse, So., Queens
F - Lukas Ostermann, Gr., LIU Post
F - Raphael Pacano, Sr., Dist. Columbia
M - Andras Breuer, Jr., Queens
M - Danny Gavin, Gr., Mercy
M - Kelvin Herrera, Jr., Dist. Columbia
M - Jason Mayorga, So., Dist. Columbia
B - Jose Carvajal, Sr., Mercy
B - Alejandra Del Cura, Sr., NYIT
B - Brad Neal, Jr., St. Thomas Aquinas
GK - Kwantarian Van der Lara, Sr., Mercy 

Third Team
F - Noah Keem, Fr., Daemen
F - Simon-Peter Omooba, Jr., NYIT
F - Ericson Penate, Sr., Mercy
M - Adam Carnwath, Sr., Molloy
M - Anthony Cestaro, So., Molloy
M - Kevin Martinez, Fr., NYIT
M - Gabriel Velluto, Fr., Dist. Columbia
B - Jay Abreu, Sr., Bridgeport
B - Victor Salinas Furio, Gr., Dist. Columbia
B - Daniel Watson, Gr., Mercy
GK - Raul Bonilla, Jr., Molloy
GK - Jonathan Rico, Sr., NYIT

Offensive Player of the Year: Gabriel Torres, So., F, Dist. Columbia
Defensive Player of the Year: Johan Mauritzson, Sr., B, LIU Post
Goalkeeper of the Year: Oliver Hessner Hansen, Jr., GK, LIU Post
Rookie of the Year: Lukas Ostermann, Gr., F, LIU Post
Coach of the Year: Andreas Lindberg, LIU Post

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