Heller, Sangbouasy, Fisher Named to All-CAC Men's Soccer Team
YORK, Pa. - Capital Athletic Conference regular-season
men’s soccer champion Salisbury, playoff tournament champion
York and newcomer Christopher Newport combined to place 20 players
on the 31-member 2013 All-CAC Men’s Soccer Team.
York, which won its fifth-straight playoff crown, led the conference with eight players on the post-season team, including three on the first team.
Salisbury, led by 2013 Coach of the Year Gerry DiBartolo, had a conference-best five first-team all-stars on the way to earning six total berths. DiBartolo was honored by his peers for the sixth time in his career, most recently in 2007.
Christopher Newport, which matched Salisbury’s six total all-star nods, including 2013 Player of the Year and first-team all-star Jalon Brown (Yorktown, Va./Grafton) and Co-Rookie of the Year second-team all-star Jimmy Grace (Elkridge, Md./Briar Woods).
Grace shared the Rookie of the Year award with Wesley freshman and second-team all-star Will Mileski (Shoreham, N.Y./Shoreham-Wading River). Mileski is the Wolverines’ first CAC Men’s Soccer Rookie of the Year.
York’s eight-player contingent was led by senior Aaron Beale (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley), who earned his third-straight first-team All-CAC award. Seniors Jake Hower (Lake Forest, Calif./El Toro) and Tobi Iguade (Bowie, Md./DeMatha) joined Beale on the top CAC squad.
Spartans on the second-team All-CAC team included seniors Chris Weaver (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley), Daniel Baxter (Baltimore, Md./Calvert Hall College), junior Brad Schmidt (Moorestown, N.J./Delran) and sophomores Brendan Saberton (Wilmington, Del./Salesianum) and Ryan Donahue (York, Pa./York Suburban).
Five Salisbury players all earned All-CAC first-team honors for the first time, including senior Larry Cornish (Salisbury, Md./Parkside), juniors Tanner East (Salisbury, Md./Parkside), Stephen Poorman (Stroudsburg, Pa./Stroudsburg), Logan Becker (Pocomoke, Md./Pocomoke) and sophomore Drew Staedeli (Ellicott City, Md./Mt. Hebron). Cornish earned All-CAC recognition for the third-straight year.
Junior Kyle Westbrook (Salisbury, Md./James Bennett) completed the Gulls’ representation on the All-CAC team as a second-team honoree.
Christopher Newport, in its first year as a CAC member, placed three players on the first team and three more on the second team. Brown was joined on the top squad by senior Caleb Lewis (Mechanicsville, Va./Lee-Davis) and junior Alec Faulkner (White Stone, Va./Christchurch School). Second-team choices for the Captains included Grace, junior Tommy O’Neal (Stafford, Va./North Stafford) and sophomore Ryan Balfour (Sheeperton, England/Conestoga).
The Frostburg State tandem of seniors Pablo Torrano (Bethesda, Md./) and Chris Jones (California, Md./Leonardtown) collected the final two positions on the All-CAC first team. Jones was a repeat selection on the CAC’s top squad.
Mary Washington and Wesley each placed three players on the All-CAC second team.
UMW junior David Heller (Alexandria, Va./Mount Vernon) collected his third-straight All-CAC honor while senior Tommy Sangbuoasy (Manassas, Va./Osbourn) was a second-team pick for the second-straight year. Freshman teammate Riley Fisher (Staunton, Va./Stuart Hall School) completed the Eagles’ All-CAC trio.
Junior Sheldon Blue (Marlton, N.J./Cherokee) and sophomore Oluwatobi Sowande (Laurel, Md./Meade) joined Co-Rookie of the Year Mileski on the All-CAC second-team - each for the first time in their careers.
Marymount, St. Mary’s and Southern Virginia each added one person to complete the All-CAC second team. Senior Onar Yousefi (McLean, Va./Marshall) represented Marymount for the first time in his career while St. Mary’s freshman Nick Tait (Silver Spring, Md./Sandy Spring Friends) and Southern Virginia sophomore Scott Zaring (Lynchburg, Va./Jefferson Forest) were both honored by the coaches after their first year of play in the CAC.
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2013 All-CAC Men’s Soccer Team
First Team Yr. Pos. Team Hometown/High School Previous All-CAC Honors
Jalon Brown Jr. For Christopher Newport Yorktown, Va./Grafton
Tanner East Jr. For Salisbury Salisbury, Md./Parkside
Jake Hower Sr. For York Lake Forest, Calif./El Toro
Pablo Torrano Sr. For Frostburg State Bethesda, Md./
Larry Corrnish Sr. Mid Salisbury Salisbury, Md./Parkside 2nd in ‘12, 1st in ‘11
Tobi Iguade Sr. Mid York Bowie, Md./DeMatha
Caleb Lewis Sr. Mid Christopher Newport Mechanicsville, Va./Lee-Davis
Stephen Poorman Jr. Mid Salisbury Stroudsburg, Pa./Stroudsburg
Aaron Beale Sr. Def York Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley 1st in ‘12, 1st in ‘11
Logan Becker Jr. Def Salisbury Pocomoke, Md./Pocomoke
Alec Faulkner Jr. Def Christopher Newport White Stone, Va./Christchurch Sch.
Chris Jones Sr. Def Frostburg State California, Md./Leonardtown 1st in ‘12
Drew Staedeli So. GK Salisbury Ellicott City, Md./Mt. Hebron
Second Team Yr. Pos. Team Hometown/High School Previous All-CAC Honors
Ryan Balfour So. For Christopher Newport Sheeperton, England/Conestoga
Riley Fisher Fr. For Mary Washington Staunton, Va./Stuart Hall School
Will Mileski Fr. For Wesley Shoreham, N.Y./Shoreham Wading-River
Brendan Saberton So. For York Wilmington, Del./Salesianum
Chris Weaver Sr. For York Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley
Daniel Baxter Sr. Mid York Baltimore, Md./Calvert Hall College
Jimmy Grace Fr. Mid Christopher Newport Elkridge, Md./Briar Woods
Tommy Sangbuoasy Sr. Mid Mary Washington Manassas, Va./Osbourn 2nd in ‘12
Oluwatobi Sowande So. Mid Wesley Laurel, Md./Meade
Nick Tait Fr. Mid St. Mary’s Silver Spring, Md./Sandy Spring Friends
Onar Yousefi Sr. Mid Marymount McLean, Va./Marshall
Sheldon Blue Jr. Def Wesley Marlton, N.J./Cherokee
Ryan Donahue So. Def York York, Pa./York Suburban
David Heller Jr. Def Mary Washington Alexandria, Va./Mount Vernon 1st in ‘12, 2nd in ‘11
Tommy O’Neal Jr. Def Christopher Newport Stafford, Va./North Stafford
Kyle Westbrook Jr. Def Salisbury Salisbury, Md./James M. Bennett
Brad Schmidt Jr. GK York Moorestown, N.J./Delran
Scott Zaring So. GK Southern Virginia Lynchburg, Va./Jefferson Forest
2013 CAC Player of the Year: Jalon Brown, Christopher Newport
2013 CAC Co-Rookie of the Year: Jimmy Grace, Christopher Newport
2013 CAC Co-Rookie of the Year: Will Mileski, Wesley
2013 CAC Coach of the Year: Gerry DiBartolo, Salisbury (6th time, also in 1994, 1999, 2000, 2004 and 2007)