United Soccer Coaches Announces NCAA DII All-America Teams

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Nov. 28, 2018) – United Soccer Coaches announced on Wednesday the association’s NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s All-America Teams on the eve of the 2018 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Soccer Championship semifinals in Pittsburgh, Pa.

Among the 72 players (36 men, 36 women) to receive All-America recognition, two women's players earn the accolade for a third time in their collegiate careers. Columbus State University senior forward Olivia Jarrell (St. Augustine, Fla.) and University of Central Missouri senior forward Jada Scott (Bel Aire, Kan) are each All-Americans for a third time. There are five men's players and five women's players who are earning All-America honors for the second time in their careers.

This year’s NCAA Division II All-Americans will be formally recognized for their accomplishments at the United Soccer Coaches All-America Ceremony & Reception on Jan. 12, 2019 at McCormick Place West Building in conjunction with the 2019 United Soccer Coaches Convention in Chicago.

In addition, the 2018 NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s All-Region Teams are posted in the “Awards Central” section of UnitedSoccerCoaches.org.

2018 NCAA Division II Men’s All-America Teams

First Team

Pos. Name Class School Hometown
K Vinny Tasca Sr. Wilmington University Audubon, Pa.
D Williams N'dah Jr. University of Charleston Rome, Italy
D Juan Sanchez* Sr. Palm Beach Atlantic University Madrid, Spain
D Jordan Skelton* Jr. Lander University Newcastle, England
M Gabriel Costa Fr. Azusa Pacific University Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
M Carlos Gomez Sr. Young Harris College Algete, Spain
M Alex Lipinski Jr. Spring Hill College Krefeld, Germany
M Matteo Polisi So. Simon Fraser University Coquitlam, B.C.
F Mamadi Camara Sr. Simon Fraser University Montreal, Que.
F Mikie Rowe Sr. Young Harris College Wexford, Ireland
F Marek Weber Sr. Le Moyne College Fulda, Germany


Second Team

Pos. Name Class School Hometown
K Elliott Barker Jr. Palm Beach Atlantic University Harrogate, England
D Isaac Bawa Fr. Azusa Pacific University Legon, Ghana
D James McGhee Sr. Colorado Mesa University Gilbert, Ariz.
D Michael North Sr. Simon Fraser University Coquitlam, B.C.
M Manuel Achondo Jr. Mercy College Santiago, Chile
M Gabriel Cabral Jr. University of Charleston Petropolis, Brazil
M Tim Klefisch Jr. California State University-Los Angeles Leverkusen, Germany
F Santiago Agudelo Jr. Fort Hays State University Frisco, Texas
F Arturo Astorga Jr. Azusa Pacific University El Paso, Texas
F Lukas Ostermann Sr. LIU Post Saterland, Germany
F Anthony Velarde Sr. Fresno Pacific University Reedley, Calif.


Third Team

Pos. Name Class School Hometown
K Luciano Trasolini So. Simon Fraser University Burnaby, B.C.
D Morten Bjoershol So. California State University-Los Angeles Oslo, Norway
D Nadeer Ghantous Sr. Cal Poly Pomona Hifa, Israel
D Kyle Hoops Sr. West Chester University Phoenixville, Pa.
D Omar Sinclair Sr. Saginaw Valley State University Manchester, England
D Niklas Tasky* Sr. Lynn University Hannover, Germany
M Kevin Del Mazo Sr. Colorado Mesa University Santiago, Chile
M Salar Faryar Jr. Le Moyne College Frankfurt, Germany
M Joe Garcia* Sr. Northeastern State University Grand Prairie, Texas
F Flavio Colasanti So. Barry University Rome, Italy
F John Haist* Jr. Colorado School Of Mines Wantage, England
F Seabstian Loibl So. Nova Southeastern University Hutthurm, Germany
F Claudio Rivadeneira Jr. Palm Beach Atlantic University San Fernando, Chile
F Alex Satrustegui Sr. Southern New Hampshire University Pamplona, Spain

 

2018 NCAA Division II Women’s All-America Teams

First Team

Pos. Name Class School Hometown
K Esthefanny Barreras Jr. University of West Florida Phoenix, Ariz.
D Natalie Saddic* Jr. University of California-San Diego San Diego, Calif.
D Cecilia Steinwascher So. Grand Valley State University Sterling Heights, Mich.
D Averi Williams Sr. Carson-Newman University Knoxville, Tenn.
M Anna Gregg Sr. University of Colorado-Colorado Springs Sacramento, Calif.
M Christy Grimshaw* Sr. Barry University Stonehaven, Scotland
M Maddie Mohr* Jr. Kutztown University Elizabethtown, Pa.
M Riko Sagara Jr. Grand Valley State University Tokyo, Japan
F Maegen Doyle Jr. University of Bridgeport Harwich, England
F Katie Killion Sr. University of Central Oklahoma Broken Arrow, Okla.
F Veronica Marques Jr. Franklin Pierce University Sao Paulo, Brazil


Second Team

Pos. Name Class School Hometown
K Natalie Dierickx So. Western Washington University Kirkland, Wash.
D Jade Adams Sr. Barry University Palmetto, Fla.
D Kelsey Gordon Jr. University of Central Oklahoma Sapulpa, Okla.
D Emily Townsend Sr. Colorado School of Mines Katy, Texas
M Allison Barber Sr. Bloomsburg University Pittston, Pa.
M Riley Clark Jr. Columbus State University Peachtree City, Ga.
M Tara Lierman Sr. Grand Valley State University Holt, Mich.
F Marah Foltz Jr. Lock Haven University Mountville, Pa.
F Olivia Jarrell** Sr. Columbus State University St. Augustine, Fla.
F Gabriela Pelogi* Sr. Western Washington University Federal Way, Wash.
F Nina Predanic Jr. College of Saint Rose Brezice, Slovenia
F Jada Scott** Sr. University of Central Missouri Bel Aire, Kan.


Third Team

Pos. Name Class School Hometown
K Jacqueline Burns Jr. Carson-Newman University Cookstown, Northern Ireland
D Rebecca Conway Sr. Mercy College Lindenhurst, N.Y.
D Tayah Naudascher Jr. Bloomsburg University Philadelphia, Pa.
D Marta Turmo Sr. Franklin Pierce University Barcelona, Spain
M Sabrina Cone Sr. St. Edward's University Cedar Park, Texas
M Gabrielle Ewing Sr. Concordia University (Ore.) Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
M Holly Rawcliffe* Sr. Limestone College Preston, England
F Ava Cook So. Grand Valley State University Battle Creek, Mich.
F Mia Hollinsworth Sr. Lee University Libertyville, Ill.
F Hannah Kelley-Lusk So. West Texas A&M University Farmington, N.M.
F Magda Mosengo Sr. Carson-Newman University London, England
F Rachael Norton Sr. Bemidji State University Hugo, Minn.
F Mary Reilly Sr. University of California-San Diego Chula Vista, Calif.

* Asterisks indicate number of previous All-America selections