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2019 CUNYAC/USS Community College Men's Soccer All-Stars Announced
The City University of New York Athletic Conference and University Student Senate announced the 2019 Community College men's soccer all-star selections today, as selected by a polling of the league's head coaches. QCC head coach Aziwoh Ayafor received Coach of the Year honors for earning the regular season title.
Coach of the Year - Aziwoh Ayafor, Queensborough
During this season orchestrating the team, Ayafor led his team to become regular season champions 6-4 overall record and a perfect 3-0 during conference play. His team finished out the regular season winning three of the last four games.
2019 CUNYAC/USS Community College Men's Soccer All-Stars
Keithland Cesar, Kingsborough
Luis Flores, Queensborough
Boris Miranda, Queensborough
Maksym Ivanov, Kingsborough
Robert Afful, Bronx
Michael Konadu, BMCC
Brayan Manzano, Queensborough
Claude Siambe, Bronx
Shaibu Musah, Bronx
Dijiby Diallo, BMCC
Otto Manuel Sabalza, BMCC
Player of the Year: Seydou Diallo, BMCC
Rookie of the Year: Ruddy Segura, Bronx
Coach of the Year: Aziwoh Ayafor, Queensborough
Sportsmanship Award: Roberto Dutan, Queensborough
Sportsmanship Team: Keithland Cesar, Kingsborough, Claude Siambe. Bronx
CUNYAC Men’s Soccer Rookie of the Week awarded to Gabriel Perez
Gabriel Perez, Queensborough (Fr, F, Flushing, N.Y.)
Bouncing back from a season opening loss, the Tigers led by Perez, dominated their second game of the season to beat Orange County Community College on the road to a final score of 8-1. Perez started the attack in the 20th minute scoring his first collegiate goal. He later would add two more goals, recording his first career hat trick. In the young campaign, Perez leads QCC in points (7), goals (3), and has an impressive .600 shot percentage.
BMCC Leads 2019 CUNYAC Preseason Men's Soccer Poll
Just two points separated the top three teams in the poll. BMCC led the way with 12 points and one first-place vote. Bronx Community College received 11 points and one first-place nod. Reigning conference champion Queensborough Community College collected 10 points and two first-place votes.
BMCC came up short in its quest for a three-peat last season, falling to Queensborough, 1-0, in the CUNYAC Championship final.
Sophomore forward Adrian Santos got the nod as the CUNYAC Preseason Player of the Year. He helped the Panthers to a 7-5 mark in 2018, a No. 5 national ranking and was named the CUNYAC Rookie of the Year, after rounding out his debut season with 12 points (4 G, 4 A) in 12 matches.
Queensborough will also rely on a returning freshman to bolster its offense. Sophomore forward Luis Flores finished with eight goals and an assist for 17 points last year and was tabbed as a CUNYAC and NJCAA Region XV All-Star for his efforts.
Additionally, Flores provided all of the offense that the Tigers needed in the CUNYAC Championship, scoring the game's only goal and earning Most Valuable Player honors in the process.
The 2019 CUNYAC Community College Men’s Soccer Championship will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Metropolitan Oval in Maspeth.
2019 CUNYAC Community College Men's Soccer Preseason Poll
1. BMCC (One First-Place Vote) - 12 Points
2. Bronx (One First-Place Vote) - 11 Points
3. Queensborough (Two First-Place Votes) - 10 Points
4. Kingsborough - 7 Points
CUNYAC Preseason Player of the Year: Adrian Santos, F, BMCC
2018 CUNYAC/USS Community College Men's Soccer All-Stars
FLUSHING, N.Y. (Oct. 16, 2018)- On Tuesday, the City University of New York Athletic Conference and University Student Senate announced their Community College All-Star men's soccer selections for the 2018 season, as chosen by a polling of the league's head coaches.
Brian Ampaw, BMCC
Edison Burgos, BMCC
Jeffrey Castaneda, Queensborough
Daouda Coulibaly, BMCC
Mohamed El Gada, Kingsborough
Luis Flores, Queensborough
Brayan Manzano, Queensborough
Ramesh Monoroth, Kingsborough
Shaibu Musah, Bronx
Daniel Njonam, Bronx
Ariel Ortega, BMCC
Jose Ramirez, Queensborough
Terron Sylvester, Queensborough
Player of the Year: Jahvaughnie Johnson, BMCC
Rookie of the Year: Adrian Santos, BMCC
Coach of the Year: Modou Seck, BMCC
Sportsmanship Award: Mohammed Jagne, Bronx
Sportsmanship Team: Edison Burgos, BMCC, Andre Koulen, Kingsborough, Djelili Okoro, Queensborough
Queensborough Hangs On For 1-0 Win Over BMCC in CUNYAC Championship
MASPETH, N.Y. (Oct. 15, 2018) - It was a 29th-minute goal from freshman forward Luis Flores that propelled No. 2 seed Queensborough Community College to a 1-0 upset of top-seeded and No. 8 Borough of Manhattan Community College in the 2018 CUNYAC/USS Community College Men's Soccer Championship at the Metropolitan Oval Monday in Maspeth.
The win for Queensborough (7-4) ends a two-year title run for BMCC (7-4). It is also the Tigers' first CUNYAC title since 2015.
"It feels great (to come away with the trophy)," said Queensborough second-year head coach Aziwoh Ayafor. "The guys have been working hard all season. Every loss, we have taken a point from it. Based on the outcome today, I guess it paid off. It feels good to get it back this year."
2018 CUNYAC Community College Men's Soccer Championship
Congratulations to both BMCC and QCC on advancing to the 2018 CUNYAC Community College Men's Soccer Championship.
With a commanding 5-1 Win over Bronx Community College on October 9, the Tigers have advanced to the 2018 CUNYAC Community College Men's Soccer Championship game. The game will be played on Monday, October 15th at Metropolitan Oval at 7pm.
#1 BMCC will be the home team and asked to wear home uniforms.
#2 QCC will be the away team and asked to wear road uniforms.
This is the 6th straight year QCC will play in the CUNYAC Community College Men's Soccer Championship and 5th straight year QCC will go up against BMCC. The previous 4 years were split with QCC within 2 (2014 & 2015) and BMCC winning 2 (2016 & 2017).
Both schools come into this CUNYAC Championship game tied with the most appearances at 13. This will mark the 14th time QCC and BMCC will play in the Championship game and the 8th time these two will face each other for the title since 2001 (QCC has won 2 of the 8 previous meetings). BMCC lead CUNYAC Community College Men's Soccer with 9 titles and has been runner-up 4 times. QCC is second on the list with 6 titles and been runner-up 7 times.
CUNYAC Men’s Soccer Rookie of the Week awarded to Luis Flores
Flores bursted onto the scene for the Tigers, firing home the game-winning double-overtime goal in the 104th minute in a 1-0 victory at Westchester. He also contributed an assist Saturday in a 4-2 win over Rockland.
BMCC Tops 2018 CUNYAC Men’s Soccer Preseason Coaches’ Poll
FLUSHING, N.Y. (Aug. 23, 2018) - Fresh off winning its second-consecutive league title last season, Borough of Manhattan Community College was selected as the unanimous favorite by the conference's four coaches in the 2018 CUNYAC Community College Preseason Men's Soccer Poll, released Thursday.
The Panthers, who are listed at No. 10 in the NJCAA Division III preseason national rankings, earned 16 points and all four first-place votes. Queensborough (10 points) was picked to finish second in the balloting, after last year's runner-up finish in the CUNYAC final.
Bronx, led by CUNYAC Preseason Player of the Year Mohammed Jagne, followed in third with 8 points, and Kingsborough (6 points) rounded out the voting.
BMCC's top spot in the poll was bolstered by the duo of reigning CUNYAC Player of the Year Brando Guzman and Rookie of the Year Jahvaughnie Johnson.
In 2017, Guzman finished as the league's third-leading scorer, tallying 12 goals and eight assists for 32 points. He recorded multiple points in nine of the 11 contests he appeared in, four of which were multi-goal performances.
Meanwhile, Johnson led the CUNYAC in scoring in his debut campaign, amassing 38 points (16 G, 6 A). He found the back of the net in all but three matches for the Panthers last season and scored three game-winners in the process.
BMCC and Queensborough both reached the semifinals of the NJCAA Region XV Tournament and lost their respective contests. The Panthers tied Suffolk, 2-2, and failed to advance on penalty kicks (5-3), while the Tigers dropped a close 3-2 decision at the hands of Nassau.
For Bronx, Jagne was the driving force behind the Broncos' offense, posting eight goals and three assists for 19 points. He netted multiple goals against Westchester and Kingsborough, and had at least a point in six of the team's 11 games. Jagne was named a CUNYAC and NJCAA Region XV All-Star for his efforts.
The 2018 CUNYAC Community College Men's Soccer Championship will be held on Monday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. at the Metropolitan Oval in Maspeth.
2018 CUNYAC Community College Men's Soccer Preseason Poll
1. BMCC (Four First-Place Votes) - 16 Points
2. Queensborough - 10 Points
3. Bronx - 8 Points
4. Kingsborough - 6 Points
CUNYAC Preseason Player of the Year: Mohammed Jagne, F, Bronx
2018 Season Tryouts
The Queensborough men's soccer team will hold tryouts for the 2018 fall season on Wednesday, August 1st and Thursday, August 2nd at 4pm, on the QCC soccer field. Completed medical and insurance forms are required to be submitted and validated prior to any participation. Contact Head Men's Soccer Coach, Aziwoh Ayafor at firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.