Both the Essex County college women’s and men’s soccer teams lost in Northeast District semi-final action this past weekend. The Lady Wolverines were defeated 4-1 by Monroe College (New Rochelle, New York), while the men lost 2-0, also to Monroe, on Saturday.
Both the men’s and women’s teams did capture Region XIX titles, the second consecutive year for the Lady Wolverines. Coach Monique Edouard’s squad completed the campaign with a 10-2-1 record.
First year head man Dr. Richard Esposito guided the men’s team to a sparkling 11-2 record.
All-Region XIX Honors for teams
Both the women’s and men’s teams were well represented on the first and second All-Region squads. Selections were:
Women’s All-Region XIX Selections:
First Team: Nicolette Craig – So, GK
Shaunalee Govia – So, D
Lyla Lionel – So, F
Michlyn Morgan – Fr, F
Second Team: Shanearay Wilkins – So, MF
Men’s All-Region XIX Selections:
First Team: Gerald Cubero, So, MF
Matteo Geraci, Fr, GK
Second Team: Chadwayne Johnson – So, MF
Allando Brown – So, D
Stephon Smith – So, D
Shanualee Govia was named Women’s Region XIX Player of the Year, while Gerald Cubero was the Men’s Region XIX Player of the Year.