Kansas City, Kan. – A school-record three UMBC men's soccer players have been named to the 2013 NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Northeast Region First Team, the organization announced today.
Seniors Pete Caringi III (Perry Hall, Md./Calvert Hall) andKadeem Dacres (Rosedale, N.Y./Mercer County CC) and juniorOumar Ballo (Baltimore, Md./Archbishop Curley/CCBC-Essex) are all candidates for All-America honors, which will be released later this week.
UMBC and U.Conn placed three players on the first team, while a pair of Georgetown Hoyas were recognized on the 11-man squad.
In 2013, Caringi earned America East's Striker of the Year Award for the second consecutive year and became the first repeat Striker of the Year in the 12-year history of the award. The senior forward also earned America East Fans' Choice Player of the Year honors for the second straight year.