Seven Players Earn NAIA Men's Soccer All-American Status

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Men's Soccer - Tue, Dec. 5, 2017 at 4:00 PM

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) has announced the 2017 NAIA Men's Soccer All-American Teams.

The American Midwest Conference (AMC) has placed seven athletes on the First-Team, Second-Team, Third-Team or Honorable Mention list.

Nicolau Neto of Columbia (Sr./GK/Ceara, Brazil) was named to the Third-Team after playing in 22 games for the Cougars. Neto allowed just nine goals in 2,056:09 minutes of play. Neto led the NAIA with 0.3 goals against per game.

Elvis Barclay (Sr./Def./Atlantic City, N.J.) of Columbia was named to the Honorable Mention list. Barclay helped the Cougars to 12 shutouts.

Columbia's Adam Du Toit (Jr./Mid./Farmborough, England) earned a spot on the Honorable Mention list after scoring six goals and eight assists for 20 points. Du Toit ranked 49th in the NAIA in total assists (8).

Michael Mayberry (Sr./For./Ames, Iowa) is on the Honorable Mention list after scoring eight goals and four assists.

Alberto Pitarch (So./Def./Castellon de la Plana, Spain) of William Woods is also on the Honorable Mention list after scoring one goal and two assists as a defender. He helped the team to eight shutouts on the season.

William Woods' Anthony Moscatello is on the Honorable Mention list. Moscatello (Sr./Mid./Algonquin, Ill.) with eight goals, five assists and 21 points.

Rodrigo Alves rounds out the men's soccer All-Americans, as he was an Honorable Mention selection for the second-straight season. Alves (Sr./For./Campinas, Brazil) after scoring a team-high 14 goals and had four assists. He ranked ninth in the NAIA in shots per game (4.5), 20th in shots on goal per game (2.2), 35th in total goals (14), 37th in goals per game (0.7), 49th in points per game (1.7) and 50th in total points (32.0)

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