Trio Earns NSCAA All-North Atlantic
Central Connecticut seniors Reece Wilson, Thomas Obasi, and Jesse Menzies each earned a spot on the 2012 NCAA Division I Men All-North Atlantic Region Team on Sunday. The team was chosen by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA).
Wilson and Obasi were both named to the first-team, Menzies was slated on the second-team. The only other team to feature two student-athletes on the first team was Northeast Conference rival Fairleigh Dickinson.
Of the 33 players who made up the first, second, and third teams, 21 of them represented the NEC.
Wilson, the 2012 NEC Player of the Year, led the team in goals and assists this season netting nine goals and adding six more assists. Obasi was third on the team with five assists and scored one goal. He was also named to the All-NEC First Team. Menzies shared the team lead in assists on the year with Wilson registering six. He scored five goals, totaled 16 points, and was two-for-three shooting penalty kicks.
All three Blue Devils were invited to play in the NEISL All-Star Game on November 25th hosted by Harvard University. Wilson, Obasi, and Menzies are also all eligible candidates for the 2013 MLS SuperDraft.