All-Americans: Junior College Division I and III men

Three players from NJCAA Division I champion Tyler Junior College were named to the United Soccer Coaches' Junior College Division I All-America team.

Division I: First Team

Pos Name Yr. School Hometown
K Robbie Johnson So. Tyler Junior College Manchester, England
D Paul Odendahl So. Tyler Junior College Meerbusch, Germany
D Nikal Clarke So. Louisburg College Toronto, Ont.
D Felipe Mendes So. Monroe College-New Rochelle Sao Paulo, Brazil
M Hakeem Sadler So. Schoolcraft College St. Catherine, Jamaica
M Jose Perez Flores Fr. Yavapai College McMinnville, Ore.
M Adrian Valenzuela So. Pima Community College Tucson, Ariz.
F Julian Gaona So. Pima Community College Tucson, Ariz.
F Akean Shackleford So. Indian Hills Community College Savanna-la-Mar, Jamaica 
F Danilo Orsi-Dadomo So. Eastern Florida State College London, England
F Mohammed Kamara So. Tyler Junior College Monrovia, Liberia

Second Team

Pos Name Yr. School Hometown
K Juan Gomez Fr. Schoolcraft College Maracaibo, Venezuela
D Leonardo Da Silva So. Kansas City Kansas Community College Sao Paulo, Brazil
D Gustavo Fernandes So. Iowa Western Community College West Babylon, N.Y.
D Ricardo Nunez-Arellano So. Yavapai College Las Vegas, Nev.
M George Asomani Fr. Monroe College-New Rochelle Accra, Ghana
M Miguel DeLeon Fr. Daytona State College Deltona, Fla.
F Jordan Hall* So. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College Manchester, England
F Reshon Phillip Fr. Indian Hills Community College Toronto, Ont.
F Kinoshita Ryosuke So. Marshalltown Community College Hyogo, Japan
F Chris Eduardo So. St. Louis Community College London, England
F Biska Biyombo* So. Trinidad State Junior College Lubumbashi, Congo

*Asterisks indicate previous All-America selection

Division III: First Team

Pos Name Yr. School Hometown
K Edwyn Gutierrez* So. Mount San Antonio College Los Angeles, Calif.
D Glenn Holmes So. Genesee Community College Kildare, Ireland
D Christian Cabrera Fr. Taft College Bakersfield, Calif.
D German Fuentes Rodriguez Fr. Bunker Hill Community College Boston, Mass.
D Christian Santibanez So. Hartnell College Salinas, Calif.
M David Chavez Fr. West Valley College Redwood City, Calif.
M Abdi Maalo So. Onondaga Community College Syracuse, N.Y.
M Luis Garcia So. Cerritos College La Harbor, Calif.
M Damian  Hernandez So. Richland College Dallas, Texas
F Luke Murphy So. Herkimer College Glasgow, Scotland
F Johnny Rodriguez* So. Fresno City College Fresno, Calif.
F Charlie Livesey So. Genesee Community College Sandbach, England

Second Team

Pos Name Yr. School Hometown
K Roandre Wollery So. Herkimer College Hartford, Conn.
D Mateo Forbes* So. Richland College Dallas, Texas
D Alfredo Lopez So. Fresno City College Fresno, Calif.
D Marius Svendsen Fr. Herkimer College Drammew, Norway
D Ben Wattis So. Genesee Community College Langley, England
D Arturo Meza So. De Anza College Moss Beach, Calif.
M Nick Tucker So. Las Positas College Pleasanton, Calif.
M Giovanny Gomes So. Canada College Burlingame, Calif.
F James Sesay Fr. Richland College Dallas, Texas
F Victor Chavez So. Santa Barbara City College Santa Barbara, Calif.
F Sahr Mattia So. De Anza College Santa Clara, Calif.
F Mikel Abando So. Cayuga Community College Vizcaya, Spain

*Asterisks indicate previous All-America selection
 
1 comment about "All-Americans: Junior College Division I and III men".
  1. Ric Fonseca, December 17, 2017 at 9:49 p.m.

    To the writers and the readers of Soccer America:  As a former California (Los Angeles City College) coach and former AD, I feel that it is extremely important to tell one and all that there are more than 130 Two-Year Community Colleges in California and that for some very strange and goffy reason, the academic body that governs the California communty college system declared several decades ago that none of its member colleges belong to the NCJCAA or are allowed to participate in a "national junior/community college" championship game. This is why, perhaps, it is that there are no California players are listed in the Division I or II although I must admit surprise when I did notice - for the first time - that players from our state were finally recognized.  And I must also point out that sometime in the 1980's the California community colleges voted and followed former USSF Referee, Dan Goldman, of Santa Ana College recommendation to use t FIFA LoTG, for all competition, all to the consternation of NCAA teams were/are still wallowing and refuse to use or conform to the FIFA game, and which leaves me with a question on whether or not those teams in Division I and II also use and follow the FIFA LoTG?  Lastly, if memroy serves me well, there ARE two "junior colleges" in California, the remainder are listed as "community colleges."

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