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Eight players with local ties named DIII All-Americans

Thirty-three players received all-region honors

Rowan University forward Shane Doherty on the ball, defended by Rutgers-Camden defender Antonio Romero
Matt Ralph

Eight players with ties to the region have been named DIII All-Americans by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America.

Rowan University landed two players on the list with sophomore forward Shane Doherty (Delran, N.J.) making the first team and sophomore defender Will Sjaastad appearing on the second team. Doherty had 14 goals and 3 assists to lead the Profs in scoring while Sjaastad chipped in five goals and two assists.

Elizabethtown College sophomore forward Gilbert Waso (Elizabethtown, Pa.) and Messiah College senior midfielder Jacob Bender were both first-team repeats. Waso led the Blue Jays in scoring with 15 goals and six assists while Bender led the Falcons in scoring with 13 goals and eight assists.

Gordon College senior midfielder Caleb Cole (Coatesville, Pa.) was a third-time selection and Connecticut College senior midfielder Patrick Devlin was a second-time selection. Cole was third in the nation in assists with 16 and added nine goals. Devlin led the Camels in scoring with 13 goals and three assists.

Franklin & Marshall College landed two players on the third team in sophomore defender Wyatt Fabian (Sinking Spring, Pa.) and sophomore forward Ugochukwe Okolie. Okolie had three goals and nine assists on the year while Fabian chipped in a goal and four assists from the back.

A total of 33 players with ties to the region were named to All-Region lists, which were also announced by the NSCAA on Thursday.

Two - Elizabethtown College defender Samuel Feehrer and Lebanon Valley midfielder Cam Alexander - spent time in the Philadelphia Union Academy in its pre-U.S. Soccer Development Academy days.

Player Pos. Class School Hometown Award
Landon Sheaffer F Sr. Houghton College Richfield, Pa. All-East Third Team
Wyatt Fabian D Jr. Franklin & Marshall Sinking Spring, Pa. Mid-Atlantic First Team
Dakota Rosenberg D Jr. Messiah College Loyalsock, Pa. Mid-Atlantic First Team
Jacob Bender MF Sr. Messiah College Baltimore, Md. Mid-Atlantic First Team
Christopher Edkins MF Sr. Misericordia Hunlock Creek, Pa. Mid-Atlantic First Team
Dmitri Kaliakin MF Sr. Washington College Landenberg, Pa. Mid-Atlantic First Team
Ugochukwe Okolie F So. Franklin & Marshall Lagos, Nigeria Mid-Atlantic First Team
Samy Ramdane F Sr. Johns Hopkins Wayne, Pa. Mid-Atlantic First Team
Gilbert Waso F So. Elizabethtown Elizabethtown, Pa. Mid-Atlantic First Team
Ryan Sandell GK Sr. Elizabethtown Medford, N.J. Mid-Atlantic Second Team
Sam Feehrer D Jr. Elizabethtown Reading, Pa. Mid-Atlantic Second Team
Jadon Ramsing D Jr. Eastern University Columbia, Md. Mid-Atlantic Second Team
Ben Wild D Sr. Franklin & Marhsall Newtown, Pa. Mid-Atlantic Second Team
Cam Alexander MF Sr. Lebanon Valley Boiling Springs, Pa. Mid-Atlantic Second Team
Michael Bergen MF Sr. University of Scranton Newtown, Pa. Mid-Atlantic Second Team
AJ Bishop MF Sr. Cabrini University Macungie, Pa. Mid-Atlantic Second Team
Dorian Wirz MF Jr. Haverford College New York, N.Y. Mid-Atlantic Second Team
Cade Harmon F So. Eastern University Bloomsburg, Pa. Mid-Atlantic Second Team
David Reingold GK Sr. Franklin & Marshall Marlboro, N.J. Mid-Atlantic Third Team
Jalen Freeman D Jr. Keystone College Westampton, N.J. Mid-Atlantic Third Team
Alex Detweiler MF Sr. Lebanon Valley Woodsboro, Md. Mid-Atlantic Third Team
Matt Edmonds MF Jr. Dickinson College Lexington, Mass. Mid-Atlantic Third Team
Jordan Logan MF Jr. Lycoming College Oxford, Pa. Mid-Atlantic Third Team
Connor Phillips MF Jr. Moravian College Brodheadsville, Pa. Mid-Atlantic Third Team
Henry Bonilla F Sr. University of Scranton Fairless Hills, Pa. Mid-Atlantic Third Team
Justin Aoyama D Sr. Amherst College Narberth, Pa. New England First Team
Caleb Cole MF Sr. Gordon College Coatesville, Pa. New England First Team
Patrick Devlin MF Sr. Connecticut College Washington Crossing, Pa. New England First Team
Christopher Martin F Sr. Amherst College Philadelphia, Pa. New England Second Team
Will Sjaastad D So. Rowan University Allentown, N.J. South First Team
Shane Doherty F So. Rowan University Delran, N.J. South First Team
Vinny Ignatowicz MF Sr. Rowan University Toms River, N.J. South Second Team
Nick Costelloe MF Sr. College of New Jersey Freehold, N.J. South Third Team