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Five Tigers honored with Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference postseason selections

Author: Nick Birkey
Posted: Sunday, November 11, 2012 at 12:57 PM

The Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference named 27 members to the all-conference team, 14 to the first team and 13 to the second team. Olivet Nazarene University had five selections, one on the first team and four on the second team, as many as any team represented.

Junior midfielder Michael Da Silva (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) earned All-CCAC First Team honors for the first time. During the regular season, Da Silva started 16 games and led the team with 25 points (12 goals and one assist), 25 shots  on goal and had three game-winning goals. He finished fourth in the conference in goals scored.

Representing the Tigers on the second team was sophomore midfielder Robby Gunderson (Downers Grove, Ill.). He earned his first honor in his first year with the Tigers. He started 17 of 18 games and finished with five goal and four assists (14 points, 2nd on team). He also had 15 shots on goal. Sophomore Paddy Hoepp (Frankfurt, Germany) started 14 of 16 games and finished with six goals and one assists, giving the Tigers 20 shots on goal. He also had four game-winning goals, all coming on PKs. Junior defender Yonda Abogunrin (Vernon Hills, Ill.) started all 18 regular season games, scoring one goal and finishing with two other assists. Junior defender John Nardozzi (Oakville, Ontario, Canada) started 14 of 15 regular season games. Both were instrumental on the Tigers' defense and helped Olivet to a conference best 0.96 goals-against average and five shutouts.

Hoepp was selected to the first team and Abogunrin was to the second team in 2011.

Complete List: http://www.ccacsports.com/awards/11/2.php