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2013-11-17 CCAC names four Tigers to postseason honors
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Senior defender John Nardozzi leads four Tigers as all-conference selections for 2013

CCAC names four Tigers to postseason honors

Author: Nick Birkey
Posted: Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 5:32 PM

CHICAGO, Ill. — The Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference named 28 members to the all-conference men's soccer team: 14 to the first team and 14 to the second team. Olivet Nazarene University had four selections, three on the first team and one on the second team, and was the second most represented.

Representing the Tigers on the all-conference first team were:

Senior John Nardozzi (Oakville, Ontario, Canada) started 20 games and helped lead the Tigers to a conference best 0.94 goals against average and seven shutouts.

Junior Paddy Hoepp (Frankfurt, Germany) started 20 of 21 games and finished with seven goals, going 4-for-4 on penalty kicks (2nd on team) and had three assists, giving the Tigers 22 shots on goal (2nd on team). He also had five game-winning goals.

Junior Tyler Gill (Plainfield, Ill.) finished with six goals and three assists (15 points), with all six goals coming in the last seven games (only one loss in the games).

Senior Michael Da Silva (Brampton, Ontario, Canada) earned All-CCAC Second Team honors for the first time. During the regular season, Da Silva started all 21 games and led the team with 25 points (eight goals and nine assists), 30 shots on goal. He finished sixth in the conference in points.

Previously, Hoepp was selected to the second team (2011) and first team (2012), Da Silva to the first team (2012), and Nardozzi to the second team (2012).

For the complete list of award winners, go to: http://www.ccacsports.com/awards/0/2.php