Conference Championships, National Tournament Bids, and Player Awards
FC Wisconsin continues to produce more college soccer players than any other club in the state of Wisconsin. With more than 80 FC Wisconsin alums currently playing college soccer across the U.S. at every level, FC Wisconsin players are making a big impact in the next stages of their careers.
With the college regular season now reaching its conclusion, FC Wisconsin alums have seen unprecedented success with regular season conference championships, conference tournament championships, nation tournament bids, as well as individual player awards.
Check out the successes our FC Wisconsin alums are making in NCAA Division I, II, III and NAIA compeition across the counry!
NCAA Division I:
- Marquette University: The Golden Eagles finished the season strongly winning their final regular season game at DePaul to seal a berth in the Big East Tournament. Zak Wegner started 16 games and recorded eight shots on goal and had one assist on the year. Senior Leo Villa, coming off an impressive 2018 season, returned from an early season injury to start the last 11 games on the year. meant they ended the season 8-9-1. As a red-shirt sophomore,
- University of Wisconsin – Madison: With a young team this year, Wisconsin had a tough year going 3-11-4 on the season. The Badgers did finish the year well only losing one of their last four games, eventually . Red-shirt sophomore defender Ben Leas started 16 games adding one assist for the season and ranked eighth on the team in total minutes played.
- University of Wisconsin – Green Bay: The Phoenix has had a tough start to the season going 1-5-2, but rallied to finish the year with 4-4 in the Horizon League earning a fourth place finish. Senior Michael Carreon saw action in all 16 games tallying three goals and two assists from left back. Fellow senior Robleh Omar saw action in nine games tallying one goal and one assist. Both Omar and Carreon were on the score sheet in the .
- University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee: The Panthers had their best season since 2013 going 10-6-4, losing in the Horizon League Conference Tournament final to Wright State University on PKs. Red-shirt junior Alec Sykes saw action in 16 games notching two goals in on the opening night of the season. Sykes has added a further assist on the game-winning goal in the . Freshman goalkeeper Nick Chiappa started one game and kept a clean sheet in the 2-0 win over Eastern Illinois.
- Wright State University: The Raiders booked their place in the in the Horizon League final. Senior Stefan Rokvic coming off an excellent 2018 season, played a major part in the Raider's success, scoring nine goals and adding four assists for 22 points on the season. Rokvic was named to the . Junior Alex Hummel recovered from injury to see action in 12 games, starting the last 10 games on the year. Sophomore Simar Perez battled an ankle injury all year seeing action in 13 games, making one start.
- Northern Kentucky University: Senior Abdul Kooistra started eight games on the season and added two assists to his name. Kooistra helped the Norse win their with a 7-10-1 record.
- Eastern Illinois University: The Panthers had one of their best starts to a season in recent times going at 4-4-1, and ended the season 5-9-2. Freshman Quinn Rechner started all 16 games and led the team in minutes played. Sophomore Cole Stephens saw action in 11 games adding one assist on the year.
- Northern Illinois University: The Huskies had an improved season going 7-10-1 losing in OT in the MAC quarter final game versus Bowling Green. Sophomore Jaden Stevenson played in six games on the season and played a part in the
- Drake University: The Bulldogs had a solid season posting a 7-9-1 record, eventually losing to the undefeated Missouri State in the MVC semi-finals. Red-shirt sophomore and Wisconsin transfer Bradan Allen started all 17 games and ranked fifth on the team in total minutes played.
NCAA Division II:
- University of Wisconsin – Parkside: The Rangers have had their best season in school history In the championship game, Parkside defeated Saginaw Valley 2-1 with goals from FC Wisconsin alums Tode Atlija and Burim Huseini. With the win, Parkside has punched their ticket to the . Marquette University transfer Tode Atlija has tallied five goals while adding four assists on the season so far. Senior Burim Huseini has goals goals and leads the team with 11 assists. Senior Jack Krenzien has started all 20 games, leads the team in minutes played, and has scored one goal on the season. Fellow senior Stevi Krecak has started in 19 games, ranks third in total minutes played, and has tallied two goals and one assist. Sophomore Dejan Rokvic has played in 19 games and has one goal and three assists to his name. Freshman Chris Estrada has seen action in one game. .
- Cedarville University: The Yellow Jackets have had another excellent season posting a 12-3-6 record. Senior Levi Haight has started in 18 games and ranks seventh on the team in total minutes played.
- Northern Michigan University: The Wildcat went 8-11 for the season having lost four games by just the one goal. Junior Brady Kronenberg played in five games and added one assist on the season.
- Upper Iowa University: Junior Cameron Bosacki started all 16 games adding one assist and fellow junior Tate Lofdahl saw action in 16 games, starting six and adding a goal on the season.
- Barry University: Junior Antonio Amaya came back from an early season injury to help the Buccaneers to a solid 6-11 season. Amaya saw action in nine games
NCAA Division III:
- Concordia University - Wisconsin: Junior Cristian Tyrpak, following on from a successful sophomore campaign, notched 9 goals and four assists on the season for 22 points. Tyrpak had a to help the Falcons to a 13-5-1 season. Fellow junior Simon Da-Silva saw action in 14 games adding one goal and two assists. Sophomore Grahm Pratt saw action in five games posting one shot on goal. Freshman Mattson Wick saw action in three games posting two shutouts.
- University of Wisconsin – Platteville: The Pioneers under first year Head Coach Sam Koenig had a solid 8-8-3 season. Freshman Cayden Carlson played in all 19 games and notched three goals on the season for six points. Carlson ranked fifth on the team for goals scored and total points. Fellow freshman Vince Kelly saw action in 14 games and DJ Reichel made three appearances. Sophomore goalkeeper Will Sullivan made three appearances starting one game.
- St. Norbert College: Junior Domenic DeMaria and sophomore Mitchell Scholz have helped St. Norbert to another good season with a 16-5-3 record. . Scholz ranked third on the team for goals and points with five goals and six assists for 16 points. DeMaria saw action in 19 games adding three goals and two assists on the season. Freshman Cole Goff saw action in 12 games.
- Wartburg College: The Knights had another solid season posting an 8-8-2 record. Captain. Freshman Max Siade-Cox saw action in 17 games tallying three goals and one assist to rank third on the team in total points. Fellow freshman Parker Schimmers made four appearances during the season.
- Carroll University: The Pioneers finished the season with a 7-10 record. Freshman Brendan Shiroda started all 17 games and led the team in total minutes played. Shiroda tallied his Sophoomore Andy Golden saw action in 11 games starting seven.
- Wisconsin Lutheran College: The Warriors improved on 2018 posting a 7-9-1 record. Sophomore Mario Caldwell started all 17 games and led the team in total minutes played and .
- Macalester College: Junior midfielder Max Starks saw action in 17 games adding two goals on the season.
- John Carroll College: The Blue Streaks had an excellent season going 18-3-2, winning the OAC regular season and conference tournament, and Freshman Timmy Flannery saw action in four games on the season.
- Virginia Wesleyan College: The Marlins finished the season with a 7-11 record. Junior Deryck Burczyk, saw action in 17 games and
- Claremont – Mudd – Scripps College: Junior Nate Brody has seen action in 18 games as the stags currently sit at 15-4-2. During the season Brody also played against against fellow FC Wisconsin alum and Madison native Madison Conduah in the
- St. John's University: The Johnnies had a good season posting a 10-8-1 record. Sophomore Drew Engel has seen action in three games.
- Milwaukee School of Engineering: MSOE had a strong season posting a 10-7-2 record. Freshman Henry Starks saw action in all 15 games and sophomore Stephen Scripp played in six games on the season. Fellow sophomore AJ Driessen also saw action in 11 games on the season.
- Emory College: Freshman Madison Conduah helped the Eagles to a 9-5-4 season. Conduah had an excellent freshman campaign seeing action in 16 games scoring three goals with two assists for a total of eight points. Conduah ranked third on the team in total points and played more minutes than any other freshman.
- Rockford University: The Regents under FC Wisconsin Coach Josh Rohde started the season with a . They finished the season with a 6-13-1 record, and Coach Rohde’s 14 wins in the past two seasons is now more than the previous four seasons combined. Freshman Ivan Montes saw action in 18 games tallying one assist. Fellow freshman Cam Polley made his collegiate debut in the loss to Greenville and saw action in six games.
- Edgewood College: Sophomore Zander Hartberg has helped the Eagles to a 6-13-1 record. Hartberg started 16 games scoring three goals and adding one assist for seven points on the season ranking third on the team overall.
- University of Wisconsin - Whitewater: The Warhawks finished the season with a 15-5-2 record, Sophomore Ben Weltzien saw action in 10 games posting one goal and one assist.
- Marion College: Sophomore Tallon Schuster started 19 games adding two goals and two assists to help the Panthers to 5-13-1 season.
- Augsburg College: The Auggies had an improved 9-6-3 season. Midfielder Michael Henry saw action in 14 games, starting eight during his sophomore campaign.
- University of St. Thomas (MN): The Tommies went 12-4-3 on the season . Freshman AJ Berndt made one appearance on the season, and junior goalkeeper Niklas Martensson also made one start.
- Cardinal Stritch University: FC Wisconsin Coach Jamie Bladen won . The Wolves are currently 16-4 on the season and will travel to Rio Grande, Ohio to face Huntington College in the first round of the NAIA National Tournament. After an impressive 2018 season, junior Salvador Nunez has notched eight goals and six assists for 22 points. Sophomore Antonio De Castro who transferred from the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay has started all 20 games and also has two goals and two assists to date. Sophomore Luis Wilson Carlos has also seen action in three games scoring one goal. Both Nunez and De Castro were named CCAC All-Conference First Team, with
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