Five GLIAC Men’s Soccer Student-Athletes Named to 2014 Daktronics Midwest Region First Team

Five GLIAC Men’s Soccer Student-Athletes Named to 2014 Daktronics Midwest Region First Team

Courtesy of Daktronics

QUINCY, Ill. – Quincy University senior forward Jordan Roberts has been named the Daktronics, Inc. Midwest Region Player of the Year, leading a group of six Hawks to be named to the all-region teams. The Daktronics Player of the Year award and all-region teams are nominated and selected by the region’s sports information directors.

 Joining Roberts on the Daktronics All-Midwest Region first team are Cedarville’s Connor Gilmour; Drury’s Alec Nagel; Lewis’ David Pyle; Missouri-St. Louis’ Jon Huelsman; Northwood’s Mike Ankoviak and Keaton Levock; Quincy’s Xhovani Dokaj, Drew Duncan, and Chris Garavaglia; Saginaw Valley State’s Craig Neal; and Tiffin’s Andre Landell and Samuel Oki.

The all-region second team in comprised of Bellarmine’s Dan Schiavi; Cedarville’s Jarrett Kersten; Davis & Elkins’ James Pucci; Drury’s Nick Ammann, Ryan Haas and Jack Mathis; Indianapolis’ Max Rohda, Andrew Verhonik and Daniel Wellman; Lake Erie’s Joseph Coombs; Quincy’s Steve McAnany and Ethan Venvertloh; and Tiffin’s Emmanuel Adjei, Michael McPeek and Alex Tuliraba.

The 13 first team all-region players will now be placed on the national ballot for All-America consideration. The All-America teams will be released Wednesday, Dec. 3. The complete All-Midwest Region teams follow:
First Team
Pos. Name School Year Hometown
GK Drew Duncan Quincy Sr. Florissant, Mo.
F Xhovani Dokaj Quincy So. St. Louis, Mo.
F Connor Gilmour Cedarville Jr. Warren, Ohio
F Andre Landell Tiffin So. Birmingham, England
F Jordan Roberts Quincy Sr. Durham, England
MF Jon Huelsman Missouri-St. Louis Jr. Waterloo, Ill.
MF Keaton Levock Northwood Jr. Clinton Township, Mich.
MF Alec Nagel Drury Sr. Jefferson City, Mo.
MF Craig Neal Saginaw Valley State Sr. Auburn, Mich.
D Mike Ankoviak Northwood Sr. West Bloomfield, Mich.
D Chris Garavaglia Quincy Sr. St. Louis, Mo.
D Samuel Oki Tiffin Jr. London, England
D David Pyle Lewis Sr. Glen Ellyn, Ill.
Second Team
Pos Name School Year Hometown
GK Andrew Verhonik Indianapolis Sr. Plainfield, Ind.
F Nick Ammann Drury Sr. Highland, Ill.
F Michael McPeek Tiffin Jr. Sylvania, Ohio
F James Pucci Davis & Elkins Sr. Carrara, Italy
F Daniel Wellman Indianapolis Jr. Leutkirch, Germany
MF Jack Mathis Drury Sr. Wildwood, Mo.
MF Steve McAnany Quincy Sr. St. Louis, Mo.
MF Dan Schiavi Bellarmine Sr. Bourne, England
MF Alex Tuliraba Tiffin Sr. Kampala, Uganda
MF Ethan Venvertloh Quincy Sr. Quincy, Ill.
D Emmanuel Adjei Tiffin Sr. Cincinnati, Ohio
D Joseph Coombs Lake Erie Jr. Knutsford, England
D Ryan Haas Drury Sr. Wentzville, Mo.
D Jarrett Kersten Cedarville Sr. Clarkston, Mich.
D Max Rhoda Indianapolis Sr. Powell, Ohio

*Midwest Region Player of the Year: Jordan Roberts (Quincy)
*Five midfielders and defenders on second team due to ties in voting