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179 PDL Alums Earn Division I College Soccer Honors

By PDL Staff, 11/14/18, 1:30PM EST

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Denver's Shinyashiki, Wake Forest's Fernandez among recognized players

TAMPA, Fla. - 179 USL League Two alumni have earned Division I college soccer honors following strong regular season performances for their respective schools in 2018. 

In addition to these players being recognized for all-conference awards, a number of former PDLers have also earned Player of the Year and positional honors from their respective DI leagues.

Among the players to earn awards were Denver forward Andre Shinyashiki, who tallied 28 goals this season for the Pioneers. That tally ranked first in Division I men's soccer, eight more than the second-place goalscorer.

Below is the full list of former PDL players to earn recognition from their respective conferences in 2018.

2018 DIVISION I AWARD WINNERS

Name Position USL League Two Team College Team Conference Recognition Award
Tate Schmitt F FC Tucson Louisville ACC First-Team All Conf.
Alex Comsia D Tobacco Road FC UNC ACC First-Team All Conf. Defender of the Year
James Pyle GK Charlotte Eagles UNC ACC First-Team All Conf.
Omir Fernandez M NY Red Bulls U23 Wake Forest ACC First-Team All Conf. Offensive Player of the Year
Bruno Lapa M SIMA Aguilas Wake Forest ACC First-Team All Conf. Midfielder of the Year
Simon Enstrom F Boston Bolts Boston College ACC Second-Team All Conf.
John Nelson D Tobacco Road FC UNC ACC Second-Team All Conf.
Brad Dunwell M Michigan Bucks Wake Forest ACC Second-Team All Conf.
Kamal Miller D Reading United AC Syracuse ACC Third-Team All Conf.
Henry Kessler D AC Connecticut Virginia ACC Third-Team All Conf.
Sam Raben D Colorado Rapids U23 Wake Forest ACC Third-Team All Conf.
Mauricio Pineda M Tobacco Road FC UNC ACC First-Team All Conf.
Darly Dike F OKC Energy U23 Virginia ACC All-Freshman Team
William Pulisic GK Colorado Rapids U23 Duke ACC Second-Team All Conf.
Josh Bauer D FC Boston New Hampshire America East First-Team All Conf. Defender of the Year
Jakov Basic M FC Boston Umass Lowell America East First-Team All Conf.
Garrett McLaughlin F OKC Energy U23 SMU American Athletic Second-Team All Conf.
Gustavo Vasconcelos GK Lakeland Tropics FGCU ASUN First-Team All Conf.
Preston Kilwien D Sounders FC U23 FGCU ASUN First-Team All Conf.
Tresor Mbuyu F North Carolina FC U23 Liberty ASUN First-Team All Conf.
Kemar Marriott D Sounders FC U23 FGCU ASUN Second-Team All Conf.
Alex Dixon D Next Academy Palm Beach Jacksonville ASUN Second-Team All Conf.
Igor Ferreira M Next Academy Palm Beach Jacksonville ASUN Second-Team All Conf.
Sven Koenig F Chicago FC United Creighton Big East First-Team All Conf. Offensive Player of the Year
Luis Barraza GK Chicago FC United Marquette Big East First-Team All Conf. Goalkeeper of the Year
Derek Dodson F North County United Georgetown Big East First-Team All Conf.
Achara F Black Rock FC Georgetown Big East First-Team All Conf.
Luka Prpa M Chicago FC United Marquette Big East First-Team All Conf.
Akeem Ward D Chicago FC United Creighton Big East First-Team All Conf.
Patrick Seagrist D Charlotte Eagles Marquette Big East First-Team All Conf.
Connor Alba F Chicago FC United Marquette Big East Second-Team All Conf.
Kyle Zajec M New York Red Bulls U23 Georgetown Big East Second-Team All Conf.
Zach Zandi M Reading United AC Villanova Big East Second-Team All Conf.
Paul Kruse GK Lane United FC Creighton Big East Second-Team All Conf./All-Freshman Team
Ilias Kosmidis F Carolina Dynamo High Point Big South First-Team All Conf.
Ryan Inman M Carolina Dynamo High Point Big South First-Team All Conf.
Johnny Fenwick D Des Moines Menace High Point Big South First-Team All Conf.
Rashid Tetteh D Des Moines Menace High Point Big South First-Team All Conf.
Gideon Betz D Carolina Dynamo Campbell Big South First-Team All Conf.
Michael Barrow D Ocean City Nor'easters Campbell Big South First-Team All Conf.
Keegan Meyer GK Des Moines Menace High Point Big South First-Team All Conf.
Kieran Roberts F Reading United AC Radford Big South First-Team All Conf.
Jonathan Bolanos M Des Moines Menace High Point Big South Second-Team All Conf.
Myles Yorke D AC Connecticut Radford Big South Second-Team All Conf.
Nick Phipps D Carolina Dynamo High Point Big South Second-Team All Conf.
Griffin Dorsey F Colorado Rapids U23 Indiana Big Ten First-Team All Conf.
Giuseppe Barone M Michigan Bucks Michigan State Big Ten First-Team All Conf.
Andrew Gutman D Chicago Fire U23 Indiana Big Ten First-Team All Conf.
Patrick Nielsen D Michigan Bucks Michigan State Big Ten First-Team All Conf.
Trey Muse GK Derby City Rovers Indiana Big Ten First-Team All Conf.
Justin Rennicks F FC Boston Indiana Big Ten Second-Team All Conf.
Umar Farouk Osman F Michigan Bucks Michigan Big Ten Second-Team All Conf.
Dejuan Jones F Lansing United Michigan State Big Ten Second-Team All Conf.
Ryan Sierakowski F Chicago FC United Michigan State Big Ten Second-Team All Conf.
Aaron Molloy M Reading United AC Penn State Big Ten Second-Team All Conf.
Mitch Guitar M Michigan Bucks Wisconsin Big Ten Second-Team All Conf.
Marcello Borges D Michigan Bucks Michigan Big Ten Second-Team All Conf.
Jimmy Hague GK Michigan Bucks Michigan State Big Ten Second-Team All Conf.
Farai Mutatu GK Lansing United Michigan State Big Ten All-Freshman Team
Devyn Etling D Michigan Bucks Ohio State Big Ten All-Freshman Team
Jeremy Rafanello F Reading United AC Penn State Big Ten All-Freshman Team
Ivan Canales F Orange County SC U23 UC Irvine Big West First-Team All Conf. Offensive Player of the Year
Daniel Trejo F Portland Timbers U23 CSUN Big West First-Team All Conf.
James (Ross) McPhie M Ventura County Fusion Cal State Fullerton Big West First-Team All Conf.
Roy Boateng D San Francisco Glens UC Davis Big West First-Team All Conf. Defender of the Year
Robert Coronado D FC Golden State Force Cal State Fullerton Big West First-Team All Conf.
Samuel Goni F FC Golden State Force Cal State Fullerton Big West Second-Team All Conf.
Adam Mickelson F San Francisco Glens UC Davis Big West Second-Team All Conf.
Mark Hernandez M Orange County SC U23 Cal State Fullerton Big West Second-Team All Conf.
Jose Soto D FC Golden State Force UC Irvine Big West Second-Team All Conf.
Paul-Andre Guerin GK Ventura County Fusion Cal State Fullerton Big West Second-Team All Conf.
Phillip Goodrum F Carolina Dynamo UNC-Wilmington CAA First-Team All Conf.
Ryder Bell F San Francisco City FC William & Mary CAA First-Team All Conf.
Antonio (Hristo) Bustamante M Seacoast United Phantoms William & Mary CAA First-Team All Conf.
Sean Nealis D Westchester Flames Hofstra CAA First-Team All Conf.
Harrison Swartz F Brazos Valley Cavalry Northeastern CAA Second-Team All Conf.
Marcel Berry D Des Moines Menace William & Mary CAA Second-Team All Conf.
Mark Lindstrom D Cincinnati Dutch Lions UNC-Wilmington CAA First-Team Al Conf
Thomas Shores D Victoria Highlanders FC James Madison CAA Second-Team All Conf.
John Schroeder D AHFC Royals Delaware CAA Second-Team All Conf.
Ryan Cretens GK Tobacco Road FC UNC-Wilmington CAA Second-Team All Conf.
Luke Brown F Seacoast United Phantoms Hofstra CAA Third-Team All Conf.
Matthew Vowinkel F Westchester Flames Hofstra CAA Third-Team All Conf.
David Lozano M Texas United UNC-Wilmington CAA Third-Team All Conf.
Alexander Ashton GK West Virginia Chaos Hofstra CAA Third-Team All Conf.
Brandon Clegg D Evergreen FC James Madison CAA Third-Team All Conf.
Callum Montgomery D Victoria Highlanders FC Charlotte C-USA First-Team All Conf. Defensive MVP
Aime Mabika D Cincinnati Dutch Lions Kentucky C-USA First-Team All Conf.
Tom Smart D FC Golden State Force New Mexico C-USA First-Team All Conf.
Joris Ahlinvi M Sounders FC U23 FIU C-USA First-Team All Conf.
Kalil ElMedkhar M Reading United AC Kentucky C-USA First-Team All Conf.
Santiago Patino F Sounders FC U23 FIU C-USA First-Team All Conf. Golden Boot Award
JJ Williams F Dayton Dutch Lions Kentucky C-USA First-Team All Conf. Player of the Year/Offensive MVP
Max Wilschrey F Cincinnati Dutch Lions Old Dominion C-USA First-Team All Conf.
Paulo Pita GK The Villages SC Marshall C-USA Second-Team All Conf.
Mathieu Laurent D Birmingham Hammers UAB C-USA Second-Team All Conf.
Luca Mayr D Michigan Bucks South Carolina C-USA Second-Team All Conf.
Andrew Booth M North County United FIU C-USA Second-Team All Conf.
Nicolas Taylor M Albuquerque Sol New Mexico C-USA Second-Team All Conf.
Mertcan Akar GK Reading United AC Old Dominion C-USA Third-Team All Conf.
Mitchell Myers D SC United Bantams South Carolina C-USA Third-Team All Conf.
Illal Osmanu D Michigan Bucks Marshall C-USA Third-Team All Conf.
Sebastien Hauret M Reading United AC Old Dominion C-USA Third-Team All Conf.
Errol Spence M Weston FC FIU C-USA All-Freshman Team
Blake White M Peachtree City MOBA UAB C-USA All-Freshman Team
Jesus Perez M Chicago FC United UIC Horizon League First-Team All Conf. Player of the Year
Max Todd F Chicago FC United UIC Horizon League First-Team All Conf. Offensive Player of the Year
Jackson Dietrich M Dayton Dutch Lions Wright State Horizon League First-Team All Conf.
Andre Baires D GPS Portland Phoenix Green Bay Horizon League First-Team All Conf.
Alec Philippe F Cincinnati Dutch Lions Wright State Horizon League First-Team All Conf
Daniel Bent D SC United Bantams Wright State Horizon League First-Team All Conf.
Joel Sundell GK Cincinnati Dutch Lions Wright State Horizon League First-Team All Conf.
Stefan Rokvic F Cincinnati Dutch Lions Wright State Horizon League Second-Team All Conf.
Vlad Jandric M OKC Energy U23 Cleveland State Horizon League Second-Team All Conf.
Oscar Gonzalez M Chicago FC United UIC Horizon League Second-Team All Conf.
Deri Corfe M Ocean City Nor'easters Wright State Horizon League Second-Team All Conf.
Jacob Graiber D Chicago FC United UIC Horizon League Second-Team All Conf.
Sawyer Jackman GK Chicago FC United UIC Horizon League Second-Team All Conf.
Killian Colombie F Brazos Valley Cavalry Iona Horizon League First-Team All Conf.
Allen Gavilanes F New York Red Bulls U23 Marist Horizon League First-Team All Conf.
Eamon Whelan F AC Connecticut Quinnipiac Horizon League First-Team All Conf.
Adrien Awana D New York Red Bulls U23 Manhattan Horizon League First-Team All Conf.
Gordon Botterill GK AC Connecticut Fairfield Horizon League First-Team All Conf.
Bertrand Fourrier F New York Red Bulls U23 Manhattan Horizon League Second-Team All Conf.
Emmanuel Kouma M New York Red Bulls U23 Rider Horizon League Second-Team All Conf.
Humbert Ferrer D Westchester Flames Iona Horizon League Second-Team All Conf.
Sylvain Coco D New York Red Bulls U23 Rider Horizon League Second-Team All Conf.
Shinya Kadono F San Francisco Glens SC California PAC 12 First-Team All Conf.
Amir Bashti M Burlingame Dragons Stanford PAC 12 First-Team All Conf.
Tanner Beason D San Francisco City FC Stanford PAC 12 First-Team All Conf. Player of the Year/Defender of the Year
Blake Bodily M Portland Timbers U23 Washington PAC 12 First-Team All Conf.
Kyle Coffee F Portland Timbers U23 Washington PAC 12 First-Team All Conf.
Damian German F FC Tucson San Diego State PAC 12 First-Team All Conf.
Erik Holt D San Diego Zest FC UCLA PAC 12 First-Team All Conf.
Quentin Pearson D Colorado Rapids U23 Washington PAC 12 First-Team All Conf.
Don Tchilao F Portland Timbers U23 Oregon State PAC 12 First-Team All Conf.
Andrew Thomas GK AHFC Royals Stanford PAC 12 First-Team All Conf.
Gloire Amanda F Lane United Oregon State PAC 12 Second-Team All Conf.
Anderson Asiedu M New York Red Bulls U23 UCLA PAC 12 Second-Team All Conf.
Hassani Dotson M TSS FC Rovers Oregon State PAC 12 Second-Team All Conf.
Sam Ebstein F San Francisco Glens SC California PAC 12 Second-Team All Conf.
Jared Gilbey M New York Red Bulls U23 Stanford PAC 12 Second-Team All Conf.
Matt Hundley M Colorado Rapids U23 UCLA PAC 12 Second-Team All Conf.
Mohammed Kamara F Orange County SC U23 UCLA PAC 12 Second-Team All Conf.
Scott Menzies F Washington Crossfire Washington PAC 12 Second-Team All Conf.
Pablo Pelaez M Southern California Surf San Diego State PAC 12 Second-Team All Conf.
Matthew Powell D FC Golden State Force UCLA PAC 12 Second-Team All Conf.
Zach Ryan F New York Red Bulls U23 Stanford PAC 12 Second-Team All Conf.
Mark Forrest F Reading United AC Lehigh Patriot League First-Team All Conf. Offensive Player of the Year
Brian Saramargo F New York Red Bulls U23 Loyola Maryland Patriot League First-Team All Conf.
Barakatulla Sharifi M New York Red Bulls U23 Loyola Maryland Patriot League First-Team All Conf. Midfielder of the Year
Christian Clarke D Brazos Valley Cavalry Colgate Patriot League First-Team All Conf.
Chase Vosvick GK SIMA Aguilas Loyola Maryland Patriot League First-Team All Conf. Goalkeeper of the Year
Oscar Greene M Lehigh Valley United Lehigh Patriot League Second-Team All Conf.
Joshua Barkoff D Peachtree City MOBA Boston University Patriot League Second-Team All Conf.
Zarin Tuten D Lehigh Valley United Lehigh Patriot League Second-Team All Conf.
Andre Shinyashiki F Colorado Rapids U23 Denver Summit League First-Team All Conf. Offensive Player of the Year
Matthew Lieshout M IMG Academy Purdue Fort Wayne Summit League First-Team All Conf.
Scott DeVoss D Colorado Rapids U23 Denver Summit League First-Team All Conf. Defender of the Year
William Palmquist GK North Carolina FC U23 Denver Summit League First-Team All Conf. Goalkeeper of the Year
Moshe Perez F Colorado Rapids U23 Denver Summit League Second-Team All Conf./All-League Newcomer Team
Dante Brigida F OKC Energy U23 Oral Roberts Summit League Second-Team All Conf.
Kenny Akamatsu M Colorado Rapids U23 Denver Summit League Second-Team All Conf.
Zach Tom M Lansing United Purdue Fort Wayne Summit League Second-Team All Conf.
Marcos Bautista M Seacoast United Phantoms Oral Roberts Summit League Second-Team All Conf./All-League Newcomer Team
Adam Gannon M IMG Academy Purdue Fort Wayne Summit League Second-Team All Conf.
Max Hemmings M Ocean City Nor'easters Georgia State Sun Belt First-Team All Conf.
Tahzeiko Harris D Black Rock FC Appalachian State Sun Belt First-Team All Conf.
Felix Kollmannthaler D Lionsbridge FC Appalachian State Sun Belt First-Team All Conf.
Kyle Clinton D Cincinnati Dutch Lions Georgia State Sun Belt First-Team All Conf. Defender of the Year
Ian Bennett M North Carolina FC U23 Appalachian State Sun Belt Second-Team All Conf.
Austin Dewing F Colorado Pride Switchbacks U23 Air Force WAC First-Team All Conf.
Preston Judd F Orange County SC U23 California Baptist WAC First-Team All Conf.
Tucker Bone M Colorado Pride Switchbacks U23 Air Force WAC First-Team All Conf. Offensive Player of the Year
Sergio Rivas-Torres M Albuquerque Sol Seattle University WAC First-Team All Conf.
Nathan Aune D Sounders FC U23 Seattle University WAC First-Team All Conf.
William Akio F Calgary Foothills FC Rio Grande Valley WAC Second-Team All Conf.
Kendall Burks D Sounders FC U23 CSU Bakersfield WAC All-Freshman Team
Nicolas Clasen M Des Moines Menace UNLV WAC All-Freshman Team

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