POMONA, Calif. – Senior Alex Satrustegui (Pamplona, Spain) of the Southern New Hampshire University men's soccer team was chosen as a Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2CCA) All-America Second Team honoree Wednesday.
Satrustegui, who becomes the first Penmen to earn D2CCA All-America status since Dominic Samuel, Sofiane Tergou and Nick Zucco received the honors back in 2015, adds to his 2018 list of awards that include D2CCA East All-Region First Team, United Soccer Coaches All-East Region First Team, Northeast-10 Player of the Year and NE10 All-Conference First Team selections.
Satrustegui put together an incredible 2018 campaign with 19 goals and two assists for 40 points in just 14 matches. Despite missing five contests, Satrustegui led the league in goals and notched the most game-winning tallies (7), while ranking second in points. Nationally, the three-time NE10 Player of the Week ranked fifth in goals and 11th in points.
Satrustegui scored in 11 of his first 12 matches, including six straight to begin the year, and registered six multi-goal performances. The Penmen were 9-1-1 this season when he found the back of the net, including 5-1-0 when he scored at least twice.
Southern New Hampshire finished 13-4-2, including 8-3-2 in the league to capture the No. 3 seed for the NE10 Championship. After winning its first NE10 postseason contest since 2015 with a 3-0 blanking of in-state rival and sixth seed Franklin Pierce University, SNHU was narrowly edged by second-seeded Adelphi University, 1-0, despite controlling much of the semifinal match.
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