Dec. 13, 2007
Fairfield, CT - Juniors Matt Jones (Stoke-on-Trent, England) and Luke Gagliardi (North Branford, CT) have been named to the NSCAA/Adidas Men's Soccer North Atlantic All-Region Third Team. The two players helped lead the Pioneers to their second Northeast Conference tournament in the last three seasons.
Jones, who was a first team All-Northeast Conference selection this year, finished the season tied for second in the league with seven shutouts. He was also fourth in the conference in save percentage (.833) and goals against average (0.91). Jones was also an All-NEC pick as a freshman in 2005 and was named to the All-Region team that season as well.
Gagliardi completed the season with one goal and one assist to his credit.
The Pioneers finished the year with a 10-8-1 record, the most wins since the team moved to Division I.