There are now 11 former Staples soccer players — a full squad — angling for spots on college soccer teams across America.
The most recent addition is Ross McGibney ’06. After 2 years as the Wreckers’ junior varsity coach, he returns to action at Southern Connecticut State University.
In his 1st scrimmage, the former captain scored 1 goal and assisted on another against Columbia University.
Five players from the Wreckers’ 2009 state champion squad hope to join the ranks of illustrious alums: Matteo Marzoli (Fairfield), Michael McCarthy (Washington University), Drew McNair (Trinity), Alan Reiter (NC State) and Mike White (Delaware).
Follow the former Wreckers all year long with these links:
- Brendon Cristobal — University of Richmond
- Keaton Cristobal — University of Richmond
- Nicky Hoberman — Union College
- Adam Liu — Middlebury College
- Matteo Marzoli — Fairfield University
- Michael McCarthy — Washington University in St. Louis
- Ross McGibney — Southern Connecticut State University
- Andrew McNair — Trinity College
- Russell Oost-Lievense — Hartwick College
- Alan Reiter — North Carolina State University
- Mike White — University of Delaware
In addition, Mike Noonan ’79 enters his 1st year as head coach at Clemson University, following 14 great seasons at Brown University, while his former assistant, Ken Murphy ’76, begins his 2nd campaign as head coach at Connecticut College.
Good luck to all the Wreckers in the college ranks!