WVWC Mens Soccer
Matt Bentley

WVWC soccer star selected for All-American squad

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. — West Virginia Wesleyan College junior Matthew Bentley has earned more honors to go with his impressive 2018 soccer campaign.

The London, England native finished the year with 14 goals which propelled him to being a D2CCA Third Team All-American. Bentley also was named to the United Soccer Coaches All-Region team which featured seven players from the Mountain East Conference.

Bentley was a major part of the men’s soccer team finishing the season on a four-game winning streak. Over those four games, the junior midfielder scored 10 goals.

2018 United Soccer Coaches NCAA Division II Men’s All-Atlantic Region Teams

First Team
Pos. Player Class School Hometown
K Daniele DeAngelis Jr. Notre Dame College Parma, Italy
D Kyle Finsterbush Sr. Millersville University Middletown, Pa.
D Kyle Hoops Sr. West Chester University Phoenixville, Pa.
D Williams N’dah Jr. University of Charleston Rome, Italy
D Paolo Termine Jr. Notre Dame College Savona, Italy
M Matthew Bentley Jr. West Virginia Wesleyan College London, England
M Gabriel Cabral Jr. University of Charleston Petropolis, Brazil
M Christos Charalambous Fr. University of Charleston Nicosia, Cyprus
F Eddy Enowbi Sr. East Stroudsburg University Silver Spring, Md.
F Arthur Favero Jr. Notre Dame College Sao Paulo, Brazil
F Doug Goitia So. West Chester University Mount Pocono, Pa.

 

2018 Division II Conference Commissioners Association (D2 CCA) Men’s Soccer All-America Team

THIRD TEAM
Pos Name School Yr Hometown
GK Fernando Pina Fort Hays State Sr. Houston, Texas
F Connor Gordon Concordia (Calif.) Sr. Huntington Beach, Calif.
F Mamadi Camara Simon Fraser Sr. Montreal, Quebec
F Marek Weber Le Moyne Sr. Fulda, Germany
F Sean Hoffstatter West Florida Jr. Fort Walton Beach, Fla.
MF Francisco Greco Barry Fr. Buenos Aires, Argentina
MF Joe Garcia Northeastern State Sr. Grand Prairie, Texas
MF Lucca Lima West Texas A&M Jr. Caxaambu, Brazil
MF Matthew Bentley West Virginia Wesleyan Jr. London, England
D Armando Tikvic Charleston So. Hamburg, Germany
D Aydan Bowers San Francisco State Sr. Murrieta, Calif.
D Isaac Bawa Azusa Pacific Fr. Accra, Ghana
D Nadeer Ghantous Cal Poly Pomona Sr. Hifa, Israel

SHOPS & SERVICES

Featured

St. Joseph’s Hospital recognizes Advanced Practice Providers

BUCKHANNON, W.Va. – St. Joseph’s Hospital recognized the contributions of their Advance Practice Providers (APP) during National Advanced Practice Week from September 26 to 30.  Jennifer Dorazio, Director of Ancillary Services and Ambulatory Clinics, personally

Fish Hawk Acres invites community to events this October

BUCKHANNON – Mark your calendar: Fish Hawk Acres will offer several exciting events this month. Experience the fun and fine dining of Fish Hawk Acres through their Wine Clubs and Farm Dinner Series. Register for

A ‘Dicken’s Christmas’ coming to downtown Buckhannon this holiday season

BUCKHANNON – Buckhannon will go back in time this holiday season to celebrate a Dicken’s Christmas this December. Becki Westfall attended the Sept. 22 Consolidated Public Works meeting to request street closures and the use of Jawbone Park for a […]

There’s more to this story! Become a premium member to unlock immediate access to daily, in-depth local news that matters to you. Signing up is easy — just tap the button below.

SHOPS & SERVICES

BUHS Girls Soccer Feature Image

Soccer Lady Bucs down Brooke

WELLSBURG – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc soccer team went 1-2 during a three-game stretch on the road. Last Saturday, the Lady Bucs suffered a 2-0 defeat at the hands of George Washington and followed that up with a 3-0 loss […]

There’s more to this story! Become a premium member to unlock immediate access to daily, in-depth local news that matters to you. Signing up is easy — just tap the button below.

Football Little Bucs roll past Tucker Valley, 38-14

TENNERTON – Brody McDaniels threw for two touchdowns and 84 yards as the Buckhannon-Upshur Middle School Little Bucs cruised to a 38-14 win over visiting Tucker Valley Thursday night at Freal “Red” Crites Memorial Stadium. Going to a spread offense […]

There’s more to this story! Become a premium member to unlock immediate access to daily, in-depth local news that matters to you. Signing up is easy — just tap the button below.

Falkenstein and Shreve run one and two as Lady Bucs win Polar Bear Invitational

FAIRMONT – Lydia Falkenstein and Samantha Shreve ran first and second to lead the Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Buc cross country team to a victory in the five-team Polar Bear Invitational Saturday afternoon. Falkenstein clocked a winning time of 18:22.9, while Shreve […]

There’s more to this story! Become a premium member to unlock immediate access to daily, in-depth local news that matters to you. Signing up is easy — just tap the button below.

SHOPS & SERVICES