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

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

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