FREDERICKSBURG, Va. – The St. Mary’s College of Maryland men’s soccer team matched a program-record for the fourth-straight year with five All-Capital Athletic Conference selections, the league announced today (Nov. 8). The Seahawks picked up four first-team selections for the third consecutive year. In addition, Khalid Balogun was named the CAC Offensive Player of the Year.
Baloguncloses out his impressive Seahawk career as a four-time all-conference pick, earning first-team awards each of the last three seasons. In addition,Balogunwas named the Rookie of the Year in 2016 to go along with his Offensive Player of the Year award that he earned this season. The 6-4 forward led the team and the CAC in points with 36, and goals with 16. Lastly, the Bowie, Maryland native was named the CAC Offensive Player of the Week three times this season.
Hindle had an excellent season from the midfield position and earned his first-ever all-conference award. The Huntingtown, Maryland native tallied two goals and two assists for a total of six points this year.
Additionally, Hindle recorded game-winning goals against Bridgewater and Southern Virginia.
McRobiecaptured his second consecutive first-team selection with his performance this season. The 6-0 forward was second in the conference with 10 goals and 26 points. The Crofton, Maryland native led the Seahawks with six assists, which was good for second in the CAC.McRobiewas named the CAC Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 7 and tallied two-game winning goals this year.
Pantonproved to be a dangerous scoring threat once again and was selected to his second-straight All-CAC First Team. The 5-7 forward notched 10 goals and two assists for a total of 22 points. His total in points was third on the team and third in the CAC, while his mark in goals was second on the team and the conference. The Bowie, Maryland native was also named the CAC Offensive Player of the Week on Oct. 28.
Kalinoskiwas a pivotal piece to a stout defensive unit for the Seahawks and earned his second consecutive Second Team selection. The Seahawk defense only allowed 1.42 goals per game and surrendered just 29 goals all year underKalinoski’sleadership. The Lusby, Maryland native also contributed on the offensive end with one goal.
The Seahawks finished their 2019 campaign with a 12-6-2 (5-4-1 CAC) overall record and earned the third seed in the 2019 CAC Tournament.
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