DURHAM, N.H.— The University of New Hampshire men's soccer program has announced the addition of six student-athletes to the Class of 2008. Defender John Bergvist (Hollviken, Sweden), defender Luke DeCiccio (Boylston, Mass.), forward Kyle Genereux (Harrisville, R.I.), forward/midfielder Adam Marcellus (Malvern, Pa.), midfielder Daniel Revis (Putnam Valley, N.Y.) and goalkeeper Anthony Riccio (Sandown, N.H.) will join the Wildcat men's soccer team in the fall. These six student-athletes round out a strong incoming nine-member class, including Derek Bragg, Michael Davis and Richard Weinrebe who signed earlier this spring.
"This class is as talented and deep as any we have brought in over the past few years. I expect a competitive pre-season and look forward to working with this group," said UNH head coach Rob Thompson.
Bergvist (6-foot-2, 180 lbs.) played for Hollviken in the Sodra Gotaland league and graduated in 2000 from Soderskitts Gymnasium (Hollviken, Sweden).
DeCiccio (6-0, 170) played for St. John's High School (Shrewsbury, Mass.) and helped guide the team to consecutive Massachusetts Div. I state championships in 2001 and 2002. He served as captain in his senior season at St. John's. DeCiccio was a member of the Greater Boston Bolts, who are five-time defending state champions. He was a two-year member of the Massachusetts Olympic Development Program.
Genereux (5-10, 155) was a First-Team All-Division State Soccer selection the last two seasons at Burrillville High School and was a member of the Bayside United soccer club during the last three years. He also participated in the Rhode Island Olympic Development Program from 2000-2003.
Marcellus (5-9, 150) played club soccer for Westchester United. He attended Great Valley High School, where he was a First-Team All-Conference selection in 2003 and a Second-Team All-Conference honoree in 2002 and 2003.
Revis (6-0, 160) played for the Yorktown Spirit for three seasons and that team won the Eastern New York State Cup Championship each of the last three years. He was a three-year varsity starter at John F. Kennedy High School (Somer, N.Y.) and was a two-time captain for the Gaels. Revis was a All-League selection in 2002 and 2003.
Riccio (6-1, 180) played club soccer for the Hampshire Football Club and helped guide the team to a runner-up finish in the 2003 New Hampshire State Championship. He cuurently is a member of the NH Phatoms "Super Y" team and was selected to the "Super Y" regional pool team in 2003. Riccio was a three-year varsity player at Timberlane High School where he captained the team his senior season and was First-Team All-State honoree in 2003.