N.H.– The University of New Hampshire men's soccer
team gathered together for its annual banquet Sat., April 4 at
Holloway Commons. Seven seniors were honored for their
careers as a Wildcat.
Five players earned awards, as
voted on by their teammates, for their contributions to the program
during the 2008 season. Urso, a midfielder, earned the Robert Black
Award as the team's most valuable player. Urso, an America-East
first team and NSCAA All-Region honoree in 2008, started 64 games
over his career, and was named to the Academic All-Region team for
his achievements in the classroom.
The Glenn Aborn Award for the
team's most improved player was given to sophomore Marcus
Barr (Wallingford, Pa.). Barr appeared in 17 games,
including seven starts and registered 10 shots.
Rowling received the Walter Weiland Award as the team's most dedicated player. Starting in all 15 games in the fall, Rowling was named to the UVM Smith Barney Classic All-Tournament Team, the Bucknell Invitational All-Tournament Team and to the America-East Honor Roll.
McKee earned the Harvey Johnson
Award as the team's most inspirational player. McKee started 12
games this fall. He was named to the UNH Fall Classic
All-Tournament Team and scored in the Wildcats’ 2-1 win over
Corsello (York, Maine) earned the H. Richard Sandler Award
for academic achievement. This past fall, Corsello posted the
highest GPA of any student-athlete in the program. Corsello, who
played in 15, including 10 starts, posted a goal against Boston
University and had the game-winner over Cornell.