Three Mens Soccer Players Named to the NSCAA/adidas All-New England Squad
Moloi and James Earn First Team Honors, Forko Receives Second Team Honors
STORRS, Conn. (Dec. 9) -- Three University of Connecticut mens soccer players were named to the NSCAA/adidas All-New England teams on Thursday. Freshman Julius James (Maloney Gardens, Trinidad) and junior Mpho Moloi (Soweto, South Africa) earned First Team honors, while junior Willis Forko (Houston, Texas) received a spot on the All-New England Second Team.
James and Moloi both appeared in all 23 games for the Huskies in 2004 with 20 starts each and were selected to the 2004 All-BIG EAST Second Team. James posted two goals on the season for four points. Back on Oct. 18, James was named BIG EAST Defensive Player of the Week by the conference office after playing a key role in the Huskies 173 minute shutout streak that week. He helped Connecticut hold Boston University (Oct. 12) and Rutgers (Oct. 16) to only seven shots in the 2-1 and 1-0 wins, respectively and notched the game-winner in the 107th minute of UConns 1-0 double-overtime win against Rutgers.
Forko tallied two goals and three assists for seven points and appeared in 23 games with 20 starts in 2004 and was named to this seasons All-BIG EAST Third Team.