Philadelphia, Pa. - Senior forward Dodji Freitas (Philadelphia, Pa. (Togo)//Samuel Fels) can now add All-Region honoree to his athletic resume as he was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) NCAA Division II Men's Soccer All-East Region team as announced by the NSCAA.
Freitas, who is earning NSCAA All-East Region honors for the first time in his career, was named to the second team. He is also one of nine student-athletes from the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) that were recognized on one of the three teams.
“Dodji being named All-Region is a testament to his skill level and hard work on and off the field,” said Holy Family head coach Georg Montag. “While Dodji would be the first to admit any individual award he received is a direct result of his teammates, it is an exceptional honor that celebrates his successful season.”
Freitas has already received a number of awards this postseason after putting together a career senior season. He earned All-CACC first team honors for the first time in his career as well as being named to the Daktronics, Inc. All-East Region second team. His All-CACC selection was the third straight time he was recognized by the conference.
Freitas capped his senior season scoring 15 goals setting a new single-season career-high. He also recorded three assists to finish with 33 points. His 15 goals scored this year had him tied for the six-most goals in a season in program history. He tied former standout Matt Kocher who recorded 15 goals in 2008.
He concluded the season tied for second in goals scored in the CACC and was third in total points.
Freitas wrapped up his career with 21 goals, five assists and 47 points.
Holy Family finished the 2012 season with an 8-7-3 overall record and 5-5-1 in conference play. The Tigers advanced to the CACC Tournament for the first time under first-year head coach Montog.
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