Local roundup: Lycoming men’s soccer announces incoming class
Lycoming announced its incoming men’s soccer class under eighth-year coach Nate Gibboney. The incoming class features eight players.
The group is made up of midfielder Jaeden Asare (Rosedale, Maryland), midfielder Sean Campbell (Catonsville, Maryland), forward Obiazie Chinatu (CD East), midfielder Steven Kigemuzi (Entebbe, Ugandaa/Boston), midfielder/defender Jahci Knick (Chesapeake Beach, Maryland), midfielder/defender Cam Laubach (Millville), midfielder Owen Magee (Selinsgrove) and midfielder Albi Rizvani (Mahwah, New Jersey).
Asare was a four-year letterwinner at Perry Hall in Maryland and earned all-division and first-team all-county honors as a junior. Campbell was a two-year letterwinner, was named team MVP and played with Liverpool FC Academy, which reached the Region 1 Championships in 2021.
Chinatu played for a year at Lackawanna College and was a four-year letterwiner at CD East, posting 20 goals and five assists in his career. He also played with LDC Volt and Allentown United FC club teams.
Kigemuzi played club soccer with Entebbe Football Club and earned the team’s MVP award in 2018. He was also named a Federation of Uganada Football Association promising player in 2015.
Knick played with the Maryland ’02 ODP program and Maryland United FC,
Laubach was a four-year letterwinner at Millville and had 30 career goals, helping the Quakers go 57-15-3 in his four seasons and won three District 4 titles. He was part of Millville’s state championship team as a sophomore.
Magee scored 56 career goals and 50 career assists at Selinsgrove and scored 10 game-winning goals in his career. The team won two district titles and appeared in the state tournament with Magee on the roster.
Rizvani was a four-year letterwinner at Mahwah and earned second-team all-conference honors as a junior. He also played club soccer with TSF Academy.
The Warriors open the 2021 season on Wednesday, Sept. 1, at 6 p.m. against Mount Saint Mary at home.
• Lycoming College senior Cecilia MAssey and junior Emma Lehr were each selected for inclusion on the Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches’ Association Academic Honor Roll.
The IWLCA honored 766 student-athletes from 282 different institutions on the 2021 IWLCA Division III Academic Honor Roll.
Massey was a three-year starter on attack and the midfield for the Warriors and finished her career with 24 goals and 12 assists in 39 career goals. She was a four-time member of the MAC Academic Honor Roll.
Lehr was a three-year starter in the midfield and posted 13 goals, 19 draw controls and 13 groundballs in her career. She was also a three-time MAC Academic Honor Roll member.