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December 5, 2016

 

DOGBEY, MOURA & MONTEIRO NAMED ALL-NEW ENGLAND BY NSCAA

Providence, R.I.-Rhode Island College junior forward Komla Dogbey (Providence, RI) and senior goalkeeper Chris Moura (Rumford, RI) were named First Team All-New England, while senior midfielder Dan Monteiro (Pawtucket, RI) was named Second Team All-N.E., by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) for their respective performances during the 2016 season.

 

Dogbey, who was a First Team All-Little East selection, played in 18 games, starting all of them, led the team and was third in the Little East with 38 points on the season. His 15 goals ranked fifth in the LEC, while his eight assists had him ranked eighth in the league. Dogbey had five multi-goal games, which included a hat trick with all three goals in a shutout win over Worcester State on Oct. 5. The talented forward notched five game-winning goals this season, highlighted by the lone marker in the teamís, 1-0, overtime win against Western Connecticut in the semifinals of the LEC Championship on Oct. 5. 

 

 

 Junior forward Komla Dogbey

 

Moura, who was a Second Team All-Little East selection, played in 19 games, starting all of them. Moura registered 1,684.27 minutes played and went 14-4-1 to go along with a 1.07 goals against average, 111 saves, a .847 save percentage and seven shutouts. He leaves RIC tied for second on the schoolís all-time shutout list with 16 during his illustrious career.

 

 

 Senior goalkeeper Chris Moura

 

Monteiro, who was a First Team All-Little East selection, played in 20 games, starting 19 of them. Monteiro finished the season with seven goals and two assists for 16 points. Monteiro was one of just five Anchormen to appear in all 20 games this season. His seven goals ranked him 11th in the Little East, while his 16 points was good for 12th in the conference. Monteiro had all four goals, including the game-winner, in the teamís, 4-2, win over Plymouth State on Oct. 22.

 

 

 Senior midfielder Dan Monteiro

 

Head Coach John Melloís Anchormen registered a 15-4-1 overall record and a 5-1-1 (first place tie) mark in the Little East. RIC shared the 2016 Little East Conference Regular Season Championship for the first time in program history. The team appeared in the LEC Tournament Championship Game for the second straight season.

 

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