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Marcucci Named All-American & Goalkeeper of the Year

AJ Marcucci

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. – Sophomore AJ Marcucci (West Chester, Pa.) was recently recognized the Goalkeeper of the Year as well as an All-American, as announced by the national organization.

Marcucci, who was also named the 2018 NESCAC Player of the Year as well as a 2018 United Soccer Coaches All-America First Team selection, led the nation with a .929 save percentage and ranked second with an 0.28 goals against average. He also registered 11 clean sheets this season, which ranks tied for sixth in the country, to bring his total to 17 through two seasons of action. The sophomore is also the 12th All-America selection in program history and the first Camel men's soccer standout to make a first team since Peter Spear in 1993.

Connecticut College (13-3-2), which earned the right to host NCAA Tournament matches for the first time ever, completed arguably its best season in program history. Under the guidance of Kenny Murphy, who was named the NESCAC Coach of the Year, the Camels registered their highest wins total since 1978 and also won an NCAA postseason match for the first time.