Tom Mulroy, Soccer Tom is amongst the inital inductees for the Rockland Sports Hall of Fame. HIs playing career crossed continents and covered both indoor and outdoor soccer. From marking the great Pele and givng up a bicycle kick goal that plays on endless loop at the Pele museum in Santos Brazil to setting the Guiness World Record for juggling a soccer ball atop the Empire State Building, there is not much he has not done in the sport.read
Just announced, DC United have acquired from divisonal rival NYCFC, defender Brillant for just $75,000 and an international spot for the Frenchman. He is now tied to United for 2 years including the first in their new stadium that we had brought you the details on. His 2 years were the 2 years NYCFC made the playoffs with an over all record of 26-14-14 when he played.read
This distinction is truly for the student athlete, as there are academic standards that must be achived, a minimum 3.30 GPA is necessary to qualify for this award, to go along with starting 50% of the games and contributing to their team in at least the 2nd year with the team if a transfer student, if not a Junior and finally a head coach must nominate one for this high honor. Locally this is a very short list, from D2, Harry Pearce and Johna Mauritzson from LIU CW Post made the cut for the men joined by Jeanine Nunez out of Adelphi.read
The player of the year will be awarded in the followig categories, Disabled, Young Female, Young Male, Female and Male. The votes will be collected through 12:59 PM Dec. 12. Those eligible to vote are, national team coaches, their staff, capped players of 2017, US Soccer Board of Directors, select college head coaches and media.
The choices for Disabed players: Sean Boyle, Drew Bremer, Kevin Hensky & Michael Archer.
Eligible for Young Females: Tierna Davidson, Jailen Howell, Savannah McCkaskill, Sophia Smith, and Kate Wiesner.read