Ojuade and Parkinson Earn All-Conference Honors

Ojuade and Parkinson Earn All-Conference Honors

New York, N.Y. - The Skyline Conference released the men's soccer All-Conference teams this afternoon in voting conducted by the league's 12 head coaches.

Farmingdale State had two players named All-Skyline as junior midfielder Tobi Ojuade (Rockville Centre, N.Y.) earned First Team honors and sophomore forward Jovanni Parkinson (Wyandanch, N.Y.) was named to the Second Team.

Ojuade started every game this year and tallied one assist from his midfield position. He helped control an offense that averaged over two goals per game and held opponents to 1.27 goals per game in Skyline play.

Parkinson appeared in 16 games, while starting 12. He led the Rams in goals (7) and points (16) and added a pair of assists. Parkinson recorded a team-high three game-winning goals on the season.


2016 Skyline Conference Men's Soccer All-Conference Team

First Team:
Joey Dolan - Mount Saint Mary - F - So. - New Paltz, N.Y.
Dominick Guidice - Old Westbury - F - Jr. - Hicksville, N.Y.
Kevin Jardines - Mount Saint Vincent - F - Sr. - South Gate, Calif.
River Seybolt - Sage - F - So. - Selden, N.Y.
Gavin Yingling* - U.S. Merchant Marine Academy - F - Sr. - Salisbury, Md.
Tobi Ojuade - Farmingdale State - M - Jr. - Rockville Centre, N.Y.
Hannes Rogers - U.S. Merchant Marine Academy - M - Jr. - Weinheim, Germany
Fred Stark - Mount Saint Mary - M - So. - Hollis, N.Y.
Alexander Hilton - Old Westbury - B - Fr. - Copenhagen, Denmark
Matt Minniter - Mount Saint Mary - B - Sr. - Mahopac, N.Y.
Brian Nickel - U.S. Merchant Marine Academy - B - Jr. - No. Canton, Ohio
Tyler Biscone# - Mount Saint Mary - GK - Sr. - Garden City, N.Y.

Second Team:
Itamar Ben David - Yeshiva - F - Sr. - Tel Aviv, Israel
Cesar Oviedo - St. Joseph's-Brooklyn - F - Jr. - So. Ozone Park, N.Y.
Jovanni Parkinson - Farmingdale State - F - So. - Wyandanch, N.Y.
David Burkhardt - U.S. Merchant Marine Academy - M - Sr. - Cutchogue, N.Y.
James Marchena - Old Westbury - M - Fr. - Massapequa, N.Y.
Brian O'Sullivan - St. Joseph's-L.I. - M - Sr. - Manorville, N.Y.
Paul Reynoso - Sage - M - Jr. - Oswego, N.Y.
Tim Guido - Mount Saint Vincent - B - So. - Pelham, N.Y.
Neil Painter - U.S. Merchant Marine Academy - B - So. - New Cumberland, Pa.
Eddie Whalen - St. Joseph's-L.I. - B M - So. Setauket, N.Y.
Cory Maier - U.S. Merchant Marine Academy - GK - Sr. - Hampton, Va.

*Player of the Year: Gavin Yingling, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy
#Defensive Player of the Year: Tyler Biscone, Mount Saint Mary
@Co-Rookies of the Year: Julian Rodriguez, St. Joseph's-Brooklyn (Fr., GK; Whitestone, N.Y.) & Michael Rodriguez, Maritime (Fr., GK; Wappingers Falls, N.Y.)
Coach of the Year: Michael Smolens, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (Springfield '84 – 27th season)


To view the complete Skyline Conference press release, click HERE.