Dec. 10, 2012
VOTE FOR LEO!
Stony Brook, N.Y. - After becoming Stony Brook men's soccer's first-ever All-American last week, senior midfielder Leonardo Fernandes (North Babylon, N.Y.) has picked up two more honors. Over the weekend, he was named to the College Soccer News All-America third team and was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) All-Northeast Region first team.
Last Friday, Fernandes was named to the NSCAA All-America second team.
Fernandes had an outstanding 2012 season that saw him score nine goals and assist on seven others for a total of 25 points. Five of his nine goals were game-winners, and he assisted on game-winning goals three times. He was named 2012 America East Midfielder of the Year and first-team All-America East. He was also named to the America East Championship All-Tournament team for his outstanding play in helping the Seawolves reach the semifinals for the fourth consecutive season.
Stony Brook men's soccer's most decorated student-athlete, Fernandes wrapped up his Stony Brook career as the program's all-time leader in points with 79. He also is third in goals (31) and third in assists (17), and he ranks first in the program's Div. I history in each category. He is a three-time America East Midfielder of the Year and first-team All-America East recipient. He also previously was named first-team NSCAA All-Northeast Region in 2011 and third-team NSCAA All-Northeast Region in 2010.
Fernandes is currently a candidate for the Soccer News Net College Boot Award, given to the top player in collegiate soccer. Fan voting, which runs until Dec. 22, accounts for 40% of the total vote. Vote today!
Leonardo Fernandes Career Accolades
- 2012 NSCAA All-America second team
- 2012 College Soccer News All-America third team
- 2012 NSCAA All-Northeast Region first team
- 2012 America East Midfielder of the Year
- 2012 All-America East first team
- 2012 America East Championship All-Tournament team
- 2011 America East Midfielder of the Year
- 2011 NSCAA All-Northeast Region first team
- 2011 All-America East first team
- 2011 America East Championship Most Outstanding Player
- 2011 America East Championship All-Tournament team
- 2010 America East Midfielder of the Year
- 2010 All-America East first team
- 2009 America East Rookie of the Year
- 2009 All-America East second team
- 2009 America East All-Rookie team