Soccer Standouts Frank Tweneboa and Kasey Kenny
Headline List of MCCC Fall Honorees


West Windsor, N.J. -- Soccer players Frank Tweneboa and Kasey Kenny headline the list of Mercer County Community College student-athletes who earned postseason honors this fall. Both players have been nominated as National Junior College Athletic Association Division I All-Americans.
Tweneboa and Kenny were the top selections for Region 19 first-team honors in men's soccer and women's soccer, respectively. They also were Garden State Athletic Conference (GSAC) first-team selections.

Tweneboa (Pennsauken, N.J.) collected three goals and seven assists for coach Charlie Inverso's Vikings, who finished the season with a 14-2 record. He was joined on the Region 19 and GSAC men's soccer first teams by teammates Amit Aburmad (Tel Aviv, Israel) and Sean Duble (West Cocoa, Fla.). Aburmad, a sophomore midfielder, led the Vikings in goals (13) and assists (8), while Duble, a freshman, was the starting goalkeeper. Sophomore midfielder Ido Ligety (Tivan, Israel) was named to the GSAC first team.

In women's soccer, Kenny (Staten Island, N.Y.), a forward, finished her sophomore season with 31 goals, which gave her 60 in her two-year career. A second-team All-American in 2008, Kenny added six assists for coach Jodie Ricciardi's squad, which finished the season with a 16-5-1 record. Freshman back Marissa Segal (East Windsor, N.J.) joined Kenny on the Region 19 and GSAC first teams. In addition, freshman midfielders Samantha Biondi (Hamilton, N.J.) and Caitlin Wilson (West Windsor, N.J.) made the GSAC first team and Region 19 second team; and sophomore forward Carolyn Walters (Hamilton, N.J.) and freshman goalie Brianna Byrne (East Windsor, N.J.) made the Region 19 and GSAC second teams.

In women's tennis, sophomore Kristina Holsman (Hamilton, N.J.) was named to the GSAC first team at No. 3 singles. Sophomore Maria Eldridge (Lawrence, N.J.), who led the Vikings with 11 singles wins, and freshman Sachiko Nishida (Princeton, N.J.) both made the finals at the Region 19 championships and were selected for the Region 19 second team. Eldridge earned the honors at No. 4 singles and Nishida at No. 6 singles. Coach Marc Vecchiolla's squad finished 4-7 in dual matches and third at the region tournament.













All-American Frank Tweneboa
Goalie Sean Duble
Two-year All-American Kasey Kenny
Kristina Holsman


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