Sophomore Named Soccer All-American
a sophomore on the men's soccer team at Mercer County Community
College, has been named an All-American by the National Soccer Coaches
Association of America. A native of Port Chester, New York, Hernandez
has played two seasons with the MCCC Vikings, which advanced to
the national tournament both years. As part of last year's team
(which lost in overtime in the national final), Hernandez was a
left fullback; this year, he played as a defensive center midfielder
and served as team captain. The Vikings finished their 2007 season
with a 14-7-1 record.
captain Victor Hernandez after the Vikings
won the Region 19 championship Oct. 27.
MCCC Head Coach Charlie Inverso, "Vic is as good a leader as we have
had here at Mercer. He is a tough-nosed midfielder and, as the season
progressed, his toughness started wearing off on the freshmen. His parents
taught him a great work ethic."
Hernandez will remain at Mercer to complete his associate degree.
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