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CCSU BLUE DEVIL "ALL AMERICANS"

  • From 2011 to 2012, Reece Wilson became one of the most decorated soccer players in CCSU history. Wilson was selected to both the NSCAA Scholar All-America First-Team and the COSIDA Capitol One Academic All-American First-Team. Wilson becomes the first student-athlete in CCSU history to earn a spot on the first team. The 2012 "Northest Conference Player of the Year" was the only representative of the NEC for both men's and women's soccer. Wilson is an accounting major who posted a GPA of 3.84.. He started all 18 games for the Blue Devils in 2012 leading the team in goals (9), assists (6), and points (24). As well as being named top player in the NEC, Wilson boasted First-Team North Atlantic Region in 2011 and 2012, Northeast Conference First Team in 2011 and 2012, and the COSIDA Academic All-District in 2011 and 2012. He was a 2012 Herman Trophy candidate, the highest accolade in collegiate men's soccer. In 2012, the senior captain was also a finalist for the Soccer News Net College Boot Award which recognizes the top men's soccer player in the country as voted by fans, coaches, and players. In his two years at Central, he racked up 39 total points off of 15 goals and nine assists. In addition, Wilson was also selcted to the New England College All Star Game and is considered as a candiadte for the 2012 MLS Super Draft.

  • From 2011 to 2012, Thomas Obasi established himself as one of the most creative players in the country. His dazzling dribbling ability, creative play and dedication in the classroom , earned him a spot on the NSCAA Scholar All-America First-Team. Obasi earned First-Team North Atlantic Region in 2011 and 2012, Northeast Conference First Team in 2011 and 2012. In addition,Obasi was also selcted to the New England College All Star Game and is considered as a candiadte for the 2012 MLS Super Draft.

  • Yan Klukowski was awarded the ESPN Magazine All American honors in 2007. The England native played a major role in the Blue Devils success in their 2007 NCAA "Sweet Sixteen" run. In the NCAA first round Klukowski scored the winner against 15th ranked Harvard University in a 3-2 win, and also scored in the second round against Tulsa in another 3-2 victory and another against Umass in the round of sixteen. In 2005, Klukowski was selected the Northeast Conference Rookie of the Year, led the nation is assists in his sophomore season with 0.73 per game. In that same season, the midfielder was awarded All-NEC first team honors for the second time along with being recognized on the second team NSCAA/adidas All-North Atlantic Region team. Klukowski was also selected to represent Great Britain in the 2007 World University Games in Bangkok, Thailand. The team was compiled of 20 players, Klukowski being the second in Blue Devil history to represent CCSU at this prestigious event. Klukowski was a two year captain of the Central Connecticut squad. Klukowski was also named to the Missouri Athletic Club Hermann Trophy Watch List. The list, is considered the highest individual honor in intercollegiate soccer. Yan currently plays professional soccer in England for Forrest Green FC.
    Fact Sheet 2008: Named to preseason MAC Hermann Trophy Watch List. 2007: Captained the Blue Devils to NCAA Round of 16...Started in 21 games and led CCSU in goals and assists, with six and eight respectively...Led the NEC in assists...Named to the All-NEC Second Team and the NSCAA/adidas All-North Atlantic Region First Team. 2006: Started in 15 games, scoring three goals and recording 11 assists...Led the nation in assists (0.73 per game)...Named to the All-NEC First Team for the second time...Received second team NSCAA/adidas All-North Atlantic Region honors...Represented Great Britain at World University Games in Bangkok, Thailand. 2005: Made 17 starts, scoring seven goals...Northeast Conference Rookie of the Year...A first team all-conference selection...Only NEC player to be awarded both player of the week and rookie of the week honors...Led all players in scoring (six goals, 14 points) during conference action. Before Central: Captain of England’s U-18 team in 2005...Played soccer and basketball at Sheldon.

  • Alex Harrison was awarded the ESPN Magazine All American honors in 2006. He had a standout career in his four years as a Blue Devil. The Eastbourne, England native tallied 49 goals and 12 assists for a total of 110 points over the last four seasons. He played in 66 games, starting all but two. In his senior season, Harrison notched nine goals and three assists to rank second in the NEC in goals, goals per game and points per game. Over his career, Harrison earned numerous awards. The forward was named the conference Player of the Year for his sophomore and junior seasons and NEC Rookie of the Year as a freshman. He has been a First Team National Soccer Coaches Association of America/adidas All-New England selection twice and earned Second Team honors as a rookie. He was First Team All-Conference in each of the last three seasons and named the Player of the Week on three occasions. In his sophomore season, Harrison led the nation in goals per game and was second in points per game. In 2003 and 2005 Harrison was selected to the College Soccer News All American team.



  • Steven Jarvis was selected to the NSCAA All American Team in 1995. Steven became the first CCSU Athlete in their NCAA Division One era to be named "All American". Jarvis was an outstanding central midfielder from Rotherham, England. In 1995 Javis was also named the Mid-Continent Conference "Player of the Year" and finished the season ranked 12th in the nation in scoring. Fact Sheet 1997 All New England, Mid-Continent Conference “All Conference Team”. 1996 All New England, Mid-Continent Conference “All Conference Team”, Miami Invitational All tournament Team. 1995 NSCAA All-American, All New England, Mid-Continent Conference "Player of the Year", Mid-Continent Conference "Academic Award", Mid-Con Conference"All Tournament Team", Mid-Con Conference " All Conference Team", XARA Collegiate Cup "Tournament M.V.P." Ranked # 12 in the nation in goalscoring. 1994 Mid-Con Conference "All Tournament Team".