Men's Soccer Adds Eight To 2016 Roster
CONWAY - Coastal Carolina University head men's soccer coach Shaun Docking announced the addition of eight student-athletes for the spring semester Wednesday. Collegiate transfers Alexandre Bouillennec, Brennan Koslow, Gerrard Madden, Michael Peprah, Frantzdy Pierrot, David Raizes, Spencer Reinford and Wes White are currently enrolled at Coastal Carolina and have joined the team for offseason workouts.
Seven of the student-athletes are rising juniors and will have two seasons of NCAA eligibility remaining at Coastal Carolina, Reinford is a rising sophomore and will have three years of NCAA eligibility.
6-4, 195, Goalkeeper
Pedernec, France / Lycée Notre Dame / Saginaw Valley State University
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Enters Coastal as a rising junior after spending two seasons at Saginaw Valley State ... At Saginaw Valley State: 2015 (Sophomore): Led SVSU to the second round of the NCAA Division II Tournament ... Named second team All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference ... Starting goalkeeper in 16 of 20 matches played, posting a 13-3-1 record ... Recorded 59 saves and a 0.98 goals against average ... Turned in five shutouts ... 141 saves in two seasons at Saginaw Valley State rank fourth on the Cardinals' all-time list, while .762 career save percentage ranks 10th ... 2014 (Freshman): Started in all 21 games for Saginaw Valley, ranking first in the GLIAC for games played, games started, game wins (14) and minutes played (1940:54) ... Led the Cardinals and ranked second in the GLIAC for saves (82) and third for save percentage (.766) ... High School/Club: Prepped at Lycée Notre Dame.
5-10, 165, Midfielder
Greenville, S.C. / Saint Joseph's Catholic / Niagara University
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Enters Coastal as a rising junior after spending two seasons at Niagara ... At Niagara: 2015 (Sophomore): Named team captain ... Starter in all 20 games played, logging 1,879 minutes ... Assisted on a pair of goal to finish the season with two points ... Attempted two shots in 1-1 draw against ACC member Pittsburgh ... 2014 (Freshman): Appeared in 19 games, starting each ... Attempted a season-high three shots, including two on target, in 1-0 victory against St. Bonaventure ... Helped the Purple Eagles post record three shutouts ... High School/Club: A three-time all-state selection from St. Joseph's (Greenville, S.C), and a SC 1A Player of the Year honoree in 2012 ... Helped his high school squad to a 1A State Championship in 2012 and 2013 ... Six-year captain of Carolina Elite Soccer Academy (CESA) 95 Premier ... Led CESA to six consecutive SC State Championships, as well as a Region III Championship in 2012 and a Region III Premier League Championship in 2013 ... A 2012 USYSA National Finalist ... Included in the TopDrawerSoccer.com Top 150 Pool for 2014 recruits in September 2013 and slated as high as the No. 24 recruit in the South Atlantic region by the site.
5-10, 175, Midfielder
Warsaw, Poland / Walter Johnson HS / Howard University
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Enters Coastal as a rising junior after spending two seasons at Howard ... At Howard: 2015 (Sophomore): Played in all 19 games, starting 16 ... Attempted 11 shots on the season ... Recorded six shots on goal ... Logged 1,529 minutes of play ... 2014 (Freshman): Served year in residency due to NCAA legislation ... High School/Club: Attended Walter Johnson High School in Washington, D.C. ... Rated as a three-star prospect by TopDrawerSoccer.com ... Played club soccer in Poland after high school.
5-11, 150, Defender
Laurel, Md. / Reservoir HS / West Virginia University
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Enters Coastal as a rising junior after spending two seasons at West Virginia ... At West Virginia: 2015 (Sophomore): Appeared in four games, aiding the Mountaineers to a 7-12 record ... 2014 (Freshman): Played in six games with one start ... Played a season-high 71 minutes at Northern Illinois ... Logged 61 minutes off the bench at New Mexico ... Helped WVU to an 11-7-1 record ... High School/Club: Played for coach Joachim Walker with ASA Hotspurs ... Team captain from 2012-14 ... Member of the 2012 Colonial League Region 1 team ... Leading goal scorer in 2011 and 2013 ... Three-year USYSA regional finalist from 2011-13 ... Four-year letterwinner and 2013 team captain for coach Jason Hall at Reservoir High ... Scored the game-winning goal in overtime to win the 2012 Maryland 3A State Championship ... 2013 All-Howard County Second Team ... Second on the team in goals in 2013 with six ... Second on the team in goals (7) and assists (4) in 2012.
6-3, 205, Forward
Port-au-Prince, Haiti / Melrose HS / Northeastern University
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Enters Coastal as a rising junior after spending two seasons at Northeastern ... At Northeastern: 2015 (Sophomore): Colonial Athletic Association All-Preseason Team selection ... CAA Player of the Week on Oct. 12 ... Appeared in 14 games, making 13 starts ... Scored a goal at Delaware ... Notched an assist against College of Charleston ... Had one goal against William & Mary ... Scored a goal against Elon ... Recorded a goal and an assist against James Madison ... Netted his first goal of the season against Temple ... Recorded two shots vs. No. 16 Stanford ... Attempted five shots, including two on goal, against California ... Took two shots against New Hampshire ... 2014 (Freshman): CAA Rookie of the Year ... Second Team All-CAA ... CAA All-Rookie Team ... CAA Rookie of the Week on Sept. 1 ... Finished the season with five goals and five assists for 15 points ... Provided the game-winning goal in three of NU's eight wins ... Started all 20 games ... Netted his first collegiate goal against New Hampshire ... Scored a goal against Harvard ... Recorded two goals against Delaware ... High School/Club: Played for Seacoast United Soccer Development Academy ... Secured awards such as Middlesex League MVP, Boston Globe all-scholastic 2012-2013, US Development Academy Eastern Conference All Star Squad 2012-2013.
5-7, 165, Forward
Atlanta, Ga. / Jones Creek HS / University of Central Florida
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Enters Coastal as a rising junior after spending two seasons at Central Florida ... At Central Florida: 2015 (Sophomore): Appeared in 17 matches, making five starts ... Helped the Golden Knights to a 7-8-2 record ... Assisted on two goals and helped the UCF defense to three shutouts ... 2014 (Freshman): Made eight starts and appeared in 15 matches ... Aided the defense to a pair of clean sheets against Florida Atlantic and FGCU ... Helped keep opponents to one goal or less in 11 matches ... High School/Club: Competed at the U18 Concorde Fire Academy guided by Ibrahim Abousaud ... Member of the Region 3 Team for two years, highlighted by a three-game tournament in Costa Rica where he was elected MVP ... Competed for the U16 Concorde Fire Academy that went to nationals in 2009 and played on the 2010 squad before leaving to play in Costa Rica ... Part of the 2009 U.S. National Pool ... Also had experience with UCR and Barrio Mexico squads ... Born in Sierra Leone, came to the U.S. after being adopted ... Was a civil war orphan in Sierra Leone and traveled to the U.S. with a young girl named Fea, who was adopted by the same family.
6-4, 190, Forward
McAlisterville, Pa. / East Juniata HS / University of Rio Grande
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Enters Coastal as a rising junior after spending two seasons, including a redshirt year, at Rio Grande ... At Rio Grande: 2015 (Redshirt Freshman): 2015 NAIA Division I National Champion, helping Rio Grande to a 23-1-0 record ... Appeared in each of the Red Storm's 24 matches, making four starts ... Finished the season with five goals and three assists for 13 total points ... Attempted 34 shots with 16 falling on frame ... 2014 (Freshman): Redshirted season ... Rio Grande advanced to the NAIA National Tournament and posted a 16-2-2 overall record ... High School/Club: Prepped at East Juniata HS ... Named Tri Valley League First Team All-Star recognition in both 2011 and 2012 along with league MVP and all-state honors in 2012 ... Led East Juniata to TVL and District 4A championship in 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012 ... Played club with North Union United 94 Santos (2010-12), winning the Region 1 championship in 2012 ... Selected to the Region 1 ODP Pool in 2011 ... Member of the Philadelphia Union U18 Academy Team (2013-14).
6-0, 175, Midfielder
Oak Grove, Md. / William Chrisman HS / University of Missouri - Kansas City
Prior to Coastal Carolina: Enters Coastal as a rising junior after spending three seasons, including a redshirt year, at UMKC... At UMKC: 2015 (Sophomore): Scored a team-high five goals, and added two assists for a team-best 12 points ... Attempted a combined 19 shots on the season with eight falling on frame for a .421 shot on goal percentage ... Scored four goals on five shot attempts against Western Athletics Conference competition ... 2014 (Redshirt Freshman): Led UMKC in points (12), tied the team lead in goals (4), and ranked second in assists (4), while playing and starting 17 games, mostly at forward ... He was the WAC Player of the Week on Oct. 27 after scoring a goal and adding two assists in an undefeated weekend with victories against Seattle and Utah Valley ... Scored his first career double (two goals) in the WAC Quarterfinal round win over San Jose State ... Took a season-high six shots against San Jose State the first meeting ... 2013 (Freshman): Redshirted season, retaining year of NCAA eligibility ... High School/Club: Rated as a three-star recruit by TopDrawerSoccer.com, played at William Chrisman High School for coach John Straub ... Scored a school record 22 goals, earning first-team all-area, all-conference, and all-district accolades as a sophomore ... Also grabbed honorable mention all-region for Western Missouri ... Played in two games as a junior before suffering an injury that kept him out the rest of that year and all senior season ... Played club for the Sporting KC Juniors and coach Jon Parry, while seeing action in five games with the Sporting Kansas City Reserves during the 2010-11 season.