The All-Conference teams for men's soccer in the Minnesota College Athletic Conference has been announced for the 2017 fall season.
Over the fall, Lake Superior College ran the table in regular season play, going unbeaten in MCAC contests. Anoka-Ramsey claimed second place in the league table, but found their form in the post-season, defeating independent Century College and top-seed Lake Superior in successive road matches. The Golden Rams moved on from the semi-finals via penalty kicks after a 1-1 draw at White Bear Lake, and repeated the feat in Duluth against Lake Superior. Forwards Louie Elliot and Ian McIntosh tied for the leading vote-getter among MCAC men's nominees. Coach Brady Eichhorn Hicks squad fell 3-1 to Triton College of River Grove, Illinois in the District C semi-finals. LSC mentor Jeff Lightfoot received Gopher Sport/MCAC Coach-of-the-Year honors in men's soccer for 2017.
Minnesota College Athetic Conference
Men's Soccer All-Conference Team
|Student-Athlete Community College||Position||Student-Athlete Community College||
Mike Petoletti, Lake Superior College
|Goalkeeper||Louie Elliot, Anoka-Ramsey CC||Forward|
|Makel Mackbee, Anoka Ramsey CC||Defender||Ian McIntosh, Lake Superior College||Forward|
|Noel Idewold, Lake Superior College||Defender||Leo Almeida, Lake Superior College||Forward|
|Alex Johnson, Lake Superior College||Defender||Joey Rosland, Anoka-Ramsey CC||Forward|
|Renan Monteiro, Riverland CC||Defender||Rofolfo Riberio, Riverland CC||Honorable Mention|
|Mark Johnson, Anoka-Ramsey CC||Midfield||Jake Cowie, Anoka-Ramsey CC||Honorable Mention|
|Esteban Ramirez-Badillo, Anoka-Ramsey CC||Midfield||Juhar Tahir, Anoka-Ramsey CC||Honorable Mention|
|Pedro Sousa, Lake Superior College||Midfield||Olivier Saye, Riverland CC||Honorable Mention|
Igor Aguiar, Riverland CC
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The Minnesota College Athletic Conference is the organizational body for NJCAA-affiliated two-year technical and community college athletic programs in the Minnesota State system. The mission of the Minnesota College Athletic Conference is to advance intercollegiate athletics by providing an engaging and supportive environment for success of our student athletes and competition among member institutions. The MCAC is committed to the guiding principles of encouraging the development and success of student athletes, promoting the integrity, honesty and loyalty to member schools as well as upholding the sustainability of conference athletic programs.