Monday, December 17, 2007

Soccer's Salvaggione earns 2 honors

Junior forward Chris Salvaggione of the Charlotte 49ers men's soccer team has received two postseason awards in addition to being named to the first team All-Atlantic 10 at the conclusion of the season. Salvaggione has also been named second-team NSCAA/adidas All-Mid-Atlantic Region and to the N.C. Collegiate Sports Information Association's University Division All-State team.

Salvaggione led the Atlantic 10 with nine assists this season and finished tied for third in scoring with eight goals. He led the league in game-winning goals (four). Salvaggione's 25 points was the most scored by a Charlotte player since David Hughes had 25 (on 10 goals and five assists) in the 1997 season.

Salvaggione is the fifth different Charlotte player to earn NCCSIA all-state honors. The others were Evan Harding, Floyd Franks, Adam Ruud and Joe Lampert.