Friday, August 30, 2013

Charlotte 49ers' Gibson preseason All-American

Charlotte 49ers' senior midfielder Tyler Gibson has been named to Soccer America magazine's preseason All-American team.

Gibson, who is from Knoxville, Tenn., is also on the Hermann Trophy watch list, along with teammate Giuseppe Gentile, a junior forward from Charlotte.

Other area players on the Soccer America team include North Carolina defender Boyd Okwunou and Duke defender Sebastien Ibeagha.

The 49ers, ranked 18th by Soccer America, open their season Friday at 9 p.m. at Denver. Charlotte's home opener is Tuesday against UNC Greensboro.


Anonymous said...

I can't believe NOTHING in the paper Saturday about our Nationally Ranked men's 49er team. They traveled to Denver University and won 2-0. Excellent win away from home against a very good Denver side.