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HVIAC Names Berkeley College Soccer Players to All-Conference Team

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THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2019
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HVIAC NAMES BERKELEY COLLEGE SOCCER PLAYERS TO
ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM 

Knights’ Amadou Sy Voted Player of the Year

Berkeley Knight Amadou Sy

Photo Caption: The Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference named Amadou Sy of Brooklyn, NY, and Dakar, Senegal as its Player of the Year for Men’s Soccer. 

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The Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) announced its year-end awards for Men’s Soccer on November 2, 2019, and Berkeley College was well represented. The Knights’ Amadou Sy of Brooklyn, NY, and Dakar, Senegal, was voted HVIAC Player of the Year. Dario Cruz-Sepulveda of Guadalajara, Mexico; Benjamin Elvenes of Skien, Norway; and Jean-Gardy Derineau and Tcharly Verna, both of Valley Stream, NY, were tabbed as All-Conference players.

“I am incredibly proud of Amadou, Jean-Gardy, Dario, Benjamin, and Tcharly for earning this well-deserved recognition,” said Stavros Zomopoulos, Head Coach, Berkeley College Men’s Soccer team, New York. “They are all team-oriented, hard-working student-athletes.”

Mr. Sy is a graduate of Boys and Girls High School in Brooklyn, NY. Mr. Cruz-Sepulveda attended Instituto Thomas Jefferson in Guadalajara. Mr. Derineau and Mr. Verna are graduates of Valley Stream North High School. Mr. Elvenes is an alumnus of Skien Videregående Skole in Norway.

The New York team captured its fourth HVIAC Championship title on October 27, 2019, defeating SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry by a score of 1-0. With the victory, the Knights earned an automatic bid into the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Division II National Men’s Soccer Tournament as the No. 1 seed. The team will take on Southern Maine Community College on November 8, 2019, at 4:45 p.m.

The Berkeley College Men’s Soccer team, New Jersey, earned an at-large bid to the USCAA Tournament, entering as the No. 3 seed following a 10-6-1 regular season. The New Jersey team will take on Johnson & Wales University – Charlotte on November 9, 2019, at 4:45 p.m.

The tournament will take place at the Princess Anne Athletic Complex in Virginia Beach, VA.

Knights Players Dario Cruz-Sepulveda, Benjamin Elvenes, Jean-Gardy Derineau, and Tcharly Verna

Photo Caption (L to R): Berkeley College Knights Dario Cruz-Sepulveda of Guadalajara, Mexico; Benjamin Elvenes of Skien, Norway; and Jean-Gardy Derineau and Tcharly Verna, both of Valley Stream, NY, were tabbed as HVIAC All-Conference players.

About Berkeley College

Berkeley College is a career-focused institution accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education that offers students Master’s, Bachelor’s, and Associate’s degree and Certificate programs in more than 20 career fields. The College has campuses in Midtown Manhattan and White Plains, NY, as well as in Newark, Paramus, Woodbridge and Woodland Park, NJ, with more than 5,700 students enrolled. In addition, Berkeley College Online® serves a global population. U.S. News & World Report has named Berkeley College among the Best Colleges for Online Bachelor’s Programs and among the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs for Veterans, for six consecutive years. The website address is www.BerkeleyCollege.edu.

The mission of Berkeley College is to empower students to achieve lifelong success in dynamic careers.

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To view these photos:
Amadou Sy: https://berkeleycollege.edu/newsroom/images/NY_ASy_110619.jpg
Dario Cruz-Sepulveda: https://berkeleycollege.edu/newsroom/images/DCruzSepulveda.jpg
Benjamin Elvenes: https://berkeleycollege.edu/newsroom/images/BElvenes.jpg
Jean-Gardy Derineau: https://berkeleycollege.edu/newsroom/images/JGDerineau.jpg
Tcharly Verna: https://berkeleycollege.edu/newsroom/images/TVerna.jpg

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