Stars in College: Dahn, Gbonimy, Watson Shine in Weekly Recap

Several Stars were in action last week for their respective colleges.

Valley Forge Military College sophomore midfielder Francis Watson was the Star Performer of the Week after he scored all six of his team’s goals in the 6-4 win over Northampton College.

Sophomore midfielder Alvin Dahn also had a perfect game for St. Joseph University after scoring twice and setting up another goal in the Hawks’ 4-2 win over Quinnipiac University in a televised match on ESPN+.

Sophomore forward Deekai Gbonimy also scored in two successive game for Wesley College in wins against Cairn (3-0) and Goucher (3-1)

Here’s the recap of the week’s action (Monday, August 27 – Sunday, September 2):

Alvin Dahn (So., MF) started in St. Joseph’s University 3-1 win at Saint Peter’s on Tuesday and then followed that up with TWO GOALS and an ONE ASSIST in the 4-2 win vs. Quinnipiac on Saturday.

Vinny Tasca (Sr., GK) started the two matches for Wilmington University at Millersville (W 3-2) on Thursday and vs. District of Columbia (T 2-2) on Saturday. Vinny had a joint 7 saves during the week.

Deekai Gbonimy (So., FW) started and SCORED in BOTH matches for Wesley College in the wins vs. Cairn (W 3-0) on Friday and at Goucher (W 3-1) on Sunday.

Gerardo Sosa (Sr., GK) missed Penn State Berk’s 1-1 tie vs. Wilkes University on Friday, but started and play the first half in Sunday’s 3-2 win vs. Albright College. Sosa had a clean sheet and was substituted at the break with his team leading 1-0.

Francis Watson (So., M) scored all SIX GOALS for Valley Forge Military College in the 6-4 win vs. Northampton County College on Thursday. Other Stars featuring in the win include Solomon Freeman (Fr., GK), Mohamed Tall (Fr., DF), and Aaron Keita (Fr., DF) who scored the ONLY GOAL in his team’s opening loss vs. Bucks County 5-1 earlier on Tuesday.

Daniel Willie (So., M) started and had four shots on goal in Penn State Bradywine’s 2-2 tie vs. Manor College on Saturday. This game also saw two other Stars featuring for Manor College: Kelvin Siem (Fr., M) and Therno Diallo (Fr., M/F) who both had four shots and two shots, respectively.

Before the match at Penn State Brandywine, Kelvin Siem (Fr., M) and Therno Diallo (Fr., M/F) were both on target in Manor College’s 3-0 win vs. Cecil College on Tuesday. Siem had ONE GOAL and ONE ASSIST while Diallo had ONE GOAL also.

Special Mention to our Coaches/Players who are coaching in college:

Neewilli Saie (Head Coach, Valley Forge Military College) = Season Record (1-1)
Ryan Griffith (Head Coach, Delaware County Community College) = Season Record (0-1)
Anthony Allison (Assistant Coach, Wilmington University) = Season Record (1-0-1)

Below are this week’s matches (Monday, September 3rd to Sunday, September 9th):

at. Stoney Brook on Wednesday at 7pm
vs. Sacred Heart on Saturday at 7pm

at. West Chester University on Wednesday at 4pm
at. Caldwell University on Saturday at 2:30pm

vs. Wilson University on Tuesday at 7pm
vs. McDaniel College on Thursday at 7pm

at. Delaware CCCC on Tuesday at 3:30pm
vs. Montgomery CCC on Thursday at 3:30pm

at. Gwynedd-Mercy on Tuesday at 6pm
vs. Immaculata University on Thursday at 1pm

at. Alvernia University on Friday at 7pm
vs. Lancaster Bible College on Saturday at 3pm

vs. Raritan Valley CC on Tuesday at 3:30pm
vs. Harcum College on Thursday at 3:30pm
vs. County College of Morris on Saturday at 12pm


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