June 19, 2013
Smith Named to NCCSIA Men's Soccer All-State Team
Catawba’s Carson Smith (Mooresville, NC/Mooresville HS) has been named to the 2012-13 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) College Division All-State Men’s Soccer Team. Twenty-two players representing eight different North Carolina Colleges and Universities were selected to the first and second teams as announced by the organization on Tuesday.
Smith, Catawba lone representative, was a previous all-state selection in 2010 and makes his way onto the team after leading the SAC in assists (9) and ranking seventh in points (19). The Mooresville native drilled five goals on the season. The senior rounded out his final campaign with all-conference honors along with ranking 15th nationally overall in assists and seventh in school history with 26 career assists.
Nominees were submitted by North Carolina sports information professionals and voted on by the NCCSIA members.
Founded in 2002, NCCSIA is comprised of sports information professionals from NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA and independent institutions from the state of North Carolina. The purpose of the organization is to promote collegiate athletics at all schools. Membership is open to anyone affiliated with a college, university or conference located in North Carolina, and whose area of responsibility lies within sports information.
The NCCSIA selects all-state teams in the University (Division I) and College (Division II, III, NAIA) divisions for men’s and women’s basketball, men’s and women’s soccer, volleyball, softball and baseball.
North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association
2012 College Division All-State Men’s Soccer Teams
GK - Manbi Nyepon, Jr. Greensboro, Liberia, West Africa
D - Victor Tozelli, So. Wingate, Sao Paulo, Brazil
D - Gregg Munn, Jr. Mars Hill, Falkirk, Scotland
D - Corey McCollom, Sr. Wingate, Monroe, N.C.
M - Alex Mullen %, So. Mars Hill, Adelaide, Australia
M - Carson Smith %, Sr. Catawba, Mooresville, N.C.
M - Gui Andrade %, Jr. Wingate, Sao Paulo, Brazil
M - Dante De Luca, So. Barton, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
F - Sean Hoek, Sr. UNC Pembroke, Little Rock, Ark.
F - Stephen Bivens, Sr. Mars Hill, Douglasville, Ga.
F - Freddy Gomez, Sr. Guilford, Valaparaiso, Chile
GK - Ryan Hanson, Jr. UNC Pembroke, Cary, N.C.
D - Drew Gunter, Sr. Guilford, Kernersville, N.C.
D - James Casserly, Fr. UNC Pembroke, Galway, Ireland
D - Logan Paussa, So. Greensboro, Cary, N.C.
M - Kevin Anderson, So. Queens, Mooresville, N.C.
M - Ronnie Castellano, Sr. Guilford, San Pedro Hula, Honduras
M - Earl Floyd, Jr. Greensboro, Norfolk, Va.
M - Craig Gage, Fr. Greensboro, Knightdale, N.C.
F - Sam Miles &, So. UNC Pembroke, Christchurch, New Zealand
F - Felipe Ferraro, Jr. Mars Hill, Sao Paulo, Brazil
F - Shadi Harb, Sr. Mars Hill, San Andres, Colombia
& - Named to 2011 All-State Team
% - Named to 2010 All-State Team
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