Four BIG EAST Men's Soccer Players Named to All-American Team

Santa Barbara, Calif. - Junior forwards Tony Cascio, from Connecticut, and Colin Rolfe, from Louisville were named to the NCAA Division I All-American First Team. Louisville defender Austin Berry was named to the second team and Connecticut senior goalkeeper Josh Ford was selected to the third team. The players will be honored at the annual NSCAA All-America Luncheon, to be held at the Hilton Baltimore Hotel on Jan. 15, as part of the 2011 NSCAA Convention. Cascio was named the BIG EAST Offensive Player of the Year after leading the Huskies with 10 goals and 26 points. During the regular season, he was third in the league with 1.78 points per game as well as tied for second in goals. In conference games, he finished the regular season tied for second with 0.78 goals per game. Casio was a unanimous selection to the All-BIG EAST First Team. The junior played in 19 of UConn's 20 games this season and led the team with 26 points on six assists and team-best 10 goals. The Gilbert, Ariz. native was ranked, as of Nov. 12, in the top-25 of the nation in points per game (17th), total points (18th), goals per game (21st) and total goals (22nd). He tallied 19 career goals in three years at UConn. Rolfe started all 22 games and led Louisville to a No. 1 ranking and the program's first College Cup. He leads the team in scoring with 25 points on nine goals and seven assists. Rolfe earned All-BIG EAST First Team honors and was named the BIG EAST Tournament's Offensive MVP. On Dec. 4, he scored two goals in a victory over UCLA that earned the Cardinals a trip to the College Cup. Rolfe is a MAC Hermann Trophy finalist, becoming the first player in Louisville history to be voted a finalist. Berry, the BIG EAST Defender of the Year, has started all 22 games for the Cardinals, helping the Cards to an undefeated record. Berry scored the game-winning goal in the Cards' second round game against Ohio State to help the Cardinals to their first College Cup. The All-BIG EAST First Team selection has four goals and two assists for 10 points on the year. In 2010, Ford registered 11 shutouts and 61 saves during the Huskies' 12-2-6 overall record. The Liverpool, N.Y. native was named BIG EAST Goalkeeper of the Week on Sept. 20 and earned a spot on the league's weekly honor roll in back-to-back weeks (Oct. 11 and Oct. 18). As of Nov. 7 he led the nation in goals against average and save percentage.