The Anchor Bay Tar's young soccer team finished off the season in the middle of the MAC White conference with a 5-5-2 record. The Junior Varsity team ended win an impressive 13-2-3 record. With only 5 seniors on this year's varsity squad, the future looks very bright.
The team's performance in the classroom was very impressive. The team earned League, County, State and National recognition for their efforts in the classroom. Additionally, the individual performances by many members of the squad were rewarded.
-All MAC Academic Inividual: Glinski, Slezak, Muzia, DeWulf, Heskett, Prill, Ristch, Pedro, Bezanovski, Bezanovski, Biland, Halanski, Hunegnaw, and Usteski
-All MAC Academic Team: the team had a 3.46 GPA
-All State Academic Individual: Seniors- Bezanovski, Biland, Halanski, Hunegnaw, Usteski
-All State Academic Team
-National ALL Academic Team
-National Senior Excellence Award- Alex Bezanovski
The following individuals were acknowledged by area coaches for their play on the pitch:
Tar of the Year, nominated by teammates, was awarded to Senior Captain Al Biland.
Lastly, the Justin Mello Award, an award named after a proud soccer player, exemplary student athlete, who embodied what it is to be a Tar, was bestowed on Al Biland by the coaching staff.
Many thanks to all the students, staff and parents for another admirable season for men's soccer.
-The Anchor Bay Soccer Coaching Staff