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2017 @BonniesMSoccer Season Review

2017 @BonniesMSoccer Season Review

The 2017 St. Bonaventure men's soccer season was a year that head coach Kwame Oduro and his players will never forget.

The Bonnies battled all season, gaining respect throughout the Atlantic 10. The Bonnies rebounded to win their last four games of the regular season, clinching a berth in the Atlantic 10 Tournament.

For a full look back at the season in photos, click here or on the photo below.

2017 St. Bonaventure Men's Soccer Accomplishments

  • Finished with a .500 regular season record for first time since 2010.
  • Highest win total since 2013.
  • First Atlantic 10 Tournament berth since the 2010 season.
  • Most shutouts in a single season since 2010 (5).
  • Doubled last season's win total and increased win total for second consecutive season.
  • All eight wins came by a one goal differential.
  • First four game Atlantic 10 win streak since 1999.
  • Win over nationally ranked VCU, 2-1, on Nov. 1.
  • Junior Luke Iacobellis' 1.36 GAA is third lowest in a single season in program history.
  • Iacobellis had 10 games with five or more saves and finished fourth in the A-10 with 81 saves.
  • Iacobellis had a career high in saves with 81, surpassing the 60 saves he made in the previous season.
  • Senior Kieran Toland's tallied the most points for a Bonnies player in a single season since Emmitt O'Connor's 29 in 2013.
  • Toland was named United Soccer Coaches and NCAA National Player of the Week on Nov. 8, 2017.
  • Freshman Nicola Bonso was named to the Atlantic 10 All-Rookie Team, the third straight season a Bonnies player has earned that award. Kosi Nwafornso was honored in 2015 and Paul Afful in 2016.
  • Bonso earned A-10 Rookie of the Week honors on Nov. 6, 2017.
  • Afful and Toland were named to the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Invitational All-Tournament Team.
  • Afful was named Co-Offensive Player of the Week on Aug. 27, 2017.
  • The Bonnies played in seven overtime games, the most in a single season.
  • The Bonnies were 4-1-2 in overtime games this season.
    • Afful notched the game-winning goal in the season opener at Bucknell.
    • Remi Dujardin scored the game-winner at Robert Morris from his corner kick.
    • Isaiah Barrett secured the double OT victory for the Bonnies at Duquesne with his goal.
    • Jacob Dyck kept the Bonnies playoff hopes alive with his headed goal in the final minute of double OT on the road at La Salle.For each of the four overtime wins, the game-winner was scored by a different player.

    2017 St. Bonaventure Men's Soccer