ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. – St. Bonaventure University men's soccer head coach Kwame Oduro has announced the addition of 10 student-athletes to the Bonnies roster for the 2021 season.
This release highlights the defenders and goalkeeper. Liam Horgan, Sean Morfin, Mattia Ferretti and Jose Alcala have all announced their intent to join the Bonnies beginning in fall of 2021.
Liam Horgan joins the Bonnies from Copley, Ohio. Horgan is a goalkeeper that played for Walsh Jesuit High School where he played in 20 games, making 120 saves in 1,477 minutes in net. He was named All-District First Team and a Division I All-Star while being named team MVP and serving as the team captain. Horgan also spent time with CVSA at the club level. At St. Bonaventure, Horgan plans on majoring in physics.
COACH ODURO ON HORGAN: "Liam has played a ton of games in high school and club career, which will be helpful for him as transition to the college game. Although we are not expecting him to start, he will push our other two goalkeepers in the fall."
Sean Morfin joins the Brown and White from Tucson, Ariz. Morfin is a center back that played for RSL AZ U19 MLS Next league team where he served as a team captain for three seasons. He helped lead RSL AZ to undefeated seasons in the Arizona Premier League in 2019 and 2020 while touting an undefeated record in the 2019 National League. Morfin was part of three Arizona State Championships with RSL AZ. In 2019, Morfin was selected to play in the U17 LA Galaxy Cup. Morfin intends on majoring in psychology at St. Bonaventure.
COACH ODURO ON MORFIN: "Sean loves to defend and takes pride in his defensive abilities. He has good size and we are excited to see him develop and help us in the backline this fall."
Mattia Ferretti joins the Bonnies from Modena, Italy. Ferretti is a center back that spent five seasons with Sassuolo Calcio and three seasons with Castelvetro in the Italian fourth and fifth division. Ferretti intends on majoring in health sciences or physical therapy at St. Bonaventure.
COACH ODURO ON FERRETTI: "Mattia is a physical defender. He is a super athlete and his ability to defend is going to help our backline tremendously."
Jose Alcala comes to St. Bonaventure from Puerto La Cruz, Venezuela. As a defender for Colegio Brader, Alcala helped his team to first place in the Copa Talento Colegial U18 in 2018. He has also spent time with Panama City FC. Academically, he was a member of the honor roll in grades nine and 12. At St. Bonaventure, Alcala plans on majoring in management.
COACH ODURO ON ALCALA: "Jose is another good left-footed defender to give us depth in the backline. He is very quick and can play multiple positions. He will be an impactful player for us."
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