Community Transcends Borders for Sebastián Mañón

By: Justin Lafleur When Sebastián Mañón first came to the United States from the Dominican Republic, there were many cultural differences. But one important similarity stood out. “Community is very important,” said Mañón. “People are very nice and treat you very well, like back home where people are very warm.” It’s an important message, that […]

Gettysburg’s Athi Msiza wins Conference Rookie of the Year (2022)

Athi Msiza (Gauteng, South Africa/Berkshire School) and Nikko DiSimplico (Hockessin, Del./Salesianum School) were selected to the All-Centennial Conference second team. Msiza was also named the conference’s Rookie of the Year. He is the second Gettysburg player to earn the accolade since the award was introduced in 2012 and first since 2018. Read the full article on

Athi Msiza, Aidan Muller, and Nur Adhikarie named to All-Centennial Conference (CC) Men’s Soccer Team

LANCASTER, Pa. – Six members of the Gettysburg men’s soccer team have been named to the All-Centennial Conference (CC) team, released on Wednesday. Jack Carroll (Leonia, N.J./Bergen Catholic) was named to the first team while Athi Msiza (Gauteng, South Africa/Berkshire School) and Nikko DiSimplico (Hockessin, Del./Salesianum School) were selected to the second team. Aidan Muller (Cape Town, South Africa/Putnam Science Academy), Gaoussou Coulibaly (Bronx, […]

Wisdom “Wizzy” Afrani earns SLIAC All-Conference honors while at Principia College

ELSAH, IL – The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference handed out their 2022 Men’s Soccer conference awards at the conclusion of the postseason tournament on Saturday. Principia had six athletes receive honors, including SLIAC Newcomer of the Year. FIRST TEAM ALL-CONFERENCE Freshman forward Wizzy Afrani: Named SLIAC Newcomer of the Year as the conference’s top freshman. Afrani had two […]

Zobran Elias commits to Trinity College

Twenty-two student-athletes participated in Taft Athletics’ Winter Signing Ceremony on campus February 2 in Bingham Auditorium. The ceremony celebrates those students making commitments to continue their academic and athletic careers at the college or university level. Coaches, families, teammates and the full Taft School community were invited to the event. Individual photos of each student-athlete […]

NMH midfielder Augustine Boadi verbally commits to Boston College

Boston College continues to earn wins on the recruiting trail, with the Eagles grabbing a verbal commitment from Class of 2022 midfielder Augustine Boadi this past week. Boadi, who attends Northfield Mount Hermon, is one of the top juniors in New England and drew interest from several high-end Division I programs. Boadi is originally from Ghana and led our Prep […]

Recruiting: Taft defender Sebastian Manon verbally commits to Dartmouth

Whether it’s back in the Dominican Republic or at Taft, family plays an essential role for Sebastian Manon. In part, that explains why the Class of 2022 center back was elected Big Red co-captain as a junior. Last year, he also captained his home country during a Concacaf U-20 qualifying tournament as they chased a spot in the since-canceled FIFA […]

David Egbo drafted ninth overall in 2021 MLS Draft.

University of Akron student athlete David Egbo has been drafted ninth overall in the MLS Draft by the Vancouver Whitecaps. Egbo, who attended The Kiski School for high school, is originally from Nigeria and was one of the first players recruited by Matt Kokoszka.

Ribiero, Muller, and Adhikarie commit to Gettysburg College Class of 2025.

Three Thrive League players, Leandro Souda Ribeiro, Aidan Muller, and Nur Adhikarie, have all committed to Gettysburg College and will start there in the Fall of 2021. Leandro and Aidan are both coming off stellar senior soccer seasons at Putnam Science Academy while Nur finished up his final season at The Taft School.