11 men’s soccer players get postseason honors

Clarion Staff Report

Postseason accolades were awarded to 11 players on the Madison College men’s soccer team after a season that saw the WolfPack win its second N4C championship and qualify for the NJCAA district tournament for the first time in 14 years. 

Freshman Gabe Voung was selected as the conference most valuable player and player of the year for Region 4. 

Joining Voung on the first team rosters were Chase Quamme, Evan Thom and Angel Gongora. 

Second team honors went to Tomas Garcia, CJ Prosser, Dominick Ramirez, Caeben Schomber, Phil McCloskey, Jacob Howard and Adriano Ponte. 

Voung, a forward from Sun Prairie, broke the Madison College single season goals and points record with 25 goals and 54 points. He also leads all the NJCAA Division III in both categories. In addition, Voung has earned one of four NJCAA All-American nominations for Region 4. 

Quamme, a sophomore defender from Middleton, started all 17 matches this season and posted a team-high 1,179 minutes. He helped lead a defense that limited opponents to a 1.4 goals per game average, recording seven shut-out wins. 

Thom, a midfielder from Madison, finished the season tied for the team lead in assists with seven, while scoring two goals. He started 16 of the team’s matches this year. Thom finished his career with 11 assists, good for 16th in school history. 

Gongora, a freshman midfielder from Appleton, had four assists on the season and started 13 matches. He helped lead an offensive unit that averaged 5.3 goals per match this season. 

Garcia and Prosser were both freshmen defenders who logged more than 900 minutes this season. 

Ramirez, a freshman midfielder, was the teams No. 2 scorer with 10 goals and six assists. Schomber, a sophomore midfielder, had eight goals and five assists. Howard, a freshman midfielder/forward, had four goals and seven assists. Ponte, a sophomore defender/midfielder, had three goals and one assist. 

McCloskey, a freshman goalkeeper, made 101 saves to become the fourth WolfPack goalie to reach 100 saves. He allowed just 23 goals and was credited was four shutouts. 

Madison College ended the season with a 12-5 overall record following a 4-0 loss to defending national champion and No. 1 ranked Dallas-Richland in the Midwest District Tournament Semifinal in Palatine, Ill., on Oct. 28.