(Fairfield, CT) – Junior midfielder Marcello Castro (Panana, Brazil) and senior goalkeeper Alex Fait (Ottawa, ON) were both named to the 2011 NCAA Men's Division I All-North Atlantic Team, announced by the NSCAA.
Castro was named to the first team, leading the Sacred Heart Men's Soccer team with six goals as the premier defender in the Northeast Conference this past season. Castro's game-changing defense combined with his dynamic goal-scoring abilities earned him the NEC Player of the Year and NEC Defensive Player of the Year awards as well.
Fait was named to the second team after helping lead SHU to its first NEC Regular Season title as the Pioneers' last line of defense. He played every minute in goal this season, going 10-5-4 with 74 saves and 0.71 GAA in 19 games for Sacred Heart. He joined Castro on the All-NEC First Team as well this season.