Hector Cantele named to the All-Rookie Team for American Athletic Conference
Memphis ends season 9-7-2, 3-4-1 AAC
Memphis welcomes Cincinnati for a conference matchup this week
Men's soccer continues play in Oklahoma for conference match up
Cantele scores a hat trick for the Tigers
Memphis Men's Soccer vs SIUE on September 3, 2014, at Mike Rose Soccer Complex. Photos by Joe Murphy
Appeared in all 18 games, starting in 17 of them ... Made an immediate impact his first season leading the team in goals scored and points ... Scored seven goals, three of them being game-winners against the No. 15 Saint Louis Billikens, Belmont and Oral Roberts ... Named TSWA Player of the Week Sept 23, for his hat trick at the Hyatt Place Select Lipscomb Invitational that led Memphis to a 3-0 shutout againt Belmont and also netted AAC Weekly Honor Roll honors for helping the Tigers to a 1-1 weekend at the tournament ... Named to the American Athletic Conference All-Rookie Team Nov. 13 for having a fantastic first collegiate season.
Prior to Memphis:
Played at forward for San Ignacio School ... Member of the San Ignacio program that won six soccer crowns ... His 2013-14 squad posted a 20-0-1 record ... Earned national recognition for his play ... Netted 60 career goals ... Also played for Caracas FC for three seasons ... Squad won championships all three seasons ... In his last season with Caracas FC, team posted a 20-0-3 record ... Named one of the league's top forwards.
Son of Hector Cantele and Ana Saenz ... Birthday is September 20 ... Major is undeclared.