Omaha World-Herald news article
SEWARD, Neb. – Additional honors rolled in on Christmas Eve for the GPAC tournament championship Concordia Men’s Soccer team. Nine Bulldogs were recognized as 2022 NAIA/NCAA Division III All-Midlands Team selections by the Omaha World-Herald. Head Coach Jason Weides’ squad placed three players on the primary 11-man team chosen by the news organization: Dominic Abdel-Ahad, Max Bisinger and Carlos Orquiz. Honorable mention selections included Martin Herrera, Gabriel Mendoza, Matt Schultz, Isaiah Shaddick, Federico Simonetti and Ryan Wokutch. The honorees played a major role in a 15-3-3 campaign that included a GPAC postseason championship and national tournament appearance.
2022 Concordia All-Midlands honorees
Dominic Abdel-Ahad, F
2022 – 21 games (21 starts), 12 goals (4 game winners), 3 assists; First Team All-GPAC.
Max Bisinger, D
2022 – 20 games (20 starts), 4 goals, 1 assist; NAIA Honorable Mention All-American; First Team All-GPAC; CSC Academic All-District.
Carlos Orquiz, MF
2022 – 21 games (21 starts), 6 goals (3 game winners), 12 assists; First Team All-GPAC; United Soccer Coaches All-Region; CSC Academic All-District.
Martin Herrera, MF (HM)
2022 – 21 games (18 starts), 3 goals, 3 assists; Second Team All-GPAC.
Gabriel Mendoza, GK (HM)
2022 – 11 games (11 starts), 47 saves, 1.21 GAA, .783 save %, 3 shutouts, 7-1-2 record; Honorable Mention All-GPAC.
Matt Schultz, D (HM)
2022 – 21 games (20 starts), 3 goals (1 game winner), 4 assists; Second Team All-GPAC.
Isaiah Shaddick, F (HM)
2022 – 21 games (19 starts), 3 goals, 6 assists; Second Team All-GPAC.
Federico Simonetti, GK (HM)
2022 – 8 games (7 starts), 19 saves, 1.00 GAA, .731 save %, 3 shutouts, 6-1-1 record.
Ryan Wokutch, F (HM)
2022 – 19 games (15 starts), 6 goals (3 game winners), 3 assists; Second Team All-GPAC.
2022 NAIA/NCAA D-III All-Midlands Team (Omaha World-Herald)
F - Dominic Abdel-Ahad, Concordia
* F - David Panter, Hastings
F - Johan Rodriguez, York
MF - Logan Lawrence, Nebraska Wesleyan
MF - Tyler Mase, Hastings
MF - Alex Mee, Midland
MF - Carlos Orquiz, Concordia
D - Jair Arita, Hastings
D - Max Bisinger, Concordia
D - Jackson Brown, Hastings
GK - Brendan Dally, Hastings
Honorable mention: Bellevue: Jake Cover, Romeo Paparesta, Zach Robbins, Oumar Sissoko. Concordia: Martin Herrera, Gabriel Mendoza, Matt Schultz, Isaiah Shaddick, Federico Simonetti, Ryan Wokutch. Doane: Zane Boudreau, Brody Mueller, Jarryd Stone. Hastings: Kai Knuchel, Ryan Lewis, Ross Murphy, Paul Obrusnik. Midland: Dawson Butcher, Connor Lambert, Patrick Long, Thomas Moulder. Nebraska Wesleyan: Alex Kohler, Jackson McGowan, Zachary Weis. York: Otavio Avila, Carlos Ortega.
* - honorary captain