Gressel is the first Friar to earn First-Team All-America honors since 2006.
The Friars will travel to Omaha, Neb. on Nov. 12 to face No. 2 seed Creighton in the BIG EAST Semifinal.
The Friars will travel to Indianapolis, Ind. to play Butler in the First Round of the BIG EAST Tournament on Nov. 8 at 1:00 p.m.
The Friars will host St. John’s on Senior Night in their final regular season game of the season.
The Friars will travel to Marquette on Oct. 28 for an 8:05 p.m. game and then host No. 1 Creighton on Oct. 31 at 7:00 p.m.
2014: Co-captained the team and started all 23 games that he played for the Friars … Tallied three points with one goal and two assists on the year … His goal came in a 2-1 win over DePaul on Oct. 29 … Both of his assists came in 3-0 shutouts, one against Seton Hall (Oct. 25) and the other against Dartmouth (Nov. 23) … Named to the College Madness BIG EAST 2014 Preseason All-Conference Second-Team (8/5) … Named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll (10/27) … Named to the All-BIG EAST Second Team (11/11) … Named to the NSCAA Great Lakes All-Regional First Team (12/10) … Named to the All-America Third Team (12/12), the fourth Friar in program history to be named an All-American ... Received the team’s Martin Hayes Defensive MVP Award.
2013: Started all 22 games for the Friars .... Tallied six points for the season, including two goals ... Named to the BIG EAST All-Tournament team (11/17) ... An All-BIG EAST Honorable Mention selection .... Named the Ocean State Soccer Classic's Co-Most Outstanding Player on Sept.9 ... Was the co-winner of the Martin Hayes Team MVP award.
2012: One of just two Friars to start all 16 games for the Friars ... Totaled 13 shots on the season.
2011: Played in 12 matches with four starts.
BEFORE PROVIDENCE: Attended Cartmel Priory Secondary School where he was a five-sport athlete ... Took part of four tours (including trips to Spain, France and the Isle of Man) with the soccer team while at Cartmel Priory where he was team captain ... Also played at Carlisle United during the last five years ... Recorded eight goals and nine assists in his final season at Carlisle, where he was a vice captain.
PERSONAL: Son of John and Sandra Towler ... Has two older sisters, Debbie and Caroline ... Favorite athlete is Stuart Holden ... Management major.
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