July 27, 2012
Providence College men’s soccer Head Coach Craig Stewart announced the eight newcomers who will join the Friars for the 2012 season. The incoming class consists of five midfielders, two forwards and one goalkeeper.
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Markus Naglestad (Junior • Forward • Kristiansand, Norway) transferred to Providence College after playing two seasons at the University of Bridgeport. Naglestad led Bridgeport in scoring during each season, including 2010 when he totaled 15 goals and nine assists and was named to the NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer All-America Third Team.
AJ Stueck (Red-shirt sophomore • Midfielder • Brookfield, Conn.) joins the Friars following two years at Northeastern University. Prior to Northeastern, Stueck played at Brookfield High School where he scored 91 career goals, including 40 as a senior to set a single-season school record. He was nominated for ESPN Gatorade Player of the Year.
Tom Wampler (Sophomore • Midfielder • Attleboro, Mass.) is the third transfer of this class. Wampler played at Division II power Franklin Pierce in 2011. He was named to the All-Northeast-10 Second Team and the All-Freshman Team. Wampler helped the Ravens to a 21-1-1 record and a trip to the NCAA Tournament Final Four.
Manny Andrade (Freshman • Midfielder • Boston, Mass.) played four years at Charlestown High School and served as team captain for three seasons. He was selected to play in the Boston City League All-Star Game and earned MVP honors. In addition, he played New England Revolution U-18 Team.
(Freshman • Forward • Wethersfield, Conn.) was a 2011 NSCAA High School All American. He also earned CJSA High School State Player of the Year and Hartford Courant Player of the Year honors. Barry set Wethersfield’s single-season goal scoring record with 32 and career goal scoring record with 56.
Austin Davis (Freshman • Goalkeeper • Enfield, Conn.) recorded 25 career shutouts at Enrico Fermi High School. He also holds the school record for most shutouts in one season with eight in 2008. As a senior captain, Davis earned team MVP honors and all-conference accolades.
Dalton Eudy (Freshman • Midfielder • Dallas, Texas) played for Jesuit College Preparatory School where he captained his team as a senior. Eudy, who was an All-District midfielder, led Jesuit Prep to the 2010 UIL Texas State Championship 5A, marking first time in history a prep school won in the UIL league in any sport.
Zack Fennessy (Freshman • Midfielder • Prior Lake, Minn.) played at Prior Lake High School and earned all-conference honors three times. Fennessy also played for the Minnesota Thunder Academy/US Soccer Development Academy and captained the squad for two years.