Men’s Soccer Announces Four Incoming Players

Aug. 8, 2016


Providence College men’s soccer Head Coach Craig Stewart announced today (Aug 8) the addition of four student-athletes to the 2016 roster.

The addition includes transfers Markus Jacobsen (Oslo, Norway) and Brendan Reardon (Nesconset, N.Y.) and freshmen Joao Serrano (Evora, Portugal) and Liam Wilson (Sussex, England).

Jacobsen, a 6-1, 180 pound midfielder joins the Friars after playing the 2013 and 2014 seasons at Southern Connecticut State University. In 2014, Jacobsen was named to the Northeast-10 Conference Third-Team and Northeast-10 Conference All-Tournament team. He started in all 20 games for Southern Connecticut and led his team in goals (10) and tied for third in assists (3). In his rookie season, Jacobsen played in 16 matches and collected two assists.

Reardon, a 5-6, 145 pound midfielder joins Providence after playing the 2014 and 2015 seasons at Iona College. Reardon scored four goals and added one assist in 12 games with Iona. He was recognized at MAAC Player of the Week on Sept. 14, 2015 and added two game winning goals. Before attending Iona, Reardon was selected as the 2013 Nassau-Suffolk Catholic League MVP and a 2013 All-Long Island First Team selection.



Serrano, a 5-10, 174 pound defender attended Escola Secundaria Severim de Faria and played for the Sporting Club de Portugal for six seasons. Serrano played for the U-18 National Team Portugal and served as the captain.

Wilson, a 6-2, 183 pound defender joins the Friars after playing club soccer for Eastbourne Borough Academy and Brighton and Hove Albion. Wilson led Brighton and Hove Albion to 11 clean sheets along with scoring five goals. With Eastbourne Borough Academy, Wilson guided his team to 15 clean sheets and posted 14 points with five goals and four assists. He was recognized as Defender of the Season in 2014 and 2015 and awarded the Players’ Player of the Year in 2016 at Eastbourne.

For the Friars’ complete 2016 roster click here.

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