Aug 21, 2013
PROVIDENCE, R.I. -
Providence College men’s soccer Head Coach Craig Stewart announced today (Aug. 21) that red-shirt senior Wilder Arboleda (Pawtucket, R.I.), senior Anthony Baumann (Spring Hill, Fla.) and red-shirt junior Keasel Broome (Claymont, Del.) have been named team captains for the 2013 season.
Arboleda was named a 2012 NCAA Division I Men’s All-Northeast Region Third Team honoree by the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) and a 2013 Third Team All-BIG EAST selection. He started 15 of Providence’s 16 games in 2012 and led the Friars in goals (six), points (13), game-winning goals (two) and shots (39). His two game-winning goals came in overtime. On Aug. 31, he broke a 0-0 tie at Bryant when his header found the back of the net with 53 seconds to play in double overtime. For his efforts, he was named to the 2012 Ocean State Classic All-Tournament Team. He was also named to the 2012-13 BIG EAST All-Academic Team.
In three seasons with the Friars, Arboleda has played in 55 games, including 38 starts, and scored 14 goals to go with four assists for 32 points. He was the 14th Friar to earn All-BIG EAST honors (those 14 players have a combined 20 All-BIG EAST honors).
Baumann, a midfielder, played in 12 matches last season and made 10 starts. He totaled three points on one goal and one assist, with his goal coming in a 3-1 loss at Monmouth (8/27). He was named to the 2012-13 BIG EAST All-Academic Team. For his career, Baumann has played in 42 games, including 27starts. He has seven points on two goals and three assists.
Broome, a goalkeeper, played in 14 matches last season. He made his career debut at Monmouth, making what turned out to be a season-high six saves (8/27). He registered 42 saves on the year, and recorded two shutouts on the season. Overall he was 3-8-2 on the season. He posted his first career shutout and win at Bryant, 1-0, in the opening round of the 2012 Ocean State Soccer Classic (8/31). He also had wins against BIG EAST foes Pittsburgh (3-2 on 10/13) and top-ranked Connecticut (1-0 on 10/24. He was named to the 2012 Ocean State Classic All-Tournament Team.
Second-year head coach Craig Stewart
and the Friars open the 2013 season at home on Friday, Aug. 30 with a 1:00 p.m. game versus Quinnipiac.