Nitti Named to NSCAA/Continental Tire All-Far West Region Team
Redshirt defender Craig Nitti was a second team selection on the NSCAA Continental Tire NCAA DI Men's Soccer All-Far West Region Team.
Dec. 10, 2013
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Redshirt junior defender Craig Nitti was named to the 2013 National Soccer Coaches Association of America/Continental Tire NCAA Division I Men's All-Far West Region Second Team, announced Tuesday.
Nitti was key to the Lions' defensive success this past fall as a co-captain and center back defender. Starting all 16 games he appeared in for 1,531 total minutes, he helped the Lions to seven shutouts an 0.85 goals against average, a 13-4-3 overall record and a seventh all-time NCAA Tournament appearance.
The 6-5 Calabasas, Calif., native was also key on set pieces up top, scoring two goals, including a game-winner, and adding one assist for five points. Leading the Lions to a 9-2-1, first-place finish in the West Coast Conference, Nitti also earned first team All-WCC honors.