After the most successful season in school history, the Fort Hays State University men’s soccer team had two players – Diego Cabral and Ricardo Yeverino – named honorable mention on the 2013 Daktronics NCAA Division II Men’s Soccer All-America Team, as announced by Daktronics on Wednesday.
The duo has combined to hold nearly every offensive school record, and helped the Tigers finish 12-5-3 en route to reaching the finals in the Central Regional of the NCAA Tournament.
Yeverino, a senior from Dodge City, Kan., led the Tigers with 28 points on the season, scoring 11 goals and adding six assists. In 1,485 minutes of action, Yeverino had a .585 shot on goal percentage and four game-winners. The forward finished his career with just less than 3,000 minutes logged (2,994) and 26 goals. In two years of wearing an FHSU jersey, Yeverino rose atop the school’s career record book in points per game (1.75), goals (26), goals per game (0.72), game-winning goals (eight), shots per game (3.89), shots on goal (79) and shots on goal per game (2.19). Additionally, Yeverino is second in career points (63), assists (11), assists per game (0.31) and shots (140).
Cabral, a junior from Asuncion, Paraguay, finished the 2013 season with 23 points, notching seven assists and eight goals. As a midfielder/forward combination, Cabral played 1,598 minutes and had two game winners while adding 48 corner kicks and had a .481 shots on goal percentage. Cabral has played three seasons for the Tigers and holds career records in points (66), assists (26), assists per game (0.46) and shots attempted (158). Cabral is second in career points per game (1.16), goals (20), shots per game (2.77), shots on goal (77), shots on goal per game (1.35) and penalty kicks made (three).
-FHSU Sports Information-