Smith, Galvani Garner Daktronics All-Southeast Region Second-Team Award

Smith, Galvani Garner Daktronics All-Southeast Region Second-Team Award

BANNER ELK, N.C. --- Seniors James Galvani and James Smith have been named to the 2014 Daktronics All-Southeast Region Second-Team, announced on Tuesday afternoon.

Galvani (High Wycombe, England) produced a breakout season while leading the team and sitting tied for second in the conference with 13 goals. The senior notched the Conference Carolinas Player of the Week award following the opening week of the season after scoring three goals, including two-match winners on the road. Galvani has tallied a goal in 10 of the 16 contests he has appeared in, including goals in three consecutive matches, twice. This marks the third time in his storied career that Galvani has received all-conference recognition.

Galvani received the Daktronics Second-Team accolades as a sophomore and was named to the Conference Carolinas All-Conference Second-Team this season. He tallied to match winner against Limestone in overtime in a CC semifinal match.

After missing last season due to injury, Smith (Eastbourne, England) has been an offensive juggernaut for LMC while notching nine goals and eight assists. The eight assists is third-best in Conference Carolinas while nine goals has him tied for fifth. The senior scored a pair goals in a thrashing of then-No. 12 Lander while scoring two match-winning goals against King (Tenn.) (Oct. 28 & Nov. 3) within a week. Smith dished out two assists in a 3-1 win against Mars Hill (Sept. 17).

Smith has piled up postseason awards as a senior while garnering CC All-Conference Second-Team accolades, CC Soccer Academic All-Conference Team award, Capital One Academic All-District III Team and Capital One All-America® First-Team recognition.

LMC finished the season with a 13-5-2 mark while playing in the CC Men's Soccer Championship Match.

2014 DAKTRONICS MEN'S ALL-SOUTHEAST REGION TEAM

First-Team
Pos.     Name                                    School                                   Yr.        Hometown
GK       Tom Godfrey                           Limestone College                   Jr.         Ninfield, England
D         Paco Craig                              Young Harris College               So.        London, England
D         Samuel Mansour                    Young Harris College               Sr.         Paris, France
D         Lalaina Randriamanantena     Limestone College                  So.        Auvergne, France
D         Alex Nelson                            Wingate University                 So.        Newcastle, England
MF       Shaun Gadsby                        Wingate University                 Jr.         Newcastle, England
MF       Erik Pajunk                            Barton College                        Sr.         Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
MF       Lewis Hilton                           Young Harris College               Jr.         Newquay, England
MF       Martim Galvao                        Pfeiffer University                   Fr.         Lisbon, Portugal
F          Ilija Ilic                                  Young Harris College               Sr.         Belgrade, Serbia
F          Noel Mais                                USC Aiken                              Sr.         St. Andrew, Jamaica
F          Nathan Regis                          Pfeiffer University              So.        Arima, Trinidad & Tobago
F          Chalie Machell                        Wingate University               So.        Newcastle, England

Second-Team
Pos.     Name                                  School                            Yr.        Hometown
GK        Mike Warn                         Francis Marion University     So.        Delta, BC, Canada
D          Victor Tozelli                      Wingate University              Sr.         Sao Paulo, Brazil
D          Vebjoern Olstad                 Limestone College               So.        Sarpsborg, Norway
D          Sandre Duncan                 USC Aiken                            So.        Lauderhill, Fla.
D         Jackie Kay                          Flagler College                      So.        Ocala, Fla.
D         Guillermo Lazcano              Tusculum College                 So.        Aviles, Spain
MF       Dante de Luca                    Barton College                      Sr.         Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
MF      James Smith                   Lees-McRae College            Sr.         Eastbourne, England
MF      Avery Shepard                    Clayton State                        Jr.         Kennesaw, Ga.
MF      Ben Jones                           Lenoir-Rhyne University        Sr.         Dagenham, England
MF      Chris Hicks                          King (Tenn.)                         So.        Gloucester, England
MF      Askel Juul                           Wingate University                 So.        Newcastle, England
F        James Galvani           Lees-McRae College               Sr.         High Wycombe, England
F        Sam Orritt                          Limestone College                   Sr.         Doncaster, England
F        Khurram Shazad                 Young Harris College               Sr.         Halifax, England
F        Jorge Mackenna                  Limestone College                   Sr.         Santiago, Chile
F        Sam Miles                           UNC Pembroke                      Sr.         Chrischurch, New Zealand
F        Roberto Pimentel                Tusculum College                     Sr.         Campinas, Brazil

Southeast Region Player of the Year – Ilija Ilic, Young Harris College

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