Skyline Names Escudero Rookie of the Year

Gabor Earns 2nd Team for Men's Soccer

CLIFTON PARK, NY -  Freshmen forward Marcelo Escudero (Maywood, NJ) has been tabbed the Skyline Conference Rookie of the Year for men's soccer.  Escudero becomes the first Fighting Blue Jay to earn that honor in the program's history. 

Escudero led the conference in assists (9) and was in the top four in points (27), goals (9), goals per game, and ranked in the top ten in game-winning goals (2).  He also had five game-winning assists.  He finished in the top 25 nationally in assists and was 2nd in the nation for freshmen in that category.

Escudero was also named to the 1st team All-Conference as a forward.

Junior Joe Gabor (Warwick, NY) was the only other Jay to be named to the Skyline Conference All-Conference team, as he earned 2nd team honors on defense.  The captain and center back led NYU-Poly to its lowest goals allowed total in program history and was instrumental in the teams 8 shutouts, also a program best.  He also tallied four goals and one assist on the season.