FC Wisconsin Alums Finding Success at the Collegiate Level

FC Wisconsin Alums Finding Success at the Collegiate Level

Conference Championships, National Tournament Bids, and Player Awards


FC Wisconsin continues to produce more college soccer players than any other club in the state of Wisconsin. With more than 80 FC Wisconsin alums currently playing college soccer across the U.S. at every level, FC Wisconsin players are making a big impact in the next stages of their careers.

With the college regular season now reaching its conclusion, FC Wisconsin alums have seen unprecedented success with regular season conference championships, conference tournament championships, nation tournament bids, as well as individual player awards.


Check out the successes our FC Wisconsin alums are making in NCAA Division I, II, III and NAIA compeition across the counry!


NCAA Division I:

  • Marquette University: The Golden Eagles finished the season strongly winning their final regular season game at DePaul to seal a berth in the Big East Tournament. The 3-0 loss to Providence in the tournament meant they ended the season 8-9-1. As a red-shirt sophomore, Zak Wegner started 16 games and recorded eight shots on goal and had one assist on the year. Senior Leo Villa, coming off an impressive 2018 season, returned from an early season injury to start the last 11 games on the year.

  • University of WisconsinMadison: With a young team this year, Wisconsin had a tough year going 3-11-4 on the season. The Badgers did finish the year well only losing one of their last four games, eventually falling to Penn State in the Big Ten Tournament. Red-shirt sophomore defender Ben Leas started 16 games adding one assist for the season and ranked eighth on the team in total minutes played.
  • University of Wisconsin – Green Bay: The Phoenix has had a tough start to the season going 1-5-2, but rallied to finish the year with 4-4 in the Horizon League earning a fourth place finish. Senior Michael Carreon saw action in all 16 games tallying three goals and two assists from left back. Fellow senior Robleh Omar saw action in nine games tallying one goal and one assist. Both Omar and Carreon were on the score sheet in the Phoenix’s last regular season overtime win against Eastern Illinois.

  • University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee: The Panthers had their best season since 2013 going 10-6-4, losing in the Horizon League Conference Tournament final to Wright State University on PKs. Red-shirt junior Alec Sykes saw action in 16 games notching two goals in Milwaukee’s 3-2 win over Western Illinois on the opening night of the season. Sykes has added a further assist on the game-winning goal in the 2-0 win over Drake University. Freshman goalkeeper Nick Chiappa started one game and kept a clean sheet in the 2-0 win over Eastern Illinois.

  • Eastern Illinois University: The Panthers had one of their best starts to a season in recent times going at 4-4-1, and ended the season 5-9-2. Freshman Quinn Rechner started all 16 games and led the team in minutes played. Sophomore Cole Stephens saw action in 11 games adding one assist on the year.


NCAA Division II:

  • Northern Michigan University: The Wildcat went 8-11 for the season having lost four games by just the one goal. Junior Brady Kronenberg played in five games and added one assist on the season.

  • Upper Iowa University: Junior Cameron Bosacki started all 16 games adding one assist and fellow junior Tate Lofdahl saw action in 16 games, starting six and adding a goal on the season.


NCAA Division III:

  • Concordia University - Wisconsin: Junior Cristian Tyrpak, following on from a successful sophomore campaign, notched 9 goals and four assists on the season for 22 points. Tyrpak had a goal and assist in the recent 2-2 tie with MSOE to help the Falcons to a 13-5-1 season. Fellow junior Simon Da-Silva saw action in 14 games adding one goal and two assists. Sophomore Grahm Pratt saw action in five games posting one shot on goal. Freshman Mattson Wick saw action in three games posting two shutouts.

  • University of Wisconsin – Platteville: The Pioneers under first year Head Coach Sam Koenig had a solid 8-8-3 season. Freshman Cayden Carlson played in all 19 games and notched three goals on the season for six points. Carlson ranked fifth on the team for goals scored and total points. Fellow freshman Vince Kelly saw action in 14 games and DJ Reichel made three appearances. Sophomore goalkeeper Will Sullivan made three appearances starting one game.

  • Wartburg College: The Knights had another solid season posting an 8-8-2 record. Captain. Freshman Max Siade-Cox saw action in 17 games tallying three goals and one assist to rank third on the team in total points. Fellow freshman Parker Schimmers made four appearances during the season.

  • Carroll University: The Pioneers finished the season with a 7-10 record. Freshman Brendan Shiroda started all 17 games and led the team in total minutes played. Shiroda tallied his first collegiate assist in the 5-2 win over Coe College. Sophoomore Andy Golden saw action in 11 games starting seven.

  • St. John's University: The Johnnies had a good season posting a 10-8-1 record. Sophomore Drew Engel has seen action in three games.

  • Milwaukee School of Engineering: MSOE had a strong season posting a 10-7-2 record. Freshman Henry Starks saw action in all 15 games and sophomore Stephen Scripp played in six games on the season. Fellow sophomore AJ Driessen also saw action in 11 games on the season.

  • Emory College: Freshman Madison Conduah helped the Eagles to a 9-5-4 season. Conduah had an excellent freshman campaign seeing action in 16 games scoring three goals with two assists for a total of eight points. Conduah ranked third on the team in total points and played more minutes than any other freshman.

  • Rockford University: The Regents under FC Wisconsin Coach Josh Rohde started the season with a double overtime win in over Principia. They finished the season with a 6-13-1 record, and Coach Rohde’s 14 wins in the past two seasons is now more than the previous four seasons combined. Freshman Ivan Montes saw action in 18 games tallying one assist. Fellow freshman Cam Polley made his collegiate debut in the loss to Greenville and saw action in six games.

  • Edgewood College: Sophomore Zander Hartberg has helped the Eagles to a 6-13-1 record. Hartberg started 16 games scoring three goals and adding one assist for seven points on the season ranking third on the team overall.

  • Marion College: Sophomore Tallon Schuster started 19 games adding two goals and two assists to help the Panthers to 5-13-1 season.

  • Augsburg College: The Auggies had an improved 9-6-3 season. Midfielder Michael Henry saw action in 14 games, starting eight during his sophomore campaign.



  • Cardinal Stritch University: FC Wisconsin Coach Jamie Bladen won his third straight regular season title and conference championship. The Wolves are currently 16-4 on the season and will travel to Rio Grande, Ohio to face Huntington College in the first round of the NAIA National Tournament. After an impressive 2018 season, junior Salvador Nunez has notched eight goals and six assists for 22 points. Sophomore Antonio De Castro who transferred from the University of Wisconsin - Green Bay has started all 20 games and also has two goals and two assists to date. Sophomore Luis Wilson Carlos has also seen action in three games scoring one goal. Both Nunez and De Castro were named CCAC All-Conference First Team, with Coach Bladen picking up the Coach of the Year Award for the third straight year.


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