Howard places 2 men on soccer All-American

Date Published: 
1959-01-20
Source: 
Washington Afro-American
Page: 
14

After several decades of intercollegiate soccer, Howard University has placed two men on the National Soccer Coaches' Association "All American" team.

Named to the Association Second Team was inside right McDonald Gibbs, a junior from Trinidad. Left halfback, Winston Cooke, a sophomore from Jamaica, received an Honorable Mention. Both men are veterans on the Bison squad.

Gibbs has played three seasons; while Cooke has played two. Awards were presented at a luncheon given by the Association, in New York City, Saturday.

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FIVE MEMBERS of the 1958 soccer team, including Gibbs and Cooke, have been named to the All-Southern Soccer team. They are: goalie Alwyn Rose, a senior from Grenada; right fullback Keith Bowen, a sophomore from Barbados; and Peter Hezekiah, a sophomore from Trinidad.

Howard finished its regular season with an 8-0-0 record, winning over Catholic, American and Georgetown Universities. The Bisons scored an impressive 60 goals on the season, while limiting their opponents to a scant 6 goals.

In the District of Columbia Soccer Association Championship game, Howard scored a 1-0 forfeit win over Catholic University to cop the Association Championship game. Howard scored a 1-0 forfeit win over Catholic University to cop the Association title and trophy.