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Marina, Diaz-Perez, Wagley and Griffin Awarded PSUAC All-Conference

Marina, Diaz-Perez, Wagley and Griffin Awarded PSUAC All-Conference

University Park, Pa. - After a back-to-back Penn State University Athletic Conference playoff berth for the Penn State Greater Allegheny men's soccer team, junior midfielder Marin Marina (Pittsburgh, Pa./Baldwin), senior midfielder Gerardo Diaz-Perez, freshman goalkeeper Prakash Wagley (Pittsburgh, Pa./Baldwin) and sophomore defender Kyle Griffin (West Mifflin, Pa./West Mifflin) were all placed on the PSUAC All-Conference list.

Marina was named First-Team All-Conference, his third time in three seasons being honored on the list - Second-Team in 2015-16 and First-Team in 2014-15. In 13 contests this season for the blue-and-white, Marin posted a team-high 21 goals with five assists for 47 points. The junior ripped 78 shots while achieving three game-winning goals, two in PSUAC matches.

Marina currently holds fourth place in the PSUAC for goals, points and shots with 21, 47 and 78, respectively.

Diaz-Perez was also named to the First-Team All-Conference list, as he was awarded Second-Team All-Conference last season for his work on-the-field. In 13 games this season, the four-year student-athlete posted four goals and eight assists for a total of 16 points on 15 shots. The captain posted one game-winning goal in a PSUAC contest.

In his four seasons with the Lions, Gerardo played in 56 games, posting 12 goals and 23 assists for 47 total points. The midfielder generated a total of 92 shots, 61 on target, for an overall shot on goal percentage of 66.3%.

After his first season guarding the Lion net, goalkeeper Wagley has earned Second-Team All-Conference. In 13 contests for the Lions, Prakash noted 63 saves in the 4-6-2 overall record for an overall save percentage of 70.8%. The Lion noted two shutouts in his first year.

Wagley currently holds third place in the PSUAC for goals against and goals against average with 26 and 2.41 respectively.

For his work in the defense and midfield, Griffin was named Honorable Mention on the PSUAC awards list. In his second and final season with the Lions, Kyle played in 13 games and noted one goal and one assist through the season, his lone goal being a PSUAC game-winner. Griffin managed to generate 21 shots this year, adding that to his career total of 42. Last season, the freshman managed a goal and a pair of assists on 16 games played.

To check out the complete list of award winners, click here.

Congratulations, men!