Manor College junior midfielder Eddie Fortescue, Jr., of Blue Bell, was named to the USCAA Division I Men’s Soccer All-Academic Team for the second straight season. It was announced at Dave and Buster’s as part of the USCAA Fall Championships All-American Banquet.
According to the USCAA web site, this award “is designed to recognize all student-athletes (sophomores, juniors, and seniors at four-year institutions and sophomores at two-year institutions) who have a cumulative grade point average of 3.50 (on a 4.00 point system) or greater.”
Fortescue Jr., a Sport Management (Bachelor’s Degree) major, leads USCAA Division I Men’s Soccer (through November 9) in:
- Goals (18)
- Points (44)
- Shots on goal (53)
He is second in overall shots (73) and tied for second in assists (eight) and game-winning goals (three).
Fortescue Jr. has scored a goal in 12 matches this season, the most by a Manor player since Mark Colville in 2013 (13).
Dating back to the 2021 season, he has scored a point in 15 of the last 16 matches. This is the most by a Blue Jay since Colville in 2012 (15).
Fortescue Jr. has 14 multiple-point matches in the last 16. This is most by a Manor player since Colville had 11 straight in 2013.
He is also the first Blue Jay with 10 goals in a season since Zola Makanda in 2017.
His 18 goals in a season are the most since Colville scored 23 in 2013.
Eddie Fortescue Jr. is the first Blue Jay with 30 or points in a season since Colville contributed 68 in 2013.