January 04, 2013
Herkimer County Community College midfielder Raphael Carvalho has been named to the 2012 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Junior College Men’s Soccer Scholar All-America team. This is the first year the NSCAA has had a Junior College Scholar All-America Team.
Carvalho, a Liberal Arts & Sciences: General Studies major is a senior from Danbury, Connecticut. He helped lead the Generals to a 20-2-0 record, and back-to-back national championships. “Raphael represents what a true student-athlete should be,” said coach Pepe Aragon. ”He is not only a great player but is also a tremendous student as well. He takes a great deal of pride in his studies. What a great representation he is for our program,” Aragon added.
Carvalho will receive his award in Indianapolis, Indiana January 19, 2013 at the National Soccer Coaches Association of America All-American Luncheon. He’ll accompany teammates Korab Syla, Charlie Anderson and Triston Henry, who were named to the All-America team.