St. Joseph’s Ruiz Named Skyline Player Of The Year

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Rayneri Ruiz. Photo: St. Joseph's College

St. Joseph’s College (LI) junior Rayneri Ruiz has been named the Skyline Conference Offensive Player of the Year.

The Bay Shore native and Brentwood High School graduate had 12 goals for the Golden Eagles this season. In his three years at St. Joseph’s he has 29 goals and nine assists.

Also, junior Matthew Milner of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy was named the Skyline Defensive Player of the Year. He posted a conference-best 0.64 goals against average in goal, had seven shutouts and had a .793 save percentage.

2018 Skyline Conference Men’s Soccer All-Conference Team

First Team

Edens Avril, F, Old Westbury (So.; Hempstead, N.Y.)
Rayneri Ruiz, F, St. Joseph’s-Long Island (Jr.; Bay Shore, N.Y.)
Chris Tavernese, F, Maritime (So.; Garden City, N.Y.)
Zach Lysakowski, M, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (So.; Reading, Pa.)
Marc Ceruti, B, St. Joseph’s-Long Island (Sr.; Shoreham, N.Y.)
Sam Ney, B, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (Sr.; Vicenza, Italy)
Eric Ragogna, B, Old Westbury (Sr.; Bethpage, N.Y.)
Matthew Milner, G, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (Jr.; Mt. Airy, Md.)
Mike Warren, G, Old Westbury (Sr.; East Meadow, N.Y.)

Second Team

Damian Duda, F, St. Joseph’s-Long Island (Jr.; Riverhead, N.Y.)
Anthony Sblendorio, F, Maritime (Jr.; Bay Shore, N.Y.)
Justin Busto, M, St. Joseph’s-Long Island (Sr.; Hauppauge, N.Y.)
Joe Springer, M, U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (Sr.; Bowie, Md.)
Kyle Gully, B, Farmingdale State (Sr.; North Babylon, N.Y.)
Joseph Mesoraca, B, Mount Saint Mary (So.; Oceanside, N.Y.)
Scott Flores, G, Farmingdale State (Sr.; Commack, N.Y.)