Coach Ouimet Welcomes Six Newcomers to the Bluff
Aug. 7, 2012
Duquesne University seventh-year men's soccer coach Jake Ouimet announced today his newcomers for 2012 as six student-athletes made commitments to Duquesne and will attend classes this fall. Joining the Dukes for the 2012 season will be Nick Biasiotta (Wales, Wis./Kettle Moraine), Sam Frymier (Downingtown, Pa./Downingtown East), Alex Healion (Port Jefferson Station, N.Y./Comsewogue), Max Knape (Torslanda, Sweden/Goteborgs Hogre Samskola), Evan Kozlowski (Sterling Heights, Mich./Henry Ford II) and Isaiah Noreiga (Houston, Texas/Kingwood Park).
Biasiotta comes to Duquesne as a First Team All-State honoree his senior year for his runner-up state champion team. A four-year starter, he was First Team NSCAA All-Midwest Region as a senior, a two-time First Team All-Conference selection and led the conference in assists with 14. In addition, Biasiotta was a four-time state champion with Elm Grove Soccer Club.
Frymier played five seasons for Penn Fusion Soccer Academy. Most recently his U18 team was EPYSA State Cup champions, while his U17 squad was Premier League champions, State Cup champions, US Youth Soccer Region 1 champions and a US Youth Soccer National Championship finalist. He was a member of the Philadelphia Union MLS U-18 Academy team.
Healion was a two-time All-County and All-Conference honoree, playing for a team that twice won the league, county, island and state championship. The four-year varsity competitor and team captain tallied 33 career goals and 25 career assists. Healion also played seven seasons for ISA MC Cruzers and was a team captain.
Knape joins the Dukes from Sweden where he played in the Swedish top league for U-21 and U-19. His team won the junior (U-19) region championship in 2009. In addition, Knape competed in the Gothia Cup and Jet Elite Cup in Norway.
Kozlowski was a three-time All-Conference and All-District selection in high school. A four-year starter and two-year team captain, he led his team to a conference title as a freshman. Kozlowski also played two years with USSDA Michigan Wolves, participated in two U.S. Soccer Training Center sessions and was a member of the Michigan 94 ODP team for three years.
Noreiga brings international playing experience to the Dukes, having played for the U18 Trinidad and Tobago National Team. Locally, he was an All-State Team member and Freshman Player of the Year in high school and competed for both the U16 and U18 Academy squads for the Houston Dynamo.