March 26, 2014

Men’s Soccer Adds Two Student-Athletes to 2014 Roster

HAMDEN, Conn. – Quinnipiac University head men's soccer coach Eric Da Costa announced today, Wednesday, March 26, 2014 that John-John Diaz (Miami, Fla.) and James Greco (Long Valley, N.J.) have signed to compete with the program beginning in the fall of 2014.

Coming off one of the most impressive seasons in program history, Quinnipiac continues to improve as it moves closer to the 2014 season. Last season, Quinnipiac earned its first NCAA Tournament appearance after advancing by way of penalty kicks in the MAAC Championship game. The Bobcats knocked off top-seeded Monmouth, 4-3, and earned a first round clash with nationally-ranked No. 10 UConn. The Bobcats concluded the 2013 campaign with a 9-5-7 overall record.

Quinnipiac University Men's Soccer 2014 Signings:

JOHN-JOHN DIAZ
Hometown: Miami, Fla.
High School: Felix Varela Senior
Position: Forward/Midfield
Major: Business – MBA

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Quinnipiac Head Coach Eric Da Costa on John-John:
"John-John is an exciting player with great flair and technical ability. He is a competitor that has been well coached and will challenge immediately for a role within our team. John-John is a winner and has been part of winning teams. He has the attitude and ability we are looking for and will make for a great addition." 

JAMES GRECO
Hometown: Long Valley, N.J.
High School: West Morris Central
Position: Midfield
Major: Finance

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Quinnipiac Head Coach Eric Da Costa on James:
"James comes to us with 35 games of Division I college experience. More importantly he knows the league; therefore, his transition should be seamless. James will work to fill a void for us in the center of the midfield and I look forward to introducing him into our squad."

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