Eliot Goldthorp recorded 17 goals and six assists. (Photo courtesy of Hofstra)

Hofstra University sophomore midfielder Eliot Goldthorp has been named a United Soccer Coaches second team All-American, it was announced Friday by the organization.

Goldthorp also was a first team All-Atlantic region selection and was joined on the all-region team by Ryan Carmichael (first team), Pierce Infuso (second team) and Wessel Speel (third team). The all-region teams are selected by a vote of the region’s head coaches, while a committee selects the All-America teams.

Goldthorp became the Pride’s sixth coaches association All-American, joining Ed Gaffney, Michael Todd, Shaun Foster, Joe Holland, and Hendrik Hebbeker. The Leeds, United Kingdom native put together one of the best seasons in program history with 17 goals and six assists for 40 points. The 17 goals were the third-highest total in program history and the 40 points are the second-most. Goldthorp, who led the Colonial Athletic Association in goals and points, was a firstteam All-CAA selection and the CAA Championship Most Outstanding Performer. He ranks second in the nation in goals and points.

Carmichael, a junior forward, earns his second consecutive first team all-region selection after posting 10 goals, four assists, and 24 points this past season. The Armagh, Northern Ireland native earned CAA offensive player of the year honors and ranked second in the league in goals and points.

Infuso, a junior defender, earned hhis first all-region accolade after leading a Pride defense that allowed 23 goals in 21 games on the season and allowed, on average, just over three shots on goal per game. The Merrick, New York, native was a second tteam All-CAA selection.

Speel made his second appearance on the All-Atlantic Region squad after a first team selection last season. The junior netminder compiled a 1.10 goals against average, 45 saves, and five shutouts in 21 starts. The Utrecht, Netherlands native was a third team All-CAA selection.