Felipe DeSousa Garners All America Honors

Felipe DeSousa Garners All America Honors

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – United Soccer Coaches announced on Wednesday the association's NCAA Division II Men's All-America Teams. Felipe DeSousa continues gathering recognitions as he was named to the third team to add to his All-South Region First Team, All-SSC First Team, and SSC Offensive Player of the Year.

DeSousa was a significant player in helping to guide the Spartans to a 9-4-3 overall record and 6-2-2 in Sunshine State Conference play. The team finished second in the SSC standings behind Palm Beach Atlantic. After entering the conference tournament as the second seed, the team went on to clinch the programs third trophy in the tournament after defeating Rollins 2-1 in the championship game.

Tampa would advance to the NCAA Tournament for the 25th time in school history where they fell in the 2nd round to West Alabama.

In his one season as a Spartan, DeSousa led the team with 9 goals in 13 games and added one assist. The Florida Gulf Coast University transfer also notched four game-winning goals in his senior season, coming against No. 17 Rollins, Nova Southeastern, Florida Tech and Shorter.