PHILADELPHIA – Senior midfielder Jason Rocha of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) men's soccer team was an All-East Region selection by the United Soccer Coaches for the first time, as he was named to the third team this week.
JASON ROCHA – 2018 UNITED SOCCER COACHES ALL-EAST REGION THIRD TEAM
Rocha was previously chosen to the 2018 D2CCA All-East Region Men's Soccer Second Team for the second year in a row. A 2017 and 2018 All-CACC First Team honoree, the senior midfielder continued his impressive offensive effort in his final campaign. Rocha led the Rams with 13 goals and 32 points while adding six assists. His 52 shots and 33 shots on net also topped the squad. The senior was a flawless 3-for-3 on penalty kicks and tallied four game-winning goals. Rocha's 13 goals placed him second in the conference at the end of the regular season with 10 of his goals coming during league play, which ranked second in the CACC. Rocha was named the CACC Player of the Week on Sept. 10 and three times to the weekly conference honor roll (Sept. 18, Sept. 25, Oct. 8).