HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ -- The HHSA/Aviators Boys 19U team finished the Spring 2019 campaign as undefeated champions of the Northern Counties Soccer Association.with a 10-0 record. Teams from from town around the area including Rutherford, Teaneck, Lyndhurst, Ramapo Valley, and Tenafly, competed in the league.
According to head coach Ed Hauptman, thirteen different players scored goals. This was the final season for sixteen players, many of whom have been playing for HHSA/Aviators from the age of five. They were coached by Hauptman and Chris Behrens.
"As we celebrate the fun and success of this soccer season, and their entire soccer careers, we also look forward to celebrating the next chapter in the lives of these young men," said Hauptman.
A look at the championship team: .
Nick Auslander – Bergen Community College – Pursuing Pilot License
Andrew Aziz – Wood-Ridge High School Senior – Varsity Soccer Player
Davor Babic – New Jersey Institute of Technology – Surveying Engineering Technology
Daniel Behrens – Boston College – Business and Finance
Nick Cali – Stevens Institute of Technology – Computer Science
Kareem Farag – William Paterson University – Biology – DIII Soccer
Matt Gwiscz – United States Marine Corps – Defending Our Freedom
Zachary Hauptman – The College of New Jersey – Civil Engineering
Phil Iacovelli – Wood-Ridge High School Senior – Varsity Soccer Player
Sami Jawabrah – Bergen Tech High School Senior – Varsity Soccer Player
Jason Lopez – Wood-Ridge High School Senior – Varsity Soccer Player
Antony Markanovic – University of Hartford – Biology – DI Soccer
Simon Masias – Hasbrouck Heights High School Senior – Varsity Soccer Player
Duncan McCabe – New Jersey City University – Fire Science
Ryan Mernin – Stockton University – Biology – DIII Cross Country
Mark Notarmaso – Montclair State University – Business and Finance
Dennis Riordan –- United States Marine Corps – Defending Our Freedom
Archan Shah – Indiana University – Business and Finance
Tenzin Shakya – Richmond University – Engineering
David Stevens – Hampton University – Undeclared – DI Track and Field
Antonio Tucci – Undecided
"I am intensely proud of these young men and it has been my absolute pleasure being their coach all these years," Hauptman stated. "I will miss them terribly, and I will never forget the joy and pride they brought to the game, their team and their community. Godspeed."
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