August 26, 2014 > Topete and Tieku bring talents to menÕs soccer
Topete and Tieku bring talents to menÕs soccer
Submitted By Scott Chisholm
Mt. San Antonio College goalkeeper Adrian Topete (Montclair, CA) and Merritt College forward Michael Tieku (El Cerrito, CA) will wear red and black this season for Cal State University East Bay (CSUEB) menÕs soccer and Head Coach Andy Cumbo.
ÒAdrian is an All-American goalkeeper with two state championships to his name. He will help us win games this year,Ó praised Cumbo of the newest addition to his goalkeeping group. ÒMichael is an experienced and talented attacking player who will make us more dynamic going forward.Ó
Topete was the starting goalkeeper of the undefeated 2011 National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) Junior College (Division III) National Championship team. He was named a (NSCAA) All-American in 2012 as the Mounties went on to win the state title in 2011 and 2012.
Tieku finished the 2013 campaign with eight goals, two assists, and 18 total points. He did most of his damage over the final six games of the season contributing seven goals and an assist during that stretch. Tieku was named to the Bay Valley Conference First Team as Merritt finished 13-4-4, 9-1-1 BVC en route to the league title.
CSUEB will officially begin the 2014 season on Saturday, September 6, against Academy of Art.