Tunic named All-American as accolades continue

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Mamaroneck forward Nick Tunic, who was recently named The Journal News Westchester/Putnam player of the year and the Section 1 large school player of the year, added to his growing list of accomplishments on Monday when he was named an All-American.

The Central Connecticut State-bound senior finished the year with 24 goals and eight assists, leading the Tigers to a 16-0 regular season and a Class AA semifinals appearance before an suffering an ankle injury.

“We’ve very proud of him at Mamaroneck High School for all of his efforts, and he’s reaping the benefits,” Mamaroneck coach Rich Becker said. “It’s amazing for him to get all of these awards. He’s accomplished a lot this year and met a lot of his goals.”

Tunic becomes the first Section 1 player to claim All-American honors since Lakeland goalkeeper Steven Reiche did it in 2011.

For a look at the full 2013 All-American team, click here.

Photo by Carucha L. Meuse/The Journal News

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VINCENT Z. MERCOGLIANO has been with The Journal News and LoHud.com since March 2010. He graduated from New Rochelle High School in 2005 and from Hofstra University in 2009 with a degree in broadcast journalism. He currently covers boys soccer, wrestling and baseball, while assisting with LoHud's Yankees coverage.

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  1. A valuable player like this kid really deserves to get an award. He has given so much dedication to be the best among his contemporaries. For sure, he will have a great future ahead of him as a soccer player