Former T&T Under-20 forward Ricardo John has been was named to the American NSCAA All-South Region Third team for the second straight season.
John of Virginia Tech started 16 games for the Hokies this season and scored three goals while adding two assists. A great offensive threat, His 1.53 shots on goal per game made him tied for 35th in the nation and second amongst those in the ACC. John also recorded a total of 50 shots this season which put him 68th in the nation at 2.94.
This season, John scored a goal in Tech’s road upset of then-No 10 Xavier as well as the game-winning goal in a 5-1 defeat of Cincinnati. He had an assist in the Hokies’ 2-1 win at Virginia Military Institute and also in the 4-1 home defeat of preseason Colonial Athletic Association favorite Delaware.
John competed in the 2015 Pan American Games this past summer in Toronto as a member of the national team. He has also been a member of T&T’s U-20 World Cup Qualifying team and also competed with the U-23 national team, taking part in Olympic qualifying.
During his freshman campaign last season, he scored a team-high five goals and added an assist on his way to earning All-ACC Freshman Team honours and All-ACC Third Team.