Six Kansas City Kansas Community College Blue Devils have been earned All-Jayhawk East Conference soccer honors for 2018 – five of them freshmen.
Four Blue Devils were named to the first team headed by the lone sophomore, forward Reed Axthelm of Riverton, Wy. He was joined on the first unit by midfielder Alejandro Maillet of Alleroed, Denmark; and defenders Stylianos Papadimitriou of Nicosia, Cyprus, and Ignacio Sarasol of Valencia, Spain.
Cowley College, which won the Jayhawk East with a 10-0 record, dominated the All-East team with 11 first team selections and swept the individual awards. Freshmen Santiago Gimenez and Elluan Martins were named Co-Offensive Players of the Year, sophomore Jesus Garcia Defender of the Year and Ruy Vaz Coach of the Year.
Kansas City Kansas Community College All-Jayhawk Conference soccer honorees include first team members (front row, from left) Ignacio Sarasol, Alejandro Maillet, Reed Axthelm and Stylianos Papadimitriou; and second team (second row) Fabian Keiblinger and Justin Hynes. (KCKCC Photo by Alan Hoskins)