Montclair, NJ (12/14/09) – Senior midfielderJoseph Cullen (Clementon, NJ / Highland) was named to the National Soccer Coaches Association Division III All-America Team announced recently by the organization.
Cullen, who was chosen to the Second Team, collected the 24th All-American honor for the MSU men's soccer program. It is the fourth straight year that the Red Hawks have had a player named All-American and the sixth time in the last seven.
Cullen was instrumental in helping Montclair State to its fourth consecutive New Jersey Athletic Conference championshp this past season as the Red Hawks posted a 17-2-2 mark, qualifying for the NCAA Division III Tournament for the fourth straight season.
Cullen, who was selected as the Pat Baldiserra Midfielder of the Year by the NJAC, finished the season as MSU's fourth-leading scorer netting 15 points on five goals and five assists. A three-time NSCAA All-Region and All-NJAC pick as well as a First-Team ECAC All-Star, Cullen also had three game-winning goals this season and had a goal and assist in the Red Hawks' 4-1 win over Rutgers-Newark in the semifinals of the NJAC Tournament.
Cullen finished 15th in the NJAC in points this season and 10th in assists. For his career he finished third all-time in assists with 28 and also scored 16 goals, including nine game-winning tallies. He appeared in 87 career contests, more than any player who has every donned a Montclair State uniform.