PORT ANGELES - Peninsula College men’s soccer scoring sensation Miguel Gonzalez has committed to play for Seattle University next season.
Gonzalez, the two-time West Region Most Valuable Player who set both the single season and career goal scoring records at Peninsula, will continue his collegiate career with the Division I Redhawks.
“We are very pleased with Miguel’s decision,” Pirate head coach Andrew Chapman said. “He will do really well at SU and has worked very hard to make this happen. I am sure he is going to have a very bright future.”
Eleven other players have also committed to play at the next level.
Matt Stefanko, Jacob Campbell, Jake Hughes, Dustin Walsh and Tyler Hindmarch are all heading to Division II Adam State in Colorado, Jared Wilson and Anthony Aguilar will play for Division II Colorado State University-Pueblo, Jeff Mullen heads to Division I Grand Canyon University in Arizona, Adam Skowron will suit up for former Peninsula College player and now coach of the Division III Whittier College in California, Shea Harwell, Michel Carbon will play for NAIA Northwest University in Kirkland and Yan Gioseffi will play for NAIA College of Idaho.
“All these guys have worked extremely hard for Peninsula College these past two years to make it to the next level,” Chapman said. “All twelve are receiving either athletic or academic aid to play on, which is fantastic. We wish them all the best of luck and are really looking forward to seeing them play for their next college.”