Souderton's Ricci to Play Soccer at Gwynedd Mercy

On Friday, April 20, 2018, Souderton senior Ray Ricci was recognized for committing to continue his soccer career at Gwynedd Mercy University. To view photos of the event, please visit the Photo Gallery.

Ray Ricci – Gwynedd Mercy University (Soccer)

Major: Secondary Education

Final list of colleges:  Gwynedd Mercy, Lock Haven, West Chester, Kutztown

Reasons for choosing Gwynedd Mercy:  “I fell in love with Gwynedd Mercy because I heard so much about their educational program. I also fell in love with the campus, and the people were very nice.”

Favorite Souderton sports memory:  “My favorite Souderton sports memory was becoming a family with all the guys I grew up with. I didn’t know them coming into the sport, but four years later, I’m standing up for them on the sidelines and in the games. Seeing them in the hallways – it’s kind of like brothers you never had. It was lot of fun eating dinner with them, but basically growing up with them was the best part.”

Coach Matt Benner says:  “Ray was a very physically strong player who helped us a great deal in the midfield. He worked very hard on and off the field and was always looking for little things to get better. Ray was also very good in the air and a target for many of our restarts.”

About Ray:
Favorite food: 
Favorite movie:  The Man from U.N.C.L.E.
Favorite music:  Classic Rock