CAPERS Win Major AUS Awards

 It was announced today, Wednesday, October 30, 2018, that the Cape Breton University CAPERS have won 4 major AUS awards to go along with 12 All Star selections. This is most combined major awards and all stars that the CBU soccer programs has ever won in one single season.
The awards include a third (second consecutive) AUS Coach of the Year award for Men’s Head Coach, Dean Morley, Women’s Most Valuable Player Award for Ciera Disipio, Men’s Most Valuable Player Award for Peter Schaale and the Women’s Rookie of the Year Award for Erin Freeman.
“We are thrilled that our student-athletes and our coaching staff are being recognized with major AUS awards and all star selections,” says John Ryan, Director of Athletics, Cape Breton University. “Our teams work incredibly hard to be high achieving student athletes both on the field and in the classroom, so to have them honoured this way is especially exciting as we go into AUS weekend with the Championship tournament.”
The full list of awards includes:

Women’s Soccer
 Most Valuable Player: Ciera Disipio

Rookie of the Year: Erin Freeman


First Team All-Stars:

Defender – Becky Hanna

Midfield – Ciera Disipio

Striker – Erin Freeman

Second Team All-Stars:

Defender – Kennedy Curry

Midfield – Amelia Carlini


Men’s Soccer
Most Valuable Player: Peter Schaale









Coach of the Year: Deano Morley

First Team All-Stars:
Defender – Peter Schaale
Defender – Daniel Pritchard
Midfield – Marcus Campanile
Forward – Cory Bent
Forward – Stuart Heath

Second Team All-Stars:
Keeper – Ben Jackson
Defender – Euan Bauld

The CAPERS Men’s and Women’s teams will defend their AUS titles this weekend, from November 1 – 4, at the CBU campus field during the 2018 Subway AUS Soccer Championships. The action kicks-off on Thursday at 11:30 a.m. with quarterfinals when Memorial takes on Dalhousie. Check out the full schedule at and come cheer on the CAPERS!