Monso Named CCAA Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Cal Poly Pomona Broncos

POMONA – Already finishing his career as one of the most decorated student-athletes in the Cal Poly Pomona history, men’s soccer’s Sergi Monso added another milestone to his list of accomplishments as a Bronco. His efforts in the classroom where just as strong as his performance on the field as the California Collegiate Athletic Association named Monso the 2017-18 Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year after a vote by the faculty athletic representatives around the league. Monso is just the sixth Broncos in the department’s history to be named a Scholar-Athlete of the Year. “I am so happy for Sergi and all his accomplishments here at CPP, both on and off the field,” said Head Coach Adam Reeves. “This is the culmination, of what is probably the greatest individual performance over a three year period in CPP athletic history. Sergi is participating in commencement ceremonies this weekend, leaving us as a truly special student-athlete, one of a kind.” Monso was named a 2017 United Soccer Coaches Academic All-American after finishing at CPP with a cumulative GPA of 3.68 and leading his team to an appearance in the Final Four of the NCAA Division II National Tournament for the second time in three years. “On the field, Sergi had an amazing group around him all three years, but also had the ability to make everyone around him better. Week in and week out he would prepare himself to perform to his highest capabilities and he was a killer in front of the goal. He definitely affected the way teams played us because they knew if you gave him the slightest opportunity, he would punish you. His legacy will be long lasting,” continued Reeves.  During his time as a Bronco, Monso was named to the President’s List twice, the Dean’s list six times and was a three-time CCAA All-Academic honoree. “In the classroom, Sergi was no …

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