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Sports September 26, 2013  RSS feed

Corona Resident, Goalie Nets Soccer Honor


Camilo Montes of Corona was honored for his goalkeeping. Camilo Montes of Corona was honored for his goalkeeping. Berkley College senior goalie Camilo Montes of Corona has been named Player of the Week by the Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC) for men’s soccer.

Montes attends one of the Division 3 college’s New York City campuses in Midtown Manhattan.

The 6’1”-tall goalie graduated from Bayside High School before attending Berkley.

Montes received the honor from the HVIAC during the week of Sept. 4 for his performance in an Aug. 30 game against Fairleigh Dickinson University – College at Florham.

During the match up, he made nine saves, including stopping a penalty kick.

Though Berkley lost the Aug. 30 game 0-1, Montes saves prevented a much worse outcome.

“We are extremely proud of Camilo for this well-deserved recognition,” said Brian Maher, Berkeley College athletic director. “His outstanding performance is a result of hard work and dedication and we expect more great things from him at Berkeley.”

About Berkley College

A leader in providing career-foLeft: cused education for more than 80 years, Berkeley College is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education and enrolls more than 8,700 students— including over 800 international students— in its Baccalaureate and Associate degree and Certificate programs.

The College has three New York locations: Midtown Manhattan, Brooklyn and White Plains.

In New Jersey there are six locations: Woodland Park, Paramus, Woodbridge, Newark, Clifton and Dover. Berkeley College Online also offers full degree programs. Programs are offered in more than 20 career fields.