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Soccer - Boys Varsity



2019 Boys Varsity Soccer

2019 Varsity Boys Soccer

Video Highlights are posted on our OCKnightsAthletics YouTube Channel




2016 Season Highlights

#2 Ranking in Virginia
#8 Ranking in Region
Undefeated in WCAC
16-game unbeaten streak
Co-Player of the Year (Andres Garcia)
Coach of the Year (Chris Jennings)
Juan Benavides - 1st Team
Andres Garcia - 1st Team
Marcelo Flores - 1st Team
Victor Montero - 1st Team
Juan Benavides - 1st Team
Andres Garcia - 1st Team
Marcelo Flores - 2nd Team
Victor Montero - 2nd Team
Alexander Abril - Honorable Mention
Luis Ochoa - Honorable Mention
Nicholas Barahona - Honorable Mention
Team Awards
Coaches Award - Luis Ochoa
Most Outstanding Player - Andres Garcia
Most Valuable Player - Juan Benavides





  • The Boys Soccer program is aspiring to be the premier high school program in the metropolitan area. The program is committed to playing a possession-oriented, attractive and fluid style of soccer with passionate and technical players.
  • ATTITUDE is a choice. Have a PASSION to win. Don't forget your sense of PURPOSE. BELIEVE in yourself. COMMIT to excellence. Have a DREAM.
  • Former O'Connell Knights have played soccer collegiately at the following institutions: Catholic University, Dickinson College, Georgetown University, Marymount University, Rutgers University, Towson University, Wake Forest University, West Virginia University and the College of William & Mary.





Trinity School at Meadow View
Bishop O'Connell High School
Tie 0-0
John Paul The Great
John Paul The Great High School
Win 2-1


Team Roster

# Name Grade
0 Conor Dillon 10
1 John Patrick Sullivan 12
2 Nathan Bizuwork 12
3 Bryan Morante 9
4 Alejandro Flores 11
5 Leonardo Ochoa 11
6 Craig Eastland 11
7 Joseph St. George 11
8 Aidan Abril (captain) 11
9 Aidan Seymour 11
10 Cristian Escalante (captain) 12
11 Bude Gelson 10
12 Matthew Krill 11
13 Christopher Vaz 12
14 Alexander Grigelis 11
15 Peyton Sheppard 12
16 Isaiah Samson 12
17 Euan Flett 11
18 Cole Jackson 11
19 Lucas Goncalves De Franca 10
20 Ivan Solano 11
21 James Steele 10
22 Leonardo Borda 9
23 Robert Reynoso 12
25 Carson Kourtesis 11
26 Benjamin Stefanon 9




Chris Jennings
(609) 658-6944

Coach Jennings is an experienced professional soccer coach who has trained and developed an assortment of skillful players across the DC Metro Area. Jennings enters his second season with Bishop O'Connell in 2013 after leading the Knights to their first-ever VISAA State Tournament berth in 2012. He also serves as a boys team coach with Braddock Road Elite Travel Soccer, District/Academy coach in the Virginia Olympic Development Program (ODP), D.C. United Academy Camps trainer and is the Technical Director for NXT Level Futbol Academy (

His invaluable experience in both the youth and professional soccer ranks has provided an outstanding platform for him to teach players and help them achieve their goals. Jennings spent time with the NY/NJ Metrostars (NY Red Bulls) before moving on to D.C. United where he focused on soccer programs and youth club relations. His additional coaching experience includes work with the New Jersey Youth Soccer Association and Arlington Soccer Association.

Assistant Coaches: Dave Salas

                              Jurgen Bautista

                               Connor O'Connell

                               Evan Kasakove


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