National honor for CIU athlete

October 30, 2018

Romulo Barreto, a Columbia International University freshman from Salvador, Brazil, has been named a Student-Athlete of the Week by the National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA) for his contributions to the men’s soccer team.  

Barreto helped lead the Rams to a 2-0 week with two goals and one assist. Barreto scored one goal in a 4-1 victory over Southern Wesleyan University. In the second game of the week, he had an assist and also scored the game winner of a 3-2 double overtime win against Milligan College.

Throughout the season, Barreto has four goals and four assists from midfield and has facilitated much of the Rams’ offense.

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