Blais Named NEWMAC First-Team All-Conference

Blais Named NEWMAC First-Team All-Conference

Worcester, Mass. – Following one of the best seasons in school history, Clark University men's soccer striker Zack Blais (Tiverton, R.I.) has been named New England Women's And Athletic Conference (NEWMAC) first-team all-conference it was announced on Tuesday afternoon by the league's Executive Director Patrick Summers.

Blais, a 2015 second-team all-conference honoree, was effective all season long, finishing with a career-best 15 points (six goals, three assists).

He opened the season with a pair of goals in a 2-0 win over Rhode Island College and kept on going. He had assists in wins over Mount Ida and Colby-Sawyer before converting a penalty kick in the 2-1 double-overtime win at WPI.

Blais found the back of the net in a narrow 3-2 loss to Springfield College in early October, then had another assist in a shutout win over Rivier. More goals came as he notched another against Framingham State in a 3-1 win and then converted another penalty kick in the conference semifinal loss to Springfield College.

Overall he appeared in 67 contests, making 45 starts on his way to 40 career points (15 goals, ten assists).