Athletes of the Week: Pedro Dolabella and Paulo Pita, men’s soccer

Paulo Pita (left) walks toward Pedro Dolabella (right) to embrace in a hug after their first win against Kentucky.

Richard Crank

Paulo Pita (left) walks toward Pedro Dolabella (right) to embrace in a hug after their first win against Kentucky.

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ABOUT PEDRO DOLABELLA:

Position: Midfielder

Class: Junior

Height: 6’4

Hometown: Brasilia, Brazil

ABOUT PAULO PITA:

Position: Goalkeeper

Class: Redshirt senior

Height: 6’3

Hometown: Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil

This week’s athletes of the week feature Marshall University men’s soccer players Pedro Dolabella and Paulo Pita after securing the 2019 Conference USA men’s soccer championship over the Charlotte 49ers, 1-0. Dolabella scored the Golden Goal and Pita had six total saves throughout the match.

Dolabella was named Tournament Offensive MVP, along with Second Team All-Conference and C-USA All-Academic Team. Pita was named to the Second Team All-Conference this season and received the Co-Golden Glove award.

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