Notable Night Camp Alumni
The following are just a few players who have graduated from the CBA soccer program. Their attitude's both on and off the field have embodied the tradition and character of the CBA student for many years to come.
Nick LaBrocca '03
Nick LaBrocca is an MLS veteran who currently plays for the Chicago Fire. He played collegiate soccer at Rutgers University where he started every game of his four-year career and helped guide Rutgers to a set of NCAA tournament appearances. He was named team MVP twice and captain of his side in 2005.
LaBrocca was selected by the Colorado Rapids in 2007 in the MLS SuperDraft and has since represented Toronto FC, Chivas USA, and now the Chicago Fire. In 2011, he made his appearance at the MLS all-star game where he played alongside players such as David Beckham, Thierry Henry, Landon Donovan and many others. In 2016 Nick LaBrocca was honored as the first CBA soccer player to enter the CBA Hall of Fame. Nick is now a member of our Blue&White Staff and enjoys sharing his passion and knowledge with all the campers.
Scott Thomsen '12
While at CBA, Scotty was named 2012 ESPNHS First-Team All-American. He helped lead CBA to a perfect season (21-0-0) and to their 5th State Championship in 2011. He played collegiate soccer at the University of Virginia where he played in 66 total matches and started 85% of the time. In 2014, Scotty helped the Cavaliers win the Division I NCAA National Championship.
After facing multiple injuries throughout his career, Scotty worked his way to the professional ranks in December 2015 by signing with the New York Red Bulls. He has played overseas in Europe and in the USL with Orlando City B and is currently with the Richmond Kickers.
Chris Thorsheim '12
Along with Thomsen, Chris Thorsheim helped lead CBA to their perfect season (21-0-0) and 5th State Championship in 2011. The New Jersey Coaches’ Association and the Newark Star-Ledger named him first team all-state in 2011. He captained the Colts that year who were ranked the #1 team in New Jersey, and #4 team in the nation by ESPN.
Thorsheim was one of thirty MAC Hermann Trophy candidates from around the country in 2015. After concluding a fantastic career at Bucknell, Thorsheim was signed by the New York Red Bulls along with Thomsen on Dec. 23, 2015. He is currently playing overseas with a professional Danish club.