Triumph Adds Monmouth Striker to 2024 Roster

February 12, 2024 - United Soccer League One (USL1) - Greenville Triumph SC News Release

Ben Zakowski will join the Greenville Triumph Soccer Club for his rookie season, pending league and federation approval. The New Jersey native carried out his college career at Monmouth University with a history of making an instant impact. As a forward, he appeared and started in every single match since 2020, earning recognitions in each of his years of play:

2023 United Soccer Coaches First Team All-Region

2023 First Team All-CAA

2023 Second Team All-ECAC

2023 CAA All-Tournament Team

2022 United Soccer Coaches Third Team All-Region

2022 Second Team All-CAA

2020-21 All-MAAC Team

2020-21 United Soccer Coaches Second Team All-Region

2019 MAAC All-Rookie Team

Zakowski led the Hawks in points in his junior and senior year campaigns, including six game-winning goals in 2023-tying for third in the nation. In his final season, he steered Monmouth to the regular season championship and CAA Championship match. Zakowski also became the seventh player in program history to earn all-region accolades three times in his career, the sixth player to score 12 goals in a single season, and the fourth in career goals with 32.

"Ben will be a great addition to our team. He had a very good college career. He is very versatile, athletic and passionate about his play. He's extremely eager to learn."

Greenville Triumph Head Coach, Rick Wright

Prior to his collegiate career Zakowski competed in his hometown for Glen Rock High School. He was selected to the All-State, All-County and Northeast Regional All-American Team among other awards.

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