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Zeiko Lewis wins Boston College 2017 Men's Eagle of the Year Award

Congrats, Zeiko!

Matthew Stith

The Boston College Varsity Club presented its 2017 Golden Eagle Awards on Friday, May 5, honoring the performances of the university's student-athletes over the 2016-17 season.

The winner of the Men's Eagle of the Year award for 2017 was New York Red Bulls' Zeiko Lewis.

Lewis is BC's all-time leader in career assists (27) - thanks mostly to a remarkable freshman year of assist-making when he picked up 11 and the ACC's Freshman of the Year award.

He was awarded a contract with MLS before the 2017 SuperDraft, meaning he had been identified by the league as one of this year's crop of pro-curious players from NCAA that it wanted to tie to the domestic professional game. Lewis was drafted 17th overall by the New York Red Bulls - a little lower than expected, as he pointed out to the Draft Day audience.

RBNY has loaned Lewis to its reserve team in USL for the 2017 season. The Bermudian national-teamer has quickly established himself as a starting-caliber player at that level, making six appearances in NYRB II's first seven games and scoring one goal.

Congrats on your Golden Eagle Award, Zeiko!