Devon Russell Minocchi
Devon Russell Minocchi
Year Inducted: 2013
Sport: Women's Soccer

2000-03 (BA '04)

  • 1st team All-MAC and Academic All-MAC defender as a senior and a sophomore, 2nd team All-MAC as a junior when she also was named a team captain; she was UB Player of the Year as a sophomore, as well.
  • Devon was selected All-Northeast Region by the National Soccer Coaches Association on 2 occasions (2nd team, 3rd team), and was a 3rd team All-Northeast pick of Soccer Buzz Magazine in 2002.
  • Devon was the recipient of a SUNY Chancellor's Award for student excellence following her senior campaign and helped to anchor a defense that allowed 1 goal or less in 44 games over her MAC career.
  • As a freshman, she started 18 games as UB captured the MAC regular season championship, the university's 1st ever, with an 8-2-1 mark; 14-6-1 overall and posted an amazing 9 shutouts.
  • Despite the fact she played defense, Devon scored 9 goals and had 6 assists and UB compiled a 41-31-4 record over her 4 years.
  • Recipient of the team's Coaches' Award as a senior when she was also UB's representative in the NCAA's National Sportsmanship Award and the Citizenship Through Sports Award.
Devon W. Russell Minocchi