Steve Sullivan: The ultimate scoring machine receiving All-American and NSCAA All-American honors at St. Thomas Aquinas, Steve moved on to Florissant Valley CC setting a single season scoring record and recording First Team All-American honors by the NJCAA, Staying only one year at Flo-Valley, Steve moved to St.Louis University. While at SLU, Steve was a NSCAA Second Team All- American and the Nike Soccer Player of the Year for 1979. Steve’s scoring records at SLU places him in the upper bracket for career points and goals, along with single season points and goals. For these accomplishments, Steve was inducted into the St. Louis University Hall of Fame in 1995. Steve’s impact on scoring opened doors that his exploits were noticed on a national level and in 1979 Steve participated in the 1979 Pan-American Games. Steve’s soccer career actually started with the Ruiz Soccer Club and the Wanderers that traveled and participated in the Dublin Games with Hall of Famers Perry VanDerBeck and Jeff Sendobry. Joining the Busch Soccer Club in 1980, he made an immediate impact with winning the 1980 National Amateur Cup. It was also in 1980 that Steve was a first round draft pick for the St. Louis Steamers and while only playing one year, it culminated being an MISL Runner-Up. Never wanting to hang up the boots, Steve still plays with a CYC Mens O-30 team in St. Charles County.
Picture from SLU archives